Tornadoes: Page: 2

This is page 2 of the Tornadoes posts on Science, Space & Robots.


NWS Upgrades Joplin, MO Tornado to EF-5, Aerial Tour of Damage
The National Weather Service reports that a new storm survey found that the devastating Joplin, MO tornado on May 22 was an EF-5 with winds over 200 miles per hour. (May 24, 2011)

2011 Tornado Season Already One of Ten Deadliest in U.S. History
This has been a very bad tornado year in the U. (May 23, 2011)

2011 Tornado Reports and Fatalities Trending Way Above Average in U.S.
The number of tornadoes in the U. (May 5, 2011)

Video: Tornado Rips Roof Off Shopping Mall in Auckland, New Zealand
A tornado damaged a shopping mall in Auckland, New Zealand. (May 3, 2011)

Amateur Storm Chasers Recorded Amazing Footage of Monster Tuscaloosa Tornado
Nate Hughett, 22, and Ryne Chandler, 25, chased the monster mile-wide tornado Wednesday, April 27, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (April 30, 2011)

TRMM Satellite Shows Wednesday's Violent Storms Reached Heights of Over 10.6 Miles
TRMM, a satellite managed by both NASA and the Japanese Space Agency, flew over severe thunderstorms that were spawning tornadoes over the eastern United States on 28 April 2011 at 0652 UTC (2:52 AM EDT). (April 28, 2011)

Guys Record Video of Brooklyn Tornado
Here is some footage from a couple guys who were in their apartment when the Brooklyn tornado went over them. (September 17, 2010)

2008 Tornado Tally Off to a Fast Start
The graph above shows the number of tornadoes for this year compared to recent years and to the ten-year average. (March 11, 2008)

Deadly Super Tuesday Tornado Outbreak
A rare string of powerful February tornadoes killed dozens of people and destroyed homes and businesses in the Mid-South. (February 8, 2008)

New Satellite Imagery of Greensburg, Kansas EF5 Tornado
The devastation caused by the powerful EF5 tornado that hit Greensburg, Kansas has now been captured on satellite images. (May 10, 2007)

Indiana Tornado Was a Strong F3
The killer tornado that killed over twenty people in Southern Indiana was a very large strong F3 tornado. (November 8, 2005)

Killer Tornado Strikes Southern Indiana
A powerful tornado has caused extensive damage and killed at least 11 people in Southern Indiana and Kentucky according to a CNN news story. (November 6, 2005)

Rita Becomes a Major Tornado Threat
Rita has been downgraded to a tropical depression and has moved away from the Texas and Louisiana coast. (September 25, 2005)

Powerful Tornado Hits the UK
A tornado with winds of at least 130mph has hit the city of Birmingham in the UK damaging homes and tossing cars. (July 29, 2005)

Tornadoes Also Come From Line Storms
A new study has found that more tornadoes may originate in long line storms than previously thought. (April 5, 2005)