Heavy Weather


Two-day U.S. Tornado Outbreak Kills at Least 29 People; More Tornadoes Expected Today ~Dr. Jeff Masters, Weather Underground

Tornado and severe weather outbreak continues on Tuesday and Wednesday The strong, slow-moving low pressure system that brought this weekend’s deadly tornadoes will spawn spawn more supercell thunderstorms capable of generating large hail, damaging winds, and a few strong tornadoes on Tuesday. NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued their “Moderate Risk” forecast of severe…


Tornadoes Strike Central, Southern US, Killing 17. More Heavy Weather on the way ~NWS

Parts of the South and Midwest could be in for more severe weather Monday, a day after suspected tornadoes killed at least 18 people in three states, including 10 who died in one devastated Arkansas county. NWS Updates. VILONIA, Ark. (AP) – Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its…


Micro-mapping Philippine’s Typhoon Yolonda / Haiyan disaster ~IRIN

Micro-mapping is under the spotlight three days after Typhoon Haiyan barreled into the central Philippines, affecting close to 10 million people, with thousands more feared dead. “The speed in which information can be filtered, categorized, and geo-located [has] increased dramatically through the use of digital humanitarian organizations and technology,” Cat Graham, a coordinator with the…