All articles tagged Storm

Storm
Damaged farmhouse in North Okaw Township, Coles County following storms on December 10, 2021.
Emily Hays/Illinois Newsroom

How tornadoes shape building codes

What have we learned from tornados like the one that struck Joplin, Missouiri? Could deaths, like those six people who were killed at an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville have been prevented? Some are saying yes, if the industry had allowed certain safeguards to be put in place. To discuss this, we were joined by a journalist who's been covering this issue and a professor of civil and environmental engineering.

More articles →