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  • TUESDAY, 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.


  • FRIDAY, 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.


  • THURSDAY, 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 …


  • WEDNESDAY, 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.


  • WEDNESDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016, 3:40 P.M.

    Tornado spotted near Coulee City

    Violent thunderstorms across region may have triggered a tornado


  • SUNDAY, 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.


  • WEDNESDAY, 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.


  • MONDAY, 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 …


  • TUESDAY, 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 …


  • THURSDAY, 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 …


  • MONDAY, 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.


  • THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015, 7:33 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 …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 24, 2014

    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.


  • SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014

    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 …


  • MONDAY, 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.


  • SUNDAY, 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.


  • FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013

    Tornado victims’ burials begin

    MOORE, Okla. – Rain drenched the tornado-devastated towns near Oklahoma City again Thursday as weary survivors began to bury their dead and find the strength to carry on. Authorities said …


  • TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013, 2:16 P.M.

    Teachers credited with saving students in Okla.

    MOORE, Okla. — The principal’s voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and …


  • TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013, 6:22 A.M.

    Crews dig through night after deadly Okla. twister

    MOORE, Okla. — Search-and-rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered …


  • TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012, 8:15 A.M.

    Joplin commemorates anniversary of deadly tornado

    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Joplin began a day of solemn remembrance Tuesday with a sunrise service to honor the hospital staff, emergency workers and other survivors who sprang into action …


  • TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012

    Tornado damage puts aircraft industry on hold

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tornado damage in Kansas’ aircraft manufacturing hub could have a ripple effect on the industry, analysts warned Monday, even as airplane makers Boeing and Hawker Beechcraft …


  • SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012, 12:28 P.M.

    3 children among those killed by Okla. tornado

    Officials say three children were among the five people killed when a tornado ripped through a northwest Oklahoma town and destroyed dozens of homes.


  • MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011, 7:55 A.M.

    Missouri officials say tornado killed at least 89

    A massive tornado that tore a 6-mile path across southwestern Missouri killed at least 89 people as it slammed into the city of Joplin, ripping into a hospital, crushing cars …


  • FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011, 12:21 P.M.

    Obama amazed by destruction by tornadoes

    Expressing amazement at the destruction around him, President Barack Obama on Friday stepped through the wreckage left by rampaging tornadoes and pledged help to those who survived but lost their …


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 14, 2010, 1:11 P.M.

    Damage but no injuries from rare Oregon tornado

    A rare tornado struck a small town south of Portland today, tearing roofs off buildings, hurling objects into vehicles and homes and uprooting trees.


  • TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010, 8:08 A.M.

    Tornado touches down in Montana, kills 2

    A rare tornado tore through a farmhouse and killed two people inside, leaving nothing but the house’s foundation and a few twisted vehicles as it swept through Montana’s remote and …


  • SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2010, 10:44 P.M.

    Tornado rips businesses, arena in Billings

    A tornado that ripped the roof off a sports arena Sunday evening also tore through businesses, damaging a bar and a casino and leaving just the walls of an auto …


  • THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010, 12:56 P.M.

    Tornado confirmed near Moses Lake; freeze warning issued

    The National Weather Service confirmed today that it was a tornado that touched down near Moses Lake on Wednesday, knocking apart a barn, as an unusually strong May storm blew …


  • THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2009, 7:56 A.M.

    Lincoln County funnel clouds were weak tornadoes

    A series of funnel clouds spotted in northern Lincoln County during an intense thunderstorm last Saturday have been classified as the lowest level of tornadoes by the National Weather Service. …


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