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Here are the latest posts about Tornadoes on Science, Space & Robots:

  • Tornado Threat from Hurricane Irma for Southeastern Florida
    There is an increasing tornado threat today from Hurricane Irma for Southeastern Florida. (September 9, 2017)

  • 360-Degree Video of Tornado Recorded in Colorado
    This 360-degree video of a close-range tornado was recorded neary Wray, Colorado. It was shared by AccuWeather. (May 23, 2016)

    Colorado Tornado Photograph Wins 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest
    A photograph of a Colorado tornado named DIRT has won the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest. It was taken by James Smart. (December 29, 2015)

    El Reno Tornado Was a Record 2.6 Miles Wide
    The El Reno tornado on May 31 was a record 2.6 miles wide with winds of 295 mph. The storm took the lives of three veteran storm chasers. (June 4, 2013)

    Moore Oklahoma Tornado Threw Debris 20,000 Feet Into the Air
    The monster tornado that hit Moore Oklahoma on March 20 threw debris into the air as high as 20,000 feet. (May 21, 2013)

    Large Tornado Destroys Buildings in Northern Italy
    Amateur photographers captured a large tornado on the ground in Northern Italy. 12 people were injured and hundreds of buildings were damaged. (May 5, 2013)

    Rare Tornado Hits New Zealand Suburb, Destroys 150 Homes
    A rare powerful tornado struck a suburb in west Auckland, New Zealand on Thursday. (December 7, 2012)

    Saturday's Colorado Mountain Tornado Was Second Highest Elevation Tornado Recorded in U.S. History
    A tornado that touched down in Colorado on July 28, 2012 was the second highest tornado recorded in U. (July 31, 2012)

    NASA Satellite Movie Shows Great Plains Tornado Outbreak from Space
    NASA has released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data showing the development and movement of the Great Plains tornado outbreak. (April 20, 2012)

    Severe Tornado Outbreak Expected This Weekend in U.S.
    A severe weather outbreak with dangerous life-threatening tornadoes is being forecast for this weekend in the U. (April 14, 2012)

    Report: National Weather Service Testing Catastrophic Tornado Warnings
    The very large, powerful and destructive tornadoes over the past several years are leading to the National Weather Service creating more ominous storm warnings for some of the more deadly tornadic storm systems. (April 4, 2012)

    Video: Tornadoes in Dallas-Forth Worth Area Toss Truck Trailers in the Air
    Tornadoes in the Dallas Forth-Worth region tossed truck trailers in the air like toys. (April 3, 2012)

    Widespread Tornado Watches Out for Tropical Storm Lee
    Tropical Storm Lee has weakened but remains a tropical storm with winds of 40 mph. (September 4, 2011)

    Joplin Fungus: Some Joplin Tornado Victims Suffering From Rare, Aggressive Fungal Infection
    At least five Joplin tornado victims are being treated for a rare, aggressive fungal infection. (June 11, 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)

    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)

    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)

    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)