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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Orland Park police review weather warning policy

    Orland Park police review weather warning policy
    Orland Park police are reviewing their severe weather notification policies after some residents questioned why sirens weren't used during last week's storm, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy. "We didn't have a confirmed tornado, but there was severe...
  • 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...
  • 'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling

    'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling
    Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward. Late last week, a wind-whipped wildfire raced at speeds of as much as an acre a second over a nearby ridge and...
  • 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,”...
  • 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...
  • Plainfield assesses recent tornado response

    Plainfield assesses recent tornado response
    Plainfield emergency officials and the National Weather Service held a joint meeting this month to discuss ways to prepare for tornadoes and strong storms in the southwest suburb. On June 30, an EF1 tornado, the second-lowest classification, hit...
  • 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...
  • Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms Leave Damage Across State

    Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms Leave Damage Across State
    A weak tornado touched down briefly in the area of Wolcott High School and severe thunderstorms left a trail a damage through northern part of the state Sunday afternoon and evening. Several streets in Enfield were closed and more than 3,000 people were...
  • Flash floods, severe thunderstorms sweep across northern Illinois

    Flash floods, severe thunderstorms sweep across northern Illinois
    Storms swept across much of northern Illinois Saturday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service issued numerous flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings for the area, with some lasting as late as 11:30 p.m.  Earlier Saturday, a tornado...
  • Despite absences, La Cañada High girls' basketball outlasts Hoover

    Despite absences, La Cañada High girls' basketball outlasts Hoover
    LA CAÑADA —With both the La Cañada High and Hoover girls’ basketball teams missing quite a few players from Tuesday afternoon’s Flintridge Prep Summer League game, each squad used the absences as an opportunity to experiment. PHOTOS: La...