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Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Cumberland County 5A
Same twister, or at least part of that same series, also progressed eastward and struck Elimsport, on the south side of the mountain ridges below Williamsport. Remember heading up Rt. 15 and seeing where the twisther cut a swath thru there.
It destroyed a campground next to Rt. 15, Hidden Creek or something like that? Took years to finally restore it.
Back around that same time frame, one of my longtime huntin'' buddies had moved out to WI to work at UW Madison. He bought a house NW of Madison, at the southern edge of the biggest stretch of forest in that area. I was out there the year they'd moved. House had a concrete wall/ceiling storm "cellar" in the basement.
The tornadoes that came across WI that summer, had destroyed a town to the west of him, Barneyveld, IIRC? Only thing left sanding was the town's water tower.
Some months later, my bud and his closest neighbor, a dairy farmer, were deep into those woods doing some scouting and discovered it had touched down near them and cut a long swath thru those woods. They decided not to tell their wives about that. Looking at a map, with Barneyveld to the west and where the twister had touched down again causing damage to the east, thei woods were nearly in a straight line between those two areas.
Some folks' learnin' curves just look like circles...3A Camp/also hunt 4B