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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through central U.S.

    Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through central U.S.
    Severe storms pounded parts of the central United States on Tuesday producing baseball-sized hail, unconfirmed reports of several tornado touchdowns and a line of intense, dangerous winds known as a derecho, weather forecasters said. Strong winds and...
  • Tornado hits Colorado country club during golf tournament; 1 man hurt

    Tornado hits Colorado country club during golf tournament; 1 man hurt
    With a wave of volatile weather sweeping across Colorado on Sunday, at least one person was injured after a tornado pounced on a country club southeast of Denver. The injury was minor, according to the Aurora Fire Department, and the extent of the...
  • Draft hazard mitigation plan presented

     Draft hazard mitigation plan presented
    Cook County officials released a draft of a hazard mitigation plan that will give county and municipal governments access to federal funding for projects to prevent damage from natural disasters. Officials from some of the 115 municipalities that are...
  • 7 tornadoes touched down Monday in northern Illinois

    7 tornadoes touched down Monday in northern Illinois
    Monday's violent storms spun off at least seven tornadoes that briefly touched down in Illinois, the closest in the Plainfield and Romeoville area, according to the National Weather Service. The brief tornadoes were “embedded within areas of...
  • Power back for most, but outages linger

    Power back for most, but outages linger
    Rick Pazier had to toss all the perfectly good steaks he’d bought for Independence Day due to a three-day power outage in his Midlothian neighborhood after Monday’s violent storms. “It ruined everything I planned to barbecue,”...
  • Religion column: God is Our Shelter

    May 20, 2013, started as a typical day in Moore, Okla. Morning routines went as planned. The residents were awakened to alarm clocks they had set the night before. Business appointments were reviewed. Children were prepared by families for another...
  • Severe storms, tornado risks expected Wednesday evening

    Severe storms, tornado risks expected Wednesday evening
    Severe storms were moving south and west of the Baltimore area Wednesday evening, expected to bring threats of hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. A tornado watch has been issued for Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard,...
  • Storms bring tornado warnings, golf ball-size hail

    Storms bring tornado warnings, golf ball-size hail
    A line of potent storms prompted at least two tornado warnings in Maryland and dropped hail as large as golf balls Thursday afternoon. One tornado warning was issued after 4 p.m. in the Annapolis area, with a storm showing rotation on radar moving across...
  • Tornado measured at 120 mph rips North Dakota mobile-home park; 9 hurt

    A 15-year-old girl remained hospitalized and eight people woke up at a shelter Tuesday morning after a tornado struck a mobile-home park along North Dakota's booming oil fields. The National Weather Service estimated winds reached 120 mph at the...
  • At least 1 dead as tornadoes rip through northeast Nebraska

    At least 1 dead as tornadoes rip through northeast Nebraska
    A swarm of tornadoes, some appearing two at a time, struck several farming communities in northeastern Nebraska on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring 16 in one tiny town obliterated by a direct hit, officials said. The tornadoes, part of a...
  • Storm tonight could bring heavy rain, large hail, 'possibly a tornado'

    Storm tonight could bring heavy rain, large hail, 'possibly a tornado'
    Early morning thunderstorms whipped up funnel clouds, downed trees and sparked at least one house fire in the northwest suburbs, but that may be only a warm-up for the second punch late this afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service is warning...