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Killer El Reno Tornado Was Widest Ever Recorded: NWS

Killer El Reno Tornado Was Widest Ever Recorded: NWS

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2013

The NWS determined that the El Reno, Okla., tornado was 2.6 miles wide, the widest ever recorded.

Tornadoes Rake Okla., Kansas as Storm Threat Continues

Tornadoes Rake Okla., Kansas as Storm Threat Continues

  • Published: May 20th, 2013

A tornado outbreak killed at least 1 and injured dozens more as twisters hit Oklahoma, Kansas and Iowa on Sunday.

Welcome Rains Are Forecast, But So Are Severe Storms

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2012

A wild weather weekend may be in store for much of the Plains and Midwest, as rain comes with threat of tornadoes.

Image of the Day: This Tale Reeks of Rats

  • Published: Aug 23rd, 2012

Chicago enjoyed last year's mild winter, but it now has to deal with a rat infestation usually kept in check by the cold.

Oklahoma Is OK if You Like Sizzling Temperatures

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2012

Sizzling heat continues to affect Oklahoma with near-record heat and temperatures propelled by extreme drought conditions.

Oklahoma City Tops Out at 112, Misses Mark by 1 Degree

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2012

Oklahoma City may set an all-time high temperature record, after sweating through the warmest day since 1936.

Stubborn 2012 Heat Wave Roasts Eight States

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2012

Dangerous heat is scorching a region from Kansas to Mississippi, with all-time temperature records in jeopardy.

Extreme Heat Continues to Plague South Central States

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2012

High temperatures are soaring into the triple digits from Oklahoma to Arkansas, as the record warm summer of 2012 drags on.