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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair

    Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair
    The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week. Flintridge Prep spent plenty of time on the road last season, making trips to Las Vegas, Kern County and the top of the Grapevine, among other locations....
  • Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football

    Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football
    Simplicity appears to be the name of the game at Hoover High. Second-year coach Matt Andersen has a small, but determined group setting its sights on limiting mistakes, playing together and, perhaps paramount, being able to compete. “It’s...
  • Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood

    Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood
    GLENDALE — After one game, Hoover High second-year football Coach Matt Andersen isn’t about to panic. Hoover started its campaign Thursday night, looking to win its third straight season-opening game and end an eight-game losing streak....
  • Ask Tom: How are microbursts different from tornadoes?

    Dear Tom, Earlier this summer, Park Forest had microbursts causing a lot of tree damage. How are microbursts different from tornadoes? — Norma Friedemann, Evanston   Dear Norma, Microbursts are surges of rain-cooled air that plunge...
  • Ask Tom: Could a tornado be invisible?

    Dear Tom, Could a tornado be invisible? Clean air is not visible. — Jason White   Dear Jason, It's possible. Airborne dirt and debris carried aloft by a tornado's winds make the funnel visible. Videos of tornadoes in action show that such...
  • Tornadoes are deadly, unpredictable—and totally fascinating on screen

    Tornadoes are deadly, unpredictable—and totally fascinating on screen
    Sharks, stones, cows, trucks and a girl from Kansas. Twisters have sucked up their fair share of animate and inanimate objects alike, and audiences have chased them since the time of Dorothy and Toto. Tornadoes find their latest Hollywood role in...
  • Weekend: Hot with scattered storms

    Weekend: Hot with scattered storms
    It should be a steamy hot weekend with "feels-like" temps reaching 100 degrees or more. There also is a good chance of storms, mainly in the afternoons, today through Sunday. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for a mix of sun and clouds with highs...
  • 'Into the Storm' Director Steven Quale on Found Footage and Keeping it Real

    Steven Quale loves a good disaster film. He whetted his appetite as the second unit director on "Titanic" and "Avatar," and claimed the director's chair for 2011's "Final Destination 5." Born in Evanston, Ill., the 48-year-old helmer returned to his...
  • 'Into the Storm' is a howling visual-effects success

    'Into the Storm' is a howling visual-effects success
    It starts with the distant sound of thunder. But those tempests won't stay distant for long, oh no. This film isn't called "Into the Storm" for nothing. Basically a B picture with a sizable effects budget, "Into the Storm" knows you bought your ticket...
  • Missouri church wrecked by tornado must rebuild again after fire

    Missouri church wrecked by tornado must rebuild again after fire
    Fire Chief Bill Dunn received an emergency call a little after 4 a.m. on Thursday. A building in Carl Junction, Mo., was burning. He raced to the scene, not knowing which building it was. “When I saw it, I thought to myself, 'Oh my Lord, not...
  • 'Into the Storm' Stars Recall Wet, Adrenaline-Filled Shoot at New York Premiere

    New York City couldn't muster as much as a breeze at the world premiere of New Line Cinema's cli-fi action thriller "Into the Storm" at the AMC Lincoln Square on Monday night. This was probably good for the attendance, since several of the movie's stars...