Warning: Life-Threatening Tornadoes In Midwest USA–Oklahoma,Texas, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas–UPDATED And Expanded–April 15, 2012–Videos

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Do Not Mess With Tornadoes

Tornadoes Then

Weather History: The 1974 Super Outbreak (HD)

Tornadoes: Super Outbreak Disaster – April 3-4, 1974

Very well-done National Weather Service film about the wave of at least 148 tornadoes striking large portions of the midwest and southern U.S. in 1974, including destroying the city of Xenia, Ohio. It is still the most severe outbreak of tornadoes in U.S. history, leaving over 300 dead and 5,000 injured…Public Domain

Super Outbreak Documentary (480p Repost) – Part 1 


Super Outbreak Documentary (480p Repost) – Part 2

Super Outbreak Documentary (480p Repost) – Part 3

Super Outbreak Documentary (480p Repost) – Part 4

Charlie Welsh tells us about 3 different tornadic events

How Tornadoes Form

Animation: The Anatomy of a Tornado 

Top 10 Biggest Tornadoes


Tornado Manitoba Canada, 2007

Family’s surveillance cameras rolling as tornado hits West

Tornadoes Now

College of DuPage Meteorology
Severe Weather and Flash Flood Warnings

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Click on the station ID to bring up list of recent severe weather statements.


4/15/2012 — Severe UPDATE = several areas — Midwest , South, North, Southwest, West Coast

   Tornadoes claim 5 lives in Oklahoma 

Multivortex Tornado In NW Oklahoma – April 15, 2012

Tornados in the Midwest – April 15, 2012 

Large Wedge Tornado near Lyons, KS 


4/14/2012 – Large Tornado southwest of Cherokee, OK

Violent drillbit tornado! April 14, 2012! 

VIOLENT TORNADO Almost Hit Car in Kansas – April 14, 2012 

HUGE Tornado Touchdown Near Waynoka, OK  (April 14, 2012) 

“The twin tornadoes formed just after 7 p.m. and ripped across a rural area near Bouse Junction, just southeast of Waynoka Oklahoma. The tornadoes kicked up a lot of debris in the area. It may have also hit an oil tank battery and sparked a large fire.”

Midwest Bracing for Tornado Outbreak

Tornado on the Ground in Kansas (14 April 2012)

ALERT – Possible Tornado Outbreak Today 04/14/2012 



Frankie The Early Tornado Warning Guy–LOL–ATTENTION

Severe Tornado Warning for Texas on Sunday April 15, 2012

Midwest tornadoes: 5 dead, 29 injured in Okla.


“…Tornadoes raking communities across the Midwest and Plains left five people dead and at least 29 injured in Oklahoma, damaging a hospital, homes and other buildings as a vast severe weather front plunged eastward Sunday across the nation’s midsection.

Oklahoma emergency officials said five people died after a tornado touched down at 12:18 a.m. Sunday in and around the northwest Oklahoma town of Woodward, the high winds damaging homes, toppling trees and downing power lines about 140 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. The brunt of the damage was reported on the west side of the town of about 12,000 and its outskirts, where search teams scoured the rubble for hours for any still trapped or injured.

Storms also were reported in Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska as a wide-ranging storm system lumbered its way across the nation’s midsection Saturday and Sunday. Lightning, large hail and heavy downpours accompanied the system, which was so large that it still posed a severe weather threat from Minnnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan in the north to eastern Texas and Louisiana hundreds of miles to the south.


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

“Tornado Outbreak Likely on Saturday for Portions of the Central U.S… Published: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 22:27:11 EDT The Storm Prediction Center has outlined a High Risk of severe thunderstorms across parts of Kansas and Oklahoma. Moderate and Slight Risk areas surround the High Risk area for Saturday and stretch from extreme southwestern Minnesota to central Texas. A tornado outbreak will be likely across the central and southern plains from late Saturday afternoon lasting through the evening and into the overnight period. …”


Life-Threatening Tornado Outbreak Today

By Bill Deger, Meteorologist

“…A life-threatening, large outbreak of tornadoes is forecast to unfold across the central and southern Plains later today and tonight.

According to AccuWeather.com Chief Meteorologist Elliot Abrams, “The risk is about as high as it gets.”

Oklahoma City and Wichita lie in the heart of the tornado threat area that extends from near Wichita Falls, Texas, to near Omaha, Neb., late this afternoon through tonight.

Despite strong thunderstorms moving through Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri this morning, more powerful storms are set to ignite later today as the environment will be such that numerous damaging thunderstorms will form from 4:00 p.m. CDT on through much of the night. A number of these storms will produce tornadoes. …”


U.S. News – Tornado sirens sound in Oklahoma City amid warnings of ‘life-threatening’ storms

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