Remember when it was Tornado Awareness Week and the weather experts said you should use to figure out where you would go in a tornado? Remember all the time growing up when authorities told you don’t use your vehicle for protection. Remember when they said don’t try to outrun a tornado?
These oil patch workers don’t.
(Caution: Obscenities follow)
Dan Yorgason,44, told the New York Daily News he wasn’t really thinking the whole thing was funny.
This afternoon, the National Weather Service said the tornado, which critically injured a 15-year-old girl and hurt eight other people at a workers’ camp, packed winds that peaked at 120 mph.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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