When thinking tornado chasing, it’s mainly the heart of the southern and central Plains that gets the most notice. But if those are the only places you visit, you’re missing out on a lot.
The tornado drought of March 2015 came to an end with a fatal tornado in northeast Oklahoma and another hit to Moore.
In just a few days at the end of April, we nearly doubled the 2014 tornado count. The outbreak peaked in a region ravaged y tornadoes almost three years ago to the date. And now it’s May, which means we’re watching the next tornado threat as well.
Following a historically quiet start to the tornado season, the rubber band snapped and days of deadly tornadoes have been unleashed across the southern United States.
After hurricane Isaac made landfall across southern Louisiana late Tuesday August 28 and into early Wednesday, August 29, tornado warnings were seemingly up throughout most of the day that followed. Not a surprise, as tropical systems usually produce tornadoes, particularly those that make landfall across
The latest trends with Isaac are generally westward from previous outlooks, and the threat shifts a bit with that movement.
As seen in the quick-wrap of February tornado statistics, 435 people were killed by 1,441 tornadoes from 1950-2010. Additionally, an examination of the major Mississippi Valley Tornado Outbreak showed that over 1/4 of deaths occurred in just two days of February. Other top years all
Nineteen tornadoes struck from Texas to Ohio and North Carolina on February 21-22, 1971. The greatest concentration of them was in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, and especially Mississippi. The outbreak was responsible for 123 deaths and nearly 1,600 injuries. This event (with 121 of the deaths
There have been 38 tornadoes in the United States on Valentine’s Day (February 14) since modern records began in 1950. 11 states have seen tornadoes on Valentine’s Day: Mississippi (9), Arkansas (5), Idaho (5), Georgia (3), Oklahoma (3), Texas (3), California (2), Louisiana (2), Missouri