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Tornado Damage

PennyWise?

Dr. Kevin Simmons | Posted 06.10.2015 | Money
Dr. Kevin Simmons

It seems that each spring brings a new round of violent weather. And with each storm another reminder that failing to anticipate the awesome power of nature can be deadly but almost always expensive.

Aftermath Photos Show Destruction After Tornado Tears Through Illinois

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green

At least two people are dead and nearly a dozen others injured after a tornado touched down in northern Illinois on Thursday evening. Dozens of homes ...

Tornado Damages Hundreds Of Homes In Missouri

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 10 (Reuters) - A tornado destroyed or damaged 200 to 300 homes in a small town east of Kansas Ci...

Tragedy Visits Again

Dr. Kevin Simmons | Posted 06.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Kevin Simmons

Beyond the issue of life safety, there is a secondary discussion of how to minimize the damage from tornadoes, and this is where enhanced building codes come into the conversation. For this question we must examine the costs of better construction compared with the expected benefits.

Massachusetts Tornadoes Cost $200 Million

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Right after the tornado passed, Springfield homeowner Bill Winslow gathered his wife and two children into a huddle in the...

School Bus Surveillance Video Captures Tornado's Destruction

Posted 03.30.2012 | Green

Several Indiana towns hit by devastating tornados earlier this month are just beginning to recover. Henryville High School just released another s...

Tornado-Ravaged Town Might Never Be Rebuilt

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green

MARYSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — This tiny Indiana farm town has no mayor, no school and no shopping center. And after last week's deadly tornadoes, it has v...

Friends In Need: Minneapolis Tornado Victims Helped Through Facebook

Posted 08.22.2011 | Impact

From Japan to Joplin, Mo., social media has made a big impact on disaster relief. Now, tornado victims in Minneapolis, Minn. have also been helped onl...