STORM TRACKER Orange Tornadoes
Last week on Halloween, 42 tornadoes were reported across the country. Most of those were confirmed with storm survives over the following days. That was the most tornadoes reported on October 31 sinc... Posted on 11/6/13 at 12:22 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND hosts Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium Friday
Just in time for Severe Weather Awareness week, the University of North Dakota Department of Atmospheric Sciences will be hosting The Northern Plains Convective Storm Symposium on Friday, May 4 in Cli... Posted on 5/3/12 at 8:18 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS The Weather Spotters Guide to the Galaxy
Weather and women are similar to me, both beautiful-both a total
mystery. I didnt find the secret to either one this week but was
given some tools to at least begin a rudimentary understanding of the
... Posted on 4/28/12 at 6:00 AM
CONFESSIONS OF A (FORMER) FAT GIRL On my mind...
It has been a whirlwind since last Thursday, June 17. Storms, well, actually tornadoes, blew across parts of the county I live in, Douglas, as well as in Otter Tail County and other parts of the state... Posted on 6/22/10 at 7:00 AM
June 13, 1968. It’s a date that has both haunted and fascinated Scott Thoma for most of his life. He was 9 when the first recorded EF-5 tornado in Minnesota history tore through his hometown of Tracy, killing nine, injuring 125 and destroying nearly one-fourth of the town’s structures.
Pilot Liz Lillard was in Williston on Monday as she watched a live feed of a massive tornado pass over her children’s day care in Moore, Okla. Lillard’s son and daughter, ages 2½ and 7 months, were safe in a storm shelter at their day care, but phone lines were down, so Lillard didn’t know for two hours.
Everything had to come together just perfectly to create the killer tornado in Moore, Okla.: wind speed, moisture in the air, temperature and timing. And when they did, the awesome energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.
As he watched the horrifying images Monday as a tornado ripped through suburban Moore, the emotions came bubbling to the surface and so did the need to help. Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant pledged $1 million for tornado relief through his foundation on Tuesday.
Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children.
Christopher Sherman and Sean Murphy
, May 21, 2013
One year after a tornado hit north Minneapolis, killing two people and causing an estimated $80 million in damage, the damage along its three-mile-wide swath is still visible: tattered tarps on patchy roofs, empty space where there used to be homes, businesses and trees.
Joplin began a day of solemn remembrance Tuesday with a sunrise service to honor the hospital staff, emergency workers and other survivors who sprang into action when one of the deadliest tornados in U.S. history carved through the city exactly one year ago.
Warm, humid weekend weather gave way to rain and snow in Minnesota on Monday.
Nearly a foot of snow fell to the north where power was disrupted and numerous school districts canceled classes. Eleven inches fell near Chisholm overnight Sunday with 8 inches in Bigfork and Cook, according to the National Weather Service.
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