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37 min 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

37 min 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

4 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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8 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

12 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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Supreme Court deals blow to Take Shelter Oklahoma

A PETITION TO PUT STORM SHELTERS IN EVERY OKLAHOMA SCHOOL HAS FAILED. A JUDGE RULED "TAKE SHELTER OKLAHOMA" DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH VALID SIGNATURES TO PUT THE ISSUE ON THE BALLOT.

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LiveScience

Slowest Start to Tornado Season in a Century

A cold start to 2014 kicked off a quiet tornado season this year, which has seen the fewest twisters since 1915, according to preliminary National Weather Service reports.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Norman, OK

5NEWSonline.com

Garrett's Blog: Severe Weather Risk Increasing

The Spring severe weather season has been off to a slow start with the safest start to tornado season in 100 years.

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FOX Carolina

Showers and storms Tuesday

A cold front will move in Tuesday, bringing showers and a few thunderstorms for Tuesday afternoon.

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The Washington Post

Slowest start to tornado season on record, and fatality-free

The polar vortex, for all the suffering it caused this winter, has brought about a major societal benefit: record-setting low tornado activity.

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AccuWeather.com

Strong Storms to Rattle Dallas Wednesday Night

Following a pair of sunny and warm days on Tuesday and Wednesday, Dallas will be at risk of severe thunderstorms.

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Examiner.com

Weather History: April 22: Record temps, storms, tornadoes, wind, snow & tropics

An outbreak of tornadoes from Louisiana to Kansas claimed the lives to 200 people.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane, Hailstorm, Billings, OK

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS 47

Warming Trend Set to Begin.... Fri.-Sat. Heavy Rain/Storms... "Earth...

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL After the expected heavy rain Fri./Sat.... & a cloudy, very cool Easter ... clouds will break as we go through the day.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Fort White, FL, Hurricane, Suwannee, FL

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