Chasing storms is dangerous and getting increasingly reality-TV-esque, as chasers get closer and closer and closer to tornadoes for the viral thrill. But there’s push-back within this community of weather/adrenaline junkies. They’re pissed that one car full of chasers went driving straight into a tornado.
Yes, everything is bigger in Texas. Specifically the hail, which Storm chasers outside Stephenville discovered when chunks of ice the size of grapefruits fell out of the sky. Related: What are the insurance premiums for storm chasers?
Ford Canada's latest commercial series profiles Ford owners who do cool jobs with their trucks, and the Tornado Hunter F-150 is easily the most badass so far. Their bright-orange SuperCrew called "flash" looks straight out of Jurassic Park.
The Iowa Storm Chasing Network has just unveiled "Dorothy—" a five-ton behemoth of an armored van that looks like a giant mouse droid from Star Wars. The tornado-chasers reckon it will get them closer to the action than ever before.
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See the little blue arrows in that video? Those are storm chasers in their vehicles. Now see that big white blob that moves across the screen? That's the tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma that is considered the widest one in U.S. history and killed four storm chasers on Friday.
Storm chasers use heavily modified trucks called tornado intercept vehicles, or TIV-2 for short, that are designed to withstand whatever the weather throws at it. This is what it's like to be inside one during a seriously scary tornado.
Although Matt Hughes, a spotter on the Discovery series Storm Chasers, died on May 26th, many fans only found out this week when told he suffered "a fatal injury at home." Today, we've learned it was from a suicide attempt.
Ever wanted to see a storm chaser driving straight into the path of a tornado to film what's inside? You're in luck — because we've got it right here.
We first saw Sean Casey's latest and greatest in mobile tornado chasing insanity, the TIV-2, in a spy photo back in May, but now Sean's given us this exclusive first-hand look at the truck-based tech-filled tank here at SEMA and the scoop on what to expect from the TIV-3 for next season's Discovery Channel show,…
Storm chasers know what they're getting into when they go put themselves in the middle of nature's fury, but when that fury helps itself to a piece of this Toyota 4Runner, the results are pretty shocking. This fellow was out hunting weather and his 4Runner got nailed at the ham radio antenna mounted on the roof. The…
We're not sure where this best fits into our many post-apocalyptic nightmare scenarios, but it's practically begging for Mad Max to drive it through a field of vampire zombies. Captured in Kansas, this bulldog-in-black is a purpose-built storm chaser with some seriously thick steel plate armor, bullet proof glass and…