STAFF BLOG WDAZ STORMTRACKER WEATHER Tornado Avoidance
If happen to see a tornado as you are driving down the road, most individuals have the instinct to just drive in a different direction to flee the storm. In our general rural landscape this usually... Posted on 6/6/13 at 10:59 AM
NIE ROCKS! Joplin One Year Later
At 5:41 p.m. on May 22, 2011, an EF-5 tornado devastated the community of Joplin, Missouri.The Missouri PressFoundation has produced the following feature designed to remind, inspire and teach.
The f... Posted on 5/21/12 at 8:00 AM
Some residents of Washington, Illinois, picked through the remains of their tornado-flattened homes on Monday, recovering what they could a day after a series of twisters pounded the Midwest, killing eight people.
Educators in the Lake Region say the recent tragedies at schools in both Sandy Hook, Connecticut and Moore, Oklahoma have made them reevaluate their emergency plans. That's why staff from ten area schools gathered today at Lake Region State College to learn the latest tips in keeping students safe.
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.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thunderstorms are causing problems in southern Minnesota.
The National Weather Service reports a tornado touched down in Traverse County during the storms Sunday and early Monday but there was no major damage.
THURMAN, Iowa (AP) — Concerned that Midwesterners might be complacent after repeated tornado warnings came to nothing, forecasters issued a sternly worded alert, well in advance, that weekend storms could prove fatal.
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