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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Tornado drill draws nearly 1 million participants in Va.

    Emergency officials say Virginia's annual statewide tornado drill drew nearly 1 million participants. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management says Fairfax and Loudon counties, and the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Richmond had...
  • Tornado warning tests planned for across Indiana

    Emergency officials are planning to sound outdoor warning sirens across Indiana as part of an annual statewide tornado drill. The National Weather Service plans to set off two tests Thursday by weather radio and to local officials as part of Severe...
  • 900,000 Virginians to participate in statewide tornado drill

    Some 900,000 Virginians are expected to participate in the annual statewide tornado drill. The drill begins Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. with a test tornado warning from the National Weather Service. The message will be relayed by broadcast outlets through the...
  • Statewide tornado drill starts today

    Statewide tornado drill starts today
    The Virginia Department of Emergency Management is hosting a statewide tornado drill at 9:45 a.m. for all government facilities and public schools in the state, according to a news release. As winter gives way to spring and jet streams of warmer...
  • Dolce&Gabbana defienden derecho a opinar sobre familia y gays

    Los diseñadores italianos Stefano Gabbana y Domenico Dolce defendieron hoy su derecho a opinar diferente tras el el boicot a su firma pedido por el músico británico Elton John, y al que se han sumado otras personalidades, tras sus declaraciones a favor...
  • Ask Tom: Did a tornado hit Chicago's South Side on March 4, 1961?

    Dear Tom, I was born on March 4, 1961. According to family lore, a tornado touched down around the time of my birth a mile or two from our home on the South Side of Chicago. I am skeptical. — John Holden, Chicago Dear John, It's absolutely...
  • Tornado talk on agenda, snow and ice in Arkansas forecast

    The National Weather Service launched its Severe Weather Awareness Week on Monday with an ominous forecast — but not THAT kind. On a day when forecasters are scheduled to review safety tips for the public in advance of the state's tornado season,...
  • Bad weather pushes back Ohio tornado drill

    Ohio emergency management officials say a statewide tornado drill has been pushed back two days because more wintry weather is on the way. Tornado sirens around the state were to blast Wednesday morning. But because another winter storm is on the way,...
  • Southern Indiana communities mark 3rd anniversary of tornado

    Residents of southern Indiana communities that were devastated by a deadly tornado three years ago are crediting community spirit for the area's recovery. The twister packing 170 mph winds struck the heart of Henryville on March 2, 2012, and carved a...
  • Small tornado touches down in western Kern County

    Small tornado touches down in western Kern County
    It looked ominous, a tall column of swirling dust that descended from the sky. But the tornado that skittered through Taft, Calif., just before noon Monday passed through town with little or no damage. The weak tornado touched down near the western Kern...
  • Kevin Durant volvió a pasar por el quirófano y será baja indefinida

    Kevin Durant volvió a pasar por el quirófano y será baja indefinida
    Houston (EEUU), 22 feb (EFE).- El alero estelar Kevin Durant, de los Thunder de Oklahoma City, tuvo que pasar de nuevo por el quirófano y los médicos pudiesen insertarle un nuevo tornillo que le permita recuperarse de la operación a la que fue sometido el...