It is just before 9pm on August 26, 2007 in Northwood, ND. A quaint town of just under 1,000 people is rocked by a massive EF4 tornado. One person is killed and 18 injured. More than 90 percent of the homes, apartments and businesses are damaged or destroyed. Cars and trucks are carried up to a half-mile away and slammed into corn and bean fields. How did the storms form that day? What was it like to be there? How did the town recover?Hear the story of Northwood from those who live there, who forecast for the area and have watched the town go from devastation to restoration. Episode 18 is ON!
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NWS Analysis of the event: http://www.weather.gov/media/crh/publications/TA/TA_1302.pdf
NWS Grand Forks: http://www.weather.gov/fgf
Northwood, ND Website: http://www.discovernorthwood.com/index.htm
Northwood 911 Calls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INtoYtzKXiY
Tornado Talk Episode 18 – Coming soon
Source: Tornado Talk