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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • 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...
  • Early gift to Christmas travelers: Winter storm weakens

    Travelers got an early Christmas present from Mother Nature on Wednesday when a cold front that forecasters feared could have dumped up to 6 inches of snow over Chicago’s airports moved farther east and waned as temperatures rose. Air travel...
  • Showalters took care of Elvis, Howard Hughes and Walt Disney at Orlando Executive Airport

    Showalters took care of Elvis, Howard Hughes and Walt Disney at Orlando Executive Airport
    From a flaming White House helicopter and Hurricane Charley-spawned tornadoes to Howard Hughes and Elvis, Bob Showalter has just about seen it all at Orlando Executive Airport. Showalter's father, Howard, and two cousins took over operations at...
  • Midwest, eastern US pelted with mix of snow, ice and rain; Arctic cold coming soon

    Snow, ice and rain fell Saturday in the Midwest and eastern parts of the U.S., a prelude to the Arctic temperatures due to arrive in the next few days. The mix of precipitation affected a swath from the Oklahoma Panhandle — where several inches...
  • 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...
  • 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 &#...
  • 2 hurt when tornado hits rural Georgia, destroys mobile home, assistant fire chief says

    An assistant fire chief in rural Georgia says a tornado swept through the area and destroyed a mobile home, injuring two people inside. Alma assistant fire chief Scotty Boatright said it took emergency crews about a half hour to rescue a woman who became...
  • Hoover High wrestling hangs on, holds off Monrovia

    Hoover High wrestling hangs on, holds off Monrovia
    GLENDALE — A Hoover High wrestling program that has incrementally grown over its first three seasons avoided an unexpected step back Tuesday afternoon in the Rio Hondo League opener. A short-handed Tornadoes team with aspirations of reaching a...
  • Florida sees as many tornadoes as Kansas

    Florida sees as many tornadoes as Kansas
    Normally, we don’t worry much about tornadoes here in South Florida at this time of year. We’re lucky. The Orlando area saw some severe storms earlier this week, including a possible tornado, all spawned by the same cold front that’s...
  • Pacquiao está obligado a aceptar las demandas de Mayweather

     Pacquiao está obligado a aceptar las demandas de Mayweather
    Floyd Mayweather, quien por segunda ocasión en los tres últimos años se ha convertido en el atleta mejor pagado del mundo, se ha ganado desde hace mucho tiempo el derecho a decidir con quién, cuándo y dónde pelear. Manny Pacquiao, quien en su última...