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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Five killed as deadly storm slams New York, several other states

    Five killed as deadly storm slams New York, several other states
    Severe storms, possibly bringing some tornadoes, struck across several states, leaving five dead including a toddler in upstate New York and a child attending a Christian summer camp in Maryland, officials said Wednesday. About 200,000 customers...
  • Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014

    Zero week game against Hollywood only change for Hoover High football in 2014
    No matter if it is scheduled to play a game at home or on the road, the Hoover High football team can count on boarding a bus to reach its destination. That’s life for the Tornadoes, who get to practice on their campus. However, all of their home...
  • Big second half lifts Hoover High girls' basketball past Mayfield

    Big second half lifts Hoover High girls' basketball past Mayfield
    LA CA√ĎADA — Looking for a boost heading into the second half, the members of the Hoover High girls’ basketball team turned to Melissa Manouki for support. The Tornadoes struggled throughout most of the first half before Manouki led the...
  • 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...
  • Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area

    Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area
    A violent line of storms pounded the Chicago area late Monday, bringing torrential rains and powerful wind gusts and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without power. The storm system may have produced small tornadoes in areas south of Chicago,...
  • 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...
  • One-two punch: Chicago area hit by a double derecho

    One-two punch: Chicago area hit by a double derecho
    The two-fisted storm that pummeled the Chicago area this week has been classified as a rare double derecho: Two waves of destructive winds that swept across a swath of the Midwest from central Iowa to Ohio. The first derecho formed around 2 p.m. Monday...
  • 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,”...
  • St. Francis High basketball outlasts Hoover in overtime

    St. Francis High basketball outlasts Hoover in overtime
    GLENDALE — Michael Ibarra had quite an eventful few seconds with his team locked into a tight game. The St. Francis High basketball player found himself involved on both ends of the court in overtime and had enough energy to finish a daunting task....
  • Evening storms could bring more heavy rain

    Evening storms could bring more heavy rain
    More heavy rain is possible Friday evening, on top of the quick deluge from storms that flooded roadways and spawned a tornado warning in the afternoon. A flash flood watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Flood warnings around Baltimore had expired by...
  • Hoover boys' basketball wins pair of summer games at Glendale college

    GLENDALE — Just a week into the summer season and the members of the Hoover High boys’ basketball team have already showed resilience. Following a pair of overtime losses Thursday in the opening day of the Glendale College Classic, the...