A sampling of some of Tim Samaras’ accomplishments as a weather researcher

Jeff Masters has pieced together a look at some of the most significant achievements in Tim Samaras’ career as a weather researcher in a blog post on Weather Underground.

Tornadoes on Friday night killed at least 9 people in Oklahoma. An EF-3 tornado near El Reno is blamed for the deaths of Samaras, his longtime chase partner Carl Young and Samaras’ son, Paul.