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  • Skip Talbot, The Tornado Chaser

    07/27/2018 4:09:55 PM PDT · by jcpryor · 10 replies
    The Chris Pryor Show ^ | 07/27/18 | Chris Pryor
    Tonight we are joined by Skip Talbot a tornado chaser. In addition to being a first class tornado chaser, Skip supports Storm Assist that comes to the aid of those harmed by severe storms. The site can be found at http://stormassist.org/. Skip’s personal website is also a gem and is found at www.skip.cc.
  • The Weather Channel: They Seem Disappointed That We're Having A Much Below Average Tornado Season

    04/23/2018 3:55:40 PM PDT · by Patriot777 · 30 replies
    Has anyone noticed that when watching The Weather Channel as of late, the meteorologists have come to the point of obsession about the near-absence of tornadic storms usually encountered in the United States, namely "Tornado Alley", at this time of year? It seems they're actually disappointed in not seeing this killer weather phenomenon as they would like and are doing what I call "cheerleading". Nearly every discussion and numerous videos of past and recently encountered tornadoes dominate 24 hrs a day. They're saying the reason for this is to keep people informed on how to stay safe during such storms,...
  • Xenia, Ohio F5 Tornado - April 3, 1974 - "The Day of The Killer Tornadoes"

    04/03/2018 12:32:16 PM PDT · by bigbob · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4-3-13 | Tom Blessing Youtube
    Reenactment for a Civil Defense Promotion Film released in 1978 to inspire communities to implement early warning systems. Actual community members from the locality participated as themselves, as the actors, in the scenes. It is assembled with news reels from local and national press, such as those found in AP News Reels, as well as local channels like in Dayton, OH. Parts that include the Xenia Tornado starts at approximately 10 minutes in. This film covered multiple states from Alabama to Ohio. It was released in 1978 and the subject content is about 1974. (Uploader comments): The film was transferred...
  • Michigan's Tornado Alley- a 2:22 Minute Primer

    04/03/2018 7:55:22 AM PDT · by Voption · 3 replies
    MLive/YouTube ^ | October, 2016 | Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa- MLive
    Mlive's Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa discusses Michigan's Tornado Alleys....
  • The F5 West Michigan Tornadoes of April 3, 1956

    04/03/2018 6:43:22 AM PDT · by Voption · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2011 | Blake Naftel
    April 3, 1956, southern west-Michigan was struck by multiple tornado's, one of which was an F5. "A documentary focusing on the tornadoes of 3-April-1956 which struck portions of West Michigan. Originally created for the 50th commemorative anniversary of the event on April 3, 2006. Re-mastered November 2011. ©2006, 2011 National Weather Service, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Produced by Blake Naftel and Ernie Ostuno.
  • The Latest: Significant damage at Jacksonville State (Alabama tornado)

    03/19/2018 8:07:18 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 6 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Mar 19, 2018
    Significant damage has been reported at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Athletic director Greg Seitz said in a tweet Monday evening, "I can confirm we have major roof damage at Pete Mathews Coliseum, but The Pete is not completely destroyed." He said there was extensive damage in Jacksonville.
  • Tornado Touchdown in Sainapuche, Mexico

    06/18/2017 10:58:20 AM PDT · by Trumpnation · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-18-17 | JR
    Close footage of a touchdown of a tornado! Sainapuche, Mexico. May 30, 2017. Where's Dorothy when you need her?
  • 2 Tornadoes Touched Down in DC Area During Strong Storms

    04/07/2017 12:34:32 PM PDT · by McGruff · 12 replies
    NBC4 Washington ^ | April 6, 2016
    Thunderstorms and two tornadoes barreled through the D.C. area Thursday, uprooting trees, ripping down power lines, tearing apart rooftops and raining debris onto streets and highways. Two EF-0 tornadoes with winds between 60 and 70 mph touched down, one at a D.C. military base and another in nearby suburban Northern Virginia, the National Weather Service confirmed Thursday night.
  • Tornado threat for tomorrow for southeast and the Ohio Valley

    04/04/2017 6:26:54 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 73 replies
    An outbreak of severe thunderstorms is likely Wednesday across much of the Southeast, continuing northward along and west of the Appalachians into the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. This will include supercell development with a risk for tornadoes, some of which will be strong and long-lived, particularly across the Southeast. Large to very large hail and damaging straight-line winds also appear likely.
  • Storm chasers with Weather Channel ties killed in 2-vehicle crash...

    03/29/2017 7:27:49 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    lubbockonline.com ^ | 03/28/2017 | ELLYSA GONZALEZ
    Three storm chasers were killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Dickens County as a line of tornadic thunderstorms moved through the South Plains. News of the crash spread quickly through the weather monitoring community, prompting an outpouring of support for the chasers who were from out of state, including a statement from The Weather Channel. ... Investigators believe a black suburban was traveling northbound on FM 1081 when it disregarded a stop sign and collided with a black Jeep that was traveling west on FM 2794. “There were two drivers and one passenger in the two vehicles,” Gonzalez...
  • 1 confirmed dead in Ottawa storm; parts of Naplate damage (Illinois tornado)

    02/28/2017 4:53:18 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 12 replies
    mywebtimes.com ^ | February 28, 2017
    Just a link because I don't know the posting rules for this source. A tornado outbreak is shaping up tonight across several states. A lot of people will be asleep during the peak of the outbreak.
  • New Orleans Tornado Aftermath 2-7-17

    02/07/2017 1:10:01 PM PST · by Trumpnation · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/7/17 | JR
    Footage from a devastated neighborhood where at least three tornadoes touched down in and around Eastern New Orleans on Tuesday as severe thunderstorms destroyed homes and dropped ping pong ball-size hail, the National Weather Service said.
  • Tornado reported in New Orleans East

    02/07/2017 10:33:31 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 42 replies
    nola.com ^ | February 7, 2017 | Diana Samuels
    The National Weather Service reported that a radar-confirmed tornado has been reported in New Orleans East.
  • New Tornado Warning for Northern Shelby, Southern Hancock, and Rush County, Indiana

    08/24/2016 12:27:51 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 164 replies
    weather.gov ^ | August 24, 2016
    TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR KOKOMO... ...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM EDT FOR EASTERN HOWARD COUNTY... AT 324 PM EDT...A CONFIRMED LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER KOKOMO...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR KOKOMO. THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW! HAZARD...DEADLY TORNADO. SOURCE...LAW ENFORCEMENT CONFIRMED TORNADO. IMPACT...YOU ARE IN A LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. FLYING DEBRIS MAY BE DEADLY TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DESTROYED. CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO HOMES... BUSINESSES...AND VEHICLES IS LIKELY AND COMPLETE DESTRUCTION IS POSSIBLE. THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR... GREENTOWN AROUND 340 PM EDT.
  • Two Killed, Structures Leveled In Tornado Outbreak Across Oklahoma

    05/09/2016 6:22:55 PM PDT · by VanShuyten · 3 replies
    News9.com ^ | May 9, 2016 | Matthew Nuttle
    Oklahoma - Multiple tornadoes touched down across Oklahoma killing at least two people and leaving a path of destruction in its wake. ... Hail the size of tennis balls have also been confirmed. Multiple homes and structures were damaged or destroyed by the tornado, including some mobile homes and barns. Most of the damage was located in the area of Elmore City, Katie and Wynnewood.
  • Rover and out: Stray dog takes out RAF jet as it landed at 200 miles per hour

    03/11/2016 2:54:03 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 26 replies
    The Sun, U.K. ^ | March 11, 2016
    AN RAF warplane targeting IS was badly damaged after hitting a stray dog as it landed at 200mph. The Ł9.4million Tornado GR4 was returning to a base in Cyprus after a night sortie. Its fearful pilot and navigator even considered ejecting from the jet — still carrying a payload of Brimstone and Paveway missiles. But a relieved source said: “No one was hurt, just shaken up.” Tuesday’s scare at RAF Akrotiri saw fire crews race on to the runway, as a refuelling tanker that had accompanied it was forced to circle for half an hour. Damage to the undercarriage was...
  • Pensacola, Florida Tornado Damage (vanity)

    02/23/2016 6:56:03 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 88 replies
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    Hearing it is very bad. Three buildings collapsing, including an apartment building.
  • Dozens of homes destroyed after tornadoes touch down in Alabama, Mississippi

    02/03/2016 3:00:16 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 03, 2016 | Fox News
    Strong storms in the Southeast spawned tornadoes that touched down in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday, damaging or destroying dozens of homes and at least one church, as well as a prison. No fatalities or major injuries were reported. The worst damage occurred Tuesday in Sapps, Ala., a small community near the Mississippi border approximately 40 miles west of Tuscaloosa.
  • Tornado jets it sent to Syria for spying missions can't fly at night

    01/19/2016 8:55:48 AM PST · by DFG · 49 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 01/19/2016 | SIMON TOMLINSON
    German Tornado jets deployed to Syria for spying missions can't fly at night because the cockpit lights blind the pilots, it was reported today. It is a fresh embarrassment for the German defence ministry which has been battling equipment problems. The six aircraft sent to Syria are fitted with surveillance technology and had been touted as being capable of taking high-resolution photos and infrared images, even at night and in bad weather.
  • Ted Cruz and Texas officials tour storm-ravaged Rowlett

    12/30/2015 9:31:21 AM PST · by Isara · 2 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | December 30, 2015 | Gromer Jeffers Jr.
    Sen. Ted Cruz and a cadre of Texas elected officials are in Rowlett Wednesday to view the destruction heaped on Rowlett by Saturday’s ferocious tornadoes.Cruz, a Republican presidential contender, was joined by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, state Rep. Cindy Burkett, R-Sunnyvale, state Sen. Bob Hall, R-Canton, and Rockwall County Judge David Sweet on a tour of affected neighborhoods with Rowlett Mayor Todd Gottel.In front of Rowlett City Hall, Cruz shook hands with Mayor Todd Gottel.“My prayers are with you,” he said.The tour of the damaged areas began on Rowlett’s Harbor Drive, where Gottel told Cruz about Saturday’s emergency...