What was the most frightening weather event you have experienced?
“That weird tornado in the spring. Everything was fine and within seconds the wind was insane, trees were falling and my trampoline flew into the trees.” ~Ana Joanes, Beacon
“My husband and I were caught in a hurricane returning from Italy on a freighter. It was terrifying.” ~Diana Mueller, Cold Spring
“I had just come to the U.S. in 1995 when Cold Spring was shut down for two days by a winter storm. It was the first time I saw snow, but it was scary.” ~Jim Lin, Cold SpringDid you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a donation to support our work. Even $5 a month, charged automatically to your credit card, would be terrific. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.