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29

Jul

Real-life Sharknado: 5 actual instances of animal tornadoesCould a sharknado actually happen? Reports of real-life animal tornadoes are not unheard of around the globe.

Real-life Sharknado: 5 actual instances of animal tornadoes
Could a sharknado actually happen? Reports of real-life animal tornadoes are not unheard of around the globe.

16

Jul

treehugger:

A HUGE waterspout towers over Tampa Bay — check out the video of this crazy thing. (No, there are no sharks in it…)

treehugger:

A HUGE waterspout towers over Tampa Bay — check out the video of this crazy thing. (No, there are no sharks in it…)

05

Jun

Satellite image reveals Moore tornado scarThe total damaged caused by the twister is estimated to be around $2 billion.

Satellite image reveals Moore tornado scar
The total damaged caused by the twister is estimated to be around $2 billion.

29

May


 Hanson debuts ‘Mmmhops Pale Ale’ early for charity  



The Oklahoma natives move up the release date of their new craft beer to raise money for tornado survivors.
The Oklahoma natives move up the release date of their new craft beer to raise money for tornado survivors.

23

May

Photos of the day: Moments of hope after the Oklahoma tornado
une Simson embraces her cat, Sammi, after finding him in the wreckage of her home on May 21 in Moore, Okla. After a monstrous tornado tore through the suburbs of Oklahoma City earlier this week, residents are now returning home to pick up what remains of their lives. Entire neighborhoods were rendered unrecognizable by the powerful EF-5 tornado, which killed 24 people, 9 of them children.

See more photos.

Photos of the day: Moments of hope after the Oklahoma tornado

une Simson embraces her cat, Sammi, after finding him in the wreckage of her home on May 21 in Moore, Okla. After a monstrous tornado tore through the suburbs of Oklahoma City earlier this week, residents are now returning home to pick up what remains of their lives. Entire neighborhoods were rendered unrecognizable by the powerful EF-5 tornado, which killed 24 people, 9 of them children.

See more photos.

22

May

Why storm shelters are the only tornado-proof buildings
No storm shelter? ‘Wind clips’ built into your home can give some additional protection from dangerous winds.

Why storm shelters are the only tornado-proof buildings

No storm shelter? ‘Wind clips’ built into your home can give some additional protection from dangerous winds.

laurajmoss:

Today all the kibble raised on Freekibble and FreeKibbleKat will be donated to animals in disaster-stricken Moore, Okla.
Simply answer the trivia question on each site and you’ll donate food to animals in need.
Please share!

laurajmoss:

Today all the kibble raised on Freekibble and FreeKibbleKat will be donated to animals in disaster-stricken Moore, Okla.

Simply answer the trivia question on each site and you’ll donate food to animals in need.

Please share!

Deadly Moore tornado tops the scale at EF-5
An EF-0 rating is reserved for minor damage, and an EF-5 is considered the most severe, with winds topping 200 mph.

Deadly Moore tornado tops the scale at EF-5

An EF-0 rating is reserved for minor damage, and an EF-5 is considered the most severe, with winds topping 200 mph.

21

May

laurajmoss:

I interviewed a woman for MNN today whose nonprofit, Search Dog Foundation, has sent 11 search-and-rescue dogs and 11 volunteer firefighter/dog handlers to search for survivors in Oklahoma.
Why we turn to dogs when disaster strikesFrom aiding search-and-rescue missions to lending a shoulder to cry on, man’s best friend can often be found at the site of tragedy.
Disaster relief is flooding into Moore, Okla., but along with volunteers and supplies, there are dogs. Some, including the 11 canine disaster search teams trained by the Search Dog Foundation or SDF, are scouring tornado debris for survivors. Others are en route to comfort the devastated city’s residents. Lutheran Church Charities, whose therapy dogs have worked with victims of the Boston bombings and the Newtown, Conn., shootings, is sending six dogs from its Chicago headquarters. When disaster strikes, man’s best friend is often there, working on the frontlines of rescue efforts, as well as behind the scenes, helping people cope with trauma and loss.Read more.

laurajmoss:

I interviewed a woman for MNN today whose nonprofit, Search Dog Foundation, has sent 11 search-and-rescue dogs and 11 volunteer firefighter/dog handlers to search for survivors in Oklahoma.

Why we turn to dogs when disaster strikes
From aiding search-and-rescue missions to lending a shoulder to cry on, man’s best friend can often be found at the site of tragedy.

Disaster relief is flooding into Moore, Okla., but along with volunteers and supplies, there are dogs.
 
Some, including the 11 canine disaster search teams trained by the Search Dog Foundation or SDF, are scouring tornado debris for survivors. Others are en route to comfort the devastated city’s residents. Lutheran Church Charities, whose therapy dogs have worked with victims of the Boston bombings and the Newtown, Conn., shootings, is sending six dogs from its Chicago headquarters.
 
When disaster strikes, man’s best friend is often there, working on the frontlines of rescue efforts, as well as behind the scenes, helping people cope with trauma and loss.
Read more.

How to help Oklahoma tornado victims
Money, supplies, and even airline miles can all be donated to assist tornado victims.

How to help Oklahoma tornado victims

Money, supplies, and even airline miles can all be donated to assist tornado victims.