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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for New York City, effective until 5 p.m. Monday. Meteorologists are predicting heavy rain, gusty winds, thunderstorms, and potential tornado action across a stretch of New York state. Counties affected include Albany, Bronx, Broome, Cayuga ... More >>
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To hell with that mangy groundhog, and fuck his stupid shadow -- if we all pray hard enough, it will be spring right now!That's based on the logic of former "faith healer"/current divine weatherman Pat Robertson, who, yet again, has caused a stir with his claims that nature is somehow controlled by ... More >>
WikipediaThe National Weather Service has put New York City and surrounding areas under a tornado watch until 8 p.m. this evening. The watch is also effective for counties in Connecticut and New Jersey. Along with potential tornadoes and hail, a "thunderstorm wind gust" of up to 70 miles per ... More >>
So, it seems that Charlie Sheen is trying to help out after deadly tornadoes hit Alabama last week. He visited Tuscaloosa today (wearing a white University of Alabama hat) "to survey tornado damage" and meet with Mayor Walt Maddox, who's hopeful that Sheen's celebrity status will help with ra ... More >>
The number of dead from the tornados that ravaged the South this week has climbed to 342, officials say. Wednesday's storms are the second deadliest tornado outbreak in U.S. history. Tuscaloosa, AL has experienced more devastation than any other area; at least 45 people have died in the Tuscaloos ... More >>
Giving the cat that survived being shot in the head with an arrow a run for his money, a tiny Chihuahua named Paco has survived a tornado (actually, two tornadoes) that hit Pulaski County, Virginia, causing more than eight million dollars in damage and much destruction to his owner's house. Paco wal ... More >>
This tornado video -- taken by Eric Meyers in Rice, Texas, from his car on Sunday as 125-mile winds tore through the area -- kinda makes the Brooklyn tornado guys look like amateurs, or, worse, a couple of wussy hipsters. "We are in the tornado" is the anti "Double rainbow all the way."
Remember the Brooklyn/Staten Island/Queens tornado of less than two weeks ago? The one that knocked down a bunch of trees and freaked out a bunch of hipsters and led to this amazing video? Well, charge up your camera phones. There's a tornado watch currently on for the tristate area -- includ ... More >>
via Daily NewsOn Friday night, for a 15-minute period, we were hunkered down in our windowless bathroom (just in case!) as our Twitter flashed "Tornado WARNING" from New York's Office of Emergency Management, NotifyNYC, and, of course, the National Weather Service. (A warning, for future refe ... More >>
The clouds are rolling in. We hear that there's a severe thunderstorm watch on until 8 p.m. tonight in New York and its surrounding environs. We also hear that there was "golf-ball-sized hail" sighted on the Throgs Neck today, and that someone may have seen a tornado on Long Island -- can any ... More >>
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It's less than 24 hours after the National Weather Storm confirmed that a tornado touched down in Brooklyn and already people are trying to make a buck selling T-shirts on ebay. Maybe the Brooklyn Cyclones— who recently made some waves with the Marty Markowitz bobblehead—should adopt the Tornad ... More >>
Photos by Neil DeMause Even some of the oldest trees in Brooklyn were no match for a tornado. The car didn't fare too well either. While the Bay Ridge tornado got all the initial press, Mother Nature opened up a major can of whoop-ass on Ditmas Park (aka "Victorian Flatbush") as well.
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