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Broadside: The Risks of Chasing Storms

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    (NECN) - The death of Tim Samaras, his son and one other crew member in Oklahoma has touched off a debate over the risks of storm chasing.

    NECN Meteorologist Matt Noyes and storm chaser Richard Hamel joined Broadside to weigh in on the dangers. Hamel works for AECo., a local environmental company, and moonlights for Silver Lining Tours, which is a storm chasing tour company.

    Broadside: The risks of chasing storms

    [NECN] Broadside: The risks of chasing storms
    NECN Meteorologist Matt Noyes, storm chaser Richard Hamel weigh in on debate after 3 storm chasers killed in Okla. (Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014)

    "Tim was one of the most respected storm chasers out there. A guy who was very methodical about his process," Hamel, who says Samaras influenced him.

    Watch the attached video for the complete discussion.