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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Burbank High girls' water polo battles back to defeat Hoover

    Burbank High girls' water polo battles back to defeat Hoover
    BURBANK — The Burbank High girls’ water polo team opened Pacific League play Wednesday against Hoover with a number of starters out of action. “Because they didn’t show up to practice I benched them for the game,” Burbank...
  • La Caņada High wrestling has too much depth for Hoover

    La Cañada High wrestling has too much depth for Hoover
    GLENDALE — In the most basic of terms, depth equated to a difference of 24 points between the La Caņada and Hoover high wrestling teams in Rio Hondo League action Thursday afternoon. Yet, perhaps more than points, stature and a potential playoff...
  • 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...
  • South Florida sees fewer waterspouts, tornadoes in 2014

    South Florida sees fewer waterspouts, tornadoes in 2014
    South Florida, including the Keys, is 'the waterspout capital of the world' South Florida may be the waterspout capital of the world, but fewer than average were reported in 2014, possibly a result of a lack of moisture in the atmosphere, forecasters...
  • Hoover boys' basketball defeats Providence to win Paul Sutton Tipoff Classic

    BURBANK — Written on the dry erase board of the Providence High boys’ basketball team’s locker room were four notes about a Hoover squad that the Pioneers had to face in the championship game of the 26th annual Paul Sutton Tipoff...
  • Powerful storm could bring tornadoes, waterspouts to Southern California

    Powerful storm could bring tornadoes, waterspouts to Southern California
    A powerful storm pummeling Northern California with heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 100 mph could bring isolated waterspouts and small tornadoes to the Southern California coast. The storm is expected to reach the area at about 1 a.m. Friday...
  • Despite defensive effort, Hoover High girls' water polo loses close one to Louisville

    BURBANK — There wasn’t much that Hoover High goalie Gabriela Perez didn’t do for her team in its opening game of the Burbank High girls’ water polo tournament Friday afternoon. Perez halted more than 10 shots on goal, nabbed a few...