Stories tagged: severe weather
Wed., May 16, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Weathercatch: Severe weather events – there’s something about May
May kicked off with a bang in the eastern U.S., the southern and Plains states, bringing a mix of tornadoes, hail, strong winds and violent thunderstorms. In our region, it …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Five dead after tornado, flooding from central U.S. storms
Severe thunderstorms spawned a tornado that flattened homes in Tennessee and triggered widespread flooding, leaving at least three people dead in Kentucky and Arkansas.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in Midwest
Several hundred people evacuated their homes early Thursday in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia as heavy rain sent a creek over its banks.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 9 p.m.
Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf
A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas no injuries reported
Officials say a tornado has touched down in a rural area of southwestern Oklahoma with no injuries or damage reported.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Levee breaks, river closure latest fallout from flooding
Flooded areas of the Midwest are bracing for another round of heavy rain Wednesday, the last thing they need with rivers in several places at or near record levels.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Severe storms in forecast for U.S. much of this week
The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every day this week, including in parts of Kentucky, Mississippi and …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Search ends for Georgia toddler reported missing after storm
An emergency official in southwest Georgia says crews have ended their search for a 2-year-old boy reported missing after a tornado struck his parents’ mobile home last weekend.
Sun., Aug. 21, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Rural church among those providing aid after Louisiana flood
WALKER, La. – Outside the small town of Walker, Louisiana, a rural Baptist church has become an oasis for flood victims. As waters rose amid torrential rains earlier this month, …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 10 p.m.
In flood-stricken Louisiana, housing crisis looms
With an estimated 40,000 homes damaged by deadly flooding, Louisiana could be looking at its biggest housing crunch since the miserable, bumbling aftermath of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
4 killed as wildfires driven by heat and wind wrack Portugal
Wildfires raged unabated in Portugal on Wednesday, killing at least four people, burning down dozens of houses and sending people fleeing in panic, as well as charring huge areas of …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Javier to hit Southwest
The Southwest will see another round of storms on Wednesday as rains associated with Tropical Storm Javier in Mexico head north.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 9:51 a.m.
Scout leader: Storms kill boy, woman in northern Minnesota
ELY, Minn. – A boy and a woman camping with a Boy Scouts adventure program were killed and two other campers were injured when severe storms swept through a northern …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
Storms tear up small communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin
LITCHFIELD, Minn. – Storms carrying tornadoes, torrential rain and powerful winds damaged homes, deposited a snowplow in a tree and flooded highways in north-central Minnesota and northern Wisconsin.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Tornadoes, hail possible as storms move through Midwest
Powerful storms threatened to bring hurricane-force winds, tornadoes and golf ball-sized hail to parts of the Midwest on Wednesday, including the Chicago area.
Sun., June 12, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
Tornado in Eastern Montana town causes several injuries
Several people were injured and one person had to be rescued after a tornado destroyed several homes and damaged a dozen others Saturday night in Baker in Eastern Montana.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
Severe weather leads to warnings in region
The National Weather Service has issued a series of watches and warnings for a mix of severe weather through this evening
Thu., June 2, 2016, 6 p.m.
3 dead, 6 missing after Army truck swept away in Texas flood
Three soldiers were killed and six were missing after an Army truck was washed from a low-water crossing and overturned Thursday in a rain-swollen creek at Fort Hood, a spokesman …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Damage from tornadoes in western Kansas assessed
Crews are evaluating the damage Wednesday after tornadoes destroyed several homes and left two people critically injured in western Kansas as a series of severe storms swept across the Plains.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Tornadoes hit Plains, killing two in Oklahoma
Tornadoes swept across portions of the Plains on Monday, killing two people in Oklahoma including an elderly man who was inside a home that was torn apart by one of …
Thu., Aug. 13, 2015
High fire danger to persist in Inland Northwest
As wildfires intensify across the Pacific Northwest, forecasters warned that extremely dangerous weather conditions would continue again today and that smoke from those fires may cause air quality to deteriorate. …
Sun., June 2, 2013, 4:19 p.m.
3 veteran storm chasers killed by Oklahoma tornado
Three veteran storm chasers died doing what they loved: roaming the Great Plains in search of dangerous storms like the one in Oklahoma that ended their final pursuit.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2012, 8:25 a.m.
2 dead in Ala. as storms pound South, Midwest
CLAY, Ala. — Two people were killed in the Birmingham, Ala., area as storms pounded the South and Midwest, prompting tornado warnings in a handful of states early Monday.
Sat., June 20, 2009
Thunderstorms prompt warning
Thunderstorms swept through the plains of Eastern Washington on Friday night, and the weather service issued a small-stream flood warning for Cheney and Spangle. Severe storms near Davenport in Lincoln …