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Lower Michigan targeted for damaging wind, tornado potential this weekend – The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.com


Lower Michigan targeted for damaging wind, tornado potential this weekend
The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.com
So, too, is an isolated tornado. "Storms would likely roll in either as a line or multiple line segments, … ranging from about scattered to widespread," said Cort Scholten, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids. The best

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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:10 pm

Salvation Army grants announced for Joplin tornado recovery projects – Joplin Globe


Salvation Army grants announced for Joplin tornado recovery projects
Joplin Globe
Other grants announced included $441,000 to Catholic Charities, to continue home repairs for homeowners affected by the tornado; $350,000 to Rebuild Joplin, to help the group to complete work with homeowners needing additional in rebuilding and …

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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:08 pm

Group to build home in tornado-devastated town – GoDanRiver.com


Group to build home in tornado-devastated town
GoDanRiver.com
Local relief organization God's Pit Crew is in need of skilled labor volunteers to help build a home in a Mississippi town devastated by an April tornado. The Louisville, Mississippi, project is one of many the Danville-based relief organization has

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:57 pm

Tornado Sirens Malfunction, Disrupt Neighborhood – CBS Local


Tornado Sirens Malfunction, Disrupt Neighborhood
CBS Local
FORT WORTH (CBSFDW.COM) – Residents of the Meadowbrook neighborhood in East Fort Worth are fed up with tornado sirens that keep going off there. The warning system is on the fritz, causing false alarms and keeping people awake. The sirens kept …

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 12:02 pm

Tornado Season Peaking Earlier Than Ever – LiveScience.com


Tornado Season Peaking Earlier Than Ever
LiveScience.com
The busiest part of tornado season is happening up to two weeks earlier than it did 55 years ago, finds a new study on Tornado Alley, located in the heart of the central and southern U.S. Great Plains. Tornado Alley is known for its destructive

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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:33 am

Tornado aftermath: ‘It was like someone dropped a bomb on us’ – Petoskey News-Review


Tornado aftermath: 'It was like someone dropped a bomb on us'
Petoskey News-Review
Tornado aftermath: 'It was like someone dropped a bomb on us'. Photo by Chris EngleLarry Phillips sits next to his ruined deck. He and his wife were inside the home when the tornado passed directly overhead.

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 12:37 am

Tornado victim sues car dealership – WAVY-TV


Tornado victim sues car dealership
WAVY-TV
EDENTON, N.C. (WAVY) – A Chowan County woman who lost her home and child in a tornado this year has filed a lawsuit against a car dealership. According to the lawsuit, Alliance Nissan aired about 1,000 minute-long commercials on more than a dozen …
Mother who lost child says Elizabeth City dealership caused her to relive pain wtkr.com

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:14 am

Studies: Tornado seasons peaking earlier, becoming more volatile – Washington Post (blog)


Phys.Org

Studies: Tornado seasons peaking earlier, becoming more volatile
Washington Post (blog)
Tornado season is the U.S. is peaking earlier, with wilder swings from year to year, according to two recent studies. Residents of tornado alley should ready themselves for the height of tornado season to come up to weeks earlier than the past
Tornadoes occurring earlier in 'Tornado Alley'Phys.Org
Tornado Alley storm season starting and ending earlierEarthSky
Tornadoes coming earlier in 'Tornado Alley'The Daily Climate
Nature World News -Science World Report
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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 7:39 pm

Video: Molten hot tornado whips across Iceland lava field – Washington Post (blog)


Washington Post (blog)

Video: Molten hot tornado whips across Iceland lava field
Washington Post (blog)
What's more frightening than an explosion of molten hot lava? An explosion of molten hot lava whipped into the air by a tornado. For weeks now, the Holuhraun lava field in Iceland has put on a show as the Bardarbunga volcano began erupting on August 29.
A volcano tornado: It's a thingUSA TODAY
Naughty tornado Of Hot Gas Emerged From Burning Volcano Captured In CameraAngle Chronicle
Icelandic volcano spawns searing, kilometre-high toxic twisterThe Weather Network

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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 2:48 pm

Because Why Not: A Volcano Tornado (Video) – Slate Magazine (blog)


Because Why Not: A Volcano Tornado (Video)
Slate Magazine (blog)
Now technically these aren't tornadoes, even if they look like it. Tornadoes are when a funnel cloud is connected to the ground at its bottom and the base of a cumulonimbus cloud at its top. They form from the top down, dropping from the cloud base.

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 3:17 pm

SPC Tornado/Severe Thunderstorm Watches

SPC – No watches are valid as of Thu Sep 11 03:02:02 UTC 2014

No watches are valid as of Thu Sep 11 03:02:02 UTC 2014.

Posted on 11 September 2014 | 3:01 am