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Tuesday January 27th 2015

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Pontotoc County schools to get tornado shelters – WMC Action News 5


Pontotoc County schools to get tornado shelters
WMC Action News 5
PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved funding for two tornado shelters at schools in north and south Pontotoc County. Pontotoc County Emergency Management Director Rickey Jaggers tells The Pontotoc …

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 9:10 pm

Ex-Leader of County Hit by Tornado Gets 7 Years in Prison – ABC News


WKYT

Ex-Leader of County Hit by Tornado Gets 7 Years in Prison
ABC News
The former top official of a tornado-ravaged Kentucky county was sentenced to seven-plus years in prison Tuesday for raking in more than $100,000 in a kickback scheme that continued even as his constituents struggled to rebuild from the deadly storm.
Ex-leader of county hit by deadly tornado sentenced to more than 7 years in Fox News
Judge-Executive Tim Conley pleaded guilty in August to a fraud charge WSAZ-TV

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 7:48 pm

Tornado-ravaged auction house reopens in Pearl – Mississippi News Now


Tornado-ravaged auction house reopens in Pearl
Mississippi News Now
The business was badly damaged by a tornado on April 28, forcing it to operate out of a tent until the building could be repaired. Mid-South Auction was one of many businesses damaged or destroyed when tornadoes touched down in several Mississippi …
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held at Business Damaged by April 2014 TornadoWJTV

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 7:08 pm

Judge-executive in county hit by tornado being sentenced – WKYT


WKYT

Judge-executive in county hit by tornado being sentenced
WKYT
(AP) – Morgan County's judge-executive goes before a federal judge Tuesday for sentencing in a corruption case that prosecutors say continued as the Appalachian area struggled to rebuild from a deadly tornado. Judge-Executive Tim Conley pleaded guilty …

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 10:50 am

OKC Broadcasters Shill For Lotto, Your Family Not Dying From Tornadoes – Deadspin


OKC Broadcasters Shill For Lotto, Your Family Not Dying From Tornadoes
Deadspin
But, my very strong belief in this matter is that, if you live in Oklahoma, probably you should not be leaving your tornado preparedness up to the fickle hands and long odds of lottery drawings. Try putting a positive spin on that, when there's a god

Posted on 27 January 2015 | 3:13 am

After Joplin tornado, schools work to supply safe rooms – Columbia Missourian


After Joplin tornado, schools work to supply safe rooms
Columbia Missourian
JOPLIN — Since a tornado devastated Joplin in 2011, more than $100 million has been spent by school districts in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas to provide safe rooms for students, staff and patrons during severe weather, according to a …

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Posted on 27 January 2015 | 1:29 am

Sugar Land contractor vanishes from tornado-stricken town – Chron.com


Joplin Globe

Sugar Land contractor vanishes from tornado-stricken town
Chron.com
JOPLIN, Mo. — A Texas-based contractor hired to lead Joplin's recovery from the 2011 tornado apparently has left the city without notice. The Joplin Globe reports that Wallace Bajjali Development Partners is no longer operating out of its offices in
Amarillo fires Texas contractor that vanished from tornado-recovery job in Daily Journal
Joplin officials unsure of status of contractor who's been leading tornado The Republic
Joplin Master Developer Abruptly ResignsOzarksFirst.com
Joplin Globe -Houston Business Journal
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 11:33 pm

Tornado destroys home in Myakka – WWSB ABC 7


WWSB ABC 7

Tornado destroys home in Myakka
WWSB ABC 7
They didn't know it at the time — but what they heard was a tornado, touching down only feet from their home, ripping up their camper and removing it from the place it used to sit, right here. The national weather service issued a tornado warning at 3

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 11:44 pm

Small tornado destroys camper at Myakka State Forest – NBC2 News


WWSB ABC 7

Small tornado destroys camper at Myakka State Forest
NBC2 News
The National Weather Service confirms an EF-0 tornado briefly touched down at the Myakka State Forest. The small tornado ripped one family's camper apart. That family spent the day digging through the rubble. “All of the sudden you hear what sounded
Tornado touches down in Sarasota CountyWink News
Tornado destroys home near EnglewoodWWSB ABC 7
Tornado touches down in Myakka parkBradenton Herald

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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 10:43 pm

Tornado hits near Englewood early Saturday a.m. – WWSB ABC 7


WWSB ABC 7

Tornado hits near Englewood early Saturday a.m.
WWSB ABC 7
SARASOTA,Fla. – The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Saturday as a strong cell made it's way through S. Sarasota County. According to the storm report from the NWS there was some damage to a Ranger station …

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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 7:59 pm

SPC Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Watches

SPC – No watches are valid as of Sun Jan 4 22:10:01 UTC 2015

No watches are valid as of Sun Jan 4 22:10:01 UTC 2015.

Posted on 4 January 2015 | 10:09 pm