Severe Weather

Nick Gilmore / RADIO IQ

The term “storm chasing” likely brings TV and movie images like Twister to mind. It’s a practice that has gone on for years, primarily in the Great Plains where severe storms are more common.

Virginia State Police

Tornadoes caused significant damage and some injuries across southern and central Virginia Sunday evening.

NWS Blacksburg's Twitter Page (@NWSBlacksburg)

Have you ever wondered what the process of issuing a severe weather watch or warning is like? Nick Gilmore recently got a behind the scenes look at how meteorologists at the National Weather Service push those alerts out to the public.

National Weather Service Blacksburg

Have you ever been curious about the cleanup efforts that go on after a severe weather event, like a tornado? Nick Gilmore recently got a look behind the scenes of the surveying process that the National Weather Service goes through following a storm and filed this report.