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I Am Scared of Tornados

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    Scarrrry!

    everytime i see a tornado on television or watch Twister i have horrible nightmares of being caught in a tornado though i have never been in one and i dont think i will ever see one where i live..
    superange superange 18-21, F Jan 19, 2011

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    My worst nightmare. The sound,

    size, shape, color and sheer force of these things are always creeping up in my dreams. The sound and size is bad enough, but the thought that you can't do anything about these monsters is truly terrifying. In 1997, when I was two, my family moved to Michigan. This was a huge...
    symex symex 18-21, F May 7, 2014

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    vicjustvic vicjustvic 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 22, 2015

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    Saturday April 16, 2011...an Ef-3 Twister Strikes

        The tornado that struck Sanford NC last April 16 was part of a larger system that had been making its way East across the country leaving death and destruction in its path. Around 3 p.m., the skies above Sanford turned menacing as an EF-3 twister bore down on the Lee County...
    newbride2012 newbride2012 41-45, F Jun 25, 2012

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    I have been having dreams of tornados lately.

    Lately meaning the last 5 months. They aren't the same dream over and over, but it started out with funnel clouds and small tornados from a distance. Then I got a break from them for a couple weeks. Little did I know what was in store in my brain. When they came back they were...
    Jaredd2091 Jaredd2091 22-25, M Sep 11, 2015

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    Tricky Little Buggers

      I was born and raised in Tornado Alley so I know them as well as you can get to understand these types of storms. Although they can be quite beautiful sometimes - such as the waterspouts - they are the one thing that I fear the most from Mother Nature's...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Mar 16, 2009

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    Too Close!

    When I was really little I was in a house at the top of a hill.  A tornado touched down at the bottom.I've been terrified of tornadoes ever since.
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Aug 27, 2011

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    I've seen one from a distance,

    heard one closer. That's more than enough for me.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses May 15, 2015

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    I Live In The Midwest

    In the midwest and there are usually ten signs of tornados in the summer. I am scared that they'd come and ruin my house that I have only had since the end of 6th grade. I don't want it to ruin all of the things I have worked so hard to forget.
    Shychicky53 Shychicky53 22-25, F Sep 7, 2011

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    Dude They Freak Me Out

    Just seeing one, even on TV, scares me.  Those sumbitches can do some real damage and never wanna meet one.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Oct 8, 2009

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    I Used To Drive 18 Wheeler

    I was doing an overnight run across South Dakota one summer night....565 miles from Rapid City to Sioux Falls, heading east. A Thunderstorm line was following me across the state, and I was pedal to the metal trying for the first truckstop (which had a tornado shelter). My...
    gillianmcg gillianmcg 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2010

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