News tagged with tornadoes

Stabilizing collapsed or shock-damaged buildings

In the gathering gloom of late afternoon, September 11, 2001, building engineers—as well as the rest of the world—watched in horror as the desperately fragile remains of the World Trade Center shifted and settled into ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Two tornadoes hit New York City

Two small tornadoes touched down in New York City, stunning residents who associate twisters more with the US Midwest, the National Weather Service said.

Sep 09, 2012
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Creating action-inspiring tornado warnings

One year ago this week, 158 people died when a tornado with winds greater than 200 mph struck Joplin, Mo. Even though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued tornado warnings and activated ...

May 22, 2012
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