Texas: Severe weather and tornado outbreak

On Monday, March 21, we received warning that severe weather was heading for the Austin area. We let our employers know that at any time, we may have to shut down without any notice, but we weren't worried. Tornado watch At 3 p.m., we received a tornado watch. As I've heard before, a "watch" means … Continue reading Texas: Severe weather and tornado outbreak

Texas: Tornado warning (2020)

For the first time since we arrived at our current destination, we received emergency alerts for a tornado warning. This is also our first ever tornado warning. 🙂 This tornado warning was very specifically for the SE area of Polk County. We calmly walked to the nearest laundry room building, and found we were not … Continue reading Texas: Tornado warning (2020)