Tornado News

Winter’s Wrath: Bitter Cold, No Power And a Deadly Tornado

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least three people were found dead early Tuesday after a tornado tore through a seaside town in North Carolina at the rough edge of a blast of winter weather across the United States. Millions of …

Tornado Rattles Florida Residents, Damages Homes

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A tornado in Florida’s Tampa Bay region peeled off rooftops, snapped trees and roused residents from bed early Sunday morning. The National Weather Service said there were no serious injuries reported from the twister that …

Foot of Snow Blankets Parts of Midwest, Disrupts Travel

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major winter storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of Nebraska and Iowa, disrupting traffic and shuttering some schools, while blanketing other parts of the middle of the country with snow that …

1 Dead, at Least 28 Injured After Tornado Rips Alabama Town

FULTONDALE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager huddling in his basement was killed and several of his family members were critically injured when a tornado blew a tree onto their home in Alabama and it collapsed on top of them, police …

Watch Out Los Angeles: Feds Calculate Riskiest, Safest Places In U.S.

Spending her life in Los Angeles, Morgan Andersen knows natural disasters all too well. In college, an earthquake shook her home hard. Her grandfather was affected by recent wildfires in neighboring Orange County. “It’s just that constant reminder, `Oh yeah, …

Southwestern Indiana Family Hit by Tornado Ends 2020 With New Start

NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Nathan and Melissa Mosbey were overwhelmed with gratitude for the friends who showed up on Dec. 12 to help them start moving into their home. This moment of generosity came months after a similar one when …

Tornado Causes Damage, Injuries In Dallas Suburb

ARLINGTON, Texas — A tornado swept through parts of the Dallas-area city of Arlington, damaging several apartment complexes and other buildings, displacing 75 families and causing minor injuries to three people, officials said Wednesday. The Arlington Fire Department said the …

Revolutionary War Monument, Damaged by Derecho, Back on Pedestal

SPRINGVILLE, Iowa — A deteriorating Revolutionary War monument, which was damaged even more in the Aug. 10 derecho, has been restored and once again sits on its pedestal in the Springville Cemetery. For six years, local chapters of the Daughters …

Powerful Derecho Leaves Path of Devastation Across Midwest

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A rare storm packing 100 mph winds and with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property damage and leaving hundreds of thousands without power as …

National Guard Joins Power Repair Efforts as Anger Mounts

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.– The Connecticut National Guard joined over 1,750 utility crews in Connecticut on Friday in efforts to clear trees and restore power to more than 400,000 homes and businesses still in the dark, as frustration continued to grow …