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  • 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.


  • Weathercatch: Pacific Northwest no Tornado Alley, but twisters do occur

    The Pacific Northwest’s geography makes tornadoes rare in this part of the country.


  • Tornadoes strike central, southern US, killing 2

    MAYFLOWER, Ark. — A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States today, spawning a massive tornado that carved path of destruction through the northern Little Rock …


  • Whirlwind of work

    Terry Gieber, inventor of the tornado jar, likes some muscle in his weather, a show of strength. But on his arrival in Eastern Washington some 30 years ago, the artist …


  • More heavy storms on tap for the Midwest; 1 dead

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Forecasters warned that large hail and more tornadoes could strafe parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri on Friday, a day after powerful storms killed one man and …


  • Randy Mann: Tornadoes rarely hit Northwest

    Powerful tornadoes sweeping across the Great Plains and Midwest have been in the headlines. During the spring and summer, conditions become very favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms and …


  • Death toll rises to 51 in Oklahoma tornado

    MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct …


  • Conditions right for more tornadoes

    We may see a slightly above normal season for tornado activity this spring in the U.S. Most of the twisters are expected to form east of the Rockies, especially in …


  • 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.


  • 2011 goes down as year of extremes across globe

    Thanks to another strong La Niña, the cooler than normal sea-surface temperature event in the south-central Pacific Ocean, global weather patterns were extreme in 2011. January through early April was …


  • Deadly tornado rips through Ontario town

    GODERICH, Ontario – A powerful tornado swept through a southwestern Ontario town on Sunday killing one person and causing severe devastation in the picturesque community on the shores of Lake …


  • Area has experienced deadly tornadoes

    As mentioned last week, this time of year can often produce deadly tornadoes across the central and eastern portions of the country. On Friday, a twister caused heavy damage to …


  • Weather: Sudden spring swarm of twisters deadly, costly

    From April 14 through Saturday, more than 240 tornadoes were reported in the central and eastern United States, most in the Carolinas and Virginia. Normally, during an entire April, the …


  • Quick pressure change brings high winds

    When you feel the wind outside blowing, what you’re feeling is the movement of air from high to low pressure. It is the same concept whether it is a gentle …


  • Montana hard-hit by twisters

    HELENA – Tornadoes in Montana this year have been more frequent and more powerful than at any point over the past decade, as evidenced by twisters that destroyed an arena …


  • Billings residents mop up after Sunday tornado

    Survivors of a tornado that tore into Montana’s largest indoor arena and leveled several commercial buildings returned to a scene of devastation Monday — awe-struck that a twister so destructive …


  • Tornado wreaks havoc in Billings

    BILLINGS – A tornado that ripped the roof off a sports arena in Billings on Sunday evening also tore through businesses, damaging a bar and a casino and leaving just …


  • Downbursts, tornadoes cause different damage

    Spring must be getting close. It seems like the latest weather news stories have had more to do with tornadoes and wind damage than blizzards and wind chills. Last Monday, …


  • Weather Service reports tornado

    A “supercell” thunderstorm that spun up funnel clouds over Lincoln County and damaged property south of Deer Park last Wednesday also dropped a tornado north of Davenport, the National Weather …


  • High winds wreak damage on prairie

    Lynn White and her family hunkered down in their Wild Rose Prairie home north of Spokane on Wednesday night while high winds from a thunderstorm slammed their home in what …


  • Wind tears through north Spokane property

    Lynn White and her family hunkered down in their Wild Rose Prairie home north of Spokane on Wednesday night while winds from a thunderstorm enveloped their property. “It was kind …


  • Tornado kills four in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A large, violent tornado ripped through a southern Oklahoma town late Tuesday evening, killing four people and injuring up to 50, authorities said. Severe weather also caused …

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