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28 November 2012

Midwest Style Tornado Hits Southern Italy

\ The storm that flooded St. Mark’s Square in Venice with a meter of water today also produced a tornado. A real Great Plains style tornado at that. Here is an image from the Meteosat showing the storm. If the budget cuts do not get it, the U.S. will have an ultra modern weather satellite like this in a few years. The upper level charts show a negative tilted deep …

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7 September 2012

Severe Storms Threaten College Football Saturday In The Northeast (updated)

There is a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms, with a few tornadoes, over the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states beginning Saturday afternoon. A moderate risk is a big deal anytime, but this event will happen on a busy Saturday with hundreds of thousands of people in college football stadiums across the region. The timing could not be worse either. As it looks now, the line of severe storms will be moving into the …

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27 April 2012

The Future Is Coming Soon- GOES R

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15 April 2012

Update: (Now 5) Dead As Midnight Twister Hits Woodward, Oklahoma

The Woodward news paper posted the video of the tornado lit by lightning as it passed into Woodward. A former firefighter who works for KWTV (in Okla. City) as a storm tracker, followed the storm into town.  His coverage was among the most riveting and chilling I’ve heard in such a situation. (Woodward is in far NW Oklahoma, and I passed through the city in January coming back from a …

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13 April 2012

Tornado Outbreak In Oklahoma Saturday? SPC issues rare “High Risk” two days out.

High risk outlooks from the Storm prediction Center are rare, but the issuance of one two days out is extremely rare and this evening SPC did just that. The advancements in forecasting over the last 15 years have been amazing and high risk outlooks are bad news for those covered by them. They mean a major outbreak of deadly tornadoes is very possible. Those of you from Oklahoma City to …

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4 April 2012

Hot Spring Turns Stormy- Tornadoes Hit North Texas

Some video of the tornadoes that danced across North Texas today. Lots of damage but so far the injuries seem to be minor. That may change as search and rescue crews get to the hardest hit areas. Some videos from folks in Texas who witnessed the event. Some amazing video from the TWC below showing what winds over 150 mph can do.. and another from North Texas… The warm oceans …

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