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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Crews, residents cleaning up from small Pennsylvania tornado

    Tree services and residents have just about cleared the downed trees and other debris left behind by a weak tornado in western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service says an EF-0 tornado with winds of 60 to 70 mph traveled for a mile and a half...
  • Ties to tornado-ravaged Coal City prompt outreach effort in Lemont

    Ties to tornado-ravaged Coal City prompt outreach effort in Lemont
    It's about 40 miles from Lemont to Coal City, but to some, the towns are connected. Coal City Fire Protection District Chief Jim Sheldon was a longtime resident of Lemont who for 32 years worked for the Lemont Fire Protection District before retiring as...
  • Coal City superintendent juggles daughter's cancer treatment, twister damage

    Coal City superintendent juggles daughter's cancer treatment, twister damage
    Monday dawned with an uneasy feeling for Kent Bugg. It was the day that he and his wife would be taking their 14-year-old daughter for her first of 20 proton radiation treatments for cancer. But before day's end, the Coal City schools superintendent...
  • 2 EF-1 tornadoes that struck southern Maryland confirmed

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in southern Maryland during wild weather that also left flooding in its wake. The National Weather Service says Saturday's tornadoes, with peak winds of 90 mph, were...
  • Analizan negar licencias de matrimonio a parejas gay en Texas

    Analizan negar licencias de matrimonio a parejas gay en Texas
    El procurador general de Texas, Ken Paxton, describió como un "fallo anárquico" la decisión de la Corte Suprema de otorgar a las parejas del mismo sexo el derecho a casarse y afirmó que los empleados estatales pueden alegar objeciones religiosas para...
  • Severe storms prompt tornado reports in Missouri

    Severe weather has brought heavy rain and hail and prompted tornado reports in Missouri. Meteorologist Ben Miller with the National Weather Service says it's likely at least three tornadoes touched down Sunday evening. The twisters were reported near New...
  • Weather service confirms tornado in Jackson County

    The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado in Jackson County during a recent storm. The weather service says the tornado touched down Friday night about 2 miles outside Ripley and traveled about one-and-a-half miles. It toppled trees along a...
  • Weak tornado confirmed in western Pennsylvania

    The National Weather Service says a weak tornado touched down in western Pennsylvania during storms that swept across the commonwealth this weekend. Forecasters said an EF-0 tornado with winds of 60 to 70 mph traveled for a mile and a half near Cranberry...
  • Joliet Slammers support Ken Miller, Coal City in tornado aftermath

    When the Joliet Slammers gathered Friday at Silver Cross Field, it was for a far more important purpose than baseball. Manager Jeff Isom, players and front office staff headed to Coal City in the morning to help clean up damage from the tornado that...
  • Tornado confirmed in Pennsylvania

    Tornado confirmed in Pennsylvania
    The thunderous roar of whirling winds drew Greg Harrold out of the Save on Beer on Saturday just before a low-grade tornado touched down in Cranberry. "It sounded like a freight train coming," said Harrold, manager at the beer distributor between Route...
  • Spotter sights tornado touchdown near Manteno, no reports of damage

    Spotter sights tornado touchdown near Manteno, no reports of damage
    A trained spotter for the National Weather Service reported seeing a tornado touch down near Manteno on Monday evening, but police reported no damage or injuries, as numerous streets and roadways in the Chicago area flooded following the deluge. The...