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Results tagged with 'tornado'

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Are storm chasers still needed?

Published June 10, 2013

There is a diminishing return of what we know already and possible death in chasing after more scientific data. Are storm chasers, and more TV coverage, needed?


Local "storm chasers" share insights, close calls

Published June 6, 2013

It has been a devastating week for storm chasers, many of whom are mourning the death of three esteemed weather documenters who died in the Oklahoma tornadoes last week. Here are four local storm chasers who describe the allure, the importance and the fear of following Mother Nature at her moodiest.


Weather, tragedy and the human spirit

Published May 21, 2013

Weather is a universal connector, where we are all affected by it. TV news is most powerful when it covers universal connectors. As images of the tragedy beam back to us, we can only hope that the human spirit shies brighter than anything else.


Tornadoes are terrifying

Published May 21, 2013

It seems like every week, sometimes more than once, we're grieving something awful.


More rain ahead, snow a possibility

Published April 17, 2013

Big rain and a rise in temperature is on its way, followed by a dramatic cooling-off and maybe even a few snowflakes.

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Free Cell Fever

Tuesday June 4th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL    As ridiculous as it sounds, I think there’s something in the human animal that enjoys struggle. Somewhere inside, we crave it. What’s more satisfying than overcoming a humongous challenge and beating the odds to gain a victor...

#helpalabama, Part 3

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#helpalabama, Part 2

How Facebook Led Me To Joppa and Hackleburg, AL & The Six Degrees Of CricketThe plan was to get to Alabama to drop off what I had collected and buy more items with the money raised but I didn't have a specific location.  That's where facebook connected me directly with victims and volunt...

#helpalabama, Part 1

How Social Media & Milwaukee Is Helping Alabama "Milwaukee, I'm leaving for Birmingham tomorrow will pick up donations. clothes, food, water, etc, whatever will fit in my car." That tweet sparked something in Milwaukee.  Tweets, retweets and support were pouring in....

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