Violent EF-5 Tornado Causes Catastrophic Damage in Moore, Oklahoma

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 4:00 PM GMT on May 21, 2013

Share this Blog
60
+

A massive and violent tornado 1.3 miles wide smashed through Moore, Oklahoma near 3 pm CDT Monday, causing catastrophic damage along a 17-mile long path. The National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma announced that it has found at least one area of EF-5 damage near Briarwood Elementary School, with winds of 200 - 210 mph. Damage was extreme and covered a huge area, and many buildings swept away down to their foundations. The tornado was on the ground for 51 minutes, from 2:45 - 3:36 pm CDT. This averages out to a 20 mph forward speed, and the tornado was initially moving even slower--20 mph. Violent tornadoes typically move considerably faster, sometimes at speeds in excess of 60 mph, and the relatively slow motion of the Moore tornado contributed to the extreme damage by exposing buildings to a longer period of violent winds than usual. A tornado warning for the storm was issued at 2:40 pm CDT, sixteen minutes before it touched down. On average, a tornado warning comes about thirteen minutes before touchdown. A tornado emergency was declared for Moore at 3:01 pm, about twenty minutes before the tornado entered the west side of the city. The debris ball from the tornado, as seen on Doppler radar, expanded to over two miles in diameter, and debris was carried over 100 miles from Moore. The National Weather Service office in Tulsa, Oklahoma reported at 4:13 pm CDT that they were "seeing reports of light tornado debris falling in the Tulsa metro area again this evening, likely from the Moore area." Tulsa is 100 miles east-northeast of Moore.


Figure 1. The Moore, Oklahoma tornado of May 20, 2013. Image credit: WIkipedia.


Figure 2. A fire burns in the Tower Plaza Addition in Moore, Oklahoma, following a tornado on Monday, May 20, 2013. Photo: Sue Ogrocki, ASSOCIATED PRESS.


Figure 3. Flipped vehicles are piled up outside the heavily damaged Moore Medical Center in Moore, Oklahoma, after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013. On the enhanced Fujita Scale, the maximum degree of damage (11), indicating EF-5 winds of 210 mph, is "Significant damage to building envelope" on an institutional building like a hospital or government office. The damage to the Moore Medical Center may qualify as EF-5 damage. Image credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Here is the tornado warning that was issued at 2:40 pm CDT, sixteen minutes before the tornado touched down:

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
240 PM CDT MON MAY 20 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN MCCLAIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
NORTHEASTERN GRADY COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
NORTHERN CLEVELAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 315 PM CDT

* AT 238 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR NEWCASTLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

IN ADDITION TO A TORNADO...LARGE DAMAGING HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE IS EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...NORMAN...MOORE...NEWCASTLE...BRIDGE CREEK AND VALLEY BROOK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW IN A STORM SHELTER OR AN INTERIOR ROOM OF A STURDY BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM DOORS AND WINDOWS.


At 3:01 pm CDT, five minutes after the tornado touched down and about twenty minutes before the tornado hit the west side of Moore, the NWS issued a "Tornado Emergency" advisory:


BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
301 PM CDT MON MAY 20 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN MCCLAIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...
NORTHERN CLEVELAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA...

* UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 259 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS AND STORM SPOTTERS WERE TRACKING A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO NEAR NEWCASTLE. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THIS TORNADO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

THIS IS A TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR MOORE AND SOUTH OKLAHOMA CITY.

IN ADDITION TO A TORNADO...LARGE DESTRUCTIVE HAIL UP TO TENNIS BALL SIZE IS EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...MIDWEST CITY...MOORE...NEWCASTLE...STANLEY DRAPER LAKE...TINKER AIR FORCE BASE AND VALLEY BROOK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING SITUATION. IF YOU CANNOT GET UNDERGROUND GO TO A STORM SHELTER OR AN INTERIOR ROOM OF A STURDY BUILDING NOW.

TAKE COVER NOW IN A STORM SHELTER OR AN INTERIOR ROOM OF A STURDY BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM DOORS AND WINDOWS.


Figure 4. The annual number of EF-3 and stronger tornadoes, 1954 - 2012. The greatest number of these dangerous tornadoes was 131 in 1974, the year of the notorious "Super Outbreak." The minimum was just 15, set in 1987. The average is 43 per year. Image credit: NOAA.


Figure 5. Violent EF-4 and EF-5 tornadoes make up only 1% of all tornadoes, but account for well over half of all deaths. Image credit: tornadoproject.com.

A very bad tornado in an otherwise quiet year for violent tornadoes
According to NOAA, the U.S. has averaged 43 EF-3 or stronger tornadoes per year during the period 1954 - 2012. With tornado season nearly half over, we are well below the average pace for these most dangerous tornadoes--only nine EF-3 and EF-4 tornadoes have been recorded so far in 2013. An average year should have had at least fifteen of these tornadoes by this point in the year. Here are the nine EF-3 and stronger tornadoes so far in 2013:

EF-5, 200 - 210 mph winds, May 20, Moore, Oklahoma. Many deaths and injuries.
EF-4, 166 - 200 mph winds, May 19, Shawnee, Oklahoma. 2 deaths.
EF-4, 180 mph winds, May 15, Granbury, TX. 6 deaths, 24+ injuries.
EF-4, 165 - 185 mph winds, May 18, Rozel, Kansas.
EF-4, 170 mph winds, February 10, Hattiesburg, MS. 0 deaths, 82 injuries,
EF-3, 140 mph winds, May 15, Cleburne, TX. No deaths or injuries.
EF-3, 160 mph winds, January 30, Adairsville, GA. 1 death, 17 injuries, 363 buildings damaged or destroyed.
EF-3, 145 mph winds, April 11, Kemper County, AL. 1 death, 9 injuries.
EF-3, 136 - 165 mph winds, May 19, Luther - Carney, Oklahoma.

Moore tornado likely to be one of the five most damaging tornadoes in history
Moore has the unenviable distinction of having previously experienced the 4th costliest tornado in world history, the notorious May 3, 1999 Bridgecreek-Moore EF-5 tornado. There have been only six billion-dollar (2011 dollars) tornadoes in history:

1) Joplin, Missouri, May 22, 2011, $2.8 billion
2) Topeka, Kansas, June 8, 1966, $1.7 billion
3) Lubbock, Texas, May 11, 19780, $1.5 billion
4) Bridge Creek-Moore, Oklahoma, May 3, 1999, $1.4 billion
5) Xenia, Ohio, April 3, 1974, $1.1 billion
6) Omaha, Nebraska, May 6, 1975, $1 billion

The May 3, 1999 Bridge Creek-Moore tornado killed 36 people and injured 583. It damaged or destroyed 8132 homes, 1041 apartments, 260 businesses, 11 public buildings and seven churches. According to rough estimates of the size of the damaged area made by helicopters operated by news9.com and kfor.com, the damage footprint from the May 20, 2013 tornado is easily twice as large. I expect that after the damage tally from the May 20 tornado is added up, Moore will hold two of the top five spots on the list of most damaging tornadoes in history, and the May 20 tornado may approach the Joplin tornado as the costliest twister of all-time.


Figure 6. Severe weather outlook for Tuesday, May 21, calls for a "Moderate Risk" of severe weather over Northeast Texas, Southwest Arkansas, and small portions of Southeast Oklahoma and Northwest Louisiana. You can follow today's severe weather outbreak from our Severe Weather page.

Here we go again: Another big severe weather day today in the Midwest
The Moore tornado was the first of twenty tornadoes reported on May 20--the third consecutive day with twenty or more tornadoes in the Midwest. Each of these days had a "Moderate Risk" of severe weather, as advised by NOAA's Storm Prediction Center (SPC.) The SPC is calling for a fourth consecutive day with a "Moderate Risk" of severe weather today (Tuesday), with the greatest danger occurring over Northeast Texas, Southwest Arkansas, and small portions of Southeast Oklahoma and Northwest Louisiana. Once again, we can expect to see isolated supercells capable of spawning dangerous violent tornadoes during the late afternoon and early evening hours. The severe weather outbreak moves east and will begin to wind down on Wednesday, when only a "Slight Risk" of severe weather is expected over New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, plus northern portions of Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maryland.


Video 1. Remarkable time-lapse sequence of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado on May 20, 2013, taken from a news helicopter.


Video 2. Stormchasers caught the dramatic sounds and sights of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado of May 20, 2013 as it moved through the city.


Video 3. Video of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado of May 20, 2013 taken from a smartphone as the tornado moved across an open field.

Jeff Lechus filmed this remarkable video from his car while trying to get to his son. The flying debris near his car was extremely dangerous, and he is lucky he is alive.

Wunderground's weather historian Christopher C. Burt discusses the deadliest tornadoes of all time in his April, 2011 post. Since that post, the Joplin, Missouri tornado of May 22, 2011, killed 158 people, making it the 7th deadliest tornado in history.

My post, 2011: Year of the Tornado from December 2011, detailing the remarkable tornado records set in 2011.

I saved a 10-frame animation of the radar reflectivity image from the Moore tornado here.

I greatly appreciate all the valuable links members of the WU community have posted here, and I have used many of them in my posts over the past day. Keep up the great work!

How to help
Portlight Strategies, an organization that supports disaster victims with disabilities, will be working with shelter operators and disability stakeholder organizations in Oklahoma to serve the needs of people with disabilities. Further information and how to offer additional support can be found on their website.

Donations can be made to American Red Cross disaster relief at redcross.org/weather or by texting WEATHER to 90999 to donate $10.

Donations can be made on The Salvation Army's website or by texting STORM to 80888 to donate $10. You can also call to make donations of other monetary amounts at (800) 725-2769.

Jeff Masters

Reader Comments

Comments will take a few seconds to appear.

Post Your Comments

Please sign in to post comments.

Sign In or Register Sign In or Register

Not only will you be able to leave comments on this blog, but you'll also have the ability to upload and share your photos in our Wunder Photos section.

Display: 0, 50, 100, 200 Sort: Newest First - Order Posted

Viewing: 599 - 549

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17Blog Index



BahaBlobness..
Member Since: July 12, 2007 Posts: 0 Comments: 6069
Member Since: July 21, 2011 Posts: 83 Comments: 7167
Member Since: July 21, 2011 Posts: 83 Comments: 7167
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting GeoffreyWPB:
It's too close for comfort. An Oklahoma resident captured terrifying footage of a tornado forming.. that is believed to be the same one that tore through the town of Moore. The YouTube clip by a man named, Charles Cook, is called, "The birth of the May 20, 2013 tornado".

object width="560" height="315">
TOTALLY INCREDIBLE video. I'm watching it wondering if anyone's there and on the phone to NWS reporting this setdown. I am so dog tired from watching and wondering if I'd have to dodge a tornado the past couple days, and then the tornadoes that did happen, and right now yawning, but I had to sign in and say thanks for posting that. Belongs in a classroom, in every met's library, in storm spotter training... what a great video this person captured of an EF 5 forming.

When my brain comes back in the morning, I'll point it out to NWS Norman in case they haven't seen it.
Thanks again for posting it, GeoffreyWPB.
Member Since: April 29, 2006 Posts: 162 Comments: 20119
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
592. Skyepony (Mod)
Cloudsat of those clouds over the Bahamas..
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
is that our first blob?

589. Quoting Skyepony:
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Member Since: July 21, 2011 Posts: 83 Comments: 7167
589. Skyepony (Mod)
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting snotly:
Like so...



Yes, that would be useful.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting CaicosRetiredSailor:



http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/21/18 5857916/why-oklahomans-dont-like-basements


A very interesting article. I also read the link to the company that does install basements. Looks like a few early experiences have turned into a cultural prejudice, not to mention easier profits for contractors, despite safety concerns.

I live in a part of the world where nearly every home has a basement. The home I grew up in had to have its basement blasted out of granite bedrock. No issue with storms here; it's another cultural prejudice.

But here in my 2nd-floor apartment, I sure do miss having a basement. Basements are cool (literally, in summer), and my cave-man ancestry digs an abode within the earth.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Well, thank goodness, it wasn't as bad as the tri-state tornado, the wiki article quotes "The tornado carried sheets of iron as far as 50 miles (80 km) away."

Link

Do we have any hard data on why they gave it 210 mph or is that just the criteria for EF-5?

What were the dynamics of the atmosphere yesterday over OKC, anyone have the skew-t and the CAPE values or lapse rates?
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting BaltimoreBrian:


The Arkansas hole! Seriously odd that every state bordering Arkansas has had at least 1 EF-5 tornado and Arkansas has had none.


Arkansas had an F-5 back in the 1920s (pre-dating the timeframe of the map)
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
(Oklahoma State Representative)
Cole spoke to ABC News from the ground in Oklahoma, where he said the federal and local response has been “swift and robust.”

“The feds have been terrific. The resources have been there and the response has been excellent,” said Cole, who toured the devastated region along with the other members of the state’s congressional delegation.

Cole’s hometown of Moore, Okla., was nearly destroyed by the mile-wide storm. Cole said he had memories of working as a teenager at one of the local schools that was all but destroyed by the storm.


Source

Just the day before Rep. Cole had been taking part in partisan attacks on the Administration.

Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Like so...

Quoting snotly:
581. I wish the quote gave the comment number.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
I wish the quote gave the comment number.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Anyone have any information what data gathering, or research the
NASA806 U2 aircraft was doing over the OK area during this tornado
as shown here:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/NASA806/histor y/20130520/1545Z/R2508/KPMD





R2508
Palmdale Regional (KPMD%u2013info)
Palmdale, CA
03:47PMUTC
04:47PMPDT
Scheduled: 03:45PMUTC
Scheduled: 03:32PMPDT


Duration: 8 hours
Monday, May 20, 2013
Status Landed yesterday. (track log & graph)
Aircraft Lockheed ER-2 (single-jet) (U2/I%u2013photos)
Speed Filed: 400 kts (graph)
Altitude Filed: 65,000 feet (graph)
Route EDW TRM .....
Member Since: July 12, 2007 Posts: 0 Comments: 6069
Quoting BahaHurican:
Oklahoma senators embrace disaster aid after opposing Sandy relief bill

My favorite part:

"That's totally different," Inhofe told cable TV network MSNBC. "Everybody was getting in and exploiting the tragedy that took place. That won't happen in Oklahoma."

Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, who also opposed the Sandy appropriation because it was not offset with budget savings elsewhere, pledged to make a similar "pay-for" demand if further disaster funds were needed. For now, however, he was focused on getting aid to the victims.

"As the ranking member of the Senate committee that oversees FEMA, I can assure Oklahomans that any and all available aid will be delivered without delay," Coburn said in a statement.


The weather is showing them up as being as hypocritical as that guy from MS who opposed aid for Sandy after himself actively advocating for aid after Katrina. No matter how bold a face they try to put on it, they've got egg on that face.

People should get the emergency aid they need, and it shouldn't be tied to the politics of their state, or governor, or representative. I note Oklahoma residents aren't asking who their rescuers voted for, nor are the rescue crews checking to see whether the people living in an area voted the "right" way.


President Obama telephoned Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole soon after the tornado struck.

The President made clear that the country would stand behind the people of Oklahoma as they continued to respond and recover.

He told them that the resources of the federal government would be available to them both during the immediate period and during the longer recovery.

"On Monday night, Obama signed a disaster declaration for Oklahoma, clearing the way for federal aid. The White House said he received updates on the tragedy throughout the evening.

Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has been dispatched to Oklahoma to coordinate the federal government's response to the tragedy, the White House said.

The federal response includes survivor assistance, damage assessment and search and rescue teams."

He told both Fallin and Cole that if there was anything that they needed and weren't getting through normal channels to call him directly.

Source
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting hydrus:
This is from the 1999 Moore OK storm.An F5 tornado from Moore, Oklahoma tornado on May 3rd, 1999, wrapped a large four-wheel drive pickup around a utility pole, stripping most of the truck's sheet metal. Several other automobiles were strewn through the surrounding fields.
Date 7 May 1999

I know that doppler radar measured winds in excess of 300 mph in the 1999 tornado, but at what altitude was it measured?
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting MississippiWx:


Yep, I'm a bit of a dog lover myself. It would mean the world to me if I could salvage my dog out of all that mess. I'm sure that was an instant emotional lift for that lady. Great for her.
Very good for her...
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting hydrus:
lmao..Reproted !



reported this kiding
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Bluestorm5:
Owning an schnauzer, that video got me crying earlier...


Yep, I'm a bit of a dog lover myself. It would mean the world to me if I could salvage my dog out of all that mess. I'm sure that was an instant emotional lift for that lady. Great for her.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting hydrus:
Hit everything but the pins.


Kind of like throwing the ball in the air through the roof when it gets stuck on your thumb...Oops.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Member Since: July 3, 2005 Posts: 431 Comments: 131504
Quoting docrod:


reproted!!
lmao..Reproted !
Member Since: September 27, 2007 Posts: 1 Comments: 23872
Quoting MississippiWx:


Yep, I posted it earlier. Felt really bad when the woman was trying to pick up that tin roofing off the dog and dropped it right back on the dog. The reporters were just sitting there watching until that happened.
Owning an schnauzer, that video got me crying earlier...
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting MississippiWx:
I thought I was bad at bowling, but Moore's EF-5 apparently needs to try a new sport.

;-)

Hit everything but the pins.
Member Since: September 27, 2007 Posts: 1 Comments: 23872
Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
I'm sure this has been posted before, but here's the video again for those who have not seen it. Amazing video.

Link


Yep, I posted it earlier. Felt really bad when the woman was trying to pick up that tin roofing off the dog and dropped it right back on the dog. The reporters were just sitting there watching until that happened.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Bluestorm5:
Haha, glad you're taking the joke well :) And I wasn't too impressed with Xbox One. They should just make it gaming console and not TV console and stuff. Same for PS4.



am not march of a gamer but i do injoy new things
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
What winds of 210 mph do to a vehicle:

Was this picture actually taken where the EF-5 damage was done?
Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
I'm sure this has been posted before, but here's the video again for those who have not seen it. Amazing video.

Link
Wow, crazy...I love how the reporters helped her out lol
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Tazmanian:




too funny
Haha, glad you're taking the joke well :) And I wasn't too impressed with Xbox One. They should just make it gaming console and not TV console and stuff. Same for PS4.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Tazmanian:
any ways has any one here about the new Xbox one? thats they showed off ??



all so any one that uesing google chorme am happy too report that google chrome 27 is out i have all ready upgrade from chorm 26 too 27


Xbox is supposed to be way different/way better. Should be a big upgrade.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting BaltimoreBrian:
Patrap passed you today in the comment count Taz!




oh well
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
I'm sure this has been posted before, but here's the video again for those who have not seen it. Amazing video.

Link
Member Since: July 6, 2010 Posts: 113 Comments: 33655
any ways has any one here about the new Xbox one? thats they showed off ??



all so any one that uesing google chorme am happy too report that google chrome 27 is out i have all ready upgrade from chorm 26 too 27
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Patrap passed you today in the comment count Taz! You better get cracking!
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Tazmanian:




too funny


:-)

You know I love you, Taz. :-)
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Bluestorm5:
Haha, I see. I just haven't been on blog long enough to know exact rules. I'm sure Taz will lose it if he see the post, haha.


reproted!!
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting MississippiWx:


Doing my best Taz impression, actually.




too funny
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting BahaHurican:
Well, our power just went out here... I'm using battery backup for internet access. lightning is still pretty fierce.....


Was quite a show! Wish it didn't end :p
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting MississippiWx:


Doing my best Taz impression, actually.
Haha, I see. I just haven't been on blog long enough to know exact rules. I'm sure Taz will lose it if he see the post, haha.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting MississippiWx:


Doing my best Taz impression, actually.


grins
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Bluestorm5:
Either you're just kidding or I'm breaking some sort of rule...


Doing my best Taz impression, actually.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting MississippiWx:


re ported.
Either you're just kidding or I'm breaking some sort of rule...
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Tropicsweatherpr:
The San Juan radar will be up on Wednesday and it will have new tools.

Link



Thank you Tropicsweatherpr - I'm doing a major review of all my radar and other tropical links this week. I've needed to do this for a few years.

Wish I could find the old actual gitmo military link I had 10 years ago (not the NOAA link). They seem to have shut that one down.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Quoting Bluestorm5:


My reaction in GIF form...

Link

(Don't click on link if you're extremely sensitive to cussing)


re ported.
Member Since: Posts: Comments:
Member Since: July 3, 2005 Posts: 431 Comments: 131504
Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:
"The Moore, Oklahoma tornado has been rated EF-5... the first such twister this century." -- From our wonderful weather agency, AccuWeather


My reaction in GIF form...

Link

(Don't click on link if you're extremely sensitive to cussing)
Member Since: Posts: Comments:

Viewing: 599 - 549

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17Blog Index

Top of Page

About

Jeff co-founded the Weather Underground in 1995 while working on his Ph.D. He flew with the NOAA Hurricane Hunters from 1986-1990.

Local Weather

Light Rain
52 °F
Light Rain Mist

JeffMasters's Recent Photos

Carrot Nose in Danger
Deep Snow in Brookline, MA
Sunset at Fort DeSoto
New Years Day Sunset in Death Valley