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OKG Newsletter


Topic: tornadoes

‘Dysfunction’ junction


Letters to the Editor

Dan Biby
Fortunately, the new OSF headquarters building has been constructed to survive tornadic winds rated as a “5” on the Enhanced Fujita (EF) Scale. (For us disaster geeks, that means a sustained three-second wind gust exceeding 200 mph.) Good for them..
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

CFN Quotes of the Week

That's a good reason to be extreme.


CFN

Gazette staff
While weather forecasters warned that conditions on May 24 could have created the potential for the “perfect storm,” metro-area residents hunkered down with plenty of beer and Gary England drinking game rules.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Hurri-can’t


CFN

Gazette staff
When you’re from a state that has its fair share of natural disasters — tornadoes, drought, Toby Keith — it’s easy to understand the importance of helping other areas stricken by calamity.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Friends in litigious places


CFN

Gazette staff
Did you know that tornadoes are so prevalent around these here parts that they often appear in the guise of country music superstars? According to a lawsuit filed by Lisa Sanderson, Garth Brooks’ business partner of 20 years, we have an F5 cyclone residing in this very state.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Taking cover

The May 20 tornado fuels calls for more schools to have shelters or safe rooms.


News

Greg Horton
Strengthening school safety from Mother Nature’s deadly wrath quickly became a focal issue in the wake of the May 20 tornado that devastated parts of Central Oklahoma. The EF5 funnel cloud destroyed two Moore elementary schools — Briarwood and Plaza Towers — killing seven children at the latter location.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

In cars

A TV meteorologist’s urging to ‘drive south’ during the May 31 tornado sparks a storm of anger on social media.


News

Tim Farley
Spencer Hicks won’t be watching or listening to KFOR Channel 4 meteorologist Mike Morgan anymore.
 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

God and tornadoes


Commentary

Robin Meyers
I handed my driver’s license to the Transportation Security Administration agent in the Manchester, N.H., airport, and she said, “Oh, my God! Oklahoma? My condolences to your state.”
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Thanks from Moore


Letters to the Editor

Carl Owen III
This citizen of Moore wants to thank all of you who have come to our aid.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Still the 'Oklahoma Standard'


Letters to the Editor

Brad Walker
There has never been a better set of Oklahoma Gazette commentaries than your May 29 issue. This, of course, was due to the fact that we needed the commentary to be that good.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
 
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