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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Boricuas de Orlando organizan protesta por el voto

    Boricuas de Orlando organizan protesta por el voto
    Estudiantes de Derecho de una universidad en Orlando y boricuas residentes del área han comenzado los preparativos para llevar a cabo una marcha de protesta en contra del gobierno estadounidense por no proveerle el derecho al voto presidencial a los 3.5...
  • Young girls affected by Fairdale tornado get princess party

    Young girls affected by a deadly northern Illinois tornado have gotten a taste of the princess life. The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1IFkYv2 ) reports a princess party was hosted on Sunday at a party and wedding shop for Fairdale girls...
  • Troubled forecasters seek way to improve tornado warnings

    Forecasters troubled by the high death count from twisters in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri, four years ago say they must put away their "nerd-speak" and find better ways to communicate if the public is going to react appropriately when bad weather...
  • Ask Tom: Why don't we have tornadoes in the fall?

    Dear Tom, I understand that tornadoes form when warm and cool air masses clash. Why don't we have tornadoes in the fall when we have the same clashing air masses? — Larry Maher, Bensenville Dear Larry, Tornadoes do occur in the fall and can...
  • 2012 Indiana tornado focus of Weather Channel documentary

    A tornado that devastated a southern Indiana community in 2012 will be the focus of a documentary airing on The Weather Channel. The "Real Time Henryville" episode of the channel's "Tornado Alley" series will be broadcast Monday at 9 p.m. and again at 10...
  • Ask Tom: Does Lake Michigan offer any protection from tornadoes?

    Dear Tom, It seems that tornadoes are rare right by Lake Michigan. Is this true, or does it just seem that way? Does Lake Michigan offer any protection from tornadoes? — Warren Forbes, Wheeling Dear Warren, Lake Michigan does protect the...
  • 1 year later: Rebuilding from devastating Mississippi storms

    One year ago, an outbreak of 23 tornados devastated parts of Mississippi, killing 14 people and destroying hundreds of buildings. In Tupelo, a storm hit hard in neighborhoods and a commercial district. But the most powerful twister was in less-populous...
  • Storms pound Palm Beach County

    Storms pound Palm Beach County
    Strong storms marched across central and northern Palm Beach County, producing lightning, gusty winds and heavy rains on Tuesday afternoon. The stormy conditions, the result of a cold front clashing with the region's steamy warm air, could continue...
  • NWS: At least 8 tornadoes touched down in Texas Sunday

    A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday. National Weather Service meteorologist...
  • Zoo opening a measure of community spirit

    Zoo opening a measure of community spirit
    Sometimes, blessings can come out of tragedies. Volunteers rally, tornado-ravaged structures get rebuilt, and a small, family run zoo that counts on its rural community for support opens on time for a new season. That is one of the lessons that was...
  • Ask Tom: Has there ever been a tornado in Deerfield, Ill.?

    Dear Tom, Has there ever been a tornado in Deerfield, Ill.? — Dorothy Collins Dear Dorothy, Chicago tornado records date to 1855, and while no touchdowns have been reported in Deerfield, the archives show several significant twisters hitting the...