Two EF-5 tornadoes confirmed from last week's outbreak; record Ohio River flood

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 1:23 PM GMT on May 02, 2011

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Damage surveys and the hunt for missing victims continues today in the areas devastated by last week's historic tornado outbreak. With the death toll in the 340 - 350 range, the April 25 - 28 tornado outbreak has surpassed the April 3 - 4, 1974 Super Outbreak (315 killed) as the deadliest U.S. tornado outbreak of the past 50 years. Hardest hit was Alabama, with 249 deaths; Tennessee and Mississippi had 34 deaths each, and deaths were also reported in Arkansas, Georgia, Virginia, Louisiana, and Ontario, Canada. Twenty-eight separate tornadoes killed people. According wunderground's weather historian, Christopher C. Burt, in his post The World's Deadliest Tornadoes, only the death toll of the great Tri-State tornado outbreak of 1925 (747 killed) and the 1936 Tupelo-Gainsville tornado outbreak (454 killed) were greater. These outbreaks both occurred during an era before Doppler radar and tornado warnings. Had last week's outbreak occurred back in those days, I expect the death toll would have been in the thousands. The National Weather Service provided warning times of 15 - 30 minutes for all of last week's killer storms, allowing time for most people to get to safe shelters.


Figure 1. MODIS satellite image from NASA's Aqua satellite taken on Friday, April 29, 2011, showing the damage paths of three of Wednesday's tornadoes in Alabama.


Figure 2. Damage paths of Wednesday's tornadoes as compiled by the National Weather Service office in Birmingham, Alabama.

Damage surveys will continue for another week, so it is uncertain exactly how many tornadoes were spawned in last week's outbreak. The confirmed count is already at 146, which would make it the 4th largest tornado outbreak in history. The total is likely to surpass the 155 confirmed tornadoes logged during the April 14 - 16, 2011 tornado outbreak. According to a list of tornado outbreaks maintained by Wikipedia, only two other tornado outbreaks have had as many as 150 twisters--the May 2004 outbreak (385), and the May 2003 outbreak (401). So, remarkably, two of the top four outbreaks in history occurred within two weeks of each other. In addition, the period from 8am April 27 - 8am April 28 during last week's outbreak has a good chance of breaking the record for most tornadoes in a 24-hour period, which is currently 148 (set in the April 3 - 4, 1974 Super Outbreak.)

Two EF-5 tornadoes confirmed
Damage surveys have confirmed that last week's April 25 - 28 outbreak spawned at least eleven violent EF-4 tornadoes (winds 166 - 200 mph) and two EF-5 tornadoes (winds greater than 200 mph.) This is only the 5th time since tornado ratings began in 1950 that two top-end tornadoes have occurred on the same day. The last time was on March 13, 1990 in Kansas. An EF-5 with 205 mph winds hit Smithville, Mississippi at 3:44pm EDT on Wednesday. The tornado's path was only 3 miles long, but was 1/2 miles wide and did extreme damage. Fifteen were killed, 40 injured, and 166 buildings destroyed. Some well-built modern 2-story homes that were bolted to their foundations were completely destroyed, leaving only the foundation. This type of damage is characteristic of an EF-5 tornado with 205 mph winds. The Smithville tornado is the first EF-5 tornado in Mississippi since the Candlestick Park tornado of March 3, 1966. The other EF-5 tornado of the day, the Hackleburg tornado, touched down in Northwest Alabama in Marion County at 3pm CDT, and devastated the towns of Phil Campbell and Hackleburg. This tornado killed at least 25 people. Meteorologist Gary Dobbs, with WAAY-TV since 1984, spotted this tornado from his car and was unable to get to his storm shelter. While his house was destroyed around him, Dobbs was thrown 40 feet from the house. The door of the storm shelter blew off, and none of the friends therein were seriously injured. Dobbs required hospitalization. One other tornado that may get an EF-5 rating is the violent Tuscaloosa/Birmingham tornado, which killed at least 66 people and injured over 1000. It was the deadliest tornado in the U.S. since 1955, when 80 people died in Udall, Kansas. This tornado had a path length of 80.3 miles, and has been preliminarily rated at high-end EF-4 with 190 mph winds. The Tuscaloosa-Birmingham tornado is likely to be the most expensive tornado of all-time, and damage from the April 25 - 28 outbreak is likely rank as the most expensive tornado outbreak in history. Insured damages have been rated at $2 - $5 billion, and uninsured losses will be several billion more. The previous most expensive tornado outbreak in history was the $3.5 billion price tag, in 2005 dollars, of the April 3 - 4, 1974 Super Outbreak .


Figure 3. Radar reflectivity image of the Hackleburg, Alabama tornado of April 27, 2011, a few minutes after it devastated the town of Hackleburg, Alabama (white cross at center of image.) The Hackleburg tornado was rated an EF-5 with greater than 200 mph winds.


Figure 4. Remarkable video of the tornado that hit Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Beginning at about 2:30 into the video, one can see the ominous mini-vorticies and cloud of debris that encircled the tornado.

Unprecedented flooding on Ohio River
Last week's storm system, in combination with heavy rains earlier this month and over past 24 hours, pushed the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois to 60.6 feet at 1am CDT May 1. This is the highest flood in history, besting the 59.5' mark of 1937. Additional heavy rains of 2 - 4 inches are expected over the next five days, and the river is not expected to crest until Wednesday, at a height of 61.5 feet. As the record flood waters from the Ohio River pour into the Mississippi and are joined by melt water from the this winter's record snow pack over the Upper Mississippi, all-time flood heights are likely to be exceeded at many points along a 400-mile stretch of the Mississippi below its confluence with the Ohio. I'll have a more detailed look in my next post.

Jeff Masters

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Quoting TampaTom:


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Quoting sunlinepr:


Link

http://www.nytimes.com/



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Quoting ILwthrfan:
That website is golden Nea. Here's a fact that scares me more than most of them that I did not know of to this extent anyways.

"Since the industrial revolution began two centuries ago, the oceans have absorbed an estimated 500 billion tons of carbon dioxide, leading to a 30% rise in acidity. That's the largest increase in 600,000 years."



Eye-opening stuff, indeed. But, sadly, things that most people would rather not hear about, know about, or think about...
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Quoting fire635:


I dont care who he thinks he is.. all that matters is that he has millions and apparently wants to help. So regardless of who he thinks he is, if he donates money to relief efforts than all he should be getting is a thank you.

Whoa....

Sheen, not once, in his statement said he was going to help in Tuscaloosa. He only said he was going there. Also, I was not speaking specifically about this trip. I was speaking about the circus that his life has become, and how Sheen's actions and words have become more irrevrently self-important, showing Sheen to be self-centered. (I even saw a few quotes where he talks about himself in the third person)

THAT is my point. If he chooses to help the people of Alabama that have been impacted by the significant storms of late, fantastic! I hope he gains some humility from it, and that the locals get some more much-needed help.
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That website is golden Nea. Here's a fact that scares me more than most of them that I did not know of to this extent anyways.

"Since the industrial revolution began two centuries ago, the oceans have absorbed an estimated 500 billion tons of carbon dioxide, leading to a 30% rise in acidity. That's the largest increase in 600,000 years."


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Quoting ILwthrfan:


Just wait till the bees go, we'll go right out the door right along with them. I wish people would wake the #*&$ up and start realizing what we as species have done to this planet. It's sad.
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Quoting Neapolitan:

Some of those events are only connected temporally. But I can tell you what's likely behind some of the things you mentioned.


Just wait till the bees go, we'll go right out the door right along with them. I wish people would wake the #*&$ up and start realizing what we as species have done to this planet. It's sad.
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Quoting ILwthrfan:


What? Did you not get the 2012 memo? lol
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Quoting jeffs713:

I'm trying to figure out why Sheen thinks he is all that and a bag of chips.


I dont care who he thinks he is.. all that matters is that he has millions and apparently wants to help. So regardless of who he thinks he is, if he donates money to relief efforts than all he should be getting is a thank you.
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Obama 1, Osama 0. Osama 2 shots on goal missed twice. Obama 1 shot game over for Osama. USA,USA,USA. I know I shouldn't gloat but it was so nice to finally have a day of good news for the Old USA.
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Quoting emcf30:
Speaking of Facebook and Twitter, Reports were coming in via twitter feeds from near the area where OBL was hiding that he was killed. This was at 4:30 EST. They spoke of the helicopters coming in. Fox news showed the tweets just now.

Now that is wild.
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Link

http://www.nytimes.com/



New Listing - For SALE!!!!
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Can't remember who, but this area was discussed yesterday on the blog


The Ohio River surrounds Harrah's Metropolis Casino and Hotel on Friday in Metropolis, Ill. The Ohio River continues to cause concerns for residents of the city. The expected crest is 53 feet of the Ohio River in Paducah, Ky., located a few miles up river. The facility was shut down because of the flooding.
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Quoting RitaEvac:
Is it just me, or are things speeding up and outta control??

Levees breaching, flooding, blowing up levees with dynamite, Tornado outbreak, historical drought in middle of country, blizzard yesterday in the Dakotas, Royal wedding, Middle East turmoil,Kadafi son killed, Bin laden killed, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, gas/oil prices outta control,

Some of those events are only connected temporally, of course. But I can tell you what's likely behind some of the things you mentioned.
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Quoting RitaEvac:
2012 memo received


forward that on to me, please.
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Water flooded farmland west of Sikeston in New Madrid County Friday.
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Quoting beell:

25. ILwthrfan 3:04 PM GMT on May 02, 2011

AT 954 AM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED A BREECH IN THE
FAYETTEVILLE LEVEE JUST SOUTH OF THE RAILROAD BRIDGE AT THEBES. THIS
WILL PRODUCE ADDITIONAL FLOODING THAT WILL LIKELY CLOSE PARTS OF
HIGHWAY 3. IT WILL ALSO AFFECT THE COMMUNITIES OF OLIVE BRANCH AND
EVENTUALLY CAIRO.

Does this make dynamiting the levee to save Cairo a moot issue?


Could very well be so, although they may have been fighting a losing battle anyways. Look at the plume of moisture surging right over the Lower Mississippi Valley. 2-4" a good bet over a widespread area and thats just for today.

These forecast crests are likely under-done.

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2012 memo received
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Speaking of Facebook and Twitter, Reports were coming in via twitter feeds from near the area where OBL was hiding that he was killed. This was at 4:30 EST. They spoke of the helicopters coming in. Fox news showed the tweets just now.
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Quoting RitaEvac:
Is it just me, or are things speeding up and outta control??

Levees breaching, flooding, blowing up levees with dynamite, Tornado outbreak, historical drought in middle of country, blizzard yesterday in the Dakotas, Royal wedding, Middle East turmoil,Kadafi son killed, Bin laden killed, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, gas/oil prices outta control,


What? Did you not get the 2012 memo? lol
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Quoting SQUAWK:


Nah, just better communications. Ya gotta love it when ya get the latest news from Facebook or Twitter.


If you want up to date information, the social network is the was to go. Truly amazing
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Quoting Irth:


Here is his logic:

1) When you get high, you get the munchies.
2) You are what you eat.
3) Charlie Sheen has been so high for so long that he has eaten 'all that and a bag of chips'...
4) Therefore he can decidely conclude that yes, he is in fact all that and a bag of chips.

And by that logic, since I don't really care for chips... I don't care about Charlie Sheen?
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Quoting RitaEvac:
Is it just me, or are things speeding up and outta control??

Levees breaching, flooding, blowing up levees with dynamite, Tornado outbreak, historical drought in middle of country, blizzard yesterday in the Dakotas, Royal wedding, Middle East turmoil,Kadafi son killed, Bin laden killed, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, gas/oil prices outta control,


Nah, just better communications. Ya gotta love it when ya get the latest news from Facebook or Twitter.
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Is it just me, or are things speeding up and outta control??

Levees breaching, flooding, blowing up levees with dynamite, Tornado outbreak, historical drought in middle of country, blizzard yesterday in the Dakotas, Royal wedding, Middle East turmoil,Kadafi son killed, Bin laden killed, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, gas/oil prices outta control,
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36. Irth
Quoting jeffs713:

I'm trying to figure out why Sheen thinks he is all that and a bag of chips.


Here is his logic:

1) When you get high, you get the munchies.
2) You are what you eat.
3) Charlie Sheen has been so high for so long that he has eaten 'all that and a bag of chips'...
4) Therefore he can decidely conclude that yes, he is in fact all that and a bag of chips.
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Entire town of Cairo, Ill. evacuated by massive flood threat; Ohio River surges after record rains


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The AHPS just raised forecast crests on locations along the lower Ohio River by 2-4 feet! Paducah is expected to crest just two feet below the 1937 record now.
View stage forecasts here.
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Quoting jeffs713:

I'm trying to figure out why Sheen thinks he is all that and a bag of chips.

While I am entertained by the sitcom, I find the reality-show to be quite depressing.
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25. ILwthrfan 3:04 PM GMT on May 02, 2011

AT 954 AM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED A BREECH IN THE
FAYETTEVILLE LEVEE JUST SOUTH OF THE RAILROAD BRIDGE AT THEBES. THIS
WILL PRODUCE ADDITIONAL FLOODING THAT WILL LIKELY CLOSE PARTS OF
HIGHWAY 3. IT WILL ALSO AFFECT THE COMMUNITIES OF OLIVE BRANCH AND
EVENTUALLY CAIRO.

Does this make dynamiting the levee to save Cairo a moot issue?
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Emergency personnel report breach in Fayetteville levee
Monday, May 2, 2011 ~ Updated 10:28 AM
Southeast Missourian
THEBES, Ill. -- Emergency management in Alexander County, Ill. reported just before 10 a.m. today a breach at a levee in Fayetteville just south of the railroad bridge near Thebes.

This could cause more flooding in Olive Branch, Tamms and possibly, Cairo, Ill. The flooding will likely close Highway 3, according to the National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Jim Pogue said around 10:15 a.m. he was unaware of the breach, but it would likely be a factor in Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh's decision on the Birds Point-New Madrid flood way.

Top corps officials are scheduled to give a briefing at 11 a.m. and Pogue said the decision to breach the Birds Point levee will be made following the meeting.
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By JOE BARRETT

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.—Heavy rains overnight lifted the river level at Cairo, Ill., Monday morning to nearly a foot and a half beyond its 1937 record, as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continued to pack a Missouri levee with explosives to prepare to activate an emergency floodway.

On Sunday, Justice Samuel Alito of the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request by Missouri to stop the Corps from blowing a two-mile-wide hole in a levee at Birds Point, Mo. The move would send a wall of water over 130,000 acres of prime farmland and the homes of about 200 people. Residents were ordered to evacuate last week.

Also Sunday, Army Corps engineers were ordered to begin pumping explosives into pipes inside the levee.

Complete Article Link

Facebook Link to Birds Point New Madrid Floodway Joint Information Center. Link
Photos of pumping explosive slurry in pipes under levee
Rumors are the are going ahead and blowing it at 13:00hrs.
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Yeah, I saw you had mentioned last night--shortly before that "other" news--that the counts on the NOAA page were preliminary, as I have also stated that they were preliminary estimates on more than one occasion. But that page from which my numbers were pulled is from the overall, NOAA one updated around noon each day, which itself pulls from the various regional NWS offices covering areas affected by the outbreak and listed at the bottom of that page.

The individual SPC counts you mentioned are constantly adjusted as surveys come in, and represent the best knowledge that has been gathered. The number of storm reports on those SPC pages changes with time, but they don't necessarily always go down; NWS researchers can use radar, satellite, and on-site observations to increase those numbers. It's true the SPC and NOAA numbers aren't always in perfect unison until several weeks have passed, but with each new day's surveys, the numbers on both the SPC and NOAA pages are tweaked and refined and move ever closer to finalization.

And I say all that to again say this: there's very little doubt in my mind that last week's outbreak will go down as number one in both overall number of tornadoes for a single event and number of tornadoes for a single 24-hour period. After several days of intense scrutiny and numerous survyes, the actual counts are simply not likely to drop by any huge numbers.
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Quoting wayfaringstranger:
Greetings from Ringgold GA and Apison TN. The damage here is tremendous as we have confirmed an EF4 tornado in this area.

My family and I are safe and uninjured however there were several friends and families just less than 5 to 7 miles away who lost their homes and businesses.

Downtown Ringgold and the schools were obliterated.

I appreciate any prayers for these areas.



My continuing thoughts and prayers for all those in your area and all other areas affected. So glad to hear you and your family are safe. Take good care :)
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Morning, wish that rain could get pushed further south.
Bad times.
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Flash Flood Warning posted due to breech in the levee in Alexander Co. Illinois near Thebes.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
ILC003-022100-
/O.NEW.KPAH.FF.W.0065.110502T1500Z-110502T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000 Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1000 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
ALEXANDER COUNTY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 400 PM CDT MONDAY.

* AT 954 AM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED A BREECH IN THE
FAYETTEVILLE LEVEE JUST SOUTH OF THE RAILROAD BRIDGE AT THEBES. THIS
WILL PRODUCE ADDITIONAL FLOODING THAT WILL LIKELY CLOSE PARTS OF
HIGHWAY 3. IT WILL ALSO AFFECT THE COMMUNITIES OF OLIVE BRANCH AND
EVENTUALLY CAIRO.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
OLIVE BRANCH...
HORSESHOE LAKE CONSERVATION AREA...
TAMMS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3699 8919 3709 8927 3708 8931 3703 8926
3700 8928 3705 8938 3709 8938 3714 8943
3725 8946 3728 8952 3733 8950 3734 8925
3731 8921 3722 8927 3713 8927 3709 8918
3699 8914

$$

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Quoting Neapolitan:

I heard that when the news of Sheen's visit was announced to Tuscaloosans, they groaned and asked whether they could just have another tornado instead.

I'm trying to figure out why Sheen thinks he is all that and a bag of chips.
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NOAA King Air aircraft has released high resolution images of the tornado damage in Alabama. The images (available by clicking on the red boxes on the map at this link), cover 345 square miles in Alabama (275 square miles in the Tuscaloosa to Birmingham corridor, and 70 square miles in the vicinity of Cordova).

Link
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Greetings from Ringgold GA and Apison TN. The damage here is tremendous as we have confirmed an EF4 tornado in this area.

My family and I are safe and uninjured however there were several friends and families just less than 5 to 7 miles away who lost their homes and businesses.

Downtown Ringgold and the schools were obliterated.

I appreciate any prayers for these areas.

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Quoting Neapolitan:
The biggest difference I see is that both the May 2003 and May 2004 events were outbreak sequences--that is, a closely-spaced series of individual tornado outbreaks. The May 2003 event lasted twelve days and consisted of five separate outbreaks, while the May 2004 event took place over nine days and consisted of two main outbreaks and several other smaller ones.

In terms of single outbreaks, last week's will almost certainly go down as the uncontested leader both in terms of overall number of tornadoes and the most in a 24-hour period; the NWS estimates there were 312 tornadoes over the three-day duration of the event, and a whopping 226 from 8:00 AM Wednesday to 8:00 AM Thursday alone. Even if those numbers come down as the surveys are completed--as they are expected to--they're not likely to drop the outbreak from first place, since the actual three-day total would have to be lowered by 51% from the estimate, and the 24-hour total by 35%, whereas the average is just 15% (which would leave a final tally of 265 overall tornadoes, and 192 for the 24 hours).

So to repeat what Dr. Masters said: two of the top four outbreaks in history have occurred within two weeks of each other. And all four at the top have taken place in just the last eight years.

Incredible times...


I believe those numbers are from preliminary reports, Neap. No argument that this was an extremely devastating and deadly outbreak. Posted this last night right before some "other" news jumped to front and center.

From your post (from this link I believe)
NOAA April 2011 Tornado Information

NOAA's preliminary estimate is that there were 312 tornadoes during the entire outbreak from 8:00 a.m. EDT April 26 to 8:00 a.m. April 28, 2011.

This number is a pretty close match to the 3-day total of preliminary storm reports which are not confirmed tornadoes. For the 26th through the 28th:
86 on the 26th
226 on the 27th
14 on the 28th

Total 326
April Monthly Storm Reports

Preliminary Storm Reports
04/26/11
04/27/11
04/28/11

Also:

During the 24-hour period from 8:00 a.m. EDT April 27 to 8:00 a.m. EDT April 28, The National Weather Service (NWS) estimates there were a total of 266 tornadoes.

This compares almost one-to-one to the current talley of preliminary tornado reports at 267 for the 27th.

And:

NWS%u2019s preliminary estimate is that there have been 881 tornadoes so far this year.

The total number of preliminary storm reports stands at 871

Despite your source, press releases are sometimes out of sequence with reality. Look it over, see what you think.

Numbers from this post can be accessed from the link provided above. Click the US map Labeled "Monthly Tornado Weather Summary" near the bottom right of the page.
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As Bin Laden is dead, the threat of realiation and strikes on oil fields playing a role.
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Insane

WTI Crude Oil
$114.50
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Quoting Neapolitan:

I heard that when the news of Sheen's visit was announced to Tuscaloosans, they groaned and asked whether they could have another tornado instead.


What a Idiot he is, LOL
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