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Nov 19, 2013 — The severe storms that swept through Illinois, Michigan and other states left at least eight people dead. Thousands more had their homes destroyed or ruined. With cold weather coming, reconstruction will be delayed.
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Sep 12, 2013 — At least two waterspouts are seen Thursday afternoon on Lake Michigan, near the Wisconsin border.
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Jun 4, 2013 — New data about the tornado, which has been blamed for 18 deaths, was released Tuesday. Its intensity was upgraded to the maximum of EF5, and the weather agency says its winds reached 295 miles an hour.
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Jun 3, 2013 — A scientist who studies tornadoes says there's still much to be learned about how they form and how to better forecast them. Still, the storm chasing and research communities will be reevaluating their procedures in the wake of three colleagues' deaths.
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Jun 3, 2013 — In response to our coverage of the tornadoes, online comments have asked, "Why put yourself in the path of such disaster?" But Oklahoma residents have their reasons for staying put.
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Jun 3, 2013 — Oklahoma officials put the number of deaths from Friday night's storms at 18 as of Monday evening, with several victims still not identified. The strongest storm Friday tore through El Reno, Okla. Forecasters are warning there could be more severe weather in Oklahoma on Monday and Tuesday.
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Jun 2, 2013 — Tim Samaras was an engineer who made probes that captured information at the base of the violent storms. He was inspired to chase tornadoes by the iconic scene in The Wizard of Oz.
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May 31, 2013 — The National Weather Service issues a tornado emergency and reports a twister moving east from El Reno toward the state capital.
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May 30, 2013 — Another day brings more warnings for the nation's midsection. The National Weather Service says that from Texas up toward the Great Lakes there could be strong storms, hail and possibly tornadoes.
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May 30, 2013 — Among several emotional moments during Wednesday's benefit concert for victims of the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., Lambert's struggle to sing through tears is worth watching.
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