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Sawbucked to Death

These days, the only thing harder than making money is hanging onto it. Easier to protect dandelion fuzz in a tornado. Everywhere you go, everyone wants a taste. Their only job is to get a grip on your money. And some of these folks are pretty darn good at their jobs. Solicitations. Show More Summary

Historic Weather Maps: Tornado Outbreak of April 18, 1880

14 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

This was a weather map drawn back on April 18, 1880, showing the weather at 1AM Eastern for every weather station in the United States. Less than 24 hours later, dozens of tornadoes would tear across the central United States, killing over 100 people. Read more...

Moore, Oklahoma Hit With Theft, Tornadoes and Sex Crimes

The city of Moore, Oklahoma has had it’s share of bad press over the past few days. You may remember this sprawling metropolis, Oklahoma’s seventh largest city, from the EF5 tornado that ransacked it and the neighboring city of Newcastle, leaving a 1.3 mile wide path of destruction over 17 miles long. While the grief

Viewers Taken By Storm By Jam-Packed 'Tornado Week' on The Weather Channel April 28 – May 4

The Weather Channel® crew wondered if they would survive. They were tracking a tornado in El Reno when it turned unexpectedly and headed for their vehicle in a life-and-death moment.

Tornadoes Are 100x More Likely Than We Thought, But That's Good News

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

New research suggests that tornado outbreaks aren't independent of each other, which in turn means they're a staggering 100 times more likely than we thought—but that stormy grey cloud may just have a silver lining. Read more...

Morning Reads — Disturbing News

Not all of you payed homage/properly felicitated  me yesterday. To make up for it get my Paypal address from Charlie. Texas Tornados appreciation series continues with “Soy de San Luis.” APS gets a new superintendent.  New York Times says Georgia is now a Republican-leaning state.  My prediction: Deal wins by 10, Nunn loses by at least […]

Severe Weather Season: Franchises That Help Cleanup And Restore

Bulbous perennials…also known as daffodils, aren’t the only things that pop-up in the Spring. Severe weather season starts ramping up in April. Severe thunderstorms can bring with them, tornadoes, damaging hail, flash floods, and lightning strikes. Show More Summary

6 most absurd things the Christian right has blamed on gays

Evangelicals point to homosexuality as a cause for everything from autism to tornadoes -- and they're getting worse

A small paper scores an open-records win in a recovering city

KANSAS CITY -- Voters in Joplin, MO, the small Midwestern city still recovering from a 2011 tornado, went to the polls earlier this week, and a council member who's been at the center of a local controversy won re-election to his seat. But before that, The Joplin Globe scored a victory of a different sort: The paper secured a court...

The U.S. Gets More Tornadoes Than Anywhere Else In The World. But Why?

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Though tornadoes have touched down in almost every country in the world, the greatest number of tornadoes shows up in the United States. And this isn't just coincidence, — there's a scientific explanation for why it happens. Read more...


MAYBE THIS IS WHY TRAILER PARKS, WHICH TEND TO BE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN, SEEM TO BE TORNADO MAGNETS: Landscape ‘transition zones’ may influence where tornadoes strike. “Areas where landscape shifts from urban to rural or forest to farmland may have a higher likelihood of severe weather and tornado touchdowns, a Purdue University study [...]

This Poor Texas Woman Has No Idea What To Do About Her Broken Windows

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A line of storms and tornados barreled through Texas last week, wreaking havoc in its path, and destroying homes. But the worst damage was not to the tree branches that fell down, or the walls turned to rubble. It was to the shattered windows of this Texas woman's car, and her shattered sense of self. Read more...

It's Tornado Season! Ask An Atmospheric Scientist All Your Questions

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Harold Brooks is an atmospheric scientist specializing in tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. He's here today to answer our questions about tornadoes, climate change and extreme weather patterns, and the kick-off of twister season! Read more...

Watch an Oklahoma mob run the Westboro Baptist Church out of town

After tragedy struck in the form of a tornado, locals were in no mood for this nonsense.

Phelps clan run out of Moore, Oklahoma for saying God intentionally sent tornado that killed 9 kids

Westboro Baptist says America has been too pro-gay, so they protested the school that lost 9 kids last year.


At least 13 people have been injured after a tornado tore through two Eastern Carolina counties.  

Westboro Baptist Church Protesters Were Hilariously Chased Away From Picketing A School By An Angry Mob

Westboro Baptist Church members showed up outside of Central Junior High in Moore, Oklahoma on Sunday, where nearby Plaza Towers Elementary students have been housed since a deadly tornado last year destroyed the elementary school, killing several students. Westboro claims, per usual, that God sent that tornado as retribution against Moore because gay people something something.

GET A WEATHER RADIO! (Sorry for Shouting)

last weekVehicles / RVs : RV.NET Blog

It’s that time of year again. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and tornadoes are violently spinning past (and sometimes through) campgrounds. That’s why we carry a Midland WR300 weather radio ( Every year severe weather claims the lives of innocent people. What can you do about it? GET A WEATHER RADIO! (Sorry for shouting.) A [...]

Westboro Haters Flee 2,000 Counter-Protesters

Thousands of people in Moore, Okla., came out in the cold and rain, to counter-protest the Westboro Baptist Church, the hate group that was scheduled to picket a school where children died in last year's horrific tornadoes. Their allotted time was 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. Show More Summary

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