Partnering with Radiance Technologies of Oxford, MS, TornadoVideos.net will soon be flying this RC plane and dropping parachute probes around tornadoes. With a 12 foot wingspan, this "Super-Hauler" will be capable of carrying 8-10 weather data and HD video probes, that will be dropped in the tornado inflow region and pulled into the circulation by a parachute system. The TornadoVideos.net plane will be deployed in Tornado Alley beginning late season 2009.
Small rope tornado near Okeene, OK from way too far away. Check out Storm Chasers on Discovery for tornado intercepts in Dominator 2, but unfortunately this tornado was not one of them.
Video of four violent wedge tornadoes from different supercells in eastern Mississippi into Alabama, including the EF-5 that occurred near Philadelphia, Mississippi, as well as the birth of the Tuscaloosa tornado. Sadly, this tornado outbreak over "Dixie Alley" was responsible for substantial loss of life and property across MS, AL, GA, as violent tornadoes struck Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and other populated areas. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this tragedy.