Skip to comments.3 veteran storm chasers killed by Oklahoma tornado
Posted on 06/02/2013 3:23:15 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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I said, "Can you imagine what will happen if those storm chasers get hur, or die, tryinng to cover this for Fox?" I don't know if these were the same men who died, but it seems pretty foolish to me to have people who are in imminet danger of bodily harm to be reporting about it live, on air, while it is happening.
Where's the common sense?
i always thought them guys was crazy....but i’d go with them if asked;-)
I believe they were associated with National Geographic.
but as far as the storm chasers, they're doing it for publicity...that equals money....
Those three there were killed didn’t work for FOX news.
Here are some other threads about them:
i know, but still it must be exciting...
This is probably the way that they WANED to die. I’m serious.
When you mess with the Bull, sooner or later you get the horn.
Any groundhog knows to dig a hole.
Chickens know when to come in out of the rain.
They ain`t stupid.
These guys were associated with the National Geographic and were involved in serious scientific research.This research,presumably,has led...or could lead...to improved forecasting of tornadoes which,of course,would save lives.
I don’t care if they were associated with the Catholic Church. Shepherd Smith had no business interviewing them live, in the midst of a storm, and egging them to drive faster and give a better account about what was happening.
It reminds me of his coverage of Hurricane Katrina when he stood on a damp Bourbon Street about an hour after the rain stopped and chortled that “N. O. has these great pumps that keep this area dry.” 6 hours later the water was rising and the whole area was under water with people struggling to get to high ground.
I’d love to see a tornado...from a distance...also would like to see golf ball size hale....
Click the links at the following link and to view some of their videos relating to storms.
That said, it's getting to be a big problem with thrill seekers, both locals and tourists, following the professional storm chasers (all the local TV stations, at least eight, have their own, plus probably a few others associated with certain radio stations.) around this part of the world and posting stuff on youtube.
Poseurs and thrill seekers, take heed.
They don’t learn anything or prove anything except that they are stupid idiots!
I put storm chasers and mountain climbers in the same category.
I've never seen a tornado up close, but I've seen baseball size hail.
Really you don't want to see a bad hailstorm either. Trust me.
I’ve always wondered why they don’t get some kind of APC to use for storm chasing.
Or the crew of Jackass...
They are mostly dumb, adrenaline junkies with an occasional viral YouTube video to show for their “work”.
Driving a damn custom vehicle into a middle of a tornado serves no scientific purpose. If they want to “chase” tornados to help warn people of it’s path, they can do that from a far safer distance.
We had two or three mega threads going.
I recall us discussion how many Fox New's ball caps were in various parts of NO. Every night Shep would lose at least one,sometimes two.
During one segment shep was in this one section that seemed deserted.
I posted that any minute now, Shep is going to find some dog left behine and lament about them.
Not more that two minutes later, what do we see but Shep kneeling down to pet two dogs deserted by their owners.