Minnesota’s State Emergency Director is advising preparedness in Minnesota after Oklahoma’s tornado.
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.”
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 […]
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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.
Here’s a gallery of viewer-submitted photos documenting severe weather — thunderstorms, hail, heavy rain, tornadoes — in the warm months of 2013.
Iowa is about to tie a state record for the longest stretch without a reported tornado.
Wisconsin has postponed a statewide tornado drill because of the threat of severe weather.
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.
The National Weather Service says a tornado warning issued Monday was meant to be a test.
Residents in parts of the Twin Cities woke up to down power lines and trees, which littered parts of the east metro.
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.
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.
Thunderstorms Sunday night damaged barns, blew out power and brought golf-ball sized hail in southern Minnesota.
The cleanup has already started in Wisconsin from storms that packed heavy rain, high wind and even a tornado.