Despite a near-normal heart of tornado season in 2015, it’s become another year remembered for its lack of activity.
You might expect a volley of violent tornadoes in the Plains or the South, but not in Pennsylvania and surrounds. This event stands out for the country as a whole, and was truly exceptional for where it occurred.
The EF4 that hit northern Illinois was one of the strongest in the region in decades. Is there more tornado fury ahead?
On April 11, 1965, and over a time span of approximately 12 hours, one of the most infamous tornado events in United States history took place.
On June 16, 2014 a family of tornadoes dropped from a parent supercell moving over northeast Nebraska.
Nebraska has been in the news a lot lately. Something of a twister apocalypse? Well, not entirely.
On March 18, 1925 a dark “smokey fog” touched down approximately three miles northwest of Ellington, Missouri. It would become known as the Tri-State Tornado. By all accounts, it was a monster.
A major “second season” tornado outbreak struck parts of the Midwest, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys on Sunday.
This year’s chasecation lining up with the most active time of year plus a lengthy spell of catching up at home afterwards left a lot of activity not discussed here. Take a quick look back through maps by week.
We came up against a large tornado on May 28 in Kansas. It didn’t move much either.
The Joplin tornado will forever be burned into our memories. We look at how it happened and what it did.
One the worst tornadoes in U.S. history hit Waco in 1953. The Texas Collection at Baylor University has a fascinating image gallery of the event.