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What happened between Reed Timmer and Joel Taylor?

We chased so many intense storms, and I wish we could have just one more storm chase. I’ll miss you forever, Joel. We lost a legend,” Timmer posted on Twitter. According to toxicology results obtained by TMZ, Taylor died of an ecstasy overdose.

How did TWISTEX die?

At 6:23 p.m. on May 31, 2013, Samaras, his 24-year-old son Paul (a photographer), and TWISTEX team member Carl Young (a meteorologist), 45, were killed by a violent wedge tornado with winds of 295 mph (475 km/h) near the Regional Airport of El Reno, Oklahoma.

How many storm chasers have died?

Three of the chasers who died, Tim Samaras, his son Paul Samaras, and chase partner Carl Young, made up the highly respected TWISTEX team, which launched probes into tornadoes to collect study data. A fourth, less-experienced chaser, Richard Charles Henderson, was also killed.

Where is Reed Timmer today?

Timmer was a storm chaser for KFOR-TV’s 4WARN Storm Team, with his SRV Dominator 2 as 4WARN Dominator 4. Timmer left AccuWeather in October 2019 to become a content creator for weather forecasts and storm chasing, mostly on Facebook and Twitter.

What storm chaser was killed?

The Weather Channel Sued For $125 Million Over Death In Storm Chase Collision. The car of storm chasers, Kelley Williamson and Randall Yarnall, was destroyed during the March 2017 tornado near Spur, Texas, leaving both men along with storm spotter, Corbin Lee Jaeger dead.

Why was tornado chasers Cancelled?

On January 21, 2012, Tim Samaras and Sean Casey confirmed on their Facebook pages that Storm Chasers was cancelled by Discovery Communications. Tim Samaras was reportedly relieved when the show was cancelled as he thought it focused more on interpersonal drama than on the storms themselves.

What did Tim Samaras do for a living?

Samaras was working with the Tupelo-based Hyperion Technology Group to develop a new design of the famous data-gathering “turtle probes” that would be placed in the path of an oncoming tornado.

Where did Carl Young and Tim Samaras die?

This undated photo provided by The Discovery Channel shows Carl Young, left, and Tim Samaras watching the sky. AP An image taken from video shows the vehicle that longtime storm chaser Tim Samaras, his son Paul and colleague Carl Young were killed when a powerful tornado hit near El Reno, Okla. on May 31.

Where did Tim Samaras see the blackening Sky?

Storm chaser Tim Samaras observes a blackening sky in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Please be respectful of copyright. Unauthorized use is prohibited.

How big was the tornado that killed Tim Samaras?

Contrast that, as bad as it was, with Dan Robinson’s video from the El Reno, OK tornado that killed Tim Samaras, his son Paul and his long-time chase partner Carl Young. Take note at 3:09 – that’s the edge of the tornado visible in the right side of the frame as it grows to nearly 2.6 miles across – the largest ever recorded.