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Oct 7, 2012

Season’s first snow: NWS reports half-inch snowfall in Kansas

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National Weather Service logo Image Credit: National Weather Service The season’s first snowfall in the US was experienced by residents in northwestern Kansas on Friday, October 5, 2012. About a half-inch snow fell in the city of Goodland and other communities according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Reports say that by noontime, everything has […]


Apr 4, 2012

Texas Tornadoes: Footage Of Powerful Tornado In Dallas

Texas Tornado Flipping Large Trucks
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Texas Tornadoes Flipping Trucks Image Credit: Clip From CNN Video Two powerful tornadoes were announced by the National Weather Service (NWS) that ripped across northern Texas on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Reports said that one of the tornadoes touched down in a parking lot full of tractor-trailers that move shipping-container-sized cargos. Video images of one […]


Apr 4, 2012

Dallas Texas Tornadoes: National Weather Service Confirms ‘Large and Extremely Dangerous Tornadoes in Dallas Fort Worth Area’

By in Announcement, Natural Disasters, Science, United States No comments

The National Weather Service confirms two dangerous tornados in the Dallas Fort Worth area as announced in the following tornado warning in its website, April 3, 2012.


Mar 17, 2012

Dexter Michigan Tornado Destroys Over 100 Homes (Photo and Video)

Dexter Michigan Tornado damages
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Dexter Michigan tornado damages Image Credit: Rebecca Cook A tornado hit Dexter, Michigan and destroyed over 100 houses on Thursday, March 15, 2012, as reported by several international news sites. The slow-moving Dexter Michigan tornado downed trees, cut off power lines and caused road flood in the rural southeastern area. Large hail, heavy rain and […]


Mar 7, 2012

NASA SDO: Sun releases 2 major solar flares, one of them the most powerful solar storm this year (Video)

NASA SDO: Sun releases 2 major solar flares, one of them the most powerful solar storm this year (Video)
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The sun released two major solar flares on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, as shown in the video below, taken by NASA‘s SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory), which one of them noted to be the most powerful solar storm this year. Sun, releasing a X5.4-class solar flare Image Credit: NASA SDO video As noted at Space.com that […]


Aug 25, 2011

Ocracoke Island: National Weather Service Confirms Hurricane Irene Touchdown in the Bahamas, Ocracoke Island Evacuated

Ocracoke  Island: National Weather Service Confirms Hurricane Irene Touchdown in the Bahamas, Ocracoke Island Evacuated
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Ocracoke Island has been evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irene as the National Weather Service confirms its touchdown in the Bahamas. Irene has intensitied while passing through the South Eastern Bahamas. As part of the hurricane preparedness plan and standard precaution of North Carolina, Governor Beverly Perdue has ordered the evacuation of visitors from Ocracoke Island.


Jul 18, 2011

Man fries egg on car dashboard in Oklahoma, as Central US heat waves continue (Video)

Man fries egg on car dashboard in Oklahoma, as Central US heat waves continue (Video)
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An Oklahoma man fried an egg on his car dashboard recently, as shown in the video below, as heat waves in various parts in the Central US continue. Egg fried on car dashboard in Oklahoma Image Credit: Chris McBee/CNN.com As noted at CNN on Thursday, July 14, 2011, Chris McBee, a resident of Norman, Oklahoma, […]


Jul 12, 2011

100-degree heat in Central US to go hotter, NWS warns possible heat illnesses

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By in Health, United States, Weather 1 comment

The 100-degree heat now being experienced in Central US will continue and will even go hotter, with National Weather Service (NWS) warning the public on possible heat illnesses. NWS Heat Warning Map (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: Weather.gov According to the latest advisory at Weather.gov on Monday, July 11, 2011, a large portion of […]


Apr 28, 2011

South storm death toll rises to 200, Tuscaloosa tornado caught on camera (Video)

South storm death toll rises to 200, Tuscaloosa tornado caught on camera (Video)
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The latest death toll caused by storms in the Southern region of the US have already reached 200, as a tornado landing in Tuscaloosa was caught on camera, as shown in the video below. Tuscaloosa tornado Image Credit: AP/YouTube According to US news sites on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at least 200 people were killed […]


Apr 24, 2011

Lambert St Louis Airport closed indefinitely after hit by tornado, all flights canceled

Lambert St Louis Airport closed indefinitely after hit by tornado, all flights canceled
By in Natural Disasters, Travel, United States 2 comments

Update: April 24, 2011 3:47 p.m. Read Lambert St. Louis Airport reopens after hit by tornado, flights resume Lambert St Louis Airport is now closed after it was hit by tornado, and all flights are now canceled as hundreds of homes and properties were ruined. St Louis Airport Terminal 1 outside parking lot after hit […]