Tornado Footage Mesmerizing, Dangerous & Deadly

The tornadoes that ripped through seven southern U.S. states this week have left more than 300 dead and thousands of people devastated. In one NBC Nightly News report, survivors of a Mississippi declared, “Our lives are shattered.” In another report, people said, “We just started crying.” A couple quick facts: The U.S. has more tornadoes […]

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‘Storm Chasers’ Star’s Death Deemed a Suicide

TV viewers watching the Discovery Channel’s ‘Storm Chasers‘ Wednesday night learned one of the show’s stars had passed away. Meteorologist Matt Hughes, 30, was remembered in the Nov. 3 episode called ‘Dedication,’ which followed his final chase. Hughes died on May 26 in Wichita, Kansas, “due to an injury unrelated to his chasing activities,” says […]

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‘Storm Chasers’ Save Lives As They Weather Deadly Twisters

What Dorothy Gale endured in ‘The Wizard Of Oz’ doesn’t hold a candle to the deadly twisters that Discovery Channel’s ‘Storm Chasers’ met up with this past spring, which was one of the most violent storm seasons on record. Fancast invited Reed Timmer, Team TVN’s lead storm chaser, to share a glimpse at the serious […]

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‘Storm Chaser’ Reed Timmer Opens Up

Unlike most of us, Reed Timmer is the type of guy who wakes up on a rainy day and actually gets excited. “I really do love it,” he said during an interview in New York on Friday. “Especially if it’s driving rain. Horizontal rain is the best.” Sunday night on the Discovery Channel Timmer and […]

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