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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Muir High proves just too formidable for Hoover football

    PASADENA — The storyline was evident from the start. The Muir High football team was simply faster, stronger and deeper than a depleted Hoover squad. The combination of a talented Mustang team and a Tornado squad that suited up just 20 players...
  • Dry season: Cooler, wetter, stormier

    Dry season: Cooler, wetter, stormier
    South Florida's dry season should be slightly wetter, cooler and stormier than usual, meaning we might see some tornadoes or a freeze or two this winter, the National Weather Service said Thursday. "It just goes to show you, there can be variability,"...
  • Tornado confirmed to have hit Howard County on Wednesday

    A weak tornado downed a tree and snapped large tree limbs near Savage during storms Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado was one of two confirmed to have formed during the storms and rated EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale....
  • Glendale, Hoover football teams await Victory clash

    Glendale, Hoover football teams await Victory clash
    Even though the Glendale High and Hoover football teams have been eliminated from postseason contention, don’t tell the coaches and players on either side that their regular-season finale has no meaning. The long-standing rivalry between Glendale...
  • Glendale, Hoover high football alums talk about tradition

    Glendale, Hoover high football alums talk about tradition
    Throughout the years, the cross-town high school football rivalry game between Glendale and Hoover has seen many variations. It’s been billed as the “Battle for the Victory Bell” and “The Big Game” along with “Battle...
  • Ruiz, Glendale football ring 'Victory Bell'

    Ruiz, Glendale football ring 'Victory Bell'
    GLENDALE — For the fifth consecutive year, the Glendale-Hoover high football game started and ended the same way. The players on both teams were eager before the game, as each school celebrated its homecoming court and enjoyed the buildup that went...
  • Lady Lake church that rebuilt after tornado planning large multipurpose building

    Lady Lake church that rebuilt after tornado planning large multipurpose building
    LADY LAKE — Lady Lake Church of God was decimated by tornadoes that struck the area in February 2007, but the congregation regrouped and two years later dedicated a new modern $2.1 million sanctuary off U.S. Highway 27-441. Now, the church,...
  • Hoover High boys' water polo handles Warren to win CIF wild-card match

    DOWNEY — A trend started in the second quarter of Tuesday morning’s CIF Southern Section Division IV boys’ water polo wild-card match between Hoover High and Warren. Warren began turning the ball over and missing its shots, and as...
  • Tropical Storm Gordon roughed up Florida 20 years ago

    Tropical Storm Gordon roughed up Florida 20 years ago
    To many, tropical storms aren't all that threatening, at least compared to hurricanes. But 20 years ago today, on Nov. 13, 1994, Tropical Storm Gordon showed why such systems need to be taken seriously. On that day, Gordon started spreading nasty...
  • Plainfield assesses recent tornado response

    Plainfield assesses recent tornado response
    Plainfield emergency officials and the National Weather Service held a joint meeting this month to discuss ways to prepare for tornadoes and strong storms in the southwest suburb. On June 30, an EF1 tornado, the second-lowest classification, hit...
  • 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...