New technology that increases the warning time for tornadoes and hurricanes could potentially save hundreds of lives every year
A climate scientist reflects on what global warming means for extreme weather
An interview with a severe storm scientist explains what happened in Oklahoma
Search for Survivors Races On as Dozens Feared Dead in Tornado-Hit Oklahoma
The twister that struck Moore, Okla., was the deadliest U.S. tornado since one killed 161 people in Joplin, Missouri, two years ago
Can Tornado Prediction Be Improved?
Advances in computer modeling and other technologies still cannot overcome the fundamental complexity of thunderstorm and subsequent tornado formation
Soothing Traumatized Children
Coloring books developed by psychologists help kids avoid long-lasting emotional problems
Getting to the Core of Twisters
In VORTEX2, the largest scientific study of tornadoes, scientists are trying to understand just what causes a twister to form. It's more complicated than you might think. Christie Nicholson reports...
Texas Tornadoes Spur Search for Better Warning Systems
Large-scale, upper-level atmospheric disturbances could be used in forecast models to better predict the initiation of storms
The Science of Tornadoes
How funnels form, what drives tornado activity, and what scientists are doing to better understand them--our collection of articles, video and podcasts explain the basics