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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • It's time to prepare for severe spring weather

    It's time to prepare for severe spring weather
    Don't be ashamed if you missed the announcement from the National Weather Service's Chicago Office: "This is Illinois Severe Weather Preparedness Week!" That news flash, with an exclamation point and everything, arrived about a week ago, because ISWPW,...
  • Carolinas schedule National Weather Service tornado drills

    The National Weather Service is conducting statewide tornado drills in North and South Carolina this month. North Carolina's drill is set for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The weather service is asking schools, businesses and families to participate. South...
  • Annual Va. tornado drill scheduled for March 17

    Nearly 400,000 Virginians have registered to participate in a statewide tornado drill. The March 17 drill is intended to prepare businesses, schools and colleges, families and individuals in the event of a tornado. The annual drill is a joint effort...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...