Tim Samaras

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

Tim Samaras (r), and Carl Young (l), professional storm chasers. (Discovery Channel News / AP Photo)

3 veteran storm chasers killed by Oklahoma tornado

(AP) – Three veteran storm chasers died doing what they loved: roaming the Great Plains in search of dangerous storms like the one in Oklahoma that ended their final pursuit. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and […]

06/03/2013

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