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Severe Weather in Ohio, Illinois, Michigan

by Rory Groves        June 6, 2010  |  4:45 pm  |  Category: Latest News

CNN -- "Seven people were killed in Ohio as severe thunderstorms and tornadoes raked the Midwest on Saturday and early Sunday, authorities said... The town of Streator looks "like a war zone," Mayor Jimmie Lansford said. A total of 50 people were triaged, and 17 were transferred to hospitals and later released, he said.

"The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday the tornado was an F2, with winds between 113 and 157 mph. Officials report about 30 homes damaged, including three destroyed on the south side of Streator."





Tornado Tracking in Weather Defender Pt. 1

by Rory Groves        May 24, 2010  |  2:23 pm  |  Category: Tips & Tricks

In our first tutorial on Tornado Tracking, we'll get you up to speed on the basic tornado tracking features in Weather Defender, including:

  • Tornado Watch & Warning Polygons
  • Severe Weather Bulletins
  • Wall Clouds & Mesocyclones
  • Tornado Vortex Signatures


VIDEO: Multi-Vortex Tornado at Wakita, OK

by Rory Groves        May 11, 2010  |  9:17 am  |  Category: Latest News

Storm Chaser Scott Weberpal of Weather Paparazzi/BNVN captured this footage yesterday of a strong multi-vortex tornado near Wakita, Oklahoma on Monday, May 10, 2010.

Two people were reported killed by the violent storms that hit the southern plains yesterday.


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