Latest May 2003 tornado outbreak sequence Stories
According to an analysis Friday by the National Weather Service, at least one of the tornadoes that killed hundreds across the South this week was an EF-5 storm.
A new study by Northern Illinois University scientists underscores the danger of nighttime tornadoes and suggests that warning systems that have led to overall declines in tornado death rates might not be adequate for overnight events, which occur most frequently in the nation's mid-South region.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).