Stories tagged: tornado
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019, 4 p.m.
A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare …
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Potent thunderstorms have been blamed for one death and left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States – and fierce winds are expected to wallop parts …
Thu., May 30, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
As a tornado bore down on the western edge of New Jersey, some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard, despite bulletins from meteorologists and extensive …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
After several quiet years, tornadoes have erupted in the United States over the past two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold …
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
A rapid-fire line of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight, packed so closely together that one crossed the path carved by another
Mon., May 27, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River in Missouri, bringing the death toll to nine from storms that …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:44 a.m.
A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri’s capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight that left at least three people dead and dozens …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
A tornado touched down Tuesday near Tulsa International Airport, injuring at least one person and damaging about a dozen homes, amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
Officials closed schools, evacuated military aircraft and issued high-water warnings Monday with another round of severe weather potentially including tornadoes forecast for the Southern Plains.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Two people were killed when a tornado tore through northern Louisiana
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
Volunteers helped clear debris-clogged roads and donated money to help pay for the funerals of 23 people killed by a devastating tornado in Alabama, where grieving survivors hunted amid twisted …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
Alabama’s governor takes walking tour of damage from killer tornado as residents pick through what’s left of their shattered homes for anything salvageable
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
The youngest victim was 6, the oldest 89. Relatives said one extended family lost 10 members.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 10:35 a.m.
Rescuers searched for victims Monday amid homes smashed to their foundations, shredded metal dangling from trees and dead animals lying in the open after a tornado ripped through a rural …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Severe storms rake the South amid days of drenching rains and a tornado touches down in east Mississippi city of Columbus; no reports of any deaths.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
Neighborhood brigades and teams of government workers hacked at fallen trees and hauled chunks of concrete out of collapsed homes Monday as the Cuban capital attempted to recover from what …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
Victims of the Dec. 18 twister are learning that disasters bring people and communities together, but they also can attract those who prey on the vulnerable.
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
A National Weather Service storm team is surveying the damage in a town west of Seattle where an extremely rare, strong tornado blew through a neighborhood.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
A rare tornado touched down in a Seattle suburb on Tuesday, damaging several homes and toppling trees, authorities said.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown on Friday began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging …
Sat., April 7, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for two types of disasters as spring gets into full swing: The start of what’s historically the most active time of …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
The Air Force says a tornado that tore through a Nebraska base last June caused nearly $20 million in damage.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
Montana officials say they have secured $2.1 million in federal disaster aid for ongoing cleanup efforts in the town of Baker where a tornado tore up homes, leaving a lake …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
State emergency managers and the National Weather Service were surveying damage Sunday from severe storms that spawned as many as four tornadoes in southwestern and central Oklahoma.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
High winds and torrential rains accompanying a likely tornado tore part of the roof off of an Oklahoma casino on Saturday where the Beach Boys were playing a concert attended …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Authorities say a tornado touched down south of Portland overturning small airplanes, downing power lines and damaging several glass greenhouses.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
The National Weather Service says three tornadoes struck northeast Oklahoma, including an EF2 twister that caused heavy damage and injured at least 30 people near midtown Tulsa.