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Wednesday is anniversary of Greensburg tornado – KOCO Oklahoma City


KOCO Oklahoma City

Wednesday is anniversary of Greensburg tornado
KOCO Oklahoma City
The storm did not come without warning, as the first tornado warning was issued at 8:35 p.m., almost a half-hour before the tornado stuck the town. The EF5 tornado, which was on the ground for a total of 22 miles and at it's widest point was 1.7 miles
Greensburg still moving forward 9 years after tornadoKSN-TV

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 8:17 pm

Watch This Tiny Town Get Sucked Into a Tornado Vortex – Atlas Obscura


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Watch This Tiny Town Get Sucked Into a Tornado Vortex
Atlas Obscura
Torrents of wind whip around buildings and streets as a tornado vortex consumes a tiny town. Good thing the town in this video is just a model test bed for engineers and researchers at Iowa State University. Back in 2004, a team led by engineering

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 3:41 pm

Louisiana Tornado Confirmed by Weather Service – Insurance Journal


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Louisiana Tornado Confirmed by Weather Service
Insurance Journal
The National Weather Service confirms that a tornado hit rural parts of northern St. Landry Parish and southern Avoyelles Parish in Louisiana on Saturday. Forecaster Jonathan Brazzell said Sunday that the Weather Service estimates the twister that
NWS confirms brief EF-0 tornado Sunday in Montgomery CountyFox 59
Small tornado confirmed in southern Cherokee CountyTahlequah Daily Press
Weather service confirms weak tornado in western IndianaBryan-College Station Eagle
KOCO Oklahoma City –WISH-TV –4029tv
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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 3:41 pm

Trenton Fire Department educates community on tornado awareness – Southgate News Herald


Southgate News Herald

Trenton Fire Department educates community on tornado awareness
Southgate News Herald
The answer is that a tornado watch means conditions are right for a tornado and a warning means seek shelter immediately. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, those who are in a structure such as a residence, a small building, …

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 11:09 am

Beckley Fire Fighters offer tornado safety tips – Beckley Register-Herald


Beckley Fire Fighters offer tornado safety tips
Beckley Register-Herald
After Sunday's tornado warning in the Raleigh area, Beckley Fire Fighters Local 796 say the safest place to be in the event of a tornado is an underground shelter, such as a basement. If you don't have a basement, pick a small, windowless interior room

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 7:05 am

Tornado grant fund ready to wrap up contributions – Joplin Globe


Joplin Globe

Tornado grant fund ready to wrap up contributions
Joplin Globe
Heading into the five-year anniversary of the Joplin tornado, several local causes will further their work with the last of the money donated from around the world to the Joplin Recovery Fund. This month, the fund — started the day after the 2011

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 4:09 am

Tornado clean up continues in Howe – KXII-TV


KXII-TV

Tornado clean up continues in Howe
KXII-TV
HOWE, Texas — One week ago an EF1 tornado ripped through Howe damaging dozens of homes in its path. Debris clean up is nearly complete in Howe thanks to volunteers bringing it to the road so Grayson County can haul it off. "So far we have …

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Posted on 4 May 2016 | 3:34 am

Man who issued Lindale tornado warning says it was ‘unusual on radar’ – KLTV


Man who issued Lindale tornado warning says it was 'unusual on radar'
KLTV
The second of two tornadoes that touched down April 29 in the Lindale area went on for 27 miles, according to the National Weather Service. Matthew Duplantis with the National Weather Service out of Shreveport was keeping a close eye on radar Friday

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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 11:32 pm

Woman searches for owner of wedding gown found after tornado – WFAA.com


WFAA.com

Woman searches for owner of wedding gown found after tornado
WFAA.com
While Barbara Haynes, of Glenn Heights, Texas, was walking around her neighborhood in the days after a tornado ravaged her town, she noticed a box underneath a tree that grabbed her attention. Now, four months after the Dec. 26 storm hit, Haynes is still.

Posted on 3 May 2016 | 9:56 pm

Remembering the May 3rd tornadoes 17 years later – kfor.com


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Remembering the May 3rd tornadoes 17 years later
kfor.com
OKLAHOMA — It's been seventeen years since the monstrous May 3rd tornado ripped through Oklahoma, taking the lives of 41 people. May 3, 1999 is a day some will never forget. It is a significant day in Oklahoma weather history. Multiple super-cell …
Tuesday marks 17 years since deadly 1999 tornado in OklahomaKOCO Oklahoma City
How May 3, 1999, Kicked Off a Life-Changing Stretch of Oklahoma Tornadoes | The Weather ChannelThe Weather Channel
A look back on the tornado outbreak of May 3-4 1999KOKI FOX 23
KBTX –KOKH FOX25 –AccuWeather.com (blog)
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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 12:42 pm

SPC Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Watches

SPC – No watches are valid as of Wed May 4 03:57:02 UTC 2016

No watches are valid as of Wed May 4 03:57:02 UTC 2016.

Posted on 4 May 2016 | 3:56 am