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Sun May 26, 2013, 02:53 AM

6. unfortunately he's not the only one who has been spouting this nonsense.

Some Moore city officials were saying the same thing. While it's true that getting hit by an EF5 is rare, getting hit multiple times doesn't mean it won't happen anymore (Gambler's fallacy as has been mentioned). In fact, perhaps there is some poorly understood environmental variables at play here that CAUSE EF5 tornadoes to gravitate to that very spot...and Senator Coburn is no meteorologist so he wouldn't know - and I'm pretty disappointed to hear he's a doctor because I thought only smart people were doctors and any dumbass can see there MAY be other variables at play here. It probably would make me MORE likely to build a shelter, not less.

By the way, Moore has had 3 tornadoes in 14 years not 2. And people need to realize even small tornadoes can kill people who aren't sheltered properly, and those are MUCH more common than the EF5s. God, for someone who represents Oklahoma, he sure is an idiot regarding tornadoes.

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