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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • 2nd tornado confirmed in Massachusetts

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a second tornado touched down in Massachusetts earlier this week when a series of violent storms worked their way across the state. A weak tornado with wind speeds of about 75 miles per hour touched down in...
  • Ask Tom: Do truckers have a role in creating tornadoes???

    Dear Tom, The late John Isaacs, of the Scripps Institute, believed "tornado alleys" tended to follow interstate highways because trucks passing in opposite directions would create vorticies that spun in the direction of tornadoes. Fact or fiction? &#...
  • Stormy Monday brings real-life drama to Clubb racing family

    Stormy Monday brings real-life drama to Clubb racing family
    Scared. Worried. Upset. Blessed. That pretty much sums up the emotions that the Clubb racing family felt during and following the tornado that wreaked havoc Monday night in the Grundy County Speedway community. Brothers Cody, Brandon, Jeremy and...
  • La Asamblea aprueba las vacunas obligatorias y más estrictas en California

    La Asamblea aprueba las vacunas obligatorias y más estrictas en California
    Los legisladores de California aprobaron hoy jueves una de las inmunizaciones más estrictas y obligatorias para la gente en todo el país. Esta medida eliminará la opción de los padres para evitar que sus hijos no reciban las vacunas por motivos personales...
  • Months after they were hit, Fairdale residents help Coal City after tornadoes

    Months after they were hit, Fairdale residents help Coal City after tornadoes
    Those hard hit by a tornado earlier this year in Fairdale are reaching out to help residents of Coal City who suffered damage from a tornado this week. Two men drove more than 90 miles Wednesday from Fairdale to Morris with boxes of supplies,...
  • Coal City: Two years after last tornado, farm hit again

    Coal City: Two years after last tornado, farm hit again
    When 3-year-old Emerlyn Kaluzny woke up on her family's Coal City farm Tuesday, it was the second time in her young life that her swing set was gone. A tornado blew it away Monday night, just like it had in November 2013. "It just happened less than...
  • Fairdale residents help Coal City after tornadoes

    Those hard hit by a tornado earlier this year in Fairdale are reaching out to help residents of Coal City who suffered damage from a tornado earlier this week. The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1Nk2O2n ) that two men drove more than...
  • Power slowly being restored in storm-ravaged areas of PA, NJ

    Utility crews were working around the clock to clear toppled trees and other debris as power was slowly being restored to the hundreds of thousands of people in the Northeast who were affected by a fast-moving ferocious storm system that caused two...
  • Power Still Out For Hundreds After Storms

    Power Still Out For Hundreds After Storms
    Hundreds were without power Thursday morning after a series of fierce thunderstorms swept through the state Tuesday. More than 600 Eversource electricity customers remained without power as of 6:45 a.m., and 13 customers of United Illuminating in the...
  • In Coal City after the tornado

    In Coal City after the tornado
    I spent much of yesterday wandering around Coal City after it was struck by a tornado late Monday night. Every time I cover a tornado zone I’m struck by the power and precision of these storms. It will never cease to amaze me how an entire...
  • Coal City tornado the strongest to hit area since Plainfield twister in 1990

    Coal City tornado the strongest to hit area since Plainfield twister in 1990
    The tornado that tore through Coal City on Monday, leveling homes and damaging the small town's high school and firehouse, was the most powerful tornado to hit the Chicago metro area since the one that ripped into Plainfield in 1990, according to the...