User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
Last updated: Dec 03 2016 05:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Warmest fall on record; season’s coldest air next week 3.12.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The season's coldest air mass so far plunges south next week as the jet stream buckles driving a cold pool over Minnesota.
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Tornado Outbreaks Are On The Rise, And Scientists Don't Know Why 2.12.2016 NPR News
A new study looks at clusters of tornadoes, like those that hit the Southeast this week. They are costly in lives and insurance payouts.
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Study: Biggest tornado outbreaks are spawning more twisters 2.12.2016 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed....
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Study: Biggest tornado outbreaks are spawning more twisters 2.12.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most extreme tornado outbreaks are mysteriously spawning many more twisters than they did decades ago, a new study claimed. The once-every-five-years-or-so outbreak that might have involved 12 tornadoes 50 years ago now has on average about 20, said Columbia University applied physics professor Michael Tippett, lead author of the study in […]
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Minnesota firefighter helps battle Tennessee wildfires 1.12.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Firefighter Brian Pisarek has been in Knoxville, Tennessee now for two-weeks helping local firefighters battle what are being called the worst wildfires in that state in a century.
Deadly storms add to drought, flood and fires plaguing South 1.12.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Five people were killed in two states after at least 13 twisters damaged homes, splintered barns and toppled trees in parts of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee, the National Weather Service confirmed. At least a dozen more people were injured early Wednesday, adding to a seemingly biblical onslaught of drought, flood […]
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Rain finally comes to fire-ravaged Tennessee - along with tornadoes, mudslides and the threat of floods 1.12.2016 LA Times: Nation

At long last, rain fell on the scorched Appalachian town of Gatlinburg, Tenn., on Wednesday after savage wildfires blazed across eastern Tennessee, killing seven people, forcing thousands to evacuate and burning hundreds of homes to the ground.

Yet even as rainstorms helped firefighters douse the...

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November weather insanity? MSP thunder and hail, Iowa tornadoes 29.11.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Unusual November storm covers a big geographic footprint.
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Satellite to help planes avoid turbulence 22.11.2016 BBC: Technology
A new weather satellite that maps cloud "waves" could help pilots avoid turbulence.
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Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space 20.11.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The most advanced weather satellite ever built rocketed into space Saturday night, part of an $11 billion effort to revolutionize forecasting and save lives. This new GOES-R spacecraft will track U.S. weather as never before: hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, volcanic ash clouds, wildfires, lightning storms, even solar flares. Indeed, about 50 […]
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Feature: Why Isn’t the U.S. Better at Predicting Extreme Weather? 17.10.2016 NY Times: Magazine
Hurricanes like Matthew have laid bare the dirty secret of the National Weather Service: its technologies and methods are woefully behind the times.
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Live storm updates: Strongest winds pass Seattle area, weather service says 16.10.2016 Seattle Times: Local

Follow our live updates throughout the night Saturday as a damaging storm hits Western Washington. Thousands are without power as strong winds topple waterlogged trees around the region.
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Scattered storms possible through this evening; a few could be strong 8.9.2016 Washington Post
Scattered storms possible through this evening; a few could be strong
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Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march 4.9.2016 Seattle Times: Local

The once-and-future Hurricane Hermine regained strength Saturday as it moved slowly up the Eastern Seaboard and made a mess of the holiday weekend. Hermine (her-MEEN) already caused two deaths, damaged properties and left hundreds of thousands without electricity from Florida to Virginia. It spawned a tornado in North Carolina and closed beaches as far north […]
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Tropical Storm Hermine: Here's what to expect 3.9.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Hours after Hurricane Hermine made landfall in Florida, the weakened storm is working its way up the East Coast.
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Minnesota State Fair Weather Quiz 2.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Univ. of Minnesota Extension Service Climatologist Mark Seeley tests your knowledge of the state's favorite topic of conversation.
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Hurricane Hermine makes landfall in Florida 2.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Washington, Sep 2 : Hurricane Hermine made landfall early Friday in Florida, bringing threats of floods, landslides, surges and even tornadoes, according to the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC).
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A hurricane hasn’t made Florida landfall in over 10 years. Hermine may end that streak. 1.9.2016 Washington Post
Though it’s been slow to strengthen, the tropical storm is gaining momentum as it tracks toward the state.
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Warm August; pleasant through Friday 1.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
We’re getting used to this. The average temperature at Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport was 2.2 degrees above normal for the month of August.  August was our 12th consecutive month with a warmer than normal average monthly temperature! Will the streak continue? The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service shows equal chances of an above…
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Tropical storm could trigger dangerous storm surge and flooding in Florida 31.8.2016 Washington Post
Tropical storm could trigger dangerous storm surge and flooding in Florida
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