Storm chasers ride the winds undaunted by danger

May 29, 2013

Storm chasers ride the winds undaunted by danger

by Carol Morello

Officials expect that the killer tornado that leveled parts of Moore, Oklahoma, last week will turn out to be the most destructive in American history, but none of that damage, it appears, will be to the storm-chasing business. Hundreds of amateur storm chasers live ...

Most buildings in 'Tornado Alley' lack shelters

| May 24, 2013

Most buildings in 'Tornado Alley' lack shelters

Seventy-five percent of the world’s tornados occur in the U.S., yet few people who live in “Tornado Alley” bother with the trouble and expense of a proper shelter from the storms. Mel Evridge, 69, a retired builder who experienced both Monday’s twister in his ...

Scores die in monster Oklahoma tornado

May 21, 2013

Scores die in monster Oklahoma tornado

A monstrous tornado at least 800 meters wide roars through Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods, destroying an elementary school and killing at least 91 people, including at least 20 children.