A devastating tornado struck Moore, OK on May 20, 2013 – a date which will be etched in the memories of residents for years to come. The damage is still being assessed and the death toll is still rising. Photographs are emerging of the damage, reminding many of the damage following the May 3, 1999 tornado that took a similar track through the city of Moore.
A gallery of enduring images captured over 24 hours before, during, and following Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on the evening of October 29, 2012.
Before Hurricane Sandy even makes landfall, fake photographs are already spreading like wildfire across the internet. These are just a few of the photos that are sure to spread in the coming days.
On Saturday, the Storm Prediction Center recorded just a single report of a tornado. That tornado, it turns out, is one for the record books.
A slow-moving supercell buried a Texas highway in several feet of hail on Wednesday, bringing traffic to a halt and requiring the department of transportation to call out the snow plows to clear the roadway.
Several devastating tornadoes swept through the Dallas Fort Worth area today, bringing about a rare “tornado emergency” designation from the local National Weather Service office. The storms went on to cause millions of dollars in property damage that will take weeks to fully assess.
A spectacular, though fleeting, display of low-level cloud streets were visible over the Kansas City metro area Wednesday morning as strong low- and mid-level southerly flow usured in moisture from the south. Cloud streets generally orient themselves parallel to the low-level flow, with a slight slant of 10-20 degrees to the left. This orientation was evident this morning as strong southerly flow created streets that were generally oriented from the south-southwest to the north-northeast. Cloud streets generally form within the lowest mile or so of the atmosphere – a region known as the planteary boundary layer. This is the area where upper-level winds and low-levelRead More →
The barrier island coast from Cape Lookout to Cape Hatteras was impacted directly by the Hurricane Irene’s strongest winds when the Category 1 Hurricane made landfall on August 27, 2011.
A spectacular dust storm blanketed Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday evening, reducing visibility to a quarter-mile or less in some areas. Even the interior of the airport was shrouded in dust.
Residents thought they were living out a scene from Ghostbusters as turbulent skies blanketed Chicago. But it wasn’t science fiction: it was a newly-coined cloud type: undulatus asperatus.