Moore

Amber Johnson (R) a fifth grade teacher at Briarwood Elementary School salvages items from her which was parked at the school when a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Johnson is being helped by her daughters Natalie (L) and Nicole. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CSU Professor Launches Devices In Study Of Moore Tornado

Everything had to come together just perfectly to create the killer tornado in Moore, Okla.: wind speed, moisture in the air, temperature and timing. And when they did, the awesome energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.

05/22/2013

NCAR's G5 aircraft (credit: CBS)

NCAR Scientists In Boulder Study Rash Of Tornadoes In High-Tech Jet

The data being collected from a plane can’t stop a tornado, but scientists hope it will better prepare people for what’s coming their way and give them more reaction time.

05/21/2013

Robert Henson (credit: CBS)

Colorado Weather Experts Analyze Tornado In Oklahoma

Weather experts say the destruction in Moore from Monday’s massive tornado is amazing, but what surprises them is that the town has been hit by three large tornadoes in the last 15 years.

05/21/2013

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