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1 hr ago | STN Online

Joplin Schools Recognized for Maximizing Routing Capabilities in Tornado's Aftermath

While spring means longer days and warmer, sunnier weather in places like Joplin, Mo., it also signals the start of tornado season, which runs from March through early July.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Joplin, MO, Tyler Technologies, Computers, Software, Education Etc.

5 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Purdue Study: Landscape "Transition Zones" May Influence Where Tornadoes Strike

PURDUE STUDY: LANDSCAPE "TRANSITION ZONES" MAY INFLUENCE WHERE TORNADOES STRIKE Apr. 16, 2014 Source: Purdue University news release Areas where landscape shifts from urban to rural or forest to farmland may have a higher likelihood of severe weather and tornado touchdowns, a Purdue University study says.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Purdue University, Weather

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

Colorado's Tornado Season Is Near: Make Your Safety Plan Today

Another tornado season is upon us, and that means it's time to make sure you and your family have a plan.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Five Life-Threatening Tornado Safety Myths Debunked

The United States has the highest concentration of tornadoes in the world, according to NOAA.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane, Hailstorm

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Winter storm watches for northern Wisconsin throug...

Six to 12 inches of heavy wet snow are in the forecast in the far northwest from Superior to Bayfield -- 6 to 10 inches in the Park Falls region -- 7 to 11 inches from Minocqua to Florence -- and 4 to 8 inches from Barron and Ladysmith northward.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Hurricane, Winter, WI, Natural Disasters, Superior, WI, Bayfield, WI

ABC2 Maryland

Chance for tornadoes increases daily

Freeze Warning issued April 15 at 4:39AM EDT expiring April 16 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, Worcester Freeze Warning issued April 15 at 11:00AM EDT expiring April 16 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery Freeze Warning issued April 15 at 11:00AM EDT expiring April 16 ... (more)


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The Town Talk

Storm hammers parts of Mississippi

A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, downing trees and power lines and cutting electricity in some areas.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Gautier, MS

Sys-Con Media

Most Americans incorrectly believe wind speeds determine hurricane evacuation

The survey found that a vast majority of Americans, 84 percent, mistakenly base their life or death evacuation decisions on the hurricane category and/or wind speed.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Non-Profit, Weather, Hurricane Ike

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hurricane forecasters will map potential storm surge

Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters will issue maps showing where there's potential for storm-driven seawater to charge miles inland to flood streets, knock down homes and kill people.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Indian River County, FL


Where do I go to avoid a tornado

We're well into April now, statistically the most active month for tornadoes in the United States.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Texas, Meteorology, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Kent City Schools storm damage could be in the million-dollar range

The powerful storm that ripped through Kent County Saturday is expected to cost Kent City Schools somewhere in the range of $500,000 to a $1 million to replace the high school roof and equipment, according to Superintendent Mike Weiler's rough estimate Monday, April 14. "There was no tornado reported to touch down, but we saw significant wind come ... (more)


Related Topix: Kent City, MI, Natural Disasters, Kent County, MI, Education Etc., Weather

Ain't It Cool News

Quint pays a visit to the Titty Twister

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. I've been lucky enough to have visited many different kinds of sets in my time writing for this site, from huge mega blockbusters to everybody-pitch-in shoe-string indies, but I can't quite remember ever doing a set visit quite like this one.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Theater, Arts, Crime Movies, Pulp Fiction, Drama Movies, Quentin Tarantino

Radar images capture West Michigan's severe thunderstorms' intensity, heavy rains

At least two back-to-back severe thunderstorms were responsible for damaging roofs and knocking down trees and power lines Saturday across West Michigan.


Related Topix: Weather, Michigan, Newaygo, MI, Natural Disasters, Hurricane

KHOU-TV Houston

Sheriff: Mobile home park, school damaged by possible tornado in Lovelady

LOVELADY, Texas A mobile home park and a school suffered damage early Sunday evening when a strong storm and winds moved through near Lovelady, just north of Trinity.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Lovelady, TX, Trinity, TX, Houston County, TX, Weather


Ita wreaks havoc on north Qld farmers

As Cyclone Ita finally runs out of steam after wreaking havoc along Queensland's coast, farmers are emerging as her biggest victim.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Meteorology, Science, Agriculture

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Fox 23

Muskogee residents prepared for Sunday storms

MUSKOGEE, Okla. - "We've got ourselves a storm," said Muskogee resident Victor Redo.


Related Topix: Muskogee, OK, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

KLTV Tyler

Possible tornado sighting Sunday in Pittsburg, Texas

Viewers in Pittsburg, Texas claim that a tornado is responsible for the reports of wind damage to three buildings' roofs, a church, and an overturned car on Sunday afternoon.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Pittsburg, TX, Camp County, TX

KLTV Tyler

East Texas under Tornado Watch until 12 a.m. Monday

Some of these storms, with high winds, left property damage to buildings in Pittsburg around 3:30 PM.


Related Topix: Texas, Weather, Natural Disasters, Health


Very intense tropical cyclone Ita struck Australia as a tropical...

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The Gazette

We all need tee shirts saying: "I've seen fire and I've seen rain"

Millions watched on television nationwide June 26, 2012, as Mountain Shadows was incinerated by the inferno known as the Waldo Canyon fire.


Related Topix: Fire, Colorado Springs, CO, Natural Disasters, Flood