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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Tornados reported in central Illinois, damage reported

    Reports of high winds and tornadoes have been reported cross central and northern Illinois as a strong storm front rumbled through the Plains. Authorities say a tornado has touched down near the central Illinois community of Rochelle. Initial reports...
  • Weather force flight cancellations at Chicago airports

    The severe weather sweeping across the Midwest has forced the cancellation of about 735 flights at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and flight delays of 90 minutes. The Chicago Department of Aviation on Thursday is also reporting 30 cancellations...
  • Heavy rains, hail, tornadoes possible over Indiana

    Forecasters say another round of severe weather is poised to sweep across Indiana with heavy rains, large hail and the threat of tornadoes. Strong thunderstorms had pushed into western Indiana on Thursday morning and other storms that formed over...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    AP EXCLUSIVE: SC police officer charged in shooting of unarmed motorist faced 2013 complaint The South Carolina police officer charged with murder after video surfaced of him shooting a fleeing unarmed black man in the back was allowed to stay on the...
  • Stories of those caught in tornado outbreak churn with power

    "What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South's Tornado Alley" by Kim Cross; Atria Books (320 pages, $25) When spring air warms quickly and the humidity rises, folks in Texas and Oklahoma and Kansas the heart of Tornado...
  • At least we don't see many derechos here

    At least we don't see many derechos here
    Did you know that there’s such a thing as a “serial derecho”? I didn’t either. But there it is, listed in the National Weather Service’s glossary. Similar to a regular derecho, it’s basically a line of powerful...
  • Mother, child missing in flood as storms hit South, Midwest

    A mother and child remained missing Friday, hours after they were swept into a flooded creek in eastern Kentucky, as torrential rains swamped portions of the state and forced emergency crews to make more than 160 rescues farther west in Louisville....
  • Cuba y EEUU dialogan sobre DDHH, sin definir próxima reunión

    WASHINGTON.- Estados Unidos y Cuba concluyeron el martes una reunión preparatoria sin definir la fecha, el temario ni la sede de un próximo encuentro bilateral sobre derechos humanos. El jefe de la delegación cubana, el subdirector general de asuntos...
  • Crescenta Valley baseball escapes from Hoover with win

    GLENDALE — Three-time defending Pacific League baseball champion Crescenta Valley High went on the road to take on Hoover in both schools’ league openers and so began the real business of the season. The host Tornadoes gave the Falcons all...
  • It's time to prepare for severe spring weather

    It's time to prepare for severe spring weather
    Don't be ashamed if you missed the announcement from the National Weather Service's Chicago Office: "This is Illinois Severe Weather Preparedness Week!" That news flash, with an exclamation point and everything, arrived about a week ago, because ISWPW,...
  • Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared

    Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for 25 counties on Thursday after severe storms tore through the state with fierce straight-line winds and tornadoes that killed one person, injured others and destroyed buildings.  “Last...