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60th anniversary of first tornado on radar

Jim Angel, the Illinois State Climatologist, noted that today marks the 60th anniversary of the first date that a tornado was seen on radar.  Now we have much more sophisticated radars that not only see the storms in multiple dimensions and colors but can also point out flying debris as…
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Gimme shelter

“Grazing the Net” blog had an interesting story this week about a farm in Texas that goes above and beyond the usual to protect their investment in prime livestock from severe weather.  This farm is a breeding facility for champion horses, and they have a number of stallions with a…
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