Newbern tornado

Trucker Weather Watch storm spotters want you

Former long-hauler and current Traffic Control Supervisor/Driver for Stripe Rite, based near Seattle, Sean KiaerĀ in April 2006 was a front-line witness to the formation of a tornado in Tennessee. He called 911 from the cab at the time to report the storm, which was headed directly for the town of Newbern, Tenn., but realized his own and the 911 operator's limitations in getting information about the tornado out to the people who needed it most, ...

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