| 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,”...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Tornadoes ripped through the south-central United States on Sunday, killing at least 12 people in Arkansas and Oklahoma and wiping out entire neighborhoods of homes, according to officials, as rescue workers searched in darkness for survivors.
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:18 AM
A tornado-producing storm system that has killed at least 34 people this week continued to batter a swath of the southern United States on Wednesday with heavy rainfall, damaging winds, and the potential for more hail and twisters, meteorologists said....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:06 AM
At least 30 people across six states have been killed by a vicious storm system that unleashed dozens of tornadoes and was threatening to cause more damage in heavily populated regions of the U.S. South on Tuesday.
The hardest hit states have been...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:44 PM
A ferocious storm system threatened tens of millions of people across the U.S. Southeast on Monday, a day after it spawned a series of tornadoes that killed 16 people, injured more than 100 and tossed cars around like toys in Arkansas and Oklahoma....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Residents who were forced to leave a small town in Nebraska leveled by a tornado that killed a child and injured more than two dozen people began returning on Tuesday to salvage belongings from their battered homes and businesses.
The town of Pilger,...
| 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...
| 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...