| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...
| May 31, 2014
| 1:38 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:55 PM
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,”...
| Jun 8, 2014
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:33 PM
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,...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:23 PM
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...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:58 PM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:25 AM
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...