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Texas Tech Remembers 1970 Tornado

Lacey Nobles, Nathan Edgar and Karin Slyker

May 11, 2015

Members of the Texas Tech community share personal memories from the day the F5 tornado hit Lubbock.


Ernst Kiesling
Ernst Kiesling

Ernst Kiesling is executive director of the Debris Impact Facility at the Texas Tech University's National Wind Institute and executive director of the National Storm Shelter Association.

He explains how his research focus shifted immediately following the F5 tornado that devastated Lubbock in 1970. More>>