Tornado

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When Was The Last Extremely Powerful Tornado In MN?

It’s been more than 20 years since the last extremely powerful tornado hit Minnesota. It was in 1992 in the community of Chandler. The weather service estimated winds of 260 miles per hour. They rated it “F5.”

05/21/2013

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Oklahoma Tornado Video

There is some amazing video, horrifying stories and happy stories coming out of Moore, OK. Take a look at the video below and also check out this story of a woman pulled from the rubble […]

05/21/2013

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How You Can Help The Victims Of The Okla. Tornado

Help victims of the tornadoes in Oklahoma by donating $10 to the American Red Cross.

05/21/2013

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Oklahoma City Tornado Death Toll At 51, Rising

A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 37 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise. The storm laid waste to scores of buildings in Moore, south of the city. Block after block of the community lay in ruins.

05/20/2013

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Share Your Severe Weather Pictures!

Here’s a gallery of viewer-submitted photos documenting severe weather — thunderstorms, hail, heavy rain, tornadoes — in the warm months of 2013.

05/17/2013

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Iowa About To Tie State Record For No Tornadoes

Iowa is about to tie a state record for the longest stretch without a reported tornado.

05/14/2013

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Wis. Postpones Tornado Drill Due To Storm Threat

Wisconsin has postponed a statewide tornado drill because of the threat of severe weather.

04/17/2013

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Get Prepared During Severe Weather Awareness Week

Don’t be fooled if you hear tornado sirens around the Twin Cities metro this week. It’s time to get ready for when severe weather could strike.

04/17/2013

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Tornado Warning Inadvertently Sent To Wis. Cell Phones

The National Weather Service says a tornado warning issued Monday was meant to be a test.

03/04/2013

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NWS: 2 Tornadoes Touched Down In Overnight Storms

Residents in parts of the Twin Cities woke up to down power lines and trees, which littered parts of the east metro.

11/11/2012

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Reality Check: What Would Romney Do With FEMA?

Gov. Mitt Romney returned to the campaign trail today, but refrained again from criticizing President Obama in light of the disaster on the East Coast.

10/31/2012

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14 Months After Mpls Tornado, Homeowners Battle Allstate In Court

For Jenae and Travis Hutchins returning to what had been their home isn’t easy. For the schoolteacher and nurse, the excitement of maintaining their first home has suddenly changed into overwhelming anxiety and stress.

07/18/2012

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Minn. Storms Bring Tornado, Golf-Ball Sized Hail

Thunderstorms Sunday night damaged barns, blew out power and brought golf-ball sized hail in southern Minnesota.

06/18/2012

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Cleanup Under Way From Strong Wis. Storms

The cleanup has already started in Wisconsin from storms that packed heavy rain, high wind and even a tornado.

05/25/2012

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Hope, Hard Work Spearhead Rebuilding In Tornado’s Wake

Hope, hard work and being a tight-knit community have helped north Minneapolis rebuild, one year after a devastating tornado.

05/22/2012

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