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Calm, with an eye on the storm

12:32pm, July 13, 2012

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When Tim Samaras and his crew show up in a small town, their cars bristling with anemometers and other weather instruments, the welcome isn’t always warm. “There are locals who think we are bringing the weather,” says Samaras, 54. “One or two have even asked us to leave.”

True, it seems like wherever Samaras ventures each spring, tornadoes follow. But that’s

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