On The Tornado That Recently Passed Through Downtown

What I saw this afternoon.

Now, as some of you might know, there was recently a severe storm in Nashville very recently. Some people in my office have posted accounts ranging from the subdued:

There is a tornado warning issued for the downtown area until 2:30 pm. Please go to the basement, or an interior area until the storm passes.

To the slightly more inflammatory:

It was pitch black outside and there were pigeons flying through the air and I saw a newspaper stand also flying through the air and I think there were windows breaking everywhere the sirens are still going and its totally pitch black outside. Were praying everyone makes it out of the basement okay.

Well, I was there. I braved the storm. I can tell you what happened, and, yes, it might contradict one of the accounts (HINT: the one that sounds like it was a description of the end of the world), but, as a certified Wordsmith, I am pledged to recount the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. So help me Thor.

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