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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Congregation endures through two devastating blows to church by Mother Nature

    Fire Chief Bill Dunn received an emergency call a little after 4 a.m. Thursday. A building in Carl Junction, Mo., was burning. He raced to the scene, not knowing which building it was. "When I saw it, I thought to myself, 'Oh my Lord, not again,'" Dunn...
  • Weekend: Hot with scattered storms

    Weekend: Hot with scattered storms
    It should be a steamy hot weekend with "feels-like" temps reaching 100 degrees or more. There also is a good chance of storms, mainly in the afternoons, today through Sunday. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for a mix of sun and clouds with highs...
  • Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us

    Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us
    It was a mushy tropical wave near Central Florida — yet it unleashed a torrent of rain that flooded streets from Miami to Jupiter on Tuesday. Whether a weak wave or a powerful hurricane, tropical systems can pound coastal areas even if they're 1,...
  • 'Into the Storm' short on suspense, plot

    Disaster movies are by design not long on character development. Instead they bank on our love of being virtually, vicariously in fear for lives. Still, they need to establish personalities deep enough to care about, or at least halfheartedly root for....
  • Two planes flipped after tornado with 70- to 80-mph swoops over Volusia

    Two planes flipped after tornado with 70- to 80-mph swoops over Volusia
    At least two small aircraft were flipped over Friday after a hangar roof collapsed at the Massey Ranch Airpark in Edgewater as a tornado swept though Volusia County, meteorologists said. The worst of a line of strong storms passed though the county about...
  • Weather: Storm damage, tornado report in Volusia County

    Weather: Storm damage, tornado report in Volusia County
    Heavy damage, including a possible tornado, was reported in Volusia County during today's thunderstorms, A significant weather advisory is in effect for excessive lightning in Brevard County, east Osceola County, east Seminole County, east Volusia County...
  • Review: 'Into the Storm' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Into the Storm' &#9733 1/2
    Like "The Passion of Joan of Arc," "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" "Into the Storm" is a movie. And like the wind, this particular movie blows tall, unstable columns of hot air willy-nilly. In the spirit of "Sharknado" and...
  • '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...
  • 'Into the Storm' stumbles on substance, style

    Curse "The Blair Witch Project." Ever since that film captivated audiences in 1999 with its "found footage" approach to filmmaking, directors have been trying to mimic the style and generally failing at the effort. "Into the Storm" is the latest attempt...