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Moore, Oklahoma Passes New Tornado-Resistant Building Codes

Moore, Oklahoma Passes New Tornado-Resistant Building Codes

By Val Powell April 18, 2014

Some residents of Moore, Oklahoma are still in the process of rebuilding their homes from damages that were left by last year’s tornado. Buildings were reduced to rubble, cars were left crushed, and walls were what remained of the structures. …

Indiana Recovering from Tornado Damage Indiana Recovering from Tornado Damage

Indiana was one of several midwestern states hit by tornadoes Sunday, and Governor Mike Pence has taken a helicopter tour of Hoosier communities that were hardest hit by the severe weather. Wide swaths of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, …

Soldier Field Evacuated: Heavy Storm Hits Midwest Soldier Field Evacuated: Heavy Storm Hits Midwest

In an act of nature, another professional football game has been delayed due to the severe weather conditions, with Solider Field being evacuated during the game that was played on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Chicago. The weather has …

Washington Tornado Causes Damage, No One Injured Washington Tornado Causes Damage, No One Injured

After extensive review, the National Weather Service has confirmed that the wind damage imposed on Western Washington was the work of a vicious, rare tornado. Several industrial buildings and commercial structures south of Seattle were damaged. The ‘early winter storm’ …

Tornado Hits Ursuline College Early Saturday Morning Tornado Hits Ursuline College Early Saturday Morning

Early Saturday morning, a tornado touched down in northeast Ohio hitting Ursuline College. The tornado, which has been classified as an EF1, hit just northwest of the college at around 3:35 a.m. Saturday morning. It made it’s way across the …

Tara Reid: Sharknado Two?  Reid says “Why not?” Tara Reid: Sharknado Two? Reid says “Why not?”
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Tara Reid has played in over 41 different films since she started her career as a child actress, playing roles such as Sandy on Saved by the Bell: The New Class and Ashley on Days of our Lives. Her most …

McMinnville Tornado Confirmed In Oregon McMinnville Tornado Confirmed In Oregon

A small tornado swept through McMinnville, Oregon on Thursday, doing considerable damage to property and businesses. While tornadoes occur mostly in the midwest and southern states, occasionally one will pop up on the West Coast. Strong storms have been moving …

Tornado Survivor Killed: 5-Year Old Mauled Tornado Survivor Killed: 5-Year Old Mauled
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A 5-year old boy was killed on Sunday when the pet of a family friend attacked him, severely wounding his head and neck. The boy–whose name hasn’t been released yet–was staying with friends of his parents in Jessieville, Arkansas, while …

Oklahoma Tornado Officially the Widest Ever Recorded Oklahoma Tornado Officially the Widest Ever Recorded

The tornado that hit just outside of El Reno, Oklahoma on May 31 is officially the widest tornado ever recorded in U.S. history. The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) today declared that the tornado was 2.6 miles wide at its …

Google Maps Shows Before/After Moore Tornado Imagery Google Maps Shows Before/After Moore Tornado Imagery

Google has a crisis response map for those affected by the giant tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma. Included in that is imagery of the area from Google Maps. Google posted a before/after look at the area to its Google …

Dog Guards Owner’s Body After Tornado Dog Guards Owner’s Body After Tornado
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In a heart-wrenching story out of Oklahoma, a tiny black dog which was discovered alive among the wreckage was actually guarding the body of its owner, who had died in the F-5 stage tornado that leveled a good part of …

Oklahoma Tornado Captured by Fearless Guy Oklahoma Tornado Captured by Fearless Guy
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There have been a lot of incredible videos to come out of Monday’s massive tornado that hit the Moore, Oklahoma area. This fits the bill, but it comes with a twist. This guy filmed the tornado as it passed above …

Death Toll In Oklahoma Tornado Lowered Death Toll In Oklahoma Tornado Lowered

The estimated death toll for the giant tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma on Monday was drastically lowered today. While earlier reports had at least 51 people dead, including 20 children, the numbers have been revised to 24 confirmed dead, …

Wichita Kansas Weather Anchor Evacuates On-Air Wichita Kansas Weather Anchor Evacuates On-Air

While the Moore, Oklahoma tornado is dominating the news cycle–rightfully so–it’s easy to forget about the weather damage that occurred on Sunday in Wichita, Kansas. While the devastation pales in comparison, the fact is, when a “massive” tornado hits, it’s …

Elderly Woman Finds Dog in OK Tornado Rubble Elderly Woman Finds Dog in OK Tornado Rubble
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The situation is still fluid outside the Oklahoma City area, after a massive tornado ripped through the town of Moore leaving a path of destruction that rivals any storm in recent memory. As of Tuesday morning, reports indicate that dozens …

Incredible Video Of The Oklahoma Tornado Forming Incredible Video Of The Oklahoma Tornado Forming

There has been a lot of terrifying imagery of the tornado that terrorized the Oklahoma City area on Monday, but this incredible video shows the formation of the storm in Newcastle, OK. “The birth of the May 20, 2013 tornado …

Oklahoma Tornado Photos Are All Over Reddit Oklahoma Tornado Photos Are All Over Reddit
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A tornado, which reached an estimated width of two miles at one point, ripped through Oklahoma on Monday afternoon, leaving at least 51 people (including at least 20 children) dead, and an enormous path of destruction in its wake. On …