Weather Blog

Train vs. tornado..Who wins?

Meteorologist Jon Aaron of our sister station KBCI-TV in Boise is also writing a weather blog and I'll be featuring some of his content here from time to time. -Scott

Have you even wondered what would happen if a freight train ran through a strong thunderstorm with strong winds or even a tornado? Well, it happened on Jan. 8, 2008 in northern Illinois. The tornado was classified as a EF3 which is pretty strong. The whole story is is located here, and was reported by the National Weather Service And, the best part? It was all recorded on video:: All that I can say is WOW!