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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Storms roll through Chicago area, tornado watch expires

    Storms roll through Chicago area, tornado watch expires
    A tornado watch for northern Illinois, including Chicago and surrounding areas, expired at 1 a.m. after strong thunderstorms rolled through the area. Flood warnings remain in effect for the east branch of the DuPage River at Bolingbrook, from Sunday...
  • National Weather Service says tornado touched down in Virginia Beach

    National Weather Service officials confirmed that a tornado touched down in Virginia Beach Thursday afternoon, the result of three storms that converged near 17th Street. The EF0 tornado, with winds between 70 and 75 miles per hour,  struck at 3:35 p.m....
  • Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014

    Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014
    No matter if it is scheduled to play a game at home or on the road, the Hoover High football team can count on boarding a bus to reach its destination. That’s life for the Tornadoes, who get to practice on their campus. However, all of their home...
  • At least one tornado confirmed in East Coast storm that killed 5

    SYRACUSE N.Y. (Reuters) - At least one tornado touched down in an upstate New York town during a violent spate of weather that killed five people on the East Coast, officials said on Wednesday. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo toured the hard-hit town...
  • Severe storms leave five dead in New York state and Maryland

    SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 9 (Reuters) - Thousands of people in U.S. East Coast states woke up to power cuts and a major clean-up operation on Wednesday after severe storms and high winds killed five people. One of the hardest hit spots was the Syracuse-area...
  • Five killed as deadly storm slams New York, several other states

    Five killed as deadly storm slams New York, several other states
    Severe storms, possibly bringing some tornadoes, struck across several states, leaving five dead including a toddler in upstate New York and a child attending a Christian summer camp in Maryland, officials said Wednesday. About 200,000 customers...
  • NWS confirms tornado touched down twice on Southside during Hurricane Arthur

    NWS confirms tornado touched down twice on Southside during Hurricane Arthur
    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Virginia Beach and Norfolk the morning of July 4. Dan Proch, a meteorologist at the weather service's Wakefield office, described the twister as a "weak EF-0 tornado," that...
  • Orland Park police review weather warning policy

    Orland Park police review weather warning policy
    Orland Park police are reviewing their severe weather notification policies after some residents questioned why sirens weren't used during last week's storm, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy. "We didn't have a confirmed tornado, but there was severe...
  • Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say

    Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say
    Plainfield's siren system was not activated before a tornado struck the suburb the night of June 30 because emergency officials did not receive adequate warning, a police commander told village trustees Monday night. Plainfield Police Commander Ken...
  • Wary North Carolina coast braces as Category 2 Hurricane Arthur makes landfall

    RALEIGH, N.C. Coastal residents and those vacationers who did not evacuate Thursday braced overnight for the arrival of Hurricane Arthur, a storm whose intensity and track grew more ominous as it drew closer to North Carolina. Arthur made landfall late...
  • Arthur's hit 'minimal,' NC governor says, but flooding and power outages are still issues

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina avoided major damage from Hurricane Arthur, Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday morning, and conditions up and down the coast are improving but flooding and about 44,000 power outages still afflict an area that usually has one of its...