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Gary England's Tornado Alley

The University of Oklahoma via Janux

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You and your family, business organization, civic group, or classroom can now enjoy a fun and entertaining way to learn about severe weather from Oklahoma’s own Gary England! The University of Oklahoma and award-winning meteorologist Gary England have collaborated to create this exciting, new series.

This Sooner Series consists of short, entertaining videos that will give people of all ages a better understanding of Oklahoma’s severe weather patterns and events. This entertaining series will make it easy and fun for you to become familiar with the fundamentals of our weather, the history of weather forecasting, and the technology used by meteorology professionals to keep the public as safe as possible. Using Janux's social discussion forum, participants will be able to interact directly with Gary and share their own weather stories and experiences with people around the globe.

This series is being offered at no cost through multiple media channels, including iTunes U, YouTube, and OU’s Janux online learning platform.

These videos have been professionally produced by NextThought, and the entire series is being released at once, so that taking part is convenient to fit your schedule.


1. The Importance of Being Weather Aware
2. Big Picture Elements
3. Fundamentals of Clouds
4. Severe Storm Environments
5. Severe Storm Precautions

Taught by

Gary England


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