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Tornado Hunt Team Takes Direct Hit by Tornado
05-31-2013, 08:58 PM
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Tornado Hunt Team Takes Direct Hit by Tornado
Published: May 31, 2013, 9:46 PM EDT | weather.com

The Weather Channel Tornado Hunt Team is safe, but shaken up after their chase vehicles took a direct hit by a violent tornado west of Oklahoma City.

Meteorologist Mike Bettes was chasing the monster rain-wrapped tornado near El Reno, Okla. when he says the storm picked up the heavy chase SUV and threw it an estimated 200 yards.

Read more: http://www.weather.com/news/tornado-cent...o-20130531

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06-02-2013, 12:37 PM
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These three were not so lucky. How sad but they died doing what they loved.

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06-02-2013, 10:51 PM
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When I saw who it was I was amazed - these guys seemed so cautious placing their probes and getting to a safe distance. Seems like no matter how much we know we will never know enough.
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06-05-2013, 04:40 PM (This post was last modified: 06-05-2013 04:41 PM by Joe-Nathan.)
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This was a record breaker:

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/oun/?n=events-20130531


MAX WIND=296MPH (as per OU Mobil Radar)
WIDEST NADO RECORDED IN USA=2.6miles

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06-06-2013, 07:26 AM
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so sad for the Samaras' and Carl Young who was killed I was watching TWC as it happened as I was with the Moore,OK twister it just turned on a dime and barrel rolled them.

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