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2013-06-11 23:23:15

An Inspirational Story About a Natural Disaster and the Resilience of a State Ashville, AL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 When Stacy Landry woke on the morning of April 27, 2011, she had no idea her life was about to change forever. A memoir about love, grief, healing and the power of faith, "April 27, 2011, The Day My Life Changed" is the story of Stacy Landry, a mother who survived an EF4 tornado. Sharing her experience and the devastation that followed, Landry hopes her story helps to inspire...

2013-05-31 23:14:37

Tarps Plus donates tarps and offers heavy discounts for tornado victims and would like other companies that offer tornado related supplies to do the same. Palmdale, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 After tornadoes and hurricanes strike, tarps have become an essential item. Many people find themselves clamoring to protect their homes from additional water damage by covering their roofs. Covering the torn roof with a simple poly tarp can protect the home from further damage. Many people in Oklahoma...

Politicians Criticized For Lack Of Understanding In Response To Climate Change And Extreme Weather
2013-05-24 09:04:26

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In July 2012 the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released an infographic detailing the associations between extreme weather in the US and the evidence of climate change. In the report, the graph explained that strong evidence of climate change was seen in droughts, coastal flooding and heat waves, while limited evidence was seen for tornadoes and hurricanes. However, on the heels of devastating events, such as last fall´s...

2013-03-13 20:21:16

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak welcomed National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) President and Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelan, Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney and North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin to the 2013 National Tornado Summit. "No state is immune to the devastating effects of severe weather," said Doak. "The best way to prepare and respond is to share...

2013-01-13 17:04:54

Thunderstorms mean tornadoes, and tornadoes mean damage and injury on a large scale. A water damage provider offers tips on staying safe when the weather turns dangerous. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration services in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on proper safety procedures in the event of a tornado. With 2012´s record severe weather and 2013´s thunderstorm season...

Tornadoes Not Getting Worse
2012-10-21 08:33:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In 2011, 550 people were killed by tornadoes in the United States. It seems as though the tornadoes are getting worse, along with their deadly and devastating damage. It would be easy to make that assumption, but a new study says no, that is not the case. The new research investigated historic tornado damage and the detailed analysis finds tornadoes are occurring at about the same rate as they always have. "There is...

Tornadoes And Seismic Activity
2012-03-15 04:00:51

Joshua Kelly, Meteorology Correspondent for Redorbit.com UPDATE (03.15.12): The seismic signals generated by tornadoes on February 29 and recorded by seismometers in southern Illinois were not unique, according to a spokesman for Engineering Analysis Inc. (http://www.mindspring.com/~eai/), which has been studying such signals for more than 20 years.  Dr. Frank Tatom, the co-inventor of the seismic detector of tornadoes, reported that such long period seismic signals have been...

2012-02-29 10:10:00

Shelters open, Red Cross helping to assess damage. WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is helping people across the Midwest after tornadoes slammed into parts of Kansas and Missouri early this morning, injuring dozens of people, destroying buildings and leaving thousands without power. This is the third time tornadoes have devastated parts of Missouri in less than a year. The storm threat continues today with officials warning severe storms will...

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2009-09-08 09:05:00

Tornadoes that occur from hurricanes moving inland from the Gulf Coast are increasing in frequency, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This increase seems to reflect the increase in size and frequency among large hurricanes that make landfall from the Gulf of Mexico. The findings can be found in Geophysical Research Letters online and in print in the September 3, 2009 issue. "As the size of landfalling hurricanes from the Gulf of Mexico increases, we're seeing...

2006-07-12 17:40:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tornadoes were reported to have touched down during a severe storm in Westchester County on Wednesday, just north of New York City, and in Connecticut, the National Weather Service said. The agency issued a tornado warning for southern Westchester County just ahead of the evening rush hour. Other severe weather watches and warnings were also in effect throughout the metropolitan area. Michael Wyllie, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, said tornadoes were...