Miami, Oklahoma was located just beyond the eastern end of Tornado Alley, as defined here. The little burgh had a history of tornado touchdowns, even though they were more rare there than any typical Kansas community. But the possibility of a tornado destroying our house was terrifying to me. And...
On the ground with Reuters photographer and storm chaser Gene Blevins, as he documents a spate of tornadoes that tore through parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa. Read Post
The Oklahoma City suburb of Moore "could probably lay claim to being the very center of Tornado Alley," says Alex Madrigal at The Atlantic, "an area roughly defined from north Texas to South Dakota, and west of the Mississippi river... Read Post