Tornado

Photo: PDS Storm Tours

Want to Take a “Stormcation”?

Are you fascinated by weather? Consider a “stormcation”. PDS Storm Tours will take you on a hunt for tornadoes and severe storms.

05/09/2014

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Photo Of Super-Rare Fire Tornado Sweeping The Web

Missouri’s suddenly getting a lot of attention after playing host to a Firenado.

05/08/2014

Steve Green

Tornado Hunter Wants to Walk into a Twister

It’s never been done before. Steve Green heads out this week to find a perfect storm for him to walk directly into.

05/06/2014

Heavy damage at McKnight and Spoon in University City after a tornado touched down on April 3, 2014. (Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

National Weather Service: Technology Hasn’t Caught Up with Tornadoes

It would be helpful to have a long-range forecast like we do with hurricanes and snowstorms, but the local National Weather Service office says they simply don’t have that capability at this time.

04/29/2014

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Tornadoes Kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

The most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital, killing at least 16 people.

04/28/2014

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Weekend Storms Rake Portions of Southern Illinois

The National Weather Service says more storms, including hail and damaging winds, are possible Monday for portions of Illinois.

04/28/2014

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25 People Injured in Southeast Kansas Tornado

One person died, but it was not clear whether the death was related to the storm.

04/28/2014

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Shelters Take in Pets While Homeowners Repair Storm Damage

The county animal shelter will be taking any pets whose owners homes are ruined and can’t bring a dog or cat to a hotel while repairs are completed.

04/04/2014

Trees were twisted and snapped in half after a tornado touched down in U City this morning. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

More Severe Weather On the Way

Tornadoes, heavy downpours and baseball sized hail could be headed our way, expected to roll in between 6 and 8 p.m.

04/03/2014

A tree was downed in University City after a tornado touched down. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Gov. Nixon Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Jay Nixon today declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe weather including heavy rain, hail, high winds, flooding and a tornado in University City.

04/03/2014

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