Contact Us

What A Wild Ride – Last Night’s Storm Adventure

Rick's Car Roof
Rick Andrews

Hopefully, you are safe and sound after last night storm that rolled through town.

In the seven years that I have lived in Amarillo, this was the closest that I have come near a storm that felt that strong. It was pretty much an adventure, to say the least.

I got home after work last night to find out that I was without power. Luckily, I was able to finish up some work on my laptop. On days that we are expecting severe weather, I like to keep my front door open to listen and keep an eye on weather conditions. Power came back on within an hour, so I had my TV tuned into ProNews 7 to hear the latest about what was going on. Right before ten TV, internet and phone went dead. So, I was literally ‘flying blind,’ so I quickly plugged in my NOAA radio to stay on top of any new alerts. All I remember was hearing the following words over the EAS: Tornado, Randall & Potter County. That’s all I needed! I grabbed a container of dry dog food, scooped up Meme in one hand and off to the station we went.

Meme and I camped out in the basement here at the station from about 10:30pm-1:00am.

All I remember is hearing the large hail pelting the roof here. Being hyper sensitive to the recent tragedy in Moore, all I could wonder was, ‘Is that debris hitting the roof? Is it hail? By the time I got back home, I looked around the house and didn’t notice any damage, just lots of branches and leaves in the street. My car took some hail damage, but none of the windows were broken, so it was just ‘cosmetic damage.’

At the end of it all I’m happy to say Meme is fine (SHE is my number one priority), I’m fine, the house is alright and the car held up. But man, I’m ready for a lazy, non-eventful day.

 

More From Mix 94.1

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mix941kmxj.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Mix 94.1 KMXJ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Mix 94.1 KMXJ quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!