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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Strong warm front brings more April showers

    Strong warm front brings more April showers
    A strong warm front moving up Illinois will whip up thunderstorms and possibly hail today, but the worst weather is expected to hit downstate. The National Weather Service said there is a slight chance of damaging winds and even a brief tornado south of...
  • Toll from deadly weather increases to 16 in three states

    VILONIA, Arkansas -- Rescuers continued to move through parts of Arkansas on Monday seeking survivors of a deadly tornado that tore through the region, killing at least 16 in three states and injuring dozens. [Updated, 10:27 a.m. PDT April 28: The...
  • Tornado wreckage revealed in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma

    Tornadoes, as one of nature's most unpredictable disasters, can strike pretty much anywhere across the central U.S., and come in a dizzying variety of shapes and sizes. Yet the physical damage they leave behind often looks very much the same —...
  • Arkansas tornado victim says livelihood is 'pretty much all gone'

    Arkansas tornado victim says livelihood is 'pretty much all gone'
    MAYFLOWER, Ark. -- Lauren Watts sifted through the wreckage of her possessions Monday morning after a tornado churned her mobile home into an unrecognizable heap of debris. As a National Guard helicopter hovered overhead Watts, 26, picked through the...
  • Tornado, severe storms hit Mississippi after 16 die in three states

    Tornado, severe storms hit Mississippi after 16 die in three states
    MAYFLOWER, Ark. -- Even as Arkansas tried to recover from a series of storms that killed 16 people in three states, parts of Mississippi braced for the next outbreak of tornadoes and other deadly weather on Monday. Most of Mississippi, from Yazoo City...
  • Flooding, storms possible Tuesday, Wednesday

    Flooding, storms possible Tuesday, Wednesday
    Widespread flooding is possible Tuesday and Wednesday as a drenching storm system crosses the region after bringing severe weather and tornado threats to the Southeast. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for nearly all of Maryland...
  • Authorities stress safety in tornado season

    Authorities stress safety in tornado season
    Vernon Hills officials say that as spring arrives, so does the threat of tornadoes – and they're urging residents to be prepared. "It's tornado season," said Kim Christenson, public information officer for the Vernon Hills Police Department,...
  • Tupelo, Miss., reportedly hit by tornado; damage assessment underway

    A severe weather system moving through the central and southern U.S. on Monday has struck again, with a twister reportedly damaging and destroying businesses in Tupelo, Miss. No injuries have yet been reported as officials begin to assess the emergency....
  • Tornado all but wipes out Arkansas subdivision; tragedy hits home

    VILONIA, Ark. — The Parkwood Meadows subdivision is only several years old, a cluster of brick homes where neighbors know each other and children play at a portable basketball hoop rolled onto the street. On Monday, numerous residents were...
  • Arkansas assesses tornado damage as storms keep moving east

    Parkwood Meadows subdivision is the sort of place where neighbors know one another. Their children play at a communal basketball hoop set up in the street. But on Sunday, a fierce tornado leveled more than three dozen of its single-story brick homes....
  • Tornadoes kill at least 30, threaten more damage in South

    Tornadoes kill at least 30, threaten more damage in South
    At least 30 people across six states have been killed by a vicious storm system that unleashed dozens of tornadoes and was threatening to cause more damage in heavily populated regions of the U.S. South on Tuesday. The hardest hit states have been...