Tag: Tornado

EF5 Tornado Simulation

Fascinating to watch this very detailed simulation of an EF5 tornado. via Leigh Orf’s YouTube Channel “Orf, Wilhelmson, Wicker, Lee and Finley (2014). Talk 3B.3 at the Severe Local Storms Conference, November 3, 2014, Madison.”

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Breathtaking Photos of Tornadoes & Supercells

Attention #tornado geeks: awesome photos via@wired: Awe-Inspiring Skies, Captured by an Extreme Storm Chaser http://t.co/IV09CrS789 — Carol LeBlanc (@spunkycarol) January 15, 2014

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3 Veteran Storm Chasers/Researchers Killed by OK Tornado

“He looked at tornadoes not for the spotlight of TV but for the scientific aspect. At the end of the day, he wanted to save lives and he gave the ultimate sacrifice for that,” Jim Samaras said. via News From

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Multi-State Radar Time Lapse of Derecho

via akrherz’s YouTube Channel “Timelapse of closest NEXRAD base reflectivity of the 29 June 2012 derecho. The timelapse moves from Davenport, Iowa to Richmond, Virginia over 14 hours.”

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Tornado Alley at Smithsonian’s Samuel C. Johnson IMAX

August 2011

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Tornado tosses trailers through air like toys

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3D Radar Rendering of Tuscaloosa Tornado

A 3D radar rendering of the April 27, 2011 tornado that hit Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Interesting view of the data! via The Weather Channel’s Stu Ostro, Senior Meteorologist Twitter @stuostro  

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UNBELIEVABLE Hail Storm

Baseball size hail captured on video.  The water in the pool looks like it’s boiling! The video was shot on 16 May 2010 in Oklahoma City. Surreal!

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Video of Storm Chaser Timmer Inside a Tornado

As the new season of the Discovery Channel’s “Storm Chasers” gets underway October 18, here’s a warm-up clip of Reed Timmer finding himself INSIDE a tornado:

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March 17 is Virginia Tornado Drill Day

Virginia Department of Emergency Management

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