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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Pirate Twister: It's been three years

    Lest you forget that Hampton's pirate lure now includes tales of the 2012 tornado that spun through the waters of Hampton Roads before tearing its way through downtown and the Blackbeard Pirate Festival camp.  The most important detail you should...
  • Lake Zurich track and field team raises funds for tornado-stricken town

    Lake Zurich track and field team raises funds for tornado-stricken town
    Lake Zurich High School's Girls Track and Field Team knew they had to do something for the small Illinois town of Fairdale after a violent tornado destroyed its homes and left two dead and 22 injured in April. So, on April 30, the team took donations and...
  • Ranking movies that destroy Los Angeles: Did 'San Andreas' do it best?

    Hollywood loves to destroy Los Angeles — whether it's earthquakes, floods, aliens, nuclear holocaust or climate change. "San Andreas" is the latest L.A. disaster film. It look in $52 million at the box office. Here are some others: "Earthquake"...
  • La Suprema Corte determinará si debate nuevamente sobre el aborto

    La Suprema Corte determinará si debate nuevamente sobre el aborto
    La Suprema Corte pronto encarará la decisión de si debe debatir el tema del aborto y considerar permitir a los estados a hacer cumplir las nuevas y más estrictas leyes, incluyendo una en Mississippi por la cual se cerraría la única clínica de abortos...
  • Heavy rains in Texas, Oklahoma fuel hope for California drought relief

    Heavy rains in Texas, Oklahoma fuel hope for California drought relief
    Look east, California. Five years of extreme drought have come to a dramatic end in Texas and Oklahoma as a month of heavy rains has replenished reservoirs, dampened parched soil across both states and unleashed floodwaters on vulnerable residents....
  • Weather service: Small tornado touched down in Summit

    Weather service: Small tornado touched down in Summit
    Some storm damage in southwest suburban Summit on Tuesday was likely due to a “very brief,” small tornado, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday. The tornado, which had peak winds of about 75 mph, lasted about a minute, starting...
  • Floodwaters deepen in Houston as more rain falls; about a dozen still missing

    Floodwaters deepen in Houston as more rain falls; about a dozen still missing
    Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city. Meanwhile,...
  • Sobrevivientes narran su experiencia tras el paso del tornado

    Sobrevivientes narran su experiencia tras el paso del tornado
    José Francisco Contreras está sentado a la puerta de su casa. Los vidrios rotos de las ventanas y una férula en el tobillo son los únicos signos visibles de la pesadilla que vivió el lunes: el tornado que golpeó Ciudad Acuña y causó 13 muertes, y que...
  • Ask Tom: I heard that Michigan never gets tornadoes, is that true?

    Dear Tom, I heard that Michigan never gets tornadoes, is that true? — Donna M. Dear Donna, That statement is certainly not true. The Storm Prediction Center logged nearly 1,000 tornadoes in Michigan from 1950-2012, ranking it 20th in the nation....
  • Girl, 6, hospitalized in bounce house incident tells of ordeal: 'It was scary, scary'

    After taking a windswept ride in a bounce house over Fort Lauderdale beach, tumbling into the sand from 20 feet above and spending the night in the hospital, a 6-year-old girl was released Tuesday afternoon wide-eyed and with a big shiny lump on her...
  • Hallan familia tras paso de tornado en México

    Hallan familia tras paso de tornado en México
    El cuerpo de un bebé que fue arrastrada por un tornado en una ciudad en la frontera entre México y Estados Unidos fue localizado, y las autoridades locales dijeron que ya estaba considerado en la cifra de 13 fallecidos. El vocero de Ciudad Acuña,...