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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Arthur's core may cross NC's Outer Banks at Category 2 strength

    RALEIGH, N.C. The core of Hurricane Arthur is expected to cross over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday night as a strong Category 2 storm, with wind speeds of 105 mph. Arthur's expected path has shifted westward, and forecasters have upped their...
  • Power back for most, but outages linger

    Power back for most, but outages linger
    Rick Pazier had to toss all the perfectly good steaks he’d bought for Independence Day due to a three-day power outage in his Midlothian neighborhood after Monday’s violent storms. “It ruined everything I planned to barbecue,”...
  • One-two punch: Chicago area hit by a double derecho

    One-two punch: Chicago area hit by a double derecho
    The two-fisted storm that pummeled the Chicago area this week has been classified as a rare double derecho: Two waves of destructive winds that swept across a swath of the Midwest from central Iowa to Ohio. The first derecho formed around 2 p.m. Monday...
  • Storms leave power outages, flooding, flight delays in central U.S.

    Storms leave power outages, flooding, flight delays in central U.S.
    (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people were without power on Tuesday after a deadly storm that brought tornadoes, high winds, hail and heavy rain to the central United States. Illinois was particularly hard hit as flooding, downed trees and fires...
  • 7 tornadoes touched down Monday in northern Illinois

    7 tornadoes touched down Monday in northern Illinois
    Monday's violent storms spun off at least seven tornadoes that briefly touched down in Illinois, the closest in the Plainfield and Romeoville area, according to the National Weather Service. The brief tornadoes were “embedded within areas of...
  • Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area

    Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area
    A violent line of storms pounded the Chicago area late Monday, bringing torrential rains and powerful wind gusts and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without power. The storm system may have produced small tornadoes in areas south of Chicago,...
  • Storm tonight could bring heavy rain, large hail, 'possibly a tornado'

    Storm tonight could bring heavy rain, large hail, 'possibly a tornado'
    Early morning thunderstorms whipped up funnel clouds, downed trees and sparked at least one house fire in the northwest suburbs, but that may be only a warm-up for the second punch late this afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service is warning...
  • Big second half lifts Hoover High girls' basketball past Mayfield

    Big second half lifts Hoover High girls' basketball past Mayfield
    LA CAÑADA — Looking for a boost heading into the second half, the members of the Hoover High girls’ basketball team turned to Melissa Manouki for support. The Tornadoes struggled throughout most of the first half before Manouki led the...
  • Gloucester volunteers prepare for disaster

    GLOUCESTER – Maryann Mitchell said after Hurricane Isabel devastated the area in 2003 all she could do was sit at her Gloucester home and wait. "I was a basket case," Mitchell said. "I vaguely remember the whole process. All I know is we were...
  • Several homes damaged in Indiana tornado, no injuries

    (Reuters) - A tornado touched down near Indianapolis on Tuesday afternoon damaging two dozen houses and causing no reported injuries as a severe weather front brought heavy winds and rain to the area, authorities said. Mike Ryan, a meteorologist with the...
  • Los ciudadanos de la UE podrán presentar demandas sobre privacidad en EEUU

    ATENAS (Reuters) - Estados Unidos aprobará una legislación que brindará a los ciudadanos de la Unión Europea el derecho a interponer demandas en el país norteamericano si consideran que sus datos privados fueron publicados sin autorización o mal...