Springfield, Massachusetts (MA) tornado gets Fujita rating EF-3, should be no surprise, state has history of violent tornadoes (Video, Pictures, Map, KMZ)

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The unexpected tornadoes that landed in Springfield, Massachusetts on

Read more

Is 2011 the worst tornado season ever? Historical tornado statistics suggest near record spike in a declining trend (KML, map, pictures)

The devastating series of tornadoes, of which the F-5 (maximum intensity) event that hit Joplin, Missouri left in its wake

Read more