Happening now: tornado warnings in Oklahoma. In October.

I cannot believe this, I am watching a live feed from Oklahoma City TV right now of coverage of a tornado on the ground in Oklahoma. In October. Not May, not June — October.  What a bad year this has been for weather on this side of the world, folks!! 7:30 PMTORNADO WARNINGnow includes Chickasha….

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This will be a relatively brief Bad News Roundup tonight as I continue to watch live coverage on the Web this evening of the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma today. I find it very odd that we are still in March and already talking about tornadoes hitting the USA; usually they hold off for another month. It was…

FRIDAY’S DEADLY OKLAHOMA TORNADO WAS EF-5

Some more news about last week’s horrible El Reno tornado. The death toll is now up to 18 people. As well, the National Weather Service now rates it as EF-5 and not EF-3 as before. Well, that’s more like it! That rating is more in line with the freaked-out reactions from storm chasers when they saw this tornado…

VIOLENT TORNADO ON THE GROUND NEAR EL RENO WEST OF OKC

Really bad news — populated areas in the path of this storm. Also baseball-sized hail. This is getting bigger by the moment. OKLAHOMA CITY COULD BE IN THE PATH OF THIS TORNADO WITHIN AN HOUR. Weather update from The Weather Channel.

CAN YOU BELIEVE TORNADO ALLEY IS GETTING HIT AGAIN?

This time it was eastern Oklahoma and Arkansas that got hit by tornadoes today. I was watching Tulsa TV news who reported a place called Broken Arrow got hit. The last two days, there were storms in Kansas and tornadoes touching down over there. Tomorrow is supposed to be another bad day, too. Aren’t you fed up…

SOME MORE THOUGHTS ON THE MOORE, OKLAHOMA TORNADO

People are still having a hard time getting their heads around this massive Moore, Oklahoma tornado that killed 24 people Monday. In retrospect, it is amazing the death toll isn’t higher than it is considering the scale of the carnage there, with entire neighbourhoods completely flattened. It’s confirmed now that the tornado was an EF-5, the…

MOORE, OKLAHOMA CLEANING UP AFTER MONDAY’S DEVASTATING TORNADO

I was visiting in Saskatoon Monday when I tuned in the live streams of the massive tornado in progress as it was bearing down on Moore, Oklahoma early in the afternoon. The newscasters from Oklahoma City were literally going crazy telling people to hide in the storm shelters or otherwise get out of the way, that’s how…