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AccuWeather Says 700-Plus Tornado Reports Filed in 2024 Above Historical Average

Approximately 700 preliminary tornado reports have been filed so far in 2024, above the historical average for this time of year, according to AccuWeather Global Weather Center. The roughly 700 preliminary tornado reports through May 9 is above the historical …

Report: Late April Tornadoes Affected 7K Properties with Reconstruction Cost of $2.1B

The tornadoes that swept through the Great Plains on April 26 and 27 damaged and destroyed roughly 7,000 homes and businesses with a combined reconstruction cost of $2.1 billion, according to an estimate released this week. Multiple severe convective storms …

US Great Plains Brace for Possible Tornados: Weather Watch

States across the Great Plains in the US are bracing for possible severe thunderstorms — which may include tornadoes and hail. The areas at risk include parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri Friday and that expands into Oklahoma and …

States Across the US Midwest Are on Alert for Tornadoes: Weather Watch

Storms and tornadoes are in the forecast for states across the Midwest in the US, with further weather warnings and advisories stretching further east. There is a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms — which could bring hail, tornadoes, and straight-line …

Ohio on Tornado Watch After Storms Sweep Midwest: Weather Watch

Eleven tornadoes were reported across the Midwest, with five coming in Illinois, four in Ohio and two in Michigan, the US Storm Prediction Center said as of 7 a.m. New York time. In addition, there were 36 instances of high …

February Tornadoes in Wisconsin Caused $2.4M in Damage

The first ever tornadoes ever recorded in Wisconsin in the usually frigid month of February caused more than $2.4 million in damage, officials said. The tornadoes that ripped through Rock County on Feb. 8 killed some cattle and hit 30 …

Summer-Like Conditions Lead to First Wisconsin Tornadoes in February

The first tornadoes ever recorded in Wisconsin in the usually frigid month of February tore through mostly rural areas on a day that broke records for warmth, setting up the perfect scenario for the type of severe weather normally seen …

Snow in the West and Flooding in the Northeast. And More Foul Weather Is on the Way

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Drenching rains, flooding and fierce winds stranded vehicles, shuttered schools and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands in the Northeast, the swan song of a bout of violent weather that battered most of the United …

Sprawling Storms Wallop US with Tornado Reports, Damage and Heavy Snow

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A sprawling storm hit the U.S. South, with tornado warnings and high winds that blew roofs off homes, flipped over campers and tossed about furniture in Florida on Tuesday, while another storm buried cities across …

Tennessee Residents Clean Up After Weekend Storms Killed 6 People and Damaged Neighborhoods

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Central Tennessee residents and emergency workers cleaned up Sunday from severe weekend storms and tornadoes that killed six people and sent more to the hospital while damaging buildings, turning over vehicles and knocking out power to …