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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Storms pound Palm Beach County

    Storms pound Palm Beach County
    Strong storms marched across central and northern Palm Beach County, producing lightning, gusty winds and heavy rains on Tuesday afternoon. The stormy conditions, the result of a cold front clashing with the region's steamy warm air, could continue...
  • NWS: At least 8 tornadoes touched down in Texas Sunday

    A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday. National Weather Service meteorologist...
  • Zoo opening a measure of community spirit

    Zoo opening a measure of community spirit
    Sometimes, blessings can come out of tragedies. Volunteers rally, tornado-ravaged structures get rebuilt, and a small, family run zoo that counts on its rural community for support opens on time for a new season. That is one of the lessons that was...
  • Ask Tom: Has there ever been a tornado in Deerfield, Ill.?

    Dear Tom, Has there ever been a tornado in Deerfield, Ill.? — Dorothy Collins Dear Dorothy, Chicago tornado records date to 1855, and while no touchdowns have been reported in Deerfield, the archives show several significant twisters hitting the...
  • Weather Service: Tornado touched down near Penn State's main campus

    Weather Service: Tornado touched down near Penn State's main campus
    SPRING MILLS (AP) — Weather officials say a tornado traveling at 65 miles per hour touched down this week about 11 miles east of Penn State University's main campus. The Centre Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1FjYj6r ) the twister moved through...
  • Weather Service: Tornado touched down near Penn State

    Weather officials say a tornado traveling at 65 miles per hour touched down this week about 11 miles east of Penn State University's main campus. The Centre Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1FjYj6r ) the twister moved through Potter Township Monday,...
  • Hoover baseball staves off Glendale for rivalry win

    Hoover baseball staves off Glendale for rivalry win
    GLENDALE — Glendale-Hoover high competition in any sport is usually competitive and full of drama. Thursday’s Pacific League baseball game between the rivals was no different. Leading by five runs entering the top of the seventh inning,...
  • Illinois agency assessing damage in Fairdale tornado for aid

    An Illinois agency says it's still trying to determine what assistance might be available to victims of a deadly tornado that struck northern Illinois earlier this month. The April 9 storm killed two people in Fairdale, a small community of about 150...
  • Sheriff whose home was razed by tornado gets grandfather's baseball glove back

    Sheriff whose home was razed by tornado gets grandfather's baseball glove back
    It's been a rough month for Brian VanVickle. The Ogle County sheriff had the sad duty to report the widespread damage that a tornado brought to Rochelle, which included the destruction of his own home. "There was not much left," he said of the damage to...
  • Weather alerts must reach everyone, local emergency chief tells Congress

    WASHINGTON The top emergency official of Manatee County, Fla., told Congress on Wednesday that the nation's weather forecasting system must capitalize on new technology to make sure even hard-to-reach residents are alerted to impending danger. Don...
  • Crescenta Valley baseball thumps Hoover

    GLENDALE — Even before the Crescenta Valley High and Hoover baseball teams stepped on the diamond Tuesday evening at Stengel Field, the odds were already certainly in favor of the Falcons. So, perhaps it’s not surprising that the Falcons...