Tornadoes - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Tornadoes At Least Three Small Tornadoes Hit Indiana The National Weather Service says at least three small tornadoes struck Indiana over the weekend. Flash floods swept semitrailers into a downtown creek... Mon, 22 May 2017 06:24:00 GMT 2017-05-22T06:24:00Z Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US ELK CITY, Okla. (AP) — Residents of an Oklahoma subdivision and a Wisconsin trailer park that were leveled by deadly tornadoes sifted through what remained of their homes and possessions Wednesday, even as forecasters warned of another round of powerful storms on the horizon. The twisters were among up to 29 that were reportedly spawned by powerful storms... Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-05-18T00:00:00Z AP Top Stories May 17 A Here's the latest for Wednesday, May 17th: White House says Trump did not tell Comey to stop Flynn investigation; Iraq says Islamic State forces surrounded... Wed, 17 May 2017 10:03:00 GMT 2017-05-17T10:03:00Z Sheriff: 'Total Destruction' From Wisc. Tornado At least one person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in northwest Wisconsin Tuesday. The Barron County sheriff says about 25 people... Wed, 17 May 2017 07:15:00 GMT 2017-05-17T07:15:00Z 2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin CHICAGO (AP) — One person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in Wisconsin Tuesday and another person died when a twister hit a housing subdivision in Oklahoma, as a massive severe storm system battered an area stretching from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes. In Wisconsin, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald told severa... Wed, 17 May 2017 04:23:00 GMT 2017-05-17T04:23:00Z The Latest: 1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the nation's midsection (all times local): 10:50 p.m. At least one person has been killed by a tornado that roared through a portion of a western Oklahoma town. The tornado struck about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday and wrecked much of a subdivision on the southern fringe o... Wed, 17 May 2017 03:55:00 GMT 2017-05-17T03:55:00Z Severe Weather, Tornado, Hail Hit Oklahoma Severe weather struck much of Oklahoma on Thursday. Fri, 12 May 2017 10:35:00 GMT 2017-05-12T10:35:00Z AP Top Stories May 12 A Here's the latest for Friday, May 12th: Trump says he planned to fire Comey; Man surrenders after 35 hour NJ standoff; Trudeau tours Canada flood zone;... Fri, 12 May 2017 09:43:00 GMT 2017-05-12T09:43:00Z Tornado Touches Down in Chattanooga, Oklahoma Violent weather in Oklahoma spawns a tornado and brings traffic on Highway 36 to a halt. Thu, 11 May 2017 13:17:00 GMT 2017-05-11T13:17:00Z Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado CANTON, Texas (AP) — Nearly 50 people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit a small city in East Texas on Saturday, including one with critical injuries. Powerful storms swept through Canton and nearby areas about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Dallas, leaving behind a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes. ... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 04:48:00 GMT 2017-04-30T04:48:00Z Roof damage reported in DC; possible tornado in Virginia CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Severe weather that spawned tornadoes and left damage in three Southeastern states headed up the Atlantic coast Thursday, taking the roof off two buildings in the nation's capital and leading forecasters to check a possible tornado in Virginia. Doug Buchanan, spokesman for District of Columbia Fire and EMS, said authorities were cal... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 22:56:00 GMT 2017-04-06T22:56:00Z Storms sweep through South; 5 killed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek was among five people killed in storms across the South. Jacqueline Williams, 52, was running a newspaper delivery route when her car slid off a road into a creek in her hometown of Florence before dawn Monda... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:18:00 GMT 2017-04-03T23:18:00Z The Latest: Weather agency confirms tornado in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather rumbling through Texas and Louisiana (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The National Weather Service is confirming that a tornado hit the community of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, and flipped a mobile home, killing a woman and her 3-year-old daughter. The weather agency said... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 06:29:00 GMT 2017-04-03T06:29:00Z Tornado kills 2 in Louisiana as state put on 'high alert' BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — A tornado flipped a mobile home Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes and businesses. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards put the entire state on "high alert" and warned residents to stay off the roads. He urged peop... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:10:00 GMT 2017-04-03T04:10:00Z Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma SPUR, Texas (AP) — A storm system blamed for the death of a truck driver in Oklahoma barreled eastward Wednesday, generating a tornado in Houston and threatening additional bad weather in the central United States. The day after three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado-warned storm in West Texas, the Storm Prediction Center s... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:13:00 GMT 2017-03-29T23:13:00Z 3 Texas deaths underscore the dangers of storm chasing DALLAS (AP) — As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But one such pursuit ended tragically when three men were killed as their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads. An SUV containing two storm chasers working under contract to The Weather Channel ran a stop sign Tuesday about 60 mile... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:37:00 GMT 2017-03-29T19:37:00Z Correction: Severe Weather-Southern Plains story SPUR, Texas (AP) — In a story March 29 about a fatal wreck that killed three storm chasers, The Associated Press incorrectly identified a driver and passenger involved in the collision. Corbin Lee Jaeger was the driver of a Jeep that was struck by a Suburban on Tuesday at a rural crossroads in West Texas. Randy Yarnall was a passenger in the Suburban. A c... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:54:00 GMT 2017-03-29T13:54:00Z Powerful winds, large hail take aim at Southern Plains TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, forecasters said. The National Weather Service said the storms are forecast in parts of northern Texas and central Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma Ci... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:47:00 GMT 2017-03-26T23:47:00Z Hundreds of homes damaged in tornado-laden Midwest storm KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark and Jennifer Swartz moved into their first home in November. On Tuesday, only a section of floor was left of their three-bedroom, two-bath house in Oak Grove, Missouri, after a storm system that dropped more than 30 tornadoes across the Midwest tore it apart. "It's all we got left, just a slab," Swartz said as he surveyed the ... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:04:00 GMT 2017-03-08T00:04:00Z Weather service: At least 2 tornadoes hit Missouri KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes touched down in Missouri Monday evening as a line of severe storms with heavy rain and large hail moved across the state, damaging homes in communities north and east of the Kansas City metro area. Dan Hawblitzel, a National Weather Service meteorologist based in Pleasant Hil... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 07:22:00 GMT 2017-03-07T07:22:00Z Illinois man dies, raising Midwestern storm death toll to 4 OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man has died after being struck by a tree during a powerful Midwestern storm, raising the death toll for the regional storms to four. Peoria County's coroner says 31-year-old David A. Johnson of Ottawa died Wednesday of severe head trauma at a Peoria hospital. Johnson was in a backyard with his sp... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:36:00 GMT 2017-03-02T16:36:00Z Deadly storm in Midwest sounded like 'explosion of glass' ST. LOUIS (AP) — A deadly spring-like storm that one Illinois resident described as sounding like "an explosion of glass" damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes in that state and others, blew cars off a major Missouri highway and forced people in an Arkansas town to huddle for safety in a high school. Tornadoes were blamed in three deaths amid a large swa... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 01:22:00 GMT 2017-03-02T01:22:00Z At least 2 dead after tornadoes touch down in central US LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas, killing at least two people, as a spring-like storm system posed a risk to 45 million people. Compact but strong storms known as supercells raked parts of the central U.S. on Tuesday, causing damage from Arkansas to Iowa and Illinois. Wind-whipped wildfires destroyed homes in Texas. ... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:53:00 GMT 2017-03-01T12:53:00Z Storm system that hit California moving into the Midwest More than 50 million people are being warned to watch for high winds or even tornadoes as a storm system that pummeled California this week moves into the Midwest. After the system clears, snow and cold could replace the spring-like conditions much of the region has enjoyed for the better part of a week. The severe storms will ramp up Friday from Detroit ... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:26:00 GMT 2017-02-23T21:26:00Z Storms, tornadoes damage dozens of homes in San Antonio area SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Severe storms that pushed several tornadoes through parts of Central Texas ripped the roofs from homes and damaged dozens of other houses and apartments in San Antonio and toppled auto-carrier cars of a freight train near Austin, authorities said Monday. No major injuries were reported from the storms, which officials estimate damaged a... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:10:00 GMT 2017-02-21T00:10:00Z New Orleans Mayor: Half-mile wide tornado damaged 940 homes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dwight Powell lost his Lexus to the massive tornado that injured 33 people and destroyed or seriously damaged 940 properties on a half-mile wide rampage through two miles of east New Orleans. He had just parked it inside his garage to avoid hail damage when the twister struck. At least his Yukon pickup truck would be OK, he thought: It ... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 23:13:00 GMT 2017-02-08T23:13:00Z The Latest: Tornado damages New Orleans NASA facility NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Deep South (all times local): 6:30 p.m. An official at NASA's Michoud facility in New Orleans says it suffered some damage during Tuesday's tornado but the deep-space equipment being built there does not appear to be damaged. Steve Doering was there when the wind ... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:56:00 GMT 2017-02-08T00:56:00Z Tornadoes touch down, wreak havoc in southern Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The tornadoes that struck southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday injured about 20 people, destroyed homes and businesses, flipped cars and trucks, and left about 10,000 customers without power, but no deaths were reported, the governor said. Gov. John Bel Edwards took an aerial tour and made a disaster declaration before meeting with officia... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-02-08T00:00:00Z Despite tornado threat, shelters rare for mobile home parks SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Ten of at least 20 people killed in a weekend tornado outbreak lived in Georgia mobile home parks, yet laws requiring storm shelters in those vulnerable communities are few and far between. Experts have long warned that mobile home dwellers face a higher risk of death when tornadoes strike but said many trailer park owners don't want ... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 01:46:00 GMT 2017-01-25T01:46:00Z 'Get up. We've got to get out': Storms kill 20 in the South ADEL, Ga. (AP) — Bonnie and Wayne Collier were jolted awake in their mobile home by a cellphone weather alert early Sunday. They jumped up, turned on the TV, saw a tornado warning and decided to run. "We heard the Code Red," said Bonnie Collier, 65. "He told me, 'Get up. We've got to get out." Quickly, they headed to a friend's nearby b... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:18:00 GMT 2017-01-24T11:18:00Z