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Damaging Friday storms in SD packed 2 tornadoes

June 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN (AP) Storms that caused widespread damage and power outages across central and northeastern South Dakota last Friday packed straight-line winds exceeding 80 mph and at least two tornadoes, the National Weather Service says. Continue Reading

3 tornadoes touch down across southwest North Dakota

June 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The National Weather Service confirmed three tornadoes touching down across southwest North Dakota on Monday evening, none of which caused major damage. Continue Reading

3 tornadoes touch down across southwest North Dakota

June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The National Weather Service confirmed three tornadoes touching down across southwest North Dakota on Monday evening, none of which caused major damage. Continue Reading

More tornadoes from global warming?

May 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

A deadly tornado hit suburban Oklahoma City on Monday. A quick look at some basic facts:
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1 dead as vast storm rakes South, Midwest

January 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) A large storm system packing high winds, hail and several possible tornadoes tore across a wide swath of the South and Midwest on Wednesday, killing one person, blacking out power to thousands and damaging homes.
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Not a typical tornado summer

August 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Tornadoes typically are linked to heat. And this summer has had above-average temperatures.
So, where are all the tornadoes? Continue Reading

Many in Tornado Alley still rely on warning sirens

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

For many parts of Tornado Alley, storm sirens remain so ubiquitous that one official says the pole they sit on could almost be called the state tree of Kansas. Continue Reading

Officials: Current siren setup is most effective

May 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell alarm only sounds for tornadoes after some changes over the years. Continue Reading

‘Safe room’ tornado shelters booming across the United States

April 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Manufacturers can barely keep up with demand, and some states are offering grants and other financial incentives to help pay for the added protection and peace of mind.
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Storms, tornadoes cause damage in west-central Minnesota

April 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Thunderstorms and tornadoes caused damage Saturday afternoon in west-central Minnesota, the National Weather Service reported.
No injuries were reported. Continue Reading