This summer will mark my 10-year anniversary of moving to Houston. I don't miss Oklahoma often, but the last two days have been particularly hard. I've been glued to the Internet and NPR, absorbing the news with an emotion that can only be described as helplessness.
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It's tough not to think about weather after the devastating tornadoes that hit Oklahoma the last two days. The probably F-5 tornado that struck Moore just south of Oklahoma City could be one of the largest on record, an incredible two miles wide at its peak. Tornadoes are certainly nature's most ins ... More >>
"It's already here! - Twister
Overnight in north Texas, a rash of tornadoes killed at least six people and injured many more. There could be another outbreak of twisters tonight as dry, cool air from the north slams into warm Gulf air over Texas. It's unfortunately a common occurrence for an area l ... More >>
A potential tornado appears to have touched down outside Willis earlier this afternoon. Following a tornado warning issued around 1:30 p.m., Texas Storm Chasers Tweeted a photo that shows a nearby storm cycle, with an "interesting feature" touching the ground.
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Click 2 Houston is passing on a weather report warning of possible funnel clouds this morning in Fort Bend County.
The report says that rapidly developing thunderstorms coupled with "a very buoyant atmosphere" will lead to funnel clouds.
Their report follows:
If you saw the dramatic footage out of North Texas Tuesday, hopefully from the safety of your living room or gathered around a TV at work, you know that weather events like those tornadoes can make pretty compelling television. And someone has to head straight into those storms to film all that vide ... More >>
As has been mentioned by weather forecasters in recent days, some pretty rough weather is passing through Houston this morning as part of a cold front. The storms are spanning high winds, torrential rain (some areas could receive up to five inches), flash flooding and potential tornadoes.
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Like most people who use the monolithic search engine, I find it funny when Google tries to auto-complete our search requests, but I don't always pay attention. Let's face it, Google's system is so damn fast, I barely even noticed when "where can I find" added "tranny hookers" to the end of the sear ... More >>
groovehouseAll-You-Can-Eat crawfish for a cause.The string of tornados that tore across the Southern states on April 27, 2011 inflicted damage comparable to a category-five hurricane. It killed more 300 people and left thousands more homeless. The impact was especially severe in Tuscaloosa, a ... More >>
Rick Perry, setting new standardsMore than 300 people have died and entire neighborhoods have been wiped off the map across the south because of massive tornadoes, and Governor Rick Perry has one question for President Obama: "Why are you taking care of Alabama and other states?"
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myspace.com/burningwindsorTouring bands generally have to cope with enough grief on the road without worrying about something swooping down on them out of the sky, be it a whopping tornado or errant oversized bird. But both of those things managed to happen last weekend.
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The South Florida Sun-Sentinel has a story up today about how the National Weather Service plans to offer guidelines on changing the warnings it gives for hurricanes and tornadoes, because not enough people are paying attention to them.Reports the paper:"It's not necessarily an overhaul. It's just b ... More >>