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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    For the first time since June(?) of last year, I have all of the edits in the last 4 edits. And yes I am fully returning as of now, my activity on Hypothetical Tornadoes Wiki will go back up now that I have some new ideas in my head. So yes, I am returning - Blackford

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  • Hitman Agent 48

    Severe Weather

    July 20, 2018 by Hitman Agent 48

    Severe weather hit the Midwestern United States today, including twin tornadoes in Marshalltown, Iowa causing severe damage to buildings and homes. From the pictures I viewed, it seemed to be a big wedge tornado causing probably, most likely, EF2 to EF3 damage to at least 3 homes in the vacinity of the city.


    A total of a confirmed 27 twisters touched down. One tornado was rated EF3 that hit the town of Pella. More violent storms and tornadoes are expected on Friday, July 20, 2018.

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  • MrTwister0331

    Hey guys! For those of you who do not know me, I am MrTwister0331. I am relatively new to this wiki, but I have quickly caught on and now I have multiple projects I plan to work on. For those of you who are interested, here is what they are:

    - 2035 Wheeler, Texas EF1 tornado - 2022 Pebble Beach, California EF0 tornado - 2033 Henly, Texas EF5 tornado - 2019 Lakeway, Texas EF4 tornado - 2022 Ridgely, Maryland EF2 tornado - 2030 Washington Mills, New York EF3 tornado - 2022 Lynchburg, Missouri EF3 tornado - 2021 Meta, Missouri EF4 tornado - 2024 Rodney Village, Delaware EF3 tornado - 2019 Pulaski, Iowa EF4 tornado

    Please be patient as it will take a while to complete all of these. Please do not steal any of these ideas and write about them your…

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  • SilentShadow87

    I have put together a gallery of notable tornadoes in the "Dixie Alley" region of the United States in recent years. To be considered "notable" for this list, a tornado needs to have been at least EF2 strength, killed three or more people, OR have remained on the ground for more than 35 miles. Only tornadoes in the "Dixie Alley" states (Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida Panhandle, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee) are considered for this list.

    I will be using these images in my articles, but anyone is welcome to use them. Note that this gallery is under construction.







    The 2011 Super Outbreak produced 86 strong (EF2+) tornadoes, 37 intense (EF3+) tornadoes, and 15 violent (EF4+) tornadoes. Additionally, 19 of the tornadoes produced in the o…







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  • SmokeJawDiscord

    You can just ask me anytime, just explain the location and what risks you want, and I can make them whenever I have the time, just comment on this blog, or DM me on discord @ SmokeJaw#9638.

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  • SmokeJawDiscord

    Will the "How to make a page" videos be deleted or re-uploaded? Because ever since they added the templates its been easier. I suggest making a video on how to use the templates or the reference sheets

    Sincearly - SmokeJaw

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  • Shaunhunter10

    just to get the tornado watch badge

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  • Hitman Agent 48

    Question

    May 6, 2018 by Hitman Agent 48

    Does anyone know how to get a photo for infobox tornado new? I want to make an outbreak with it but it won't let me insert photos.

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    Hey guys, again...long time no see (since December actually) and since Spring 2018 has come, I might as well tell you guys where I have been in life, I am currently working on a massive EAS scenario over on my YouTube channel (the EAS is the Emergency Alert System)...so far it is 40 minutes long of the planned 60-70 minute run time...I have been doing fine, and I will be offline yet again for most of April due to me being in Mexico during that time. my second newest article, Tornado outbreak sequence of April 13-18, 2018 is linked to that EAS scenario I just mentioned, I hope I will return back to my regular activity sooner or later - Blackford (NoJO)

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  • Hitman Agent 48

    Tornadoes

    March 20, 2018 by Hitman Agent 48

    What is the most terrifying tornado that everyone has witnessed?

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    Long time no see, I am returning to the wiki after many months of little editing, I have not forgot about the wiki. Formerly being a major figure, I will most likely return to my activity from before I became head-bureaucrat next year, see you guys later and peace out ;) Oh yeah, and Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night! (Unless you are on the other side of the world)   -    NoJO

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    You may still see me rarely update pages and make comments. The reason why I have not done a full scale return is because I have done everything that I can think about. Now I may return next year, and may do a great recovery.

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  • Firepaw235

    I dunno

    October 1, 2017 by Firepaw235

    Hi.

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    Renaming

    September 29, 2017 by SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    I am renaming, I cannot give info at this time...as it will be a surprise, My activity will go up again as time goes on.


    • I just got a copy of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive in Europe; Asia and Japan)
    • I got a broken Dell Optiplex 745, it is being replaced.
    • Some other private crap that I will not and cannot share.
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  • CycloneRyne94

    Anyone wanna play Cards Against Humanity with me?

    http://pyx-2.pretendyoure.xyz/zy/game.jsp#game=57

    CycloneRyne94 (talk) 00:44, August 7, 2017 (UTC)

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  • Jarrell Tornado

    Friday, 7-31-1987. 30 years ago to this day is a day that many in the Canadian city of Edmonton refer to as 'Black Friday'. It is no wonder--as this day marks the anniversary of a violent F4 tornado that tore through the city, killing 27 people in its 19 mile path of destruction, and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.


    Weather forecasts issued during the morning and early afternoon of July 31, 1987 by Environment Canada revealed a high potential for unusually severe thunderstorms that afternoon, particularly for the Edmonton area due to a cold front that developed over western Alberta, colliding with the warm moist air that persisted over the region fom the previous week. The system in place had already set off a series of str…


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  • Streamdapple

    Some Questions

    July 25, 2017 by Streamdapple

    I have some questions for everybody. Here is one- what wind speed would an M3 tornado be?

    Here is the other- would an African tornado have a special name?

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  • CycloneRyne94

    Ugh...

    July 21, 2017 by CycloneRyne94

    Well this is rather stupid.. I was hoping to be more active by now and yet my Article making Inspiration keeps getting shot.

    It's weird, I really dont understand why my Article Making Inspiration (or whatever else you wanna call it) has been so bad this year.. especially after the extra active years of 2015-16.. and it's not just here that im seeing the problem but on the other wikis..

    But i do have an idea for sunday (Aka: Cards Against Humanity Sunday, as i would call it) that will hopefully help in some way.

    CycloneRyne94 (talk) 18:10, July 21, 2017 (UTC)

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    Ok, as most people can tell...my activity has gone way down since I became Head Bureaucrat, however it is becoming harder and harder to make pages on Wikia, and I am announcing my retirement from the Administration of Hypothetical Tornadoes Wiki, I may return again if Visual Editor gets fixed, but until then I will likely be rarely editing, I am discontinuing my adminstrator place. farewell - NoJO

    No, this does not mean I will stop editing pages!

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  • CycloneRyne94

    Hey Guys, would anyone like to join me on Cards Against Humanity?

    http://pyx-2.pretendyoure.xyz/zy/game.jsp#game=83

    CycloneRyne94 (talk) 00:53, July 17, 2017 (UTC)

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  • HurricaneBrick

    Hello everyone! Brickcraft1 here!

    This blog is about the severe weather being caused by TD 4's remnants along the gulf coast, particarlly my location. The main threat with these storms is extremely heavy downpours. For instance, it has rained 3.32 inches in about an hour here. However, some of these storms have gotten strong. Strong winds are occurring, and a storm yesterday produced hail to my South.

    I feel like the SPC should issue a Marginal risk becuase of this, but that's my opinion.

    Thanks for reading

    Brickcraft1 (talk) Have a great day! 20:29, July 15, 2017 (UTC)

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  • CycloneRyne94

    I thought i'd stop by to invite you guys to come play Cards Against Humanity (Online) with me at 8:45 PM on Sunday.

    I usually just ask the guys on Hypothetical Hurricanes this but i thought maybe you guys might want in on my bi-weekly "Cards Against Humanity Sunday" thing.

    CycloneRyne94 (talk) 23:49, July 14, 2017 (UTC)

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  • AlertIowa1234

    MOAR BADGES

    July 13, 2017 by AlertIowa1234

    i need bags

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  • SilentShadow87

    NOTE: UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    First of all, happy first week of July to everyone. As well as being the peak month for severe weather in Canada, July is also the heart of "derecho season" across most of North America and Europe. I'll admit that even though I'm fascinated by all thunderstorms, derechoes are special. I think they're the second-most interesting type of severe weather behind supercells, probably the most visually impressive, and easily the most terrifying, at least in my opinion. 

    As I'm sure everyone here knows, derechoes are intense straight-line windstorms that are pushed ahead of a fast-moving quasi-linear convective system (squall line). Because of this, a derecho is almost always oriented north to south and moves roughly northea…

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    Eugene has became a major hurricane with 111MPH winds, Category 3 Hurricane Eugene is located in the Pacific Ocean off the Baja California pensicula. Eugene was originally supposed to be a Category 1 hurricane at its peak with a peak expected of 80MPH, it now has 116MPH winds as of the time of this blog post.

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    Eugene, which first had advisories initated on it yesterday...may already by a Category 1 hurricane, while the newest advisory still lists this system as a Tropical Storm, it will likely become a Hurricane in the next advisory, the storm currently has 72MPH winds (according to Force 13) as of 7:00PM Eastern Daylight Time, otherwards 2MPH below Category 1 strength. the storm will likely become a Category 1 within the next few minutes.


    UPDATE AT 0018Z:

    Eugene has became a Category 1 hurricane.

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    THIS IS ONLY A POSSIBILITY:

    Hurricane Dora is the first Hurricane of the 2017 Pacific Hurricane Season, it is also the first hurricane obversed by GOES-16. Hurricane Dora has a 50-70% chance of becoming a Category 3+ hurricane in my opinion. Gusts are currently in the Category 2 hurricane range, even though it is only rated a Category 1, Dora will likely become a Category 2, and possibly become a Category 3/4, looking at it's eye I would not be surprised if it is already a Cat 2 or Cat 3. Please stay tuned for further updates from the NoJO Hurricane Center.

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  • SilentShadow87

    On Tuesday, June 13, the Storm Prediction Center had issued a 15% chance of severe thunderstorms for my area of southwestern Ontario, and by June 15 a Slight risk had been issued based on a 15% risk of damaging wind gusts. In the morning of Saturday, June 17, that risk was downgraded to a Marginal risk, but CAPE values were high enough that I started thinking about driving out to see if I could snag some hail.

    I called three of my fellow severe weather nuts at Brock University - Dylan, Emily, and Josh, and all three of them agreed to go chasing. We voted on whether to target the London, Ontario area or the Toronto area. I voted for London, but all three of the others voted for Toronto, so I was forced to shut up and jump on the bandwagon. W…

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  • Tiar D'Vaughn

    Alissa The Wise Wolf has asked me to do research on the science of severe weather, which is mainly what my novel is about. However I need to do more digging into tornadogenesis, and I'm not very good with science . . . or math.

    The novel takes place in Minneapolis in 2036. I have a wiki page called "2036 Upper Midwest Tornado Sequence" that I been working on for about a week now. A few of the tornadoes in the page are also part of my book. I have been working on the book for the last three years with no help, and I have been trying to produce a novel about tornadoes for as long as I can remember.

    Since it seems like I have all the beginning events of the book in place, I joined Hypothetical Tornadoes because I saw an opportunity to expand on …

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  • Jarrell Tornado

    June 16, 1992 is a date which carries little weight for many outside of the tiny Minnesota towns of Chandler and Lake Wilson. However, today marks 25 years that those two communities were slammed by a F5 tornado in the midst of a widespread tornado outbreak that produced the 5th largest two-day tornado count on record, with 123 tornadoes touching down between June 15 and June 16. Touching down just after 5 PM, intense damage was visible early on in this tornado's track just east of Leota not long after the twister's inception. The tornado completely destroyed a two house farmstead; where the grass was partially scoured, a basement was left bare and the trees, utility poles and buildings were all stripped bare or absent entirely as it stre…

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  • Hypertornado

    DO NOT TALK ON IT

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  • Hurricane Layten

    OK, so a Moderate Risk of severe weather has been issued on the 0600 UTC SPC outlook, which is mentioning the possibility of several severe wind gusts, large to very large hail, and a few tornadoes.

    The Moderate Risk area covers most of MO, as well as parts of KS, OK, AR, TN, KY and IN. Within this area, there is a High (45%) risk of severe wind gusts, a High (45%) risk of large to very large hail, and a Slight (10%) risk of tornadoes. The Enhanced Risk entirely surrounds the Moderate area, as usual, and also covers parts of IL, as well as the remainder of TN. The Slight Risk covers the areas around the Moderate and Enhanced Risks, and goes up into the eastern coast.

    I'd like to finish by saying that thunderstorms have already caused the iss…

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  • Jarrell Tornado

    Today marks 20 years to the day that mother nature conspired to wipe 50 homes and 27 lives off of the face of the Earth. It was on this date in 1997 that a storm that would define the "5" rating in tornadoes, and the most recent tornado to attain such intensity in Texas. On the afternoon of May 27, 1997, multiple severe thunderstorms exploded into the afternoon sky from the highly unstable conditions that had permeated all morning. Several of these storms began unexpectedly drifting to the southwest under the influence of a passing "gravity wave" (outflow boundary) from a dying storm system around the Oklahoma/Arkansas border. Hugging a dry line that helped sustain this growing supercell by allowing it to constantly regenerate its updraft,…

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    At this point, you may have noticed that I barely edit pages and make them, that is because the scripts are freaking messed up...I was making a new outbreak titled Tornado outbreak of January 1, 2019 when everything just wanted to break, it removed the tornado chart for no reason...it also removed the area of text that I was typing, and kept removing it. I will probably return to normal activity soon. - Co-owner, NoJO

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  • Hurricane Layten

    Yep, this series is still going, and remains useful I'm finding, so here goes. On this day, in 2008, a massive tornado, alter rated EF5, swept away a large portion of the city of Parkersburg, Iowa, killing 7 people, and causing several hundred million Dollars in damages in the process. Below is a video relating to a team of storm chasers in the city at the time of the tornado on that fateful day:

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  • Hurricane Layten

    OK,brief blog today in remembrance of the EF5 tornado that ravaged Joplin, MO around 7PM CDT on May 22, 2011. The tornado left 161 people dead, and hundreds more injured. Entire apartment complexes, and the hospital was so badly compromised that it had to be torn down and rebuilt. Below is a video of the emergency services radio during the event:

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  • Hurricane Layten

    Well, I'd like to say that today has certainly lived up to my expectations. A High Risk of severe weather has been issued, with this risk containing the possibility for several strong, long track tornadoes also included in this risk.

    The High Risk includes parts of KS and OK, where the SPC specifically says "...A tornado outbreak is likely across parts of the southern and central Plains today and tonight...", which is of particular concern considering the amount of highly populated areas within this risk area. Within the High Risk area, there is a High Risk (30%) chance for tornadoes, a Moderate Risk (30%) for severe wind gusts, and a High Risk (45%) for large or very large hail.

    It is worth noting that several long track,potentially violent…

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  • Hurricane Layten

    OK, this post is going to be mainly about last night, but I'll start with the outlook first, as it makes sense to do so.

    An Enhanced Risk is currently in effect for IA, WI and MN. This is followed by the standard Slight and Marginal Risks.

    Anyway, on to the biggest part of the post. 2 very large, violent and long lived tornadoes occurred last night, in Elk City, OK and Oklahoma, WI. Both of these storms caused heavy damage, injury totals, and 1 death each.

    In Elk City, OK, the tornado was multiple vortex in nature, and completely debarked trees within the neighbourhoods hit hardest. This is a sign of EF4 damage, however, buildings appear to have taken high end EF3 to low end EF4 damage in the worst cases.

    Now, on to Oklahoma, WI, where a long …

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  • Hurricane Layten

    Alrighty, I know it's been a while since I last did an outlook blog, but today is a Moderate Risk, so it is needed.

    The Moderate Risk area is located across parts of OK and TX, surrounded by a large Enhanced Risk area that goes up into the OH Valley. this is surrounded by the usual Slight Risk area. Within the Moderate Risk area, there is a Moderate (15%) risk of tornadoes, a Moderate Risk (30%) for severe wind gusts, and a High Risk (45%) chance of large to very large hail.

    It is worth noting that a Particularly Dangerous Situation Tornado Watch was issued not long ago, which is for the entire Moderate Risk area, as well as a significant portion of the surrounding Enhanced Risk area.

    I'll update this in a few hours if I can. If not, I will enco…

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  • GloriouslyBlonde

    Im offically comming out of retirement which means i might increase inactivty

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    On another wiki I was looking around when I saw "Hypothetical Tornadoes" I was confused...and then it said Discover New Wikis...uh...I am the co-owner of that wiki already.

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  • SilentShadow87

    On this day in history, not one, but two F5-rated tornadoes cut through two Texas cities, leaving complete devastation and very high death tolls in their paths. One of these tornadoes ties as the deadliest in Texas state history, destroying over a third of the city of Waco, while the other was arguably one of the most violent in Texas, tearing through Lubbock exactly 17 years later.

    Below I'll compare the two tornadoes, and do my own crude assessment of their strength based on today's rating standards.


    The Waco, Texas F5 - May 11, 1953

    Monday, May 11, 1953 dawned humid and sunny over the city of Waco. To the south, outflow boundaries from a few scattered thunderstorms from the previous night were developing, and by early afternoon, a dry line…


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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    the F3 badge is one of the rarest badges of Hypothetical Tornadoes Wiki, the F3 badge is a badge that you earn when you get a 60 day streak...so this is what it says on my page


    F3

    contribute to the wiki every day for 60 days ( 58/60 )

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  • SPCBlackfordCounty995Main

    Ok, the Tropical Storm icon has a hurricane style eye of some sorts, the TS icon is always missing the middle...even the official National Hurricane Center does this!!

    If you see to the right Tropical Storm Adrian (which is forecast to become a hurricane in a few days) HAS A EYE WITH THE ICON!?!! Now I can get The Weather Channel doing this because they put the category in the middle, but atleast make the TS solid and say "TS" The NHC also puts a eye on their TS icon, I know this isn't related to wiki topic but I am using this to Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V on some other wikis I get on. (that this is related to wiki topic)

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  • StevDev

    Officially leaving

    May 7, 2017 by StevDev

    So, you have saw the title. You're not seeing things. I actually am going to officially leave this wiki and the "Hypothetical" wikis as I feel like I don't have sufficient interest in these wikis anymore. I haven't edited here in ages, and this is not my thing anymore. Other than loss of interest, other reasons why I haven't been here have been school (working towards graduation), real life, and being on other websites. It is time that I move away from a subject that I became interested in as a 13 year old back in 2012 (hypothetical hurricanes being my first wiki). You might find me on other wikis in the coming weeks. Current plans is that I might rejoin Candy Crush Wiki, and I might find more wikis to contribute afterward. There may even …

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  • Hurricane Layten

    On this day in 1975, an outbreak of tornadoes hit the states of Louisiana, Taxas, Mississippi, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa with 36 confirmed tornadoes reported by the NWS.

    By far the most significant of these, and the namesake of the outbreak, was the F4 tornado that tore through parts of downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The tornado initially touched down in Sarpy county, before passing through Douglas County and crossing over I-80 into Omaha. Along the tornadoes path, severe damage to buildings was noted, including several that were completely levelled, and thousands of trees were either snapped or debarked. This tornado was the cause of 3 fatalities during the outbreak.

    The other significant tornado of the outbreak was another F4, which struc…

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  • Jarrell Tornado

    Today marks a date in which tornadoes changed many lives in their respective years of occurrence. On this day in 2003, 86 tornadoes touched down on the most prolific day of what would become the record for the most tornadoes recorded in a single period of continuous activity (401). Four F4 tornadoes were recorded among that number: one in and around Franklin, Kansas; two in Kansas City, Missouri; and another in Jackson, Tennessee. The Franklin tornado killed one; the first Kansas City tornado killed two; and the Jackson tornado killed eleven, and each incurred millions in damages.


    However, the largest event on this date was what took a city in the night. In what today makes only a decade ago, the Greensburg, Kansas tornado swept through the…


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  • Hurricane Layten

    OK, I'll start a little differently today, with a little history. On this day back in 1999, an F5 tornado ripped through parts of Bridge Creek and Moore, Oklahoma, killing 36 people, injuring 583 others, and causing $1 billion in damages, which was a record at the time. Another record set by this tornado was the highest wind observed on earth, when Joshua Wurman, a storm chaser/tornado expert veteran, used his Dopplar on Wheels to measure the 318 mph winds about 100 meters off the ground.

    Now, onto the present, and todays outlook. An Enhanced Risk is now in effect for all of Louisiana, as well as parts of Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. A Slight Risk surrounds this area, followed by the Marginal as always. The main risks are expected to be…

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  • Hurricane Layten

    OK, for those have been following the updates on Canton, I have another one now.

    A preliminary damage survey was done yesterday, which has concluded mid range EF4 damage for the western Canton tornado. Whether this gets raised to EF5 depends on certain factors. Whilst some buildings did get swept away by the tornado, untethered buildings that get swept away entirely can only be rated at best high end EF4, whilst tethered buildings tend to get to get the EF5 rating. Also, due to lack of scouring in the worst damaged areas as well, this also likely indicates an EF4 tornado at most. The winds for this tornado have a preliminary 180 mph estimate, or mid range EF4.

    The tornado that passed through downtown Canton is still currently on its EF3 prel…

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  • Hurricane Layten

    OK then, here goes the first outlook of the month of May. An Enhanced Risk is in place for today, with the expected risk once again expected to be large hail (15%), damaging winds (30%), and a few tornadoes (5%).

    The concerning thing about today is that the risk is typically in somewhere that doesnt usually see such a high risk. Areas under an Enhanced Risk today include parts of Maryland, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, New York, and North Carolina, as well as parts of Massachusetts. If I have any of the areas listed here wrong, please do not hesitate to correct me, and I'll apologise in advance for the mistake.

    The Slight Risk area around it takes up parts of surrounding states, as well as parts of South Carolina and Georgia as well.

    Now, onto…

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