Oklahoma Tornado 1999

F5 Tornado Hits Oklahoma on May 3, 1999

The 1999 tornado outbreak that occurred on May 3rd in Oklahoma and Kansas, was one of the largest outbreaks to occur in the US history. This storm had a total of 66 confirmed tornadoes that touched down in these states. The cities involved included Moore, Oklahoma City, and Bridge Creek (among others). The damage that […]

Missouri Tornado 2010

2010 New Year’s Eve Tornado Outbreak

On the night of December 30, 2010 a large tornado outbreak began developing in the Midwest. By January 1, 2011 this outbreak had spawned 39 tornadoes, making it the largest December outbreak. At least nine people were killed during this storm, and the largest tornado confirmed was an EF3. This storm reached from Arizona to […]

Texas Tornado 1970

Tornado in Lubbock, Texas, in May, 1970

In May, 1970 a tornado hit Lubbock, Texas, causing almost $500 million in damage, injuring 500 people, and killing 26. Ever since this and many other devastating tornadoes, much research has been conducted at places like the Texas Tech Wind Science and Engineering Research Center. Thanks to the commitment of these engineers, one day we […]

Missouri Tornado 2009

Small Tornado in Schell City, Missouri on June 10, 2009

This is a small funnel cloud that touches down in Vernon County, Missouri. It moves across a tree belt and keeps touching down in a field, though later on this tornado becomes a stronger, multi-vortex twister.

Missouri Tornado 2007

EF2 Tornado Near Paris, Missouri on October 17, 2007

This tornado initially landed a few miles outside of Paris, Missouri. It threw a mobile home a third of a mile away. This tornado was classified as a high end EF2 tornado, and had a damage path 4 miles long. There were two casualties from this tornado.

tornado minnosota 2010

EF4 Tornado in Minnesota on August 7, 2010

This Tornado landed down in Wilkin County, Minnesota and Richland County, North Dakota, on August 7, 2010. At it’s most violent point this Tornado was rated as a EF4. Watch as this Tornado Tears through buildings and farms then disappear and come back as a new funnel just east of the original Tornado.

Texas Tornado 2010

October 24, 2010 Tornado Hits Rice, Texas

Caught in the middle of the storm in his vehicle, Navarro County Emergency Management Coordinator Eric Meyers pointed his camera phone out the window and captured amazing footage as the twister touched down in the town of Rice. The elementary school and high school in that town were both badly damaged along with several homes. […]

Model Tornadoes

For years people have been attempting to create models of tornadoes. Here is a brief history of those attempts. it all started off with professor C.C Chang of catholic university in the 1960s he use rapidly rotating screens to create interesting tornado behavior he exploded hydrogen balloons to see how easily the funnel could be […]

Texas 1972 Tornado

F3 Tornado Howls into Dallas, Texas on April 2, 1957

This F3 tornado was apart of a large storm that covered the States from Texas to Tennessee. The storm had a total of 50 confirmed tornadoes that touched down. Overall 19 people were killed in this storm… ten of those happened in Dallas. Dallas also had roughly 600 homes demolished by the F3’s powerful gusts […]

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