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2 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

Not only do we have the slowest start to tornado season in a century, ...

So far in 2014, the United States has experienced fewer tornadoes than in any year since record-keeping began in 1953, or even before.

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3 hrs ago | Fox 23

Washington County prepared to set off tornado sirens if necessary

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - A few years ago the Washington County Emergency Management took some heat over not sounding tornado sirens during a tornado warning.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Washington County, OK, Bartlesville, OK, Weather

3 hrs ago | WKBT

Gundersen makes 'drastic' changes to tornado drill

One La Crosse organization knows the devastation caused by a tornado all too well.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, La Crosse, WI, La Crosse County, WI

4 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Outagamie County officials ready for tornado season

Outagamie County emergency management officials were heavily criticized last August, after outdoor tornado sirens failed to sound in advance of six tornadoes which hit the region.

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Related Topix: Outagamie County, WI, Natural Disasters, Weather

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Severe Storms Loom Across Central US This Weekend

Forecasters are predicting a significant chance of strong tornadoes this weekend across a large part of the nation's mid-section, an outbreak that could stretch from the Great Plains to the Midwest and South.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Texas

5 hrs ago | Mashable

Central U.S. May Be in Store for a 3-Day Tornado Outbreak

America's tornado drought looks like it may end as early as this weekend, as a potent weather system moves into the Plains states and slowly lumbers toward the Mississippi River Valley.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather

5 hrs ago | Free Republic

Forecasters Are Already Predicting a Massive Tornado Outbreak This Weekend

Spring 2014 has been a quiet tornado season thus far, but that's about to change this weekend, if the predicted forecasts that meteorologists are looking at hold true.

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Related Topix: Texas, Weather, Natural Disasters, Hurricane

7 hrs ago | Live Science

Dangerous Tornado Threat to Arise From Texas to Nebraska This Weekend

A dangerous multiple-day severe weather outbreak will begin this weekend over the South Central states and will include the potential for nighttime tornadoes in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Texas, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Weather, Hurricane, Hailstorm

9 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Thursday's statewide tornado drill a "go" despite rain

A scheduled statewide tornado drill will go ahead Thursday despite cloudy skies and rain.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather

9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Why trailer parks suffer tornado touchdowns: Researchers say...

They say the key is the location of the parks - often of the edge of town, where land has not been developed.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Purdue University, Lone Grove, OK, Grove, OK

13 hrs ago | Buckingham Today

Storm in an eggcup for the Easter bunnies?

Thunder, lightning and torrential rain didn't dampen spirits at an egg hunt in Mixbury on Easter Monday organised by the Relay For Life team, Midnight Runners, which raised 442 for Cancer Research UK.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

17 hrs ago | WDJT

Debunking tornado myths ahead of Thursday's Statewide Tornado Drill

Don't be alarmed when you hear the loud wail of tornado sirens at 1:45 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee County, WI

20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Weather History: April 24: Record temps, tornadoes, storms, wind & snow

Several tornadoes affected parts of central and southwest Illinois. One tornado of F4 intensity touched down near Jerseyville, and killed one person along an 18 mile path.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Natural Disasters, Illinois, Carlinville, IL, Christian County, IL

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KSFY

No sound for Sioux Falls tornado siren test

"We know it was a communications issue between our base stations and the units out in the field," said Regan Smith, the Emergency Manager for Sioux Falls.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, South Dakota Government, South Dakota

KPTM

Rebuilding After A Tornado: Iowa Town Still On Edge

By: Melina Matthes MMatthes@kptm.com THURMAN, IA - With severe weather season in effect, a town in Iowa is preparing for the worst, this after being hit by a tornado only two years ago.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Thurman, IA, Weather

WCTI

2014 Could be quietest start to tornado season on record

April usually brings more than 150 EF1 or stronger tornadoes to the nation, this year we have only seen 20. This adds to what could be the quietest start to tornado season on record.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Norman, OK, Weather

How Stuff Works

Could a Warning System Save Lives in a Landslide?

Although deadly, Hurricane Isaac scourged Louisiana with less ferocity than Hurricane Katrina did seven years ago.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Isaac, Natural Disasters, Flood, Wildfire, Fire

AccuWeather.com

Dangerous Tornado Threat to Arise From Texas to Kansas This Weekend

A dangerous multiple-day severe weather outbreak will begin this weekend over the South Central states and will include the potential for nighttime tornadoes in parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane, Hailstorm

Examiner.com

A blinding blizzard, a tornado and record temperatures

A blinding blizzard , a tornado and record temperatures top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Natural Disasters, Weather, Michigan, Baraga, MI, Ishpeming, MI

Examiner.com

Weather History: April 23: Record temps, storms, tornadoes, wind, tropics & snow

It is estimated that the water involved in all of the world's clouds, rain, and snow makes up less than three-tenths of 1% of the total free water in the atmosphere and on the earth's surface.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Weather, Natural Disasters, Estherville, IA, Hurricane, Ionia, IA

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