The sky’s turned angry and mean last evening. Lightening and grumbles in the distance and the County Seat received:
– 3 hours ago
Emergency crews met in an office at the fire station in Eureka late Thursday night. Oliver Morrison The Wichita Eagle. Levi Brown looks at the damage done to his family’s three mobile homes in Eureka, Kansas, by a tornado Thursday night, as the father
Our first responders left the village in a rush followed in minutes by the Fire Folks (Volunteers all); then EMS and just plain folks that have police band monitors.
The fire department did something I’d not seen before. The power was out so they place a vehicle in the main intersection and ran the siren for the same frequency they do for the large siren on the stand pole in the village center.
Guys used their heads.
The storm was in its dying phase, that loop around a right hand spiral track. The county seat is well north of the village, but it departed the area well east and south ward. The light show from this storm was phenomenal. For about ten minutes, in the dead of night, one could see for hundreds of yards continuously in flickering white and yellow light.
Been a while since dog and I both sought a protective position away from the windows.
From the reaches,