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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Has Gov. Nixon's national political future been lost in the smoke of Ferguson?

    ST. LOUIS At the beginning of the month, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was in a position most politicians would envy. As the moderate two-term Democratic governor of a Republican-leaning state, he could tout a stellar state credit rating, a scandal-free...
  • Ask Tom: How are microbursts different from tornadoes?

    Dear Tom, Earlier this summer, Park Forest had microbursts causing a lot of tree damage. How are microbursts different from tornadoes? — Norma Friedemann, Evanston   Dear Norma, Microbursts are surges of rain-cooled air that plunge...
  • Ask Tom: Could a tornado be invisible?

    Dear Tom, Could a tornado be invisible? Clean air is not visible. — Jason White   Dear Jason, It's possible. Airborne dirt and debris carried aloft by a tornado's winds make the funnel visible. Videos of tornadoes in action show that such...
  • 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,...
  • Las acciones de Fiat caen a su menor nivel

    Las acciones de Fiat caen a su menor nivel
    MILÁN - Las acciones de Fiat perdían más de 8,5 por ciento el miércoles y caían a su menor nivel de este año, algo que a juicio de los operadores se debe a la inquietud que generan los próximos pasos de los inversores que rechazaron la fusión con...
  • Rare tornado touches down near Boston

    Rare tornado touches down near Boston
    Police and emergency crews in the city of Revere, Mass., outside Boston scrambled to clean up after a rare tornado touched down Monday, downing power lines, damaging homes and overturning at least one car. The National Weather Service confirmed that...
  • En Florida: Continúa la batalla por la igualdad nupcial

    En Florida: Continúa la batalla por la igualdad nupcial
    Cuando el juez de circuito de Key West, Luis García, anuló la semana pasada la prohibición aprobada por voto popular para uniones de personas del mismo sexo, comenzó un tortuoso camino legal hacia la igualdad nupcial para homosexuales y lesbianas. Y eso...
  • 'Into the Storm' Stars Recall Wet, Adrenaline-Filled Shoot at New York Premiere

    New York City couldn't muster as much as a breeze at the world premiere of New Line Cinema's cli-fi action thriller "Into the Storm" at the AMC Lincoln Square on Monday night. This was probably good for the attendance, since several of the movie's stars...
  • El Nino usually means fewer hurricanes for S.C.

    COLUMBIA, S.C. As the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season begins to heat up this summer so does the ocean surface in the equatorial Pacific, and that's good news for South Carolina. The warming in the Pacific, known as El Nino, affects weather patterns...
  • 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...
  • Storms roll through Chicago area, tornado watch expires

    Storms roll through Chicago area, tornado watch expires
    A tornado watch for northern Illinois, including Chicago and surrounding areas, expired at 1 a.m. after strong thunderstorms rolled through the area. Flood warnings remain in effect for the east branch of the DuPage River at Bolingbrook, from Sunday...