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2014-04-24 23:14:25

A new interactive map helps website viewers locate storm chasers roving the country who are broadcasting live streaming video of severe storms and tornadoes. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 This spring, as severe weather spreads across the country, media websites will be able to offer the nation’s many weather enthusiasts an easy way to be armchair storm chasers. Through an interactive map, viewers can conveniently watch dozens of live video streams from dashboard cameras...

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,...

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...

Image 1 - Storm Chasers Of Utah
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...

2011-08-26 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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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