Tens of thousands remain without power, water in Ohio

U.S. 05/29/19, 09:58

The Latest on the aftermath of tornadoes in Ohio (all times local):10:55 a.m.Tens of thousands of people remain without power and water in the Dayton, Ohio, area in the aftermath of severe Memorial Day weather that spawned building-wrecking tornadoes across Indiana and Ohio.A family ducks under power lines as they ...

Update: Tornado seriously injures 3 people in Kansas

U.S. 05/29/19, 09:33

The Latest on severe weather in the Midwest (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Officials say three people in Douglas County, west of Kansas City, Kansas, were seriously injured by a strong tornado that struck near the college town of Lawrence. The tornado touched down Tuesday night in a neighborhood south of Lawrence, which ...

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms

U.S. 05/29/19, 06:59

Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas.Forecasters nudged down by 1.5 feet the predicted crest near Fort Smith, the state's second-largest city. But they say the river levels will still exceed ...

Tornadoes ravage Kansas City area in latest spasm of storms

New York 05/29/19, 02:29

A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes, and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City. Parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey were ...

Heeded alarms may have limited deaths in Ohio tornadoes

U.S. 05/29/19, 00:46

Strong Memorial Day tornadoes that spun through Ohio and Indiana smashed homes and businesses and sent thousands of people cowering in basements and closets, but just a single death was reported in the aftermath of the destructive storms.Hospitals reported that as many as 130 people were injured after the tornadoes ...

After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States

U.S. 05/28/19, 20:03

After several quiet years, the United States was threatening to break a major record for tornado activity this week as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold from the Rockies clashed and stalled over the Midwest.On Monday, the U.S. tied its current record of ...

Eagle chick seen on internet cam dies after California storm

U.S. 05/28/19, 11:09

Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera .The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday by the environmental advocacy group Friends of Big Bear Valley and the San Bernardino ...

Ohio and Indiana hit hard by tornadoes

U.S. 05/28/19, 05:58

Tornadoes throughout the central United States experienced widespread damage from over 50 tornadoes, many touching down and wreaking havoc in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, with some of the worst damage in Indiana and Ohio, near Dayton. A large, destructive tornado swept through the Dayton, Ohio, metro area and in Celina, about 60 ...

Update: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio

U.S. 05/28/19, 01:29

The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado ...

: Flood buyout costs rise as storms intensify, seas surge

U.S. 05/27/19, 17:28

The residents of this small riverside town have become accustomed to watching floods swamp their streets, transform their homes into islands and ruin their floors and furniture.Elmer Sullivan has replaced his couch, bed and television. He's torn up water-buckled floorboards. And he put a picket fence against the front of ...

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas

U.S. 05/27/19, 10:24

Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River.Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their homes due to flooding. Downstream in Fort Smith, Arkansas, officials say flooding has closed roads and flooded ...

Update: Oklahoma tornado kills 2 and injures at least 29

U.S. 05/26/19, 09:45

The Latest on a likely tornado that touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma (all times local):9:30 a.m.Authorities say two people were killed and more than two dozen were injured when a tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park west of Oklahoma City.Emergency workers search through ...

Report: Texas to lose billions if new major storm hits coast

Texas 05/26/19, 08:57

Housing sales in Texas would drop, gasoline prices would increase and the state would lose hundreds of billions of dollars in economic output if another major storm struck an unprotected coastline, according to a new study.The joint economic impact study by Texas A&M University at Galveston and the Texas General ...

All eyes on skies as rain threatens Indianapolis 500

Sports 05/25/19, 10:11

The day before the Indianapolis 500 dawned sunny, bright and otherwise perfect.If only it were race day.The forecast for Sunday calls for an 80 to 90 percent chance of rain, with thunderstorms expected throughout the day. That means a lot of uncomfortable waiting for IndyCar drivers and teams, track and ...

Guardsman recalls Hurricane Michael

U.S. 05/25/19, 03:01

Longtime Sarasota-area resident Chris Dillon is no stranger to hurricanes. Riding out a direct hit from Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Force Base in October tested the veteran Florida Army National Guard lieutenant colonel's nerve and spurred him to double down on preparedness plans for his family. The National Hurricane Center recently ...

Many factors helped save lives in Jefferson City twister

U.S. 05/24/19, 15:49

Eight years to the day after a devastating tornado killed 161 people and injured more than 1,100 others in Joplin, another big twister ripped through Missouri — this time the capital of Jefferson City — but with a far different result: no deaths or serious injuries.The two storms hit Missouri ...

3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

U.S. 05/24/19, 01:48

An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state. The National Weather Service confirmed that a large and destructive twister moved over ...

Fourth day of nasty storms ravages central US

U.S. 05/23/19, 23:16

An outbreak of nasty storms in the Midwest spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state.The National Weather Service confirmed that a large and destructive ...

At least 3 dead in central US storms, with more rain to come

U.S. 05/22/19, 11:49

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 deaths. Officials were urging residents of Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, some 70 miles (113 kilometers) southeast of Tulsa, to leave their homes ...

Another day of tornadoes in Midwest, but St. Louis spared

U.S. 05/21/19, 20:14

Dangerous storms in the Midwest produced dozens of tornadoes for the second consecutive day Tuesday, demolishing a racetrack grandstand and damaging buildings in a wild animal park in Missouri but mostly sparing St. Louis, the biggest city in its path. Two deaths, both in Missouri, were blamed on the severe weather ...

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