A tornado cut through the parking lot of an auto repair shop in Lafayette, Louisiana last weekend, picking up and tossing somebody’s car. That might make the repair estimate go up.
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.
Artist Sam L. Rolls made this brilliant homage to both the Royal Air Force and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The rendering depicts Royal Air Force Chinook, Tornado, Spitfire, and Typhoon combat aircraft charging across the water as if they were X-Wings from The Force Awakens.
A tornado just touched down at a state prison in Blountstown, Florida, flinging cars upside down and stacking them on top of each other like it was nothing. Between 25 and 30 vehicles were caught in the immediate carnage and look to be completely destroyed.
When a tornado was bearing down on the residents of the energy boomtown of Watford, North Dakota, the only thought for safety these guys had was getting into their pickup truck. That couldn't be more wrong, and they're lucky they survived.
As a powerful storm system moved through the central United States on Sunday evening, tornadoes caused severe damage in Arkansas and other states. The destruction on one highway was captured by this drone camera video.
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.
A man in Moore, Oklahoma had his Chevy pickup thrown and rolled completely across the street by a tornado, but amazingly the truck's engine still ran. That's something the owner can be proud of.
This morning, a tornado struck in Alabama, which took down trees, damaged buildings, and took out power around the Mobile area.
This is surveillance footage of a school bus caught in the March 2nd Henryville, Ind. tornado. Through the back windows, you can clearly see the bus thrown into a nearby building.
The tornado that struck the town of Dexter in Southeast Michigan last week took dead aim at a row of houses along Wilson Street in the Orchards River Hill subdivision. When the twister cleared, nearly everything was destroyed. Everything except this one Jeep Commander that miraculously appears untouched.
Returning the outpouring of support for Japan following their dual disasters, Toyota employees in the company's Japanese home are donating $330K to tornado relief efforts in Alabama and Mississippi. Pay it forward.
The closed captioning that would translate New England accents to American doesn't work on this video, so best we can tell this gentleman survived Wednesday's tornado in Massachusetts, but lost his place of work. And his hood scoop.
Will Norton is a Missouri high-school senior who built an Internet following with his self-made comedy videos. Sunday was his graduation in Joplin — cut short by a tornado that ripped him from a Hummer H3. He's still missing.
The first sign something was wrong was when William Lynch noticed a dumpster flying across the road. He quickly pulled over to the side of the road and tried to cope with the debris pelting him through a broken window. Unknowingly, he'd driven right into the Joplin Tornado.
An owner of a Mustang convertible may have lost his home, his neighborhood, and possibly even friends, but damned if he wasn't getting his Ford Mustang Convertible out of the rubble of this week's deadly Tuscaloosa Tornado.
It's easy to think that a modern automobile with the latest in safety engineering would offer some protection in case of a tornado — but as this photo from last night's storms in Mississippi shows, nature's dangers are far greater.
The massive tornado that ripped through downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama last night was captured in HD by a local news station's webcam. The devastation is obvious as the massive storm rips through the heart of the city, killing at least 36 and injuring hundreds.