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MSU’s using season finale to aid tornado relief fund – Jackson Clarion Ledger


Jackson Clarion Ledger

MSU's using season finale to aid tornado relief fund
Jackson Clarion Ledger
STARKVILLE — Nearly a year ago, while Tupelo attempted to rebuild after a tornado ripped through the city, Rick Ray and Mississippi State traveled north to help the cleanup effort. Nearly a year later, the Bulldog basketball team continues to assist
MSU men's basketball announces tornado relief initiativeWTVA

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 10:11 pm

Tornado shelters come in many options – KSN-TV


KSN-TV

Tornado shelters come in many options
KSN-TV
WICHITA, Kansas – Kansans have long been told the safest place to be during a tornado is in the basement, but what happens when stairs become a challenge or a basement just isn't an option? “The biggest part of our population right now is the baby …

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 10:09 pm

Statewide tornado drill is Friday at 9:50 am – Ravenna Record Courier


CBS Local

Statewide tornado drill is Friday at 9:50 am
Ravenna Record Courier
In Portage County and across Ohio, residents may hear emergency sirens or receive notification of a tornado drill at 9:50 a.m. March 6. The event is a statewide preparedness and practice drill for Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. Portage County …
Tornado drills held across the state to mark Severe Weather Awareness WeekWTVD-TV
Statewide Tornado Drill To Be Held Tuesday MorningCBS Local
Statewide tornado drill set for FridayAkron Beacon Journal
Cincinnati.com -fox2now.com -STLtoday.com
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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 3:54 pm

TORNADO hits Brazilian beach sending sunbathers running for their lives – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

TORNADO hits Brazilian beach sending sunbathers running for their lives
Daily Mail
Videos captured by several people on their mobile phones show the moment the waterspout, which is effectively a tornado over water, hits the beach in the city of Recife, in the eastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco. From there it went up the beach

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 1:30 pm

Tornado Q&A | Staying safe when you are outside during a tornado – KSN-TV


KSN-TV

Tornado Q&A | Staying safe when you are outside during a tornado
KSN-TV
In Greensburg, with the horrific tornado, we've seen example after example after example of cars being crushed and thrown around. How about hiding in a ditch? There doesn't seem like there is much cover down there, but it has better than being in a car.

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 11:27 pm

Triangle students drill to prepare for NC tornado season – News & Observer


News & Observer

Triangle students drill to prepare for NC tornado season
News & Observer
At 9:30 a.m., a mock tornado warning sent students into their hallways and other secure, windowless areas, where they lined up on their knees with their heads on the floor facing the wall. The statewide drill is part of a broader effort to urge people

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Posted on 4 March 2015 | 7:51 pm

Being prepared is key to surviving tornadoes – WHIO


WHIO

Being prepared is key to surviving tornadoes
WHIO
In May 2014 an EF-3 tornado tore through farm fields in Cedarville, destroying two neighboring homes. According to the National Weather Service, winds peaked around 145 mph. Although extreme, this is not the strongest or largest tornado experienced in …
Large Tornadoes Are More Likely to Our WestWSPA.com
Severe weather may be on its way; be preparedGrant Tribune Sentinel
National Weather Service gives tips to storm spottersChickasha Express Star
Great Bend Tribune -KRCG -The Marysville Advocate
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Posted on 4 March 2015 | 3:41 pm

Jackson resident remembers Candlestick Park tornado – WAPT Jackson


WAPT Jackson

Jackson resident remembers Candlestick Park tornado
WAPT Jackson
"When those tornado warnings come out, take them seriously. Listen to what's being told to you. Don't venture out if you don't have to. Stay at home, especially if you have children. You don't want to put your child's life at risk," Pittman said

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 8:58 pm

Tornado siren test will blare Friday morning – Columbus Dispatch


Columbus Dispatch

Tornado siren test will blare Friday morning
Columbus Dispatch
A statewide tornado drill has been postponed because of the potential for actual severe weather in some parts of Ohio on Wednesday morning, when the drill was originally planned. Instead, Franklin County tornado sirens are to sound on Friday morning.

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 11:53 am

Does Kansas have a ‘mini Tornado Alley’? – Kansas.com


Kansas.com

Does Kansas have a 'mini Tornado Alley'?
Kansas.com
Speaking at the national storm chasers' convention in Denver last month, Greg Forbes, severe weather expert at the Weather Channel, said tornado hot spots in Colorado, Arkansas and Georgia all had one feature in common: They were on the edge of terrain …
Officials fear Kansas is complacent about tornado seasonLawrence Journal World
2014 Kansas tornado factsKSN-TV
Tornado Alley may be busy again after quiet 2014Kansas City Business Journal (blog)
KMBC Kansas City
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Posted on 2 March 2015 | 8:31 pm

SPC Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Watches

SPC – No watches are valid as of Thu Feb 26 07:02:01 UTC 2015

No watches are valid as of Thu Feb 26 07:02:01 UTC 2015.

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 7:01 am