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A storm chase on June 19 1980 in Oklahoma This picture appeared

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A storm chase on June 19, 1980. This picture appeared in National Geographic Magazine

A storm chase on June 19, 1980. This picture appeared in National Geographic Magazine

There's a Storm Chaser Traffic Jam in Tornado Alley. The 3 times I've chased in Oklahoma I wasn't too worried about the actual tornadoes, but rather the ...

INTENSE, close-range tornado lofts COWS into the air, damages homes northwest of Cheyenne, WY

Supercell - often associated with violent weather. Image ID: nssl0109, NOAA's National Severe

The winds of some tornadoes have been estimated to exceed 300 mph. (Photo courtesy

It appeared to make ground contact for around a minute or so.

The probability of at least one tornado occurring somewhere in the U.S. on a given day, based on tornado reports since 1980. Click to enlarge.

Tornadoes approach Pilger, Neb. on June 16, 2014. (Silver Lining Tours

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A tornado near Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1999. The funnel is the thin tube reaching from the cloud to the ground. The lower part of this tornado is surrounded by ...

View of Jarrell, TX, tornado early in its life cycle, 5/27

As dawn breaks, storm clouds roll in over a devastated neighborhood in Moore on May

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Violent EF5 tornado on May 20 as it was approaching Moore, Oklahoma.

The Chronicles of Oklahoma

Image Logo for The Online Tornado FAQ

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... possible storm chasing tomorrow. 2011_05_17A

13. Seven Tornadoes Hit One Town on One Night

John Truden annotates this newspaper story, translated by Levi Wilkins, and places the events in the context of pre-1892 Land Run western Oklahoma.

Cover: First anticylonic tornado filmed by chaser Jim Leonard near Freedom, Oklahoma on June 6, 1975.

Former Creighton standout Nicky Lopez stars in Storm Chaser debut

Above: Close-up view of a home foundation in the Double Creek Estates subdivision of Jarrell. Note the plumbing pulled out of the concrete in the center of ...

Jon "Woody" Watson | Guide

Tornado reports across the U.S. through July 9, 2014. Click image to enlarge. Credit: NOAA

The 39 Strangest Weather Events I've Seen in My Lifetime | The Weather Channel

The 39 Strangest Weather Events I've Seen in My Lifetime | The Weather Channel

Former Royal Mike Sweeney sees MLB futures for Storm Chasers' Frank Schwindel, Ryan O

The 39 Strangest Weather Events I've Seen in My Lifetime | The Weather Channel

Tweet above from a chronology from Digital Meteorologist, which has more on Friday evening's tornado tragedy.

Lower parts of tornadoes also can assume the color of the dust and debris they are generating; for example, a tornado passing across dry fields ...

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1996 - The Other Rewards of Storm Chasing by David Hoadley

A girl wraps herself in a blanket near the Moore Hospital on May 20. Photos: Photos: Deadly tornado hits Oklahoma

Check out the full intercept on Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers this fall!!"

Most waterspouts in the United States form in the Florida Keys area, although they may

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If it is a low-hanging cloud with no rotation, ...

... July 1980 ...

A young girl stands among the rubble outside Briarwood Elementary School on May 21. Photos: Photos: Deadly tornado hits Oklahoma

A fire official drives through the rubble of Moore Medical Center on May 20. Photos: Photos: Deadly tornado hits Oklahoma

Ron Riemersma | Guide

(Courtesy of Storm Prediction Center (NOAA/NWS/NCEP).)

The Big Texan

It is fascinating that the commentary for this first issue covers chaser etiquette. It's a theme that has become even more prominent in recent years.

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Remember when Clayton Kershaw was going to pitch against the Storm Chasers? Not anymore

A manufactured home was destroyed by an EF3 tornado that touched down in Lee County, Ala., on April 29, 2014, during one of the few notable outbreaks in a ...

Jake English, 12, cleans up retired school counselor Kay Taylor's. Photos: Photos: Deadly tornado hits Oklahoma

An example of a circulation along a gust front (sometimes called "gustnadoes") near Welch, Texas on 23 May 1982. In contrast to Fig.

[Many supercells never spawn a tornado!] Make an educated guess where the most favorable combination of ingredients will be and when; then draw the areas ...

Funnel funny

... Nebraska F4 tornado ...

If there is heavy precipitation behind the tornado, it may be dark gray, blue or even white, depending on where most of the daylight is coming from.

The largest 4-day totals (June 15-17) observed by National Weather Service volunteers in Minnesota include 8.08" in Bruno, 6.06” in Two Harbors, ...

July 5, 2011 A massive dust storm moves across the

Preliminary tornado reports for the U.S. through July 9, 2014. Click image to enlarge. Credit: NOAA

3. From Nearly 100 Degrees to Snow

The Weather Channel's car; the people in it are OK.

(Courtesy of Storm Prediction Center (NOAA/NWS/NCEP).)

(Courtesy of Storm Prediction Center (NOAA/NWS/NCEP).)

Tim Samaras's Twistex vehicle; all three occupants were killed.

(Courtesy of Storm Prediction Center (NOAA/NWS/NCEP).)

(Courtesy of National Climatic Data Center/NOAA.)

... chat about how chasing was in the early days. Feel free to correspond with Roger. He is at the Heritage Country Manor Nursing Home, 505 North FM 1417, ...

(Courtesy of National Climatic Data Center/NOAA.)

The 39 Strangest Weather Events I've Seen in My Lifetime | The Weather Channel

(Courtesy of Storm Prediction Center (NOAA/NWS/NCEP).)

Tornado Debris 200 Miles Away

... Storm chase parties -- mostly hot air, January 1993 ...

Monsoon storm July 9

"We Just Drove Straight to the Storm". CU Boulder Flies Drones in Supercell Storms. You could definitely see this coming!

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(Courtesy of National Climatic Data Center/NOAA.)

Yes, there is an adrenaline-rush when you do see a tornado - hopefully from a safe distance. NEWSWEEK.com explains: "...The real dangers of storm chasing ...

(Courtesy of Storm Prediction Center (NOAA/NWS/NCEP).)

Jen Jones describes the dramatic process by which Oklahoma obtained the iconic Mother Road.

The 39 Strangest Weather Events I've Seen in My Lifetime | The Weather Channel

Damage path of the Altus tornado and Figure 5. Detailed tornado damage path through Friendship

(Courtesy of National Climatic Data Center/NOAA.)

(Courtesy of Storm Prediction Center (NOAA/NWS/NCEP).)

Photo by Marcia Perez

30. The Heaviest Rainstorm on Earth

... are often silhouetted in front of a light source, such as brighter skies west of the thunderstorm. If there is heavy precipitation behind the tornado, ...

Storm Chaser Killed In Oklahoma Collision With Wrong-Way Driver. MSNBC.com has more details on the tragic death of Andy Gabrielson on Saturday: "Highway ...

Bill Schuessler | Guide

Bob Smith | Guide