Dennis Mersereau · 05/13/14 08:17PM

CTV Toronto caught this awesome picture of a shelf cloud as it moved over the city's skyline this evening. Severe thunderstorms swept across parts of southeastern Michigan and southern Ontario today, producing dozens of reports of wind damage.

GIF: Watch a Thunderstorm Collapse on 3D Radar

Dennis Mersereau · 05/13/14 03:11PM

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are nothing to write home about this time of year, but they're darn cool to look at on 3D weather radar, especially when they collapse right in front of a radar site.

News Anchor Rants at Selfish Viewers Complaining About Storm Coverage

Dennis Mersereau · 05/13/14 11:08AM

A news anchor for KSFY in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is fed up with people complaining that severe weather coverage is preempting their precious television programs, so she launched into a mini-rant to let the whiny viewers know what she thinks of them.

Dennis Mersereau · 05/12/14 07:54PM

A line of thunderstorms over one thousand miles long spreads eastward across the center of the country on Monday evening along the leading edge of a cold front. If you're one to look for shapes in the clouds, see if you can spot the dragon.

Tornado Caught on Video Ripping the Roofs off of Buildings

Dennis Mersereau · 05/11/14 01:00PM

Storm chasers in Orrick, Missouri caught this tornado ripping the roofs off of farm buildings yesterday afternoon. It's pretty intense, and it's a unique video as it shows the "inner workings" of the tornado that are usually obscured by the condensation funnel (the funnel-shaped cloud that makes a tornado look like a tornado).

Moderate Risk for Severe Weather Across Plains and Midwest Today

Dennis Mersereau · 05/11/14 09:00AM

A moderate risk for severe weather exists across parts of the Plains and Midwest today, extending through many of the population centers in Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa. All modes of severe weather are possible, including strong tornadoes, very large hail, and wind gusts in excess of 80 MPH.

Dennis Mersereau · 05/09/14 05:16PM

A photographer caught this incredible picture of a shelf cloud in Starkville, Mississippi today. There are exactly two reactions to this kind of sky: 1) turn around in fear; or 2) take as many pictures as possible.

Harsh Winter Hampers School District's Ability to Test Students' Pee

Dennis Mersereau · 05/08/14 10:30AM

The constant stream of snowfall this past winter had a deeper impact than just missed classes. Fremont City Schools in Ohio announced this week that the large number of snow days affected their ability to administer random drug tests to hundreds of students who attend the city's high school.

Dennis Mersereau · 05/07/14 03:26PM

James Spann, the popular television meteorologist in Birmingham, Alabama, is such a celebrity in the state that people take selfies with him through the drive-thru window at fast food joints.

This Security Camera Footage Captured the Moment a Tornado Hit

Dennis Mersereau · 05/07/14 12:27PM

A security camera outside the St. Luke United Methodist Church captured the Tupelo, Mississippi tornado as it hit the building, raining debris down onto the playground outside. The video shows how conditions can go from calm to destruction in a matter of seconds.

Dennis Mersereau · 05/06/14 03:15PM

For those of you baking in the center of the country today, fear not — a cool-down is coming. The NAM is predicting highs only reaching the 90s tomorrow in areas where it's reached the 100s for the last few days. As always, relief comes with a price: severe weather is expected both tomorrow and Thursday.