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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • 2 tornadoes touch down in Illinois causing minor damage

    Weather officials say a pair of tornadoes caused minor damage in northern Illinois. The National Weather Service says an EF1 tornado formed near Atkinson in Henry County on Tuesday morning. The tornado had winds reaching 100 mph. The weather service also...
  • Weather service confirms tornado hit SW Ohio shopping plaza

    The National Weather Service has confirmed a relatively weak tornado touched down at a shopping plaza in southwest Ohio, lifting at least five cars, damaging business and other vehicles and injuring two people. Based on preliminary information, the...
  • Survivors tell of terror during deadly Mexico tornado

    Jose Francisco Contreras and his wife were driving to the bus he takes to his job at a factory in northern Mexico when the winds picked up and torrential rain began to fall. They tried to turn around and flee, but their car was lifted by a howling...
  • Lafayette school destroyed by tornado plants new garden

    A year and half after it was struck by a tornado, Mintonye Elementary School is almost entirely recovered. The building looks fresh and polished, with new floors and windows. But there's one thing that wasn't rebuilt. The butterfly garden. "We had an...
  • 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...
  • Floodwaters deepen in Houston after city gets more rain

    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,...
  • The Latest on weather: Third body pulled from Blanco River

    8:30 p.m. CDT Authorities say a third body has been pulled from the Blanco River that crested three times above flood stage during relentless storms in Central Texas. That brings to 13 the number of people killed by the holiday weekend storms in Texas....
  • By the numbers: Severe weather in Texas, Oklahoma, Mexico

    The weekend's severe weather left behind a trail of destruction stretching from Oklahoma to Texas and a border town in Mexico, including heavy flooding and a deadly tornado. Here's the count: 30: Deaths since Friday — 13 in Texas, 4 in Oklahoma, 13...
  • Record rainfall, flooding takes toll on Oklahoma roads

    Record-smashing rainfall and torrential flooding that hammered Oklahoma this month has likely caused millions of dollars' worth of damage to roads and bridges across the state, although official estimates won't be available for weeks. While the visual...
  • 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...
  • Missing family found in Mexico, toll in Mexico tornado at 13

    The body of a baby carried away by a tornado was found in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna, Mayor Evaristo Perez said Tuesday following a sudden catastrophic storm that killed 13 and destroyed more than 200 homes. City spokesman Edgar...