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Tornado-Ravaged Moore, Oklahoma Toughens Building Codes – NBCNews.com


Tornado-Ravaged Moore, Oklahoma Toughens Building Codes
NBCNews.com
It's been almost a year since a massive tornado hit Moore, Okla., killing 24 people and injuring almost 400. Thursday, the city became the first in the country to adopt rules specifically to prevent extensive tornado damage with tough new residential

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 2:23 pm

McHenry County agencies ready to act if tornado strikes – Northwest Herald


Northwest Herald

McHenry County agencies ready to act if tornado strikes
Northwest Herald
One factor worked for downstate Washington residents as a tornado ripped through their town in November, and one factor has worked against them in the months since, said David Christensen, director of McHenry County's Emergency Management Agency.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:26 am

Strong winds in Cumberland Co. were microburst, not tornado – WNCN


Strong winds in Cumberland Co. were microburst, not tornado
WNCN
The strong winds that roared through part of Cumberland County on Tuesday were a microburst but not a tornado, the National Weather Service said Wednesday. The wind damage occurred 4.25 miles east of Eastover in Cumberland County around 7:20 a.m..

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 2:23 am

The Tornado East Texas Never Saw Coming – And Why They May Not See The … – The Weather Channel


The Tornado East Texas Never Saw Coming – And Why They May Not See The
The Weather Channel
But as the hours wore on, thunder and lightning seemed determined to stay away, and all tornado watches and warnings were for storms over 100 miles to the north. One boomer passed through the county around 3:15 p.m., but it was too far away for …

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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 11:30 pm

Weather service targets tornado warnings more narrowly – USA TODAY


NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Weather service targets tornado warnings more narrowly
USA TODAY
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The National Weather Service is making an effort to issue fewer tornado warnings so the public will pay attention more, according to a meteorologist who deals with weather warnings. The advance of technology in the past 10 years or …
April begins peak tornado seasonHillsboro Times Gazette
National Weather Service issuing fewer tornado warnings to combat complacencyMontgomery Advertiser
Test Your Knowledge: Tornado Wind SpeedsWNCT
WWLP 22News
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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 4:15 pm

Viewers Taken By Storm By Jam-Packed “Tornado Week” on The Weather … – TVbytheNumbers


Viewers Taken By Storm By Jam-Packed “Tornado Week” on The Weather
TVbytheNumbers
ATLANTA – April 16, 2014 – The Weather Channel® crew wondered if they would survive. They were tracking a tornado in El Reno when it turned unexpectedly and headed for their vehicle in a life-and-death moment. Mike Bettes knows the power of …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 2:43 pm

Colorado’s Tornado Season Is Near: Make Your Safety Plan Today – CBS Local


Colorado's Tornado Season Is Near: Make Your Safety Plan Today
CBS Local
DENVER (CBS4) – Another tornado season is upon us, and that means it's time to make sure you and your family have a plan. Last June, a rapidly developing severe thunderstorm produced a tornado with very little notice at Denver International Airport.

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:30 am

Garrett’s Blog: Squall Line Tornadoes – 5newsonline.com


Garrett's Blog: Squall Line Tornadoes
5newsonline.com
Many questions have been asked about why there was no Tornado Warning or warning sirens before the tornado hit Benton County. The answer is far more complex than you might imagine. In this blog post, I'll try to explain the reasoning of the decision …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 2:08 am

Confirmed tornado touches down in Lovelady – KPRC Houston


KHOU

Confirmed tornado touches down in Lovelady
KPRC Houston
WE ARE LIVE IN NORTHWEST HOUSTON, JOEL EISENBAUM, KPRC "LOCAL 2". OKAY, JOEL, THANK YOU. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS JUST CONFIRMED IT WAS A TORNADO THAT TOUCHED DOWN IN THE TOWN OF LOVELADY …
Sheriff: Mobile home park, school damaged by possible tornado in LoveladyKHOU
1 injured, buildings damaged by E. Texas tornadoChron.com
Tornado injures at least 1, damages homesabc13.com
KTRE
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Posted on 14 April 2014 | 9:38 pm

Strong Storms Cross Plains; 1 Tornado Reported – ABC News


KFDX

Strong Storms Cross Plains; 1 Tornado Reported
ABC News
The National Weather Service has issued tornado watches until midnight for a large portion of central and northeastern Texas and in areas in southeastern Oklahoma, southwestern Arkansas and northwestern Louisiana. A tornado watch is in effect until 8 p
First Tornado of Season Touches Down in TexomaKFDX
Oklahoma on a Tornado-Less Streak: 8 Months Without OneInsurance Journal
Tornado Touches Down Near Lone TreeKCRG
KSN-TV -Enid News & Eagle
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Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:59 am

SPC Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Watches

SPC – No watches are valid as of Tue Apr 15 07:02:01 UTC 2014

No watches are valid as of Tue Apr 15 07:02:01 UTC 2014.

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 7:01 am