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WIU Tornado Recovery Expert Available

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April 2011 Tornado Event Prompted Many Alabama Residents to Prepare

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UAB School of Public Health researchers found that 66 percent of residents of Alabama’s most populous county had a complete disaster preparedness kit on hand after the tornado outbreak.

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Texas Tech Wind Researchers Release Findings on Failed Shelter Door Hit by Arkansas Tornado

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Homeowners should make sure building materials are rated to withstand high tornadic winds and the onslaught of debris those winds can bring.

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Iowa State Engineers to Simulate and Model Tornado Winds and Their Effects on Buildings

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Iowa State's Partha Sarkar will use an NSF grant to continue his studies of tornado winds. The grant will support experiments in the Iowa State Tornado Simulator that will help engineers answer questions about how tornadoes interact with buildings.

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New Research Links Tornado Strength, Frequency to Climate Change

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New research by a Florida State University geography professor shows that climate change may be playing a key role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes hitting the United States.

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Texas Tech Professor Comments on Extraordinary Nature of the Deadly Nebraska Twin Tornadoes

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Don't Get Caught in a Storm Without Your Helmet and Tennis Shoes

A climatologist advises to wear head protection during a tornado to avoid head injury.

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Small Changes Could Save Structures, Lives During Tornadoes

Light-weight garage doors can be the weak link to allowing high winds and pressure changes from a tornado into a home that can lead to the removal of the roof and collapsed walls.

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Severe Spring Storms Strike Southern U.S. - Climate Expert Explains

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Severe Spring Weather in the South, Georgia State Climate Expert Available for Comment

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