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Oklahoma Tornado Kills Three Former Discovery Channel Storm Chasers
2013-06-03 06:08:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Three storm chasers who came to fame on a former Discovery Channel reality show were among the 10 individuals killed by tornadoes in central Oklahoma on Friday, various media outlets revealed on Sunday. Tim Samaras, the 55-year-old founder of tornado research firm Twistex (Tactical Weather Instrumented Sampling in Tornadoes Experiment), was killed in the Oklahoma City suburb of El Reno along with his 24-year-old son, Paul Samaras,...

2013-04-16 16:21:24

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University's student storm chasing team looks for the kind of weather that sent Dorothy and Toto over the rainbow - and the nastier the better. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) Believed to be the only student-run storm chasing team in Texas, the Texas Aggie Storm Chasers, or TASC for short, knows that when it's springtime in Texas, Mother Nature can put on quite a show and they...

2013-03-19 12:24:40

TAOS, N.M., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As storm season approaches, Viper Tours (www.vipertours.com) gears up to give thrill seekers a taste of tornado alley and the raw power of nature. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130319/CG75586) With a team of experts at the ready, Viper Tours is the definitive name in private storm chasing, putting clients at the center of dramatic and intense weather systems. Viper Tours founders Dustin Feldman and Jeff Shardell formed the...

2012-10-05 02:22:26

PHOENIX, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- REX Game Studios today announced a strategic partnership agreement with Reed Timmer of Tornado Chasers. The two companies have partnered to develop Storm-The Game, a strategy-based action game. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121005/CG87515) REX Game Studios is known in the gaming industry for such products as Real Environment Xtreme for the Microsoft Flight Simulator line of products, Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D and Laminar...

2011-11-16 13:00:00

Satworx, a leader in global satellite phone solutions, was recently chosen by renowned storm chasing team TVN to provide communications for its daring scientific missions that require driving within 1,000 feet of a tornado. Las Vegas, Nev. (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Satworx, a leader in global satellite phone solutions, was recently chosen by renowned storm chasing team TVN to provide communications for its daring scientific missions that require driving within 1,000 feet of a tornado. The...

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2011-11-11 04:35:05

Tornado-Hunting Radar Truck Seeks Wasatch Snow, Rain A truck-mounted radar dish often used to chase Midwest tornadoes is getting a workout in Utah this month as University of Utah meteorologists use it to get an unprecedented look inside snow and rain storms over the Salt Lake Valley and the surrounding Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains. “For students who love snow, it´s every bit as thrilling as chasing tornadoes,” says avid skier and atmospheric sciences Professor Jim...

2011-10-25 17:21:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings, is excited to announce that The Dominator from the Discovery Channel's hit television series Storm Chasers will be featured in the newly-redesigned LINE-X booth during the 2011 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nov.1 - 4, 2011. LINE-X is featuring the hugely popular Dominator...

2011-08-26 22:30:00

Companies to donate Easy Care First Aid Kits, QuikClot® & Natrapel® 8 hour to Hurricane & Tornado Victims Littleton, NH (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Tender Corp., a leading developer of first aid kits and emergency survival gear, today announced its sponsorship of TornadoVideos.Net. (TVN), the worldâs preeminent storm chasing team. The sponsorship will see Tender Corp. and its outdoor division Adventure® Medical Kits (AMK) outfit TVNâs principal...

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2011-07-01 07:35:00

Researchers seek to fundamentally transform understanding of spinning giants By Ellen Ferrante, National Science Foundation Each year, tornadoes tear across the United States, causing numerous deaths and physical damage to the environment and infrastructure. The National Weather Service estimates there have been about 1,475 this year alone, outpacing the last decade's yearly average of 1,274. Many of these spinning giants strike in the plains states between the Rocky and Appalachian...

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2010-09-18 07:50:00

Instead of heading to the coast for vacation, people are traveling to Tornado Alley. The number of people registering to get a closer look at tornadoes is growing as vacationers trade in their beach towels for a ride with storm chasers. Labeled "Tornado Tourists" by a University of Missouri research team, these travelers are searching for an experience beyond just thrills. Sonja Wilhelm Stanis and Carla Barbieri, associate professors in the School of Natural Resources Department of Parks,...