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Curse or coincidence? Scientists study Tornado Alley's past and future

Do tornadoes follow well-worn tracks? Where do the deadliest twisters hit? Will climate change make such storms worse? Monday's devastating tornado in Oklahoma raises some questions for which scientists have ready answers, and others that could puzzle them for years to come:<p><b>Was this tornado a</b> …

What are the 10 deadliest U.S. tornadoes?

These are the 10 deadliest U.S. tornadoes since 1900.<p>These are the 10 deadliest tornadoes since 1900, according to AP and the National Oceanic and …

All you need to know: Tornado safety

Tornado season has started. Learn about the best places to seek shelter and how to protect yourself and stay safe during incoming storms.<p>This post …

Moore, Oklahoma tornado May 20, 2013

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Official death toll lowered in Moore, OK tornado tragedy

Officials have lowered the death toll to 24 confirmed deaths and hundreds of injuries from the massive tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma …

Tornado Alley: Patterns without predictability

<b>The enormous tornado that struck in Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday has added a chilling entry into the list of the deadliest tornadoes on record.</b><p>The event has many recalling a record-breaking tornado that struck in precisely the same region in 1999, during which the fastest winds ever seen on the …

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Reconstructing The Oklahoma Tornado From Start To Finish, In Videos

This is what real destruction looks like.<p>The devastation wrought by the mile-wide, EF-4 tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., and south Oklahoma City yesterday is really difficult to put into words. You could start with the huge path of destruction, more than a mile wide at places, that wiped …

Why Are Tornadoes So Hard To Predict?

People in the path of a tornado typically get only 10 minutes of warning. Why?<p>Sixteen minutes before a tornado touched down in Newcastle, Okla., yesterday, the U.S. Storm Prediction Center sent a warning to the area. That heads-up was longer than the average warning time of 8 to 10 minutes.<p>Why are …

Oklahoma tornado: why it caused so much damage

Cutting a swathe across the landscape at around 30 miles per hour, the Oklahoma tornado ranks among the most destructive in history due the time it remained on the ground for and the path it took.<p>For nearly 40 minutes it travelled 20 miles across largely urban areas, sweeping up debris, trees and …

View from space: Four satellites views of Moore tornado

Four images from space, from NASA and NOAA satellites, of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado on May 20, 2013.<p>On May 20, 2013, NASA and NOAA satellites were …

Storm Chasers Seek Thrills, But Also Chance To Warn Others

When disaster strikes, our natural instinct is to take cover and seek shelter. But in severe weather, especially the type that breeds tornadoes like we saw in Oklahoma and parts of the Midwest this week, there are those who ride toward the storm.<p>Oklahoma native Chris McBee is one of those so-called …