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  • Major Tornado just hit Jonesboro AR

    03/28/2020 3:19:19 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 69 replies
    NWS
    Watching it live ..... formed quickly into a huge intense tornado in town
  • Terrifying moment Nashville crane operator helplessly watches deadly tornado spiral towards him as he is stuck in his cabin 375ft in the air

    03/04/2020 10:29:23 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03-04-2020 | Marlene Lenthang
    Crane operator Jason Nash filmed the terrifying moment he got stuck 375ft in the air in his crane cable car as a twister ripped through Nashville, TennesseeNash panics as he films the tornado and flashing lights in the distance 'If something happens make sure everybody knows I love them, Carla,' he says At least two twisters whipped through four counties after midnight on Tuesday24 people were killed and at least 22 people are missing following the twisters88 people were injured and than 140 buildings destroyed in the natural disaster  Terrifying video footage shows the moment a tower crane operator helplessly watches a Tennessee...
  • need Help [Baxter Tn near Cookville]

    03/03/2020 8:18:54 AM PST · by ping jockey · 26 replies
    Ping Jockey
    As you know a series of tornadoes have slammed north middle tn. My wife's elderly 1st cousin and her husband live in the area. We have been unable to contact them. If anyone in the area of Prosperity Dr. in Baxter Tn near Cookville has any info would you please freepmail me. The area was devastated.
  • Tornadoes kill at least nine in Tennessee: Deadly 'supercell' winds rip through Nashville injuring 'multiple' people, destroying dozens of buildings and leaving tens of thousands without power

    03/03/2020 6:02:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 3, 2020 | Chris Dyer
    Tornadoes struck central Tennessee early Tuesday morning leaving at least nine people dead, multiple injured and thousands without power as high winds wreaked a trail of destruction. One of the massive 'supercells' swept through downtown Nashville, knocking out power and tearing through buildings. Nearly 44,000 were without power, according to Nashville Electric Service. At least nine people have been killed and that death toll is expected to climb as authorities survey the dangers of a landscape littered with blown-down walls and roofs, snapped power lines and huge broken trees.
  • Tornado hits Nashville, causes severe damage

    03/03/2020 12:13:55 AM PST · by Drago · 79 replies
    News Channel 5 Nashville, TN ^ | 03/03/2020 | Rebekah Pewitt
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A tornado touched down north of downtown Nashville. Serious damage was caused in many parts of town including Germantown, where we've seen some of the worst damage.
  • Close Call (Not Really)

    10/21/2019 7:21:33 AM PDT · by TnGOP · 17 replies
    Tngop
    This morning I was awakened by the Civil Defense sirens and my phone going off with alerts. Tornado Warning for Memphis. I immediately jumped into action and did the usual thing - I went outside to see how bad it was. I was caught up by the wind and carried to the top of an ancient Hickory tree in the yard. Its at least 80 ft tall. I was surprised to find that my cell phone service and the view were both amazing. My girlfriend came to the rescue. She was yelling "Jump, I'll catch you". (never should have made...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 10/20/2019

    10/20/2019 10:00:56 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/20/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Is an attempt underway to destabilize Lebanon? For the fourth day in a row protesters in the streets..... "We are at war against a powerful enemy, who is willing to use violence without any limits" The words of Chile's President Sebastian Pinera late tonight speaking tonight from army headquarters..... British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has the votes to pass his "deal" on Brexit.... Tens of thousands marching in Hong Kong Sunday defying a ban on protests..... The protest continuing today in Spain's Catalonia region.... Election news Sunday. Bolivia's longtime left-wing president Evo Morales forced into...
  • Tornado confirmed in North Dallas, heading east(tr)

    10/20/2019 7:41:36 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 73 replies
    Fox 4 News ^ | Oct 20, 2019
    The FOX 4 Weather team confirmed a tornado in the Dallas Love Field area just after 9 p.m., moving east, and it's now reported to be near the Richardson and Garland city boundaries
  • Why Are There So Many Tornadoes Right Now?

    05/31/2019 11:08:29 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Earther ^ | May 31, 2019 | Brian Kahn
    This has been a spring of angry weather across the U.S. as heat, flooding, and hail pummel the eastern half of the country. But along with the garden variety suffering, devastating tornadoes have also spread across the U.S. from Texas to Pennsylvania. Twisters have ripped through communities across the U.S., killing at least three in Missouri last week, injuring nearly 100 on Monday in Ohio, and upending thousands of people’s lives. On Thursday, nearly 78 million Americans still faced increased odds of tornadoes touching down, according to the Storm Prediction Center, including major metro areas like New York, Washington, D.C.,...
  • Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why

    05/29/2019 9:58:50 AM PDT · by Innovative · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 29, 2019 | Travis Fedschun
    A two-week onslaught of volatile weather has wrought death and destruction from the Southern Plains to the Northeast, bombarding the country's interior with disaster after disaster all because of a stalled weather pattern. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center has received more than 500 reports of tornadoes in the last 30 days. The 442 twisters reported in May -- which is historically tornado season's busiest month -- is still nearly double the 3-year average of 226 cyclones. "The threat is ongoing in the same areas we have seen over the past couple of days," Fox News Senior...
  • NYC area braces for possible tornado after National Weather Service warning

    05/28/2019 7:22:02 PM PDT · by Innovative · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 28, 2019 | Karma Allen
    Residents near New York City are bracing for the impact of a possible tornado that could bring strong winds and possible flash floods to the area. The National Weather service issued tornado warnings for several counties surrounding Manhattan on Tuesday evening, urging residents in the path of the "dangerous storm" to stay inside. The service said the storms could produce hail the size of quarters. "Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely," NWS said in a statement. "This...
  • Tornado warnings issued as storm moves through KC area, east-central Kansas

    05/28/2019 4:48:46 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 32 replies
    KC Star ^ | 5/28/18 | Kaitlyn Schwers
    Tornado emergencies have been issued as a severe storm moved through east-central Kansas and the Kansas City area Tuesday evening.
  • Ohio Weatherman Snaps at Viewers as Tornado Warning Interrupts ‘The Bachelorette’ (Video)

    05/28/2019 10:34:28 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 93 replies
    www.thewrap.com ^ | May 28, 2019 @ 8:22 AM | Brian Welk
    “I’m done with you people, I really am. This is pathetic,” Jamie Simpson of Fox 45 in Dayton says A meteorologist for Fox 45 in Dayton, Ohio snapped at viewers who complained on social media about a tornado warning that interrupted Monday night’s broadcast of “The Bachelorette,” saying that the cutaway was due to a “dangerous situation.” “I was just checking social media, we have viewers complaining already. ‘Just go back to the show.’ No, we’re not going back to the show, folks. This is a dangerous situation, okay,” Jamie Simpson said during the live broadcast. Simpson scolded viewers who...
  • Look! Up In the Sky! It’s a Virtue Signal!

    05/28/2019 6:35:58 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-28-19 | MOTUS
    If you’re out driving around in your car and a tornado suddenly appears your best bet is to seek refuge in a church. Your second best option? A Chick-fil-A, a temple of another sort. They’ll even let you in through the drive-up window if you need shelter from a storm. Then again, they are known for their service. But can you believe it? The staff encouraged them to come in without even asking what their birth-gender was, or how they felt about gay marriage! This actually happened to a couple in Oklahoma City as a tornado touched down last Friday...
  • NWS tweets ‘confirmed large and dangerous tornado’ on ground north of Dayton (Ohio)

    05/27/2019 8:24:23 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 88 replies
    fox19.com ^ | May 27, 2019
    TROTWOOD, Ohio (FOX19) - A tornado reportedly touched down late Monday just north of Dayton, Ohio. A tornado watch was issued for parts of the Tri-State Monday evening. North of the FOX19 NOW viewing area, a tornado emergency was later issued around 11 p.m. after tornadic activity was detected in the Trotwood, Ohio area.
  • BREAKING: Fatalities, damage reported after 2nd tornado in 6 years strikes El Reno, Oklahoma

    05/25/2019 10:24:42 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 22 replies
    accuweather.com ^ | May 26, 2019 | Renee Duff
    Fatalities have been reported after a tornado caused extensive damage in El Reno, Oklahoma, late Saturday night. Numerous pictures and videos on social media showed extensive damage in the city. One report on Twitter stated that debris was falling from the sky along a stretch of Interstate 40 near El Reno. Damage at NW 23rd and Classen. pic.twitter.com/3DcnumrZOm — Dylan Buckingham (@DylanBuckingham) May 26, 2019 El Reno City Councilwoman Tracey Rider told News 9 that there are an unknown number of fatalities at a hotel. The hotel in the city reportedly took a direct hit and was leveled by the...
  • Drivers honked man in a wheelchair during a storm. This teen stopped to push him all the way (tr)

    05/25/2019 5:46:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | May 25, 2019 | Madeline Holcombe
    Gregory Beck was on his way to his St. Louis home in his wheelchair when tornado sirens sounded. Beck lost both of his legs last year and is legally blind, according to CNN affiliate KMOV4. It would normally take him 25 minutes to get back home from the supermarket, and he would need to stop as many as 10 times to rest. "Everyone kept telling me the storm is coming and you need to hurry up and get home," Beck told the station. While other drivers honked and yelled at Beck as he tried to cross the street Tuesday and...
  • AOC called out by meteorologist after linking DC tornado warning to climate change

    05/24/2019 4:53:38 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 24 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C. and swiftly tried to connect it to climate change -- prompting one meteorologist to call her out for not knowing "the difference between weather and climate." The freshman congresswoman began by sharing a video on Instagram briefly showing the conditions outside, as heavy rains drenched the region and prompted a brief, and rare, tornado warning inside the Beltway. “There's people stuck outside. We need to get them out,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “This is crazy."
  • Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports

    05/22/2019 11:02:18 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 23 | By Dom Calicchio | Fox News
    Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports. According to the National Weather Service, a “confirmed large and destructive tornado” was observed over Jefferson City, at 11:43 p.m., moving northeast at 40 mph.
  • Tornado outbreak likely today, forecasters say; Tulsa under flood watch through Tuesday

    05/20/2019 5:37:16 AM PDT · by cba123 · 43 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | Today | Kelsy Schlotthauer
    Update (6 a.m. Monday): In an outlook issued early Monday morning, the National Weather Service stated a tornado outbreak is expected across the southern plains, including much of Oklahoma and parts of Texas throughout the day and into the overnight hours. Forecasters have the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metro areas in "moderate" risk categories for severe weather, with a rarely used "high" risk area stretching from west Oklahoma City to roughly Snyder, Texas. A tornado risk exists across an arc from west Texas to the Oklahoma-Missouri-Arkansas border, but the "high" risk area carries greater chances for violent, long-track tornadoes. Please...