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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair

    Flintridge Prep gearing up for season opener with Blair
    The following are previews of the area's upcoming high school football games this week. Flintridge Prep spent plenty of time on the road last season, making trips to Las Vegas, Kern County and the top of the Grapevine, among other locations....
  • Corte de Colombia aprueba adopción de niños para parejas del mismo sexo con restricción

    BOGOTÁ (Reuters) - Una corte de Colombia aprobó el jueves la adopción para parejas del mismo sexo, pero la condicionó a que uno de los integrantes sea el padre o la madre biológico del niño, un fallo histórico que reactivó la polémica entre quienes apoyan...
  • For many Californians, cost of earthquake insurance outweighs the risks

    NAPA Calif (Reuters) - During Sunday's 6.0 magnitude earthquake, some $75,000 worth of bottles of wine, rum and whiskey flew off the shelves of Aiyaz Masani's liquor store in Napa, California. He estimates about half his inventory was damaged, winding...
  • Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football

    Competitiveness is job No. 1 for Hoover High football
    Simplicity appears to be the name of the game at Hoover High. Second-year coach Matt Andersen has a small, but determined group setting its sights on limiting mistakes, playing together and, perhaps paramount, being able to compete. “It’s...
  • Hoover High football gets back to winning by topping Sotomayor

    GLENDALE — Hoover High’s football team has prided itself over the years on being a running team that has relied on a steady stream of workhorses to carry the Tornadoes through a season. They’ve discovered their new workhorses for the...
  • Ask Tom: Could a tornado be invisible?

    Dear Tom, Could a tornado be invisible? Clean air is not visible. — Jason White   Dear Jason, It's possible. Airborne dirt and debris carried aloft by a tornado's winds make the funnel visible. Videos of tornadoes in action show that such...
  • Has Gov. Nixon's national political future been lost in the smoke of Ferguson?

    ST. LOUIS At the beginning of the month, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was in a position most politicians would envy. As the moderate two-term Democratic governor of a Republican-leaning state, he could tout a stellar state credit rating, a scandal-free...
  • Ask Tom: How are microbursts different from tornadoes?

    Dear Tom, Earlier this summer, Park Forest had microbursts causing a lot of tree damage. How are microbursts different from tornadoes? — Norma Friedemann, Evanston   Dear Norma, Microbursts are surges of rain-cooled air that plunge...
  • 'Into the Storm' is a howling visual-effects success

    'Into the Storm' is a howling visual-effects success
    It starts with the distant sound of thunder. But those tempests won't stay distant for long, oh no. This film isn't called "Into the Storm" for nothing. Basically a B picture with a sizable effects budget, "Into the Storm" knows you bought your ticket...
  • 'Into the Storm' Director Steven Quale on Found Footage and Keeping it Real

    Steven Quale loves a good disaster film. He whetted his appetite as the second unit director on "Titanic" and "Avatar," and claimed the director's chair for 2011's "Final Destination 5." Born in Evanston, Ill., the 48-year-old helmer returned to his...
  • Matt Walsh turns off the funny for 'Into the Storm'

    Matt Walsh turns off the funny for 'Into the Storm'
    Matt Walsh isn’t an obvious choice to star in the action-drama “Into the Storm” as a tornado-chasing documentary filmmaker. So to audition his dramatic abilities, the suburban Darien native—best known for co-founding sketch...