Tornado Hits Florida And Chucks Cars Upside Down, On Top Of Each Other

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. » 11/17/14 8:37am 11/17/14 8:37am

Driver Stuck Inside A Russian Tornado Is Having A Worse Day Than You

We've seen plenty of Russian dash cam videos. We've also even seen a couple of videos from inside tornadoes. But this beautiful mashup of crapitude combines the two genres of desolate waste, making the occupant of this Russian car stuck in a tornado officially the person with the Bad Day of the Week. » 9/02/14 10:28am 9/02/14 10:28am

Dangerous Severe Weather Outbreak Possible in the Midwest on Sunday

After a long period without any severe weather, the atmosphere appears primed for a potentially dangerous severe weather outbreak tomorrow across areas from Kansas to Minnesota. Some areas could see tornadoes, baseball-size hail, and winds in excess of 75 MPH. » 8/30/14 3:18pm 8/30/14 3:18pm

God Decides He Hates Motorsports, Sends Tornado To Goodwood

Well at least it happened towards the end, and Al Unser's old Camaro managed to crash on its own. There are no reports of damage so far, but if you're still at the Goodwood Festival of Speed you might want to find shelter. No, an Aston Martin does not count as shelter. » 6/29/14 3:05pm 6/29/14 3:05pm

A Tornado Reportedly Just Hit Speedway, Indiana

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Evacuate: Why a Reckless TV Weatherman Will Get Someone Killed One Day

In the past year, two high-profile television meteorologists have told people to evacuate from the relative safety of their homes to get out of the way of an oncoming tornado. That is the worst thing you could do, and this dangerous advice will get people killed one day. » 6/24/14 3:14pm 6/24/14 3:14pm

Driving Straight Towards Two Huge Tornadoes Is The Peak Of Insanity

I know that "technically" the people in this video are "professional" "storm chasers," and that "technically" they "know what they're doing," but by golly I can't fathom anything that would make me want to drive straight towards these whirling vortices. That's nuts. » 6/17/14 2:15pm 6/17/14 2:15pm

Watch This Tornado Come Crazy Close To Destroying Everyone Here

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. » 5/27/14 3:29pm 5/27/14 3:29pm

Breathtaking Satellite Images Show Tornado Scars Left on the Earth

Looking at pictures of tornado damage from the ground is one thing, but looking at the path of devastation from space quickly puts it into perspective. Strong, long-track tornadoes often leave long scars on the earth's surface that are easily visible from space. » 5/01/14 2:59pm 5/01/14 2:59pm

This Tornado In Mississippi Threw Cars Like They Were Toys

A clutch of tornadoes ripped across the South and Midwest yesterday, killing at least 28 people, and injuring many more. It took a lot of people's homes and cars with it too. » 4/29/14 12:00pm 4/29/14 12:00pm

Want to Track Bats, Bugs, and Tornado Debris? Use Weather Radar.

Doppler weather radar is one of the most useful tools available to track the weather in almost real time. Since the technology came into regular use in the 1950s, researchers have made incredible advances in the abilities of basic weather radar. Not only does weather radar track precipitation, but it can also detect… » 3/25/14 2:05pm 3/25/14 2:05pm

Heroic Jeep That Rescued People After A Tornado Is Getting A Rebuild

Can a car ever be considered a hero? There are some people in Moore, Oklahoma who might see the bright orange 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon known as "Stomper" that way. Though the Jeep was badly damaged, its owner reportedly used it to rescue people from the devastating storm. And now Stomper is getting a full rebuild. » 6/07/13 4:50pm 6/07/13 4:50pm

EF5 Oklahoma Tornado Can't Stop This Mustang From Doing Burnouts

This Mustang got wrapped around a tree by the EF5 tornado that hit Oklahoma. The tornado couldn't kill the car though, and it didn't stop it from doing a burnout. » 6/06/13 1:51pm 6/06/13 1:51pm

Watch Storm Chasers Flee From The Deadly El Reno Tornado

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. » 6/05/13 3:42pm 6/05/13 3:42pm

Scary Oklahoma Dashcam Video Shows Why You Don't Drive Into A Flood

On May 31st, storm chaser Chris Novy was driving around the Oklahoma tornadoes when he saw the road ahead of him was flooded. He pulled a u-turn to get out of the way, but plunged into a hidden embankment. His dashcam recorded the horrifying drop. » 6/05/13 11:59am 6/05/13 11:59am

Has Storm Chasing Had Its Mt. Everest Moment?

Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we've got reports from Wired, Capital Weather Gang and NPR. » 6/03/13 6:00pm 6/03/13 6:00pm

Three Storm Chasers Killed By Tornado In Oklahoma UPDATE

Three members of the TWISTEX storm chasing team including Tim Samaras, his son Paul Samaras, and chase partner Carl Young were killed on Friday in El Reno, Oklahoma when a tornado made a direct hit on their vehicle. The storm's total death toll now stands at 12. » 6/02/13 11:12am 6/02/13 11:12am

Weather Channel Storm Intercept Truck Absolutely Destroyed By Tornado

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