Too Close For Comfort: ‘We’ve got nowhere to go’

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Dan Yorgason and a friend watch a storm breed a funnel cloud near Watford City, North Dakota, but once a tornado touches down nearby, and starts to head toward them, they realize there’s no place to hide from the twister.

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Trucks plummet 40 feet when Florida scenic highway collapses

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Vehicles rest at the bottom of a ravine after the Scenic Highway collapsed near Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday. 

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Puppy Love: Dog found alive in twister-ravaged home

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Constance Lambert embraces her dog after finding it alive Monday when she returned to her destroyed home in Tupelo, Miss

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High Alert: Millions brace for more tornadoes as death toll hits 28

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On Tuesday, areas hit hardest a day earlier “are going to get a repeat performance,” according chief meteorologist Kevin Roth.

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Before and After: Tornado tears through Oklahoma

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This combination photo shows Monday’s aftermath of the tornado that ripped through Quapaw, Okla. on Sunday.

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Tornadoes leave 100-mile long path of destruction in Arkansas

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Tornadoes killed at least 18 people across three states Sunday, but the worst of the storms tore a deadly path over a hundred-mile stretch of Arkansas.

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'Sheer Devastation': 18 dead as 31 tornadoes rip through Plains, South

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The tornado threat for Monday appeared to be largest across Mississippi, northwest Alabama and the western half of Tennessee, Weather Channel says.

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First snow, now twisters? Tornadoes loom over eight states

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The weather roller coaster took another wild swing Thursday as near-record snow gave way to tornado warnings and wicked thunderstorms.

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Illinois tornado survivor: ‘I found pieces of my house 100 yards northeast of me’

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Scott Gundy, whose Washington, Ill., home was shredded by a tornado Sunday, said he “got the most important thing out” — pictures and videos of his kids.

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'Get ready now': 53 million people at risk as deadly storm wallops Midwest

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A powerful storm system has brought tornadoes and damaging winds to large swaths of the Midwest. At least one person was confirmed killed in a storm-related incident, Illinois officials say.

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Tornado tourism thrives even during deadly season

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"Tornado tourism" may sound strange or even distasteful in light of deadly twisters in the past few weeks, but it’s a thriving travel niche, and business is booming.

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El Reno tornado, at 2.6 miles across, was widest on record

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The tornado that struck El Reno, Okla., on Friday night was the widest on record in the United States at 2.6 miles across, the National Weather Service reported on Tuesday.

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Oklahoma tornado deaths include three veteran storm chasers

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Three professional “storm chasers” were among the 13 people who died in the tornadoes that ripped through the Oklahoma City area Friday, the research project they ran confirmed Sunday.

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Storm chaser caught in tornado: It felt like I was going to heaven

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When Mike Bettes was chasing a tornado in Oklahoma Friday, the twister was hot on the heels of his SUV. He realized he wasn’t going to make it as his truck was lifted up into the air.

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12 dead in aftermath of destructive tornadoes

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The death toll has jumped to 12 in the aftermath of a swarm of destructive twisters that tore through the Midwest, killing seven adults and two children in Oklahoma and causing three deaths in Missouri blamed on flooding.

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