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May 3, 1999: My Story

May 3, 1999.  To those outside of Oklahoma, this date means very little.  But to those Okies who survived the largest tornado outbreak in state history, “May 3rd” is forever branded into our collective conscious.  That day over 60 tornadoes … Continue reading

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Day 3 Moderate Risk: Reasons Why It Could Be Huge … Or, Hugely Disappointing

As most chaser types already know, the Storm Prediction Center has issued a moderate risk for severe weather for Wednesday.  A significant severe weather event is expected, but the kind of event is still uncertain.   Will it be a wind … Continue reading

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3 Observations From the Largest Tornado Outbreak in History

Growing up, I was obsessed with tornadoes.  I daydreamed about them.  I watched every TV show about them.  I read every book I could find about them – several times.  And, in those books, there was only one tornado outbreak that was always  mentioned: the Super Outbreak … Continue reading

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