Storms bring tornadoes, floods, power outages across the US

U.S. 06/20/19, 13:04

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 were expected to wallop parts of several states as new storms form Thursday, forecasters said. Fallen trees ripped down power lines and crashed into buildings along ...

Sister: woman killed in crane collapse lived in building

U.S. 06/10/19, 15:27

The Latest on the crane that collapsed into a Dallas apartment building (all times local):3:30 p.m.The sister of a woman killed after a crane collapsed on an apartment building in Dallas says she was a resident of the building.This photo taken and provided by Michael Santana shows a construction crane ...

Update: 1 dead, at least 6 injured in crane collapse

U.S. 06/09/19, 16:52

The Latest on the collapse of a crane in Dallas (all times local):4:45 p.m.A Dallas fire rescue official says one person has been killed and at least six injured when a construction crane fell on an apartment building during a storm with high winds.Isaiah Allen, a resident of the damaged ...

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 rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

U.S. 05/18/19, 16:29

A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding. Tornadoes touched down Friday in Kansas and rural parts of Nebraska, tearing up trees and powerlines, and damaging some homes and farm ...

Severe storms tear roof from Arkansas apartment complex

U.S. 05/09/19, 08:25

Several people were injured when a possible tornado tore the roof off an Arkansas apartment building, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that was dumping more rain Thursday on already drenched areas throughout the nation's midsection. The severe weather moved eastward Thursday after forcing people from their homes in Kansas, ...

2 reported South Texas tornadoes leave damage, no injuries

U.S. 05/03/19, 18:12

Several tornadoes were reported across south central Texas, leaving damage in their wake but no reports of injuries as severe thunderstorms rumbled across the region.The National Weather Service says two tornadoes were reported about 9 a.m. Friday morning in the La Grange area, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) west of ...

Breather for Iowa riverside city? Heavy rain not expected

U.S. 05/01/19, 07:00

A meteorologist says there's not much risk of rainfall heavy enough to further raise the Mississippi River flood threat in eastern Iowa.A temporary flood barrier failed in Davenport on Tuesday, submerging downtown blocks and forcing some people to seek shelter on rooftops. They later were evacuated by boats.Davenport City Administrator ...

Update: Midwest digs out, South braces for its own storm

U.S. 04/12/19, 13:02

The Latest on severe spring storm (all times local):1 p.m.Several Midwestern states are digging out from a spring snowstorm, while the South braces for weekend thunderstorms that could bring tornadoes.Snow plows clear Interstate 29 on Thursday, April 11, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Heavy snow and strong winds hammered parts of ...

First day of spring brings hail, rain to Southern California

Sports 03/20/19, 21:39

The first day of spring looked a lot like winter in Southern California, as yet another storm dumped heavy rain that flooded streets and briefly shut down highways.Hail blanketed some neighborhoods in white on Wednesday in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties. The hail melted nearly as quickly as residents ...

1 injured in Texas storms, small airplanes flip at airport

U.S. 03/13/19, 10:32

Severe thunderstorms in North Texas have left at least one person hurt, damaged buildings and flipped small planes at a suburban airport.The Storm Prediction Center says gusts of more than 75 mph (120 kph) were reported Wednesday morning at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Several small private planes at nearby Grand ...

Rain, wind, hail, thunder: Wild weather causes damage

U.S. 01/09/19, 10:10

A swath of wild weather brought high winds, thunderstorms, hail and a rare winter tornado warning to western Pennsylvania, causing downed trees and damage to buildings but no injuries.Lee Hendrickson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, tells the Meadville Tribune weather spotters reported a funnel cloud during ...

Rare December tornadoes reported in central US; 1 dead

U.S. 12/03/18, 05:05

Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed the damage after rare December tornadoes, including one the day before that was a half-mile-wide, ripped roofs off homes, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people. A car that had been inside a building, was turned on its side, Sunday, Dec. 2, ...

Update: 2 Oklahoma tornadoes confirmed in Friday storms

U.S. 12/02/18, 14:26

The Latest on tornadoes in parts of the central U.S. (all times local): 1:25 p.m. The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in eastern Oklahoma and is chasing reports of multiple other tornadoes as part of severe thunderstorms Friday night. Meteorologists said Sunday a tornado with peak winds of 115 ...

Storm threat spreads up East Coast this weekend

U.S. 11/02/18, 08:10

The Latest on severe weather (all times local): 7 a.m. Forecasters said most of the East Coast was at risk for severe weather Friday, with winds as strong as 60 mph, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain possible as the Gulf Coast recovered from storms blamed for two deaths. Waves of weather moving in ...

More rain, severe thunderstorms on the way for South Central Texas

U.S. 10/14/18, 22:26

More rain is on the way in South Central Texas, potentially exacerbating flood conditions in an area where surging waters killed at least four people last week. The National Weather Service warned that thunderstorms would sweep across the region overnight Sunday with continuing rain at least through Tuesday, issuing a flash ...

Severe weather disrupts power, flips vehicles in Oklahoma

U.S. 10/09/18, 13:50

Severe thunderstorms have overturned cars in the Oklahoma City area, while several Texas and Kansas communities are bracing for more flooding amid heavy rains. A line of strong thunderstorms rumbled across Oklahoma early Tuesday, prompting the National Weather Service to issue tornado, thunderstorm and flood warnings. A crumpled recreational vehicle lies on ...

1 killed, 5 hurt when unfinished Dallas town house collapses

U.S. 10/08/18, 16:34

A construction worker is dead and five co-workers are hospitalized with injuries after a three-story town house they were building in Dallas collapsed during a thunderstorm.The collapse happened about 4 p.m. Monday about a mile (1.6 kilometers) west of the city's downtown.Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says 20 to 30 ...

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