News 9 storm trackers log more than 200,000 miles a year covering Oklahoma's weather, from rain and snow to tornadoes and even wildfires. And their rides take a beating, keeping them safe while they do their jobs to keep us safe.
Every Oklahoman needs to have a safety plan in place during severe weather season. For many people that includes having a below ground shelter or above ground safe room.
All our storm trackers are part of a two-person team in the field. But for Hank Brown, Marty Logan and Val Castor, their partners on the chase are also their partners in life.
News 9 Storm Trackers talk about storm chasing the day of May 3, 1999, when an EF5 tornado ravaged central Oklahoma, killing 40.
News 9's Jim Gardner takes to the skies to chase storms for us in Bob Mills SkyNews 9. His career, which spans more than 36 years, has also taken him over some of the most historical events in the U.S.
It's been 20 years since Earnest stood under the overpass at Shields and I-35 in Moore. Doing so now, he said it takes his breath away.