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2010-02-11 07:15:00

CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Green's famous for stalking and conquering a tornado in his famed "Tornado Attack Vehicle" in a field nearly six years ago, but that feat pales in comparison to his next mission. The 49-year-old Green, a former NASCAR driver, is planning to elevate his adrenaline level to even greater height in 2010 by walking into a tornado - and surviving to tell the tale. "Are you serious?" is the first question that comes to mind for the skeptics questioning...

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2009-06-30 06:00:00

An $11.9 million tornado research project resulted in only one tornado being studied during a 35-day period. The first phase of the Verification of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment 2, also known as Vortex2, ran from May 10 to June 13. Next year, a second phase of the project will run from May 1 to June 15. Nearly 120 researchers from universities and government agencies traveled over 11,000 miles during the first phase of Vortex2.  Despite all their searching, the group was only able to...


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