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Tornado – Google News

Five Years After Tornado’s Thrashing, A Springfield Community Strives For Progress, Unity – New England Public Radio


New England Public Radio

Five Years After Tornado's Thrashing, A Springfield Community Strives For Progress, Unity
New England Public Radio
Five years ago Wednesday, a tornado whipped across the Connecticut River Valley — plucking trees, destroying homes and killing at least three people. Springfield was one of the places hardest hit. In just one neighborhood, known as Maple High-Six …

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 11:05 pm

WATCH: Tornado touches down near Nebraska border – 9NEWS.com


9NEWS.com

WATCH: Tornado touches down near Nebraska border
9NEWS.com
LOGAN COUNTY – Minor damage was confirmed a tornado touched down Monday afternoon near Peetz, Colorado. The tornado touched down near CR 37 and CR 74 — and was visible from the Nebraska border. The Logan County Sheriff's Office says the …
Photos and Video: Tornado touches down near Peetz in Logan CountyFOX31 Denver
Tornadoes hit near Peetz in Logan County, ColoradoThe Denver Channel

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Posted on 30 May 2016 | 10:27 pm

In wake of tornado, watch out for disaster scams – KBTX


KBTX

In wake of tornado, watch out for disaster scams
KBTX
BRYAN – There are people out there looking to take advantage of those in Wheeler Ridge, and across the Brazos Valley, who've been impacted by the storm. We spoke with Curtis Eckman, a former Red Cross Disaster Program Manager and current …

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 10:07 pm

CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST – KHOU.com


KHOU.com

CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST
KHOU.com
BRYAN, Texas – The National Weather Service was in Bryan Friday to survey the destruction left behind from Thursday's tornado. Based on the damage, the NWS says the Bryan tornado was a strong EF1 with estimated winds of 110 miles per hour.
Tornado, storms batter parts of Bryan; local state of disaster declaredBryan-College Station Eagle
Report: 153 homes damaged in Bryan by EF-1 tornadoKBTX
153 Homes in Bryan Damaged by TornadoABC News
KSAT San Antonio –KTRK-TV –KAGS News
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Posted on 30 May 2016 | 9:16 pm

Springfield to mark 5th anniversary of deadly tornado – Boston Herald


WAMC

Springfield to mark 5th anniversary of deadly tornado
Boston Herald
SPRINGFIELD — Mayor Domenic Sarno is asking residents of Springfield to hold a moment of reflection this week to commemorate the fifth anniversary of a tornado that killed three people in the city and caused severe damage. Sarno has asked residents …
Ringing Of Church Bells Requested To Mark Tornado AnniversaryWAMC
Springfield touts 'amazing' resiliency and recovery 5 years after tornado devastationMassLive.com
West Springfield tornado recovery 5 years laterwwlp.com

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Posted on 30 May 2016 | 8:30 pm

J-Tornado accused faces piling-on by Crown, defence argues – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

J-Tornado accused faces piling-on by Crown, defence argues
CBC.ca
The lawyer for accused drug dealer Shane Williams complained about prosecutorial piling-on Monday as his client was briefly lifted out of Court of Queen's Bench and moved into provincial court to deal with one of the three simultaneous J-Tornado cases

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 7:52 pm

Severe thunderstorm threat in Quebec with risk of tornado – The Weather Network


The Weather Network

Severe thunderstorm threat in Quebec with risk of tornado
The Weather Network
Monday, May 30, 2016, 8:09 AM – Hot, humid and stormy. This past weekend across Ontario and Quebec felt more like a typical mid-July weekend as several new temperature records were broken.

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 1:38 pm

U.S. Tornado Hits Texas Prison, 20 Homes Damaged – Nature World News


Nature World News

U.S. Tornado Hits Texas Prison, 20 Homes Damaged
Nature World News
A thunderstorm that hit Kansas City, Missouri, in the same day had a confirmed tornado associated. There were reports that the Kansas City International Airport had to be evacuated due to the incoming severe weather, and the stranded travelers were …
Flood-Hit Texas and Plains Set for Winds, Hail and Possible TornadoesNBCNews.com
90-minute tornado a rarity, even where tornadoes are commonTheadanews
KS Dept. of Revenue assisting with tornado recovery effortsKWCH
KAKE
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Posted on 30 May 2016 | 3:40 am

Oklahoma: Is Tornado Season Over? – KOCO Oklahoma City


KOCO Oklahoma City

Oklahoma: Is Tornado Season Over?
KOCO Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY —In Oklahoma we classify our seasons a bit differently. We have the "cold season". Then there's "Tornado Season"..and then we have "MCS Season". The last one may be a bit odd. It's basically rolls in early June and sticks around until

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 12:18 am

Storm Safe Rooms as a Wedding Gift? Sure, in Tornado Alley – ABC News


ABC News

Storm Safe Rooms as a Wedding Gift? Sure, in Tornado Alley
ABC News
In this Thursday, May 26, 2016, photo provided by Jason T. Williams, Ricky and Kayla Smith and their 2-year-old daughter Kailee pose in front of the tornado safe room built in their garage in Joplin, Mo., shortly after they got married in 2013. The

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Posted on 29 May 2016 | 6:52 pm

SPC Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Watches

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 231

WW 231 SEVERE TSTM MN ND SD 301950Z – 310300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 231
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
250 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  WESTERN MINNESOTA
  CENTRAL AND EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA
  SOUTH DAKOTA

* EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 250 PM UNTIL
  1000 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
    TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...SEVERAL AREAS/BANDS OF THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO MOVE
GENERALLY E TO ENE ACROSS WATCH AREA THROUGH MID-EVENING...WITH A
RISK FOR SEVERE HAIL...LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...AND PERHAPS A TORNADO
OR TWO WITH SOME STORMS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 115
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES NORTH
NORTHEAST OF JAMESTOWN NORTH DAKOTA TO 80 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST
OF PHILIP SOUTH DAKOTA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH
SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

&&

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 25025.


...CORFIDI

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 12:00 am

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 231 Status Reports

WW 0231 Status Updates

WW 0231 Status Image


STATUS REPORT ON WW 231

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 60 E CDR TO
25 ESE PHP TO 25 SW MBG TO 30 SSW BIS TO 5 N JMS TO 40 NNE JMS TO
20 NNW GFK.

..JEWELL..05/30/16

ATTN...WFO...ABR...FGF...BIS...FSD...UNR...


STATUS REPORT FOR WS 231 

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS 

MNC011-027-087-107-113-119-125-155-167-310040-

MN 
.    MINNESOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BIG STONE            CLAY                MAHNOMEN            
NORMAN               PENNINGTON          POLK                
RED LAKE             TRAVERSE            WILKIN              


NDC003-017-021-029-035-039-045-047-051-063-073-077-081-085-091-
093-097-310040-

ND 
.    NORTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BARNES               CASS                DICKEY              
EMMONS               GRAND FORKS         GRIGGS              
LAMOURE              LOGAN               MCINTOSH            
NELSON               RANSOM              RICHLAND            
SARGENT              SIOUX               STEELE              
STUTSMAN             TRAILL              


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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 12:00 am

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 232

WW 232 SEVERE TSTM CO KS NE 302020Z – 310300Z

WW 0232 Image


URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 232
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
320 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  EASTERN COLORADO
  NORTHWEST KANSAS
  WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA

* EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 320 PM UNTIL
  1000 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
    EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS NOW FORMING ALONG LEE TROUGH AND COLD FRONT
IN WESTERN PART OF WATCH AREA EXPECTED TO MOVE/DEVELOP GENERALLY
EASTWARD...WITH AN ATTENDANT RISK FOR SEVERE HAIL AND WIND AS THEY
ORGANIZE INTO BANDS/CLUSTERS. A LIMITED THREAT FOR LANDSPOUT-TYPE
TORNADOS ALSO WILL EXIST IN WESTERN PART OF WATCH.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES EAST
NORTHEAST OF VALENTINE NEBRASKA TO 65 MILES SOUTH OF BURLINGTON
COLORADO.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 231...

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 24025.


...CORFIDI

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 12:00 am

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 233 Status Reports

WW 0233 Status Updates

WW 0233 Status Image


STATUS FOR WATCH 0233 HAS NOT BEEN ISSUED YET

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 12:00 am

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 232 Status Reports

WW 0232 Status Updates

WW 0232 Status Image


STATUS REPORT ON WW 232

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES RIGHT OF A LINE FROM 10 NNE LHX
TO 40 N IML TO 50 ENE CDR.

..DEAN..05/30/16

ATTN...WFO...GLD...BOU...PUB...LBF...GID...


STATUS REPORT FOR WS 232 

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS 

COC017-061-063-125-310040-

CO 
.    COLORADO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CHEYENNE             KIOWA               KIT CARSON          
YUMA                 


KSC023-039-063-065-071-109-137-153-179-181-193-199-203-310040-

KS 
.    KANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CHEYENNE             DECATUR             GOVE                
GRAHAM               GREELEY             LOGAN               
NORTON               RAWLINS             SHERIDAN            
SHERMAN              THOMAS              WALLACE             
WICHITA              


NEC005-009-015-017-019-029-031-041-047-057-063-065-071-073-075-
077-083-085-087-089-091-093-101-103-111-113-115-117-135-137-145-
149-163-171-175-183-310040-

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 12:00 am

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 233

WW 233 SEVERE TSTM TX 302355Z – 310500Z

WW 0233 Image


URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 233
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
655 PM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  WEST-CENTRAL TEXAS

* EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT FROM 655 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5
    INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...NEAR A REMNANT BOUNDARY...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
WILL LIKELY CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THROUGH THE EARLY/MID-EVENING HOURS
ACROSS PARTS OF THE TEXAS LOW ROLLING PLAINS AND BIG COUNTRY. A
MODERATELY UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT AIDED BY RELATIVELY STRONG
HIGH-LEVEL WESTERLIES WILL SUPPORT SOME SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF LARGE
HAIL AND LOCALLY STRONG WIND GUSTS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES WEST OF BIG
SPRING TEXAS TO 40 MILES EAST OF ABILENE TEXAS.  FOR A COMPLETE
DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 231...WW 232...

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 26020.


...GUYER

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 12:00 am