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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Kirk, Durbin propose changes in disaster declaration process

    U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin of Illinois are renewing their call for an update of the methods the government uses to determine disaster assistance.
  • Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared

    Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for 25 counties on Thursday after severe storms tore through the state with fierce straight-line winds and tornadoes that killed one person, injured others and destroyed buildings.  “Last...

    Grateful Oklahomans salvage belongings after killer storm

    Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains' first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casualties were low but understanding that nature's next punch could be far worse. One person died and dozens of people were injured...

    1 person killed when tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

    The slow start to the nation's tornado season came to a violent end Wednesday, when tornadoes raked Tulsa during its evening rush hour, killing one person and injuring others. Tulsa County Sheriff's Capt. Billy McKelvey said one person was killed in a...

    Expert: Recent Illinois tornadoes have struck out of season

    An Illinois weather expert says the phrase "tornado season" has lost some of its meaning during the past three years. State Climatologist Jim Angel says the recent distribution of tornadoes doesn't match the typical Illinois tornado season, which runs...