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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Five Myths About Weather Forecasting

    Five Myths About Weather Forecasting
    As we fearlessly — or fearfully — march toward winter's peak, people inevitably turn to weather forecasts to try to anticipate when roads will be treacherous, whether offices and schools may be closed, and how much they'll have to shovel...
  • Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California

    Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California
    A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail...
  • After being pelted with wintry mix, Midwest, eastern US brace for Arctic blast, subzero temps

    The Midwest and eastern parts of the U.S. on Sunday braced for Arctic temperatures that were expected to arrive during the next few days. A mix of precipitation on Saturday that included snow, ice and rain affected a swath from the Oklahoma Panhandle &#...
  • State's estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons

    State's estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons
    How much rainfall has hit California in the last 10 days? It's hard to calculate. But one weather expert, Ryan Maue, offers this estimate: 10 trillion gallons. That's enough to fill 15.1 million Olympic-size swimming pools or power Niagara Falls for...
  • Three new storms headed to Southern California

    Southern Californians will get drenched this week with three storms before the weekend, the National Weather Service said Monday. The first storm, which was expected to begin dousing the state tonight, will be followed by a stronger one Tuesday, which...
  • Orientación de inmigración en Puerto Rico

    Orientación de inmigración en Puerto Rico
    SAN JUAN - Estudiantes de la Clínica de Asistencia Legal de Inmigración de la Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) realizarán prácticas en la Oficina de Orientación y Servicios al Inmigrante del Departamento de Estado de la isla...
  • Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds

    Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds
    Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that songbirds weighing less than two nickels managed to carry tiny electronic sensors from Tennessee to Colombia and back. Then he looked at the flight paths taken by several of the birds. The data showed...
  • Congresista lucha por ayudar a niños indocumentados

    Congresista lucha por ayudar a niños indocumentados
    Un congresista local está haciendo un llamado para que se cree una legislación que alivie la difícil situación de miles niños indocumentados de Centroamérica que llegaron al sur de la Florida este año. El congresista Ted Deutch, demócrata por Boca...
  • Year in review: Arctic cold, tornadoes, snow at start of winter 2014

    Year in review: Arctic cold, tornadoes, snow at start of winter 2014
    Arctic temperatures, snow and tornadoes made for one wild ride into winter 2014. Arctic air blasted into the region Jan. 7 dropping temperatures into the teens with wind chill factors below zero. It had been 10 years since Hampton Roads had wind...
  • 4 killed in Mississippi as storms slam the South

    Severe weather slamming the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, flipped cars, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and businesses. In Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant declared an emergency for two...
  • Severe storms slam the South, at least 4 dead

    Severe storms slam the South, at least 4 dead
    Power companies managed to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi on Wednesday, a day after a powerful storm swept through the southeastern U.S. and killed four people. About 6,000 people were without power after the storm Tuesday but...