Twister. 

On Tuesday night, the tight-knit community of professional storm chasers suffered a wrenching loss when three well-known storm trackers, Gene Williamson, Randall Delane Yarnall, and Corbin Lee Jaeger, were killed in a high-speed collision while chasing a storm near the rural Texas community of Spur.  Read more...

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Three tornado chasers were killed Tuesday night, raising new safety questions

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Chasing tornadoes is not exactly a low-risk activity, between the hazards the atmosphere can throw at you and the challenge of driving while keeping an eye on the sky. 

However, until recently, there had never been a recorded death of a tornado chaser, despite the activity’s increasing popularity in the wake of the 1997 film Twister

On Tuesday night, the tight-knit community of professional storm chasers suffered a wrenching loss when three well-known storm trackers, Gene Williamson, Randall Delane Yarnall, and Corbin Lee Jaeger, were killed in a high-speed collision while chasing a storm near the rural Texas community of Spur.  Read more…

More about Science, El Reno Tornado, Climate, Extreme Weather, and Severe Weather

Twister. 

On Tuesday night, the tight-knit community of professional storm chasers suffered a wrenching loss when three well-known storm trackers, Gene Williamson, Randall Delane Yarnall, and Corbin Lee Jaeger, were killed in a high-speed collision while chasing a storm near the rural Texas community of Spur.  Read more...

More about Science, El Reno Tornado, Climate, Extreme Weather, and Severe Weather'>
,

Three tornado chasers were killed Tuesday night, raising new safety questions

TwitterFacebook

Chasing tornadoes is not exactly a low-risk activity, between the hazards the atmosphere can throw at you and the challenge of driving while keeping an eye on the sky. 

However, until recently, there had never been a recorded death of a tornado chaser, despite the activity’s increasing popularity in the wake of the 1997 film Twister

On Tuesday night, the tight-knit community of professional storm chasers suffered a wrenching loss when three well-known storm trackers, Gene Williamson, Randall Delane Yarnall, and Corbin Lee Jaeger, were killed in a high-speed collision while chasing a storm near the rural Texas community of Spur.  Read more…

More about Science, El Reno Tornado, Climate, Extreme Weather, and Severe Weather

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