Stories tagged: tornado
Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:50 p.m.
Meteorologists: Tornado damaged Missouri school, fire house
A tornado with wind speeds of up to 120 mph caused damage to a fire station, elementary school and several other buildings in southwest Missouri, the National Weather Service said …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Storms force school closings after killing 2 in Louisiana
A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek Monday was among four people killed in storms across the …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Tornado kills 2 in Louisiana; state put on ‘high alert’
A tornado flipped a mobile home Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Tornado causes some damage north of Seattle
A tornado caused damage in a small town north of Seattle, including the toppling of recreational vehicles.
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., March 24, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Storms could spawn tornadoes across parts of Midwest, South
Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful weather system moves across the central United States. The bullseye for some of the most fearsome weather – including possible tornadoes …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
Storm system that killed 3 in Midwest rumbles eastward
A spring-like storm system that killed at least three people as it spawned tornadoes and damaged dozens of homes in the central U.S. rumbled eastward Wednesday, putting about 95 million …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Tornadoes touch down, wreak havoc in southern Louisiana
The tornadoes that struck southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday injured about 20 people, destroyed homes and businesses, flipped cars and trucks, and left about 10,000 customers without power, but no deaths …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
‘The windows exploded’: Storm death toll at 20 in the South
In South Carolina, the National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes struck over the weekend, injuring one woman who was trapped in a mobile home that was damaged near …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 7:45 p.m.
18 dead from tornadoes, other storms in Southeast
A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives on a two-day sweep across the region, authorities …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Four dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi
Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Small tornado touches down as storm wallops California
A small tornado was whipped up as part of a powerful band of thunderstorms that moved through Northern California during the latest deluge that has downed trees, swollen rivers and …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Storms kill 4, damage buildings across Southern states
A powerful storm system that moved across the South on Monday killed four people in Alabama and left a trail of damage over several states, officials said.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Odd pattern brings rare November tornadoes to Iowa, Nebraska
Meteorologists say warmer weather has brought unusual November weather to Iowa and Nebraska: tornadoes.
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 3:52 p.m.
Two tornados touch down hundreds of miles apart in Utah
Two tornados touched down hundreds of miles apart in Utah, damaging about two dozen buildings and knocking out power to thousands of people.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7:23 a.m.
Residents dig out after tornadoes strike Indiana, Ohio
A wave of severe storms produced at least a dozen tornadoes in Indiana and Ohio, damaging homes and businesses but causing no serious injuries, authorities said Thursday, as crews worked …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
State police: No serious injuries after Indiana tornadoes
At least two tornadoes struck central Indiana on Wednesday, downing trees and destroying a Starbucks.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
Minor tornado confirmed near Airway Heights
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado briefly touched ground Tuesday evening near Airway Heights. The tornado was a cold air funnel that touched down about 5:40 …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
Tornado spotted near Coulee City
Violent thunderstorms across region may have triggered a tornado
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., 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 …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 6:56 a.m.
Storms bring hail, strong winds, small tornadoes to Plains
Forecasters are warning that severe storms could bring “significant” tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail to the Great Plains on Tuesday, while severe thunderstorms and strong wind gusts are predicted for Mid-Atlantic …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Weather Service: Virginia tornado had winds of up to 165 mph
Storms systems brought tornadoes to the East Coast – killing four in Virginia – heavy snow that canceled hundreds of flights in the Midwest and power outages that left hundreds …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Fierce storms could bring strong tornadoes to Deep South
Forecasters say storms could bring tornadoes, hail and damaging winds to several states in the Deep South.
UPDATED: Thu., April 9, 2015, 10:10 p.m.
Tornado kills 1, injures 7 in Illinois town
ROCHELLE, Ill. — At least one large tornado touched down Thursday night in northern Illinois, killing one person and injuring seven others in one tiny community as severe weather pummeled …
Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, midnight
Inland Northwest finally seeing typical autumn rains
Say goodbye to the warm, sunny days of early autumn. Following Monday’s high of 70, those days have been replaced by wet, blustery weather typical of this time of year.
Sun., April 27, 2014, midnight
Tornadoes hit North Carolina homes
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – Residents, meteorologists and emergency officials in eastern North Carolina were surveying the damage Saturday from multiple tornadoes that damaged more than 200 homes the previous day …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2013, 1:58 p.m.
Tornado reported in Western Washington
SEATTLE — The National Weather Service confirms the winds that damaged industrial buildings in western Washington, including a Boeing factory, were a tornado.
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.