tornado thursday

Tornado Thursday – 20 June 2010 Billings, MT

This one comes via the Associated Press (I will try to find the original source later) Dan Miller (SEE UPDATE BELOW) of the Father’s Day tornado in Billings, Montana. Today’s video shows the power of a tornado as it tosses debris hundreds of feet into the air:   UPDATE 8 Jan 2011, 6:00pm EST: I […]

Tornado Thursday – 10 May 2010 Wakita, OK

One of the better multi-vortex tornado specimens was captured on film by several chasers, with the seemingly best footage from Verne Carlson that shows 4-5 vortices within a larger tornadic circulation. You can get more information about this storm and about Verne’s chasing on his weather blog. Skip to the 1:00 mark to watch the […]

Tornado Thursday – 5 June 2009 Goshen County, WY

The Goshen County, Wyoming tornado was one of the few tornadic storms that VORTEX2 was able to study in its first year of operations. Mike Bettes was on the scene for The Weather Channel, discussing what he sees in live coverage with Dr. Greg Forbes. It was definitely a sight to see when the tornado […]

Tornado Thursday – 17 June 2010 Albert Lea, MN

This week’s video is a time-lapse made by Skip Talbot, which shows the amazing structure and evolution of a long-lived tornadic supercell that rolled through southern Minnesota on June 17th. Please visit His personal storm chasing site as well as Convective Addiction, which is a group chaser site that Skip contributes to.   Skip also […]

Tornado Thursday – 22 November 2010 Loves Park, IL

This week’s video comes from one of the tornadoes that was spawned earlier this week in Illinois from a system that was more potent than it appeared. I’ll try to get the videographer credit for the video once I find the information.  

Tornado Thursday – 22 May 2010 Bowdle, SD

This is footage from Chris Collura taken during the epic Bowdle, SD tornadic storm that was seen on Storm Chasers last night. This truly was an amazing tornado!   Be sure to check out Chris’ site!

Tornado Thursday – 8 September 2010 Dallas

This week’s tornado footage comes from live news coverage of the tornado that almost hit downtown Dallas, TX earlier this year: