Helping foster children, the latest tornado research and “Tomorrowland”
The Fort Leonard Wood Army Base in Missouri wrapped-up a three day exercise, but not for just any type of war exercise.
From their new home built on the same foundation as the one destroyed by the Joplin tornado, the Maher family shares their story about the storm that hit four years ago today.
NASA’s Gene Kranz, Holly Bailey on the Moore tornado and the Great Race of Alternative Transportation
Donations of clothing, shoes, household items and thousands of dollars are pouring in to help the tiny northern Illinois community of Fairdale, Ill.
Two Northern Illinois counties have been declared disaster areas by Governor Bruce Rauner after surveying damage from two tornadoes.
Emergency crews are searching homes and other structures in a northern Illinois town to make sure nobody is trapped rubble left by Thursday’s deadly tornado.
Another day of warmth Thursday, mixed in with humidity, instability, an approaching front and the jet stream, would contribute to steadily worsening weather. “By Thursday, it looks like all those ingredients come together. … You can really blow up some big storms.”
“The potential is there,” says National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jim Kramper. A Joplin-sized tornado “could easily occur right across the Metro-area. If those conditions come together here, it could happen.”
A cold front approaching Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri is expected to bring hail, strong winds and the possibility of tornadoes to the region less than a week after meteorologists reported no tornadoes in the United States thus far in March.