It’s 1974 Redux out there, folks.
In case you happen to live under a rock and are therefore unaware, the storm system that is currently taking aim at the East Coast spawned these monsters yesterday:
If anything exciting/scary happens in my neck of the woods, this post will be updated.
ETA @ 12:30 PM:
Well, it looks like eastern Prince William County was largely spared this morning. I know I should be glad that we didn’t get any damaging winds or tornados (at least, not today), but a part of me is still grumbling, “Stupid Mt. Weather! I wanted to see a funnel cloud to make up for the ones I missed yesterday while I was in my cone of silence at work!” My brother’s a budding meteorologist, so that makes me just a tiny bit insane.
ETA @ 12:40:
Here’s a local news story on the storms that narrowly missed me last night:
ETA @ 1:10:
Oh, crap. One of my friends lives here:
His relatives report that his wife, his daughter, and he are all okay, however, so that’s a relief.
ETA @ 1:40:
Apparently, my friend lost his kitchen and his barn. But at least he’s alive.