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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Annual Va. tornado drill scheduled for March 17

    Nearly 400,000 Virginians have registered to participate in a statewide tornado drill. The March 17 drill is intended to prepare businesses, schools and colleges, families and individuals in the event of a tornado. The annual drill is a joint effort...
  • Carolinas schedule National Weather Service tornado drills

    The National Weather Service is conducting statewide tornado drills in North and South Carolina this month. North Carolina's drill is set for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The weather service is asking schools, businesses and families to participate. South...
  • Ask Tom: Did a tornado hit Chicago's South Side on March 4, 1961?

    Dear Tom, I was born on March 4, 1961. According to family lore, a tornado touched down around the time of my birth a mile or two from our home on the South Side of Chicago. I am skeptical. — John Holden, Chicago Dear John, It's absolutely...
  • Tornado talk on agenda, snow and ice in Arkansas forecast

    The National Weather Service launched its Severe Weather Awareness Week on Monday with an ominous forecast — but not THAT kind. On a day when forecasters are scheduled to review safety tips for the public in advance of the state's tornado season,...
  • Bad weather pushes back Ohio tornado drill

    Ohio emergency management officials say a statewide tornado drill has been pushed back two days because more wintry weather is on the way. Tornado sirens around the state were to blast Wednesday morning. But because another winter storm is on the way,...
  • Southern Indiana communities mark 3rd anniversary of tornado

    Residents of southern Indiana communities that were devastated by a deadly tornado three years ago are crediting community spirit for the area's recovery. The twister packing 170 mph winds struck the heart of Henryville on March 2, 2012, and carved a...
  • Small tornado touches down in western Kern County

    Small tornado touches down in western Kern County
    It looked ominous, a tall column of swirling dust that descended from the sky. But the tornado that skittered through Taft, Calif., just before noon Monday passed through town with little or no damage. The weak tornado touched down near the western Kern...
  • US sees little severe weather so far in 2015

    While a big chunk of the nation deals with snow and ice, the U.S. is poised to end January and February with the fewest bouts of severe weather in decades. The Storm Prediction Center noted Tuesday that only three severe weather watches have been...
  • Southern Indiana church reopens 3 years after 2012 tornadoes

    A southern Indiana church has reopened nearly three years after it was leveled by a deadly tornado outbreak. Parishioners gathered Sunday at Mount Moriah Church for the church's first services in its new building, which is across the street from the...
  • Kevin Durant volvió a pasar por el quirófano y será baja indefinida

    Kevin Durant volvió a pasar por el quirófano y será baja indefinida
    Houston (EEUU), 22 feb (EFE).- El alero estelar Kevin Durant, de los Thunder de Oklahoma City, tuvo que pasar de nuevo por el quirófano y los médicos pudiesen insertarle un nuevo tornillo que le permita recuperarse de la operación a la que fue sometido el...
  • Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter

    Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter
     Los Marlins de Miami llevarán a cabo este martes su primer entrenamiento de pretemporada con su escuadra completa en el campamento primaveral de Júpiter. El pasado viernes arribaron al complejo los lanzadores y receptores, incluyendo los nuevos...