The federal government on Monday belatedly sent $67 million in disaster relief to 15 states, with the biggest share going to Colorado to help recovery from last year’s devastating wildfires.
Colleagues of storm-chasing guru Tim Samaras said Monday they were stunned that someone so careful would be among the first researchers killed while pursuing tornadoes.
The tornados that tore through Oklahoma were terrifying, but others see it as an amazing spectacle.
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.
Wednesday marks five years since the most expensive tornado in Colorado history. The EF3 twister ripped through Windsor in Weld County with winds over 165 miles per hour.
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.
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.
The legal course in the Aurora theater shooting criminal case will change drastically on Monday. That’s when James Holmes is expected to change his plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity.
The governors of Oklahoma and Colorado say their effort to encourage manufacturers to produce compressed natural gas vehicles is gaining momentum.
A Florida man arrested after a nationwide search for the “Bucket List Bandit” has been ordered held in an Oklahoma jail.