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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Year in review: Arctic cold, tornadoes, snow at start of winter 2014

    Year in review: Arctic cold, tornadoes, snow at start of winter 2014
    Arctic temperatures, snow and tornadoes made for one wild ride into winter 2014. Arctic air blasted into the region Jan. 7 dropping temperatures into the teens with wind chill factors below zero. It had been 10 years since Hampton Roads had wind...
  • Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds

    Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds
    Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that songbirds weighing less than two nickels managed to carry tiny electronic sensors from Tennessee to Colombia and back. Then he looked at the flight paths taken by several of the birds. The data showed...
  • Congresista lucha por ayudar a niños indocumentados

    Congresista lucha por ayudar a niños indocumentados
    Un congresista local está haciendo un llamado para que se cree una legislación que alivie la difícil situación de miles niños indocumentados de Centroamérica que llegaron al sur de la Florida este año. El congresista Ted Deutch, demócrata por Boca...
  • Orientación de inmigración en Puerto Rico

    Orientación de inmigración en Puerto Rico
    SAN JUAN - Estudiantes de la Clínica de Asistencia Legal de Inmigración de la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) realizarán prácticas en la Oficina de Orientación y Servicios al Inmigrante del Departamento de Estado de la isla...
  • Three new storms headed to Southern California

    Southern Californians will get drenched this week with three storms before the weekend, the National Weather Service said Monday. The first storm, which was expected to begin dousing the state tonight, will be followed by a stronger one Tuesday, which...
  • Ferguson unrest's effect on local economy is ambiguous

    ST. LOUIS After the August protests and riot, St. Louis development consultant Ken Nuernberger was visited by a New York real estate investor. He'd watched the news about Ferguson, and wanted to see all the damage. "He thought that it was like half of...
  • State's estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons

    State's estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons
    How much rainfall has hit California in the last 10 days? It's hard to calculate. But one weather expert, Ryan Maue, offers this estimate: 10 trillion gallons. That's enough to fill 15.1 million Olympic-size swimming pools or power Niagara Falls for...
  • Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages

    Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages
    Bill Golubics went to sleep fully clothed in his recliner in case the charred slope behind his house came down in the night. The home next door on San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs was red-tagged in October and he knew his could be next. The 77-year-...
  • Despite defensive effort, Hoover High girls' water polo loses close one to Louisville

    BURBANK — There wasn’t much that Hoover High goalie Gabriela Perez didn’t do for her team in its opening game of the Burbank High girls’ water polo tournament Friday afternoon. Perez halted more than 10 shots on goal, nabbed a few...
  • Tornado touches down in South Los Angeles, damaging 5 homes

    Tornado touches down in South Los Angeles, damaging 5 homes
    The National Weather Service confirmed Friday that a tornado touched down in South Los Angeles during the heavy rain storm. The tornado hopscotched over a 10-block span, ripping off a roof and damaging at least five homes, officials said. “We&...
  • Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California

    Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California
    A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail...