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Discovery To Air Tribute To Storm Chasers Killed In Oklahoma Tornado

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This undated photo provided by The Discovery Channel shows Carl Young and Tim Samaras watching the sky. Jim Samaras said Sunday, June 2, 2013, that his brother storm chaser Tim Samaras was killed along with Tim’s son, Paul Samaras, and another chaser, Carl Young, on Friday, May 31, 2013 in Oklahoma City. The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., said the men were involved in tornado research.( AP Photo/Discovery Channel) | AP

LOS ANGELES -- Discovery Channel says it will honor three veteran storm chasers who died in Oklahoma with a special airing this week.

The program, "Mile Wide Tornado: Stormchasers Tribute," will feature scenes of Tim Samaras, his son Paul and Carl Young from the former series "Stormchasers." It airs at 10 p.m. EDT Wednesday.

The men spent years capturing and sharing storm videos with TV viewers and weather researchers. They died Friday when a tornado with winds of up to 165 mph turned on them in the Oklahoma City area. The storm and flooding claimed more than a dozen other lives.

"Mile Wide Tornado" originally aired Sunday and focuses on the May 20 tornado that devastated a wide swatch of Oklahoma. Discovery says it has been updated with "Stormchasers" footage of the researchers.

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