Rooney aka "Boone"
Rooney's Namesake Town, Boonville, MO
After we passed Kansas City toward St. Joseph, MO we noticed the sky ahead of us was an ominous dark gray. As we neared it, the sky looked scarier and scarier. We pulled off the highway and stopped at a greenhouse to ask whether we should seek cover (I mean, we've seen Twister). They looked on the doppler online and told us the storm was pretty strong with thunder and a chance of hail and that it was currently over St. Joseph. Instead of driving straight into the storm, they recommended that we go back an exit to Liberty to wait out the storm. So here we sit, at the Starbucks in Liberty, MO, as thunder and lightning crash all around us and dime size hail comes down with the rain.
The sky began to darken just North of Kansas City
This is about when we decided to pull over for a bit
The storm descends on Liberty, MO
My car braves the storm
We originally planned to drive about 11 hours today to Sidney, NE. The chances of actually making it that far are dwindling quickly. Now, I would be happy to make it halfway across Nebraska.
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