Weather alert: Storms, high winds tar...

Weather alert: Storms, high winds targeting Columbus area

There are 15 comments on the The Columbus Dispatch story from Nov 17, 2013, titled Weather alert: Storms, high winds targeting Columbus area. In it, The Columbus Dispatch reports that:

A powerful cold front is forecast to sweep through Ohio late this afternoon and into the evening, ushering in storms and high winds.

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“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#1 Nov 17, 2013
Must not be good because one of my German Shepherd Dogs is shaking and appears to be hyperventilating. She is usually accurate with her behavior and impending weather. Poor baby. I just took her down the basement and she is not breathing quite as rapidly.

Since: Apr 10

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#2 Nov 17, 2013
Zoe Regen wrote:
Must not be good because one of my German Shepherd Dogs is shaking and appears to be hyperventilating. She is usually accurate with her behavior and impending weather. Poor baby. I just took her down the basement and she is not breathing quite as rapidly.
Poor baby!
Give treats and play soothing music.

Bad here to, Zoe. Windy

Since: Apr 10

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#3 Nov 17, 2013
^^too^^^

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#4 Nov 17, 2013
BizzyBee wrote:
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Poor baby!
Give treats and play soothing music.
Bad here to, Zoe. Windy
She won't take treats when she is like this but soothing music helps if it is loud enough. She is focused on only one thing, the weather. The vet said that some dogs are sensitive to barometric changes and I know she is one of them. Something to do with the pressure changes and their ears. I hope it is not painful for her!

Since: Apr 10

Location hidden

#5 Nov 17, 2013
Zoe Regen wrote:
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She won't take treats when she is like this but soothing music helps if it is loud enough. She is focused on only one thing, the weather. The vet said that some dogs are sensitive to barometric changes and I know she is one of them. Something to do with the pressure changes and their ears. I hope it is not painful for her!
Aww! Don't you have another pooch?
My kitty is unaffected by the weather unless there's lightening and thunder....her eyes widen and she get jumpy.
I just had broken limbs taken off from five trees from the ice storm and now I have so many branches on the ground again. Oy!

Trayvonius Martinez

“Seven Days In May”

Since: Oct 13

Hilliard, OH

#6 Nov 17, 2013
And there go the tornado sirens...for nothing. The "storm"is just nicking the edge of Franklin County at the Fairfield County line...25 miles away.

Since: Apr 10

Location hidden

#7 Nov 17, 2013
Trayvonius Martinez wrote:
And there go the tornado sirens...for nothing. The "storm"is just nicking the edge of Franklin County at the Fairfield County line...25 miles away.
Wow, you heard them....25miles away?
I didn't think the sound would carry so far.
One good thing, the wind blew most of the leaves out of my yard. YES!
Lol

Trayvonius Martinez

“Seven Days In May”

Since: Oct 13

Hilliard, OH

#8 Nov 17, 2013
BizzyBee wrote:
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Wow, you heard them....25miles away?
I didn't think the sound would carry so far.
One good thing, the wind blew most of the leaves out of my yard. YES!
Lol
No, the sirens go off all over the entire county even when the "storm" is in a part of the county 25 miles away. There are something like 200 sirens over the 543 square miles of this county. So the siren half a mile from my house was wailing due to a "threat" 25 miles away, but still technically in our county.

“Paper Or Plastic?”

Since: Nov 11

Albakoikee

#9 Nov 17, 2013
When its storming heavily, my cat usually sits on the microwave and looks out the window. lmao

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#10 Nov 17, 2013
BizzyBee wrote:
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Aww! Don't you have another pooch?
My kitty is unaffected by the weather unless there's lightening and thunder....her eyes widen and she get jumpy.
I just had broken limbs taken off from five trees from the ice storm and now I have so many branches on the ground again. Oy!
Yes, the others are unaffected by the weather. Just my dog with the built in barometer. We did have some high winds but my son and daughter-in-law, six miles up the road, did have damage. Their area sustained damage to roofs, trees down, barns partially gone, etc.

Since: Apr 10

Location hidden

#11 Nov 17, 2013
Trayvonius Martinez wrote:
<quoted text>No, the sirens go off all over the entire county even when the "storm" is in a part of the county 25 miles away. There are something like 200 sirens over the 543 square miles of this county. So the siren half a mile from my house was wailing due to a "threat" 25 miles away, but still technically in our county.
Oh, lol
Some very high winds went through here and I heard a big thump on my roof....I'm afraid to look....
I have never heard sirens here. Hmmmmm. You would think there would be a warning...
I keep the NOAA channel on and or on line.
Walt

United States

#12 Nov 17, 2013
Wind blew the hubcaps off some homes south of Columbus...

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#13 Nov 17, 2013
Walt wrote:
Wind blew the hubcaps off some homes south of Columbus...
No, the wind actually relocated them to another mobile home park!
West Side Pride

Columbus, OH

#14 Nov 17, 2013
Walt wrote:
Wind blew the hubcaps off some homes south of Columbus...
The wind is blowing hard on the West Side, hard times just never seem to end.
They cannot kill a Spook

Taylor, MI

#15 Nov 17, 2013
There is no way a tornado of any size could hit Columbus, hell doesn't blow away.

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