Reading up on tornado coverage and came across this gem by @jswatz: "In this breeding ground of Oklahoma tornadoes, people prepare for the season with the care that the defensive coordinator for their Sooners prepares for the inevitable autumn." nytimes.com/2013/05/24/us/ra…

3:20 AM · Sep 30, 2021

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Replying to @jesus_jimz @jswatz
The first few years I chased storms I noticed how amateur radio spotter networks, which pass information directly to the NWS, operate with military precision in Oklahoma.
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Replying to @jesus_jimz @jswatz
Translate for those who know nothing about football or college sports.
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"In this breeding ground of Oklahoma tornadoes, people prepare for the season with the care that a Mexican mother prepares for a caldo de rez when it's 90 degrees out."
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Replying to @jesus_jimz
Ah, that's the hand of the great @DanBarryNYT!
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