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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Cool Gulf may be suppressing tornado season

     
    The three-month stretch from January through March this year was the coldest such period on record for Florida, the second-coldest for Louisiana and the third-coldest for Mississippi and Alabama. The fact is, the Gulf of Mexico itself is colder (yellow on...
  • Can tornadoes strike at night?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Donald Gansauer, in Canton, asks: “Can tornadoes occur at night? I can’t recall of ever hearing a report of one during darkness.” They sure can. NOAA says most tornadoes occur between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m., when.....

    Wrecked Cessnas linked to another April 27 twister

     
    Extensive damage to three small airplanes at an airfield in Prince George's County on April 27 has been linked to radar evidence of a tornado in the area. That has prompted the National Weather Service to add an 18th twister...

    Statewide tornado drill this morning

     
    At exactly 10:15 this morning, NOAA Weather Radios in schools across the state emitted three long warbles and a long musical tone. They were test signals, but similar enough to those designed to warn listeners of a weather emergency in their...

    Tornado Watch posted for most of Maryland

     
    With a line of strong to severe thunderstorms crossing Maryland Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service forecast office in Sterling, Va. has posted a tornado watch for almost the entire state, in effect until 8 p.m.:"DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ARE THE...