storm chasers http://kcur.org en Why Storm Chasers Do What They Do http://kcur.org/post/why-storm-chasers-do-what-they-do <p>Last month, as we all know, a series of tornadoes devastated areas around Oklahoma City, with dozens killed and hundreds injured over several days of storms.</p><p>Among the casualties were three men who were well known in the meteorological community and, indeed, to television audiences: Storm chasers Tim Samaras, his son Paul Samaras and Carl Young were doing interviews and sending back footage the day of the EF-3 El Reno storm that changed direction on them and killed them.</p><p>In light of these tragic events we wonder, just what is a storm chaser anyway?</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:07:28 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 38479 at http://kcur.org Why Storm Chasers Do What They Do Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-tuesday-may-1-2012 <p>Storm chasers cause problems for emergency crews.&nbsp; Budget negotiations continue in the Missouri Statehouse.&nbsp; Kansas legislators look at budget changes to avoid deficits.&nbsp; It&#39;s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p><p> Tue, 01 May 2012 13:12:49 +0000 Maria Carter 16887 at http://kcur.org