May 3, 1999: Don’t Forget About Haysville

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  When severe weather outbreaks occur, the community that is hit hardest often gets the most recognition for years to come.  It makes sense.  After all, the tragedy, loss and suffering impacts everyone in a bigger way.  It takes more time to rebuild.  It’s never forgotten.  May 3, 1999 is synonymous with Moore, Oklahoma. The […]

A look back at the Woodward, Oklahoma, supercell from May 23rd, 2016

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The atmosphere on Monday, May 23rd, 2016, put on a spectacular show in northwestern Oklahoma. By the late afternoon near Woodward, Oklahoma, a classic supercell initiated off of the dryline. Accompanied by two observed tornadoes, severe hail was also documented (some hailstones were near baseball size according to multiple storm reports).     This hailstone was […]

Hattiesburg and Albany

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The large tornado that impacted Hattiesburg, Mississippi, early Saturday morning was given a final rating of an EF-3 with estimated winds of 145mph. There were 4 fatalities and 57 injured. This was a long-track tornado, and was on the ground for 31.3 miles and had a maximum width of 1/2 mile wide. Other strong tornadoes […]