National Weather Center

Jim Dobbs, left, helps pull a tractor trailer rig out of a ditch Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in Henderson, Ark.  (AP Photo/The Baxter Bulletin, Kevin Pieper)

Ice storm snarling deliveries nationwide

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Whether you’re ready to ship that holiday package across the country or waiting for your next shipment of cooking grease, now’s not the best time to be in a hurry. Businesses […]

12/06/2013

A tornado moves past homes, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Storm chasing critical, profitable and dangerous

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — While most people take shelter when a tornado approaches, a growing throng heads for the prairies, be they scientists hoping to protect the public from a twister’s fury or amateurs armed […]

06/03/2013

Homes damaged by tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Power of Moore tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of […]

05/21/2013