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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Property owner disputes weather service account of storm

    An eastern Indiana man who suffered storm damage earlier this month is challenging the National Weather Service's ruling that straight-line winds caused the damage to his property. Randy Hubbard tells The Star Press (http://tspne.ws/1Gjs2rZ ) the June...
  • Ask Tom: Hurricane and tornadoes in same day?

    Dear Tom, Has the U.S. ever experienced a landfalling hurricane making a landfall and a tornado outbreak on the same day? Patrick Leone, Frankfort Dear Patrick, It sure has, and in many instances the tornado outbreak was caused by the hurricane....
  • Hoover basketball dealing with summer struggles

    GLENDALE — With its top returner from a year ago on the sideline in street clothes, the Hoover High boys’ basketball team knew it was going to have offensive and defensive issues in Friday’s Glendale Community College Summer Shootout....
  • NWS confirms 3 tornadoes in Va. late Thursday

    The National Weather Service has confirmed three separate tornados in two Virginia counties near the Chesapeake Bay. The weather service office in Wakefield says the tornadoes touched down between 8:45 p.m. and shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday in...
  • The Latest on weather: 2nd death reported in Oklahoma floods

    9:45 p.m. CDT Authorities in central Oklahoma have recovered the body of an 80-year-old woman from a car partially submerged in floodwaters. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Travis Palmer told the Shawnee News-Star (http://bit.ly/1LmtuhK ) rescue...
  • Severe storms moving through Baltimore region

    Severe storms moving through Baltimore region
    Strong to severe thunderstorms were moving through Central Maryland late Thursday afternoon, bringing wind gusts up to 50 mph and hail, according to the National Weather Service. Severe storm warnings were issued about 4:30 p.m. for parts of...
  • The Latest: 3 teens rescued from high water in San Antonio

    11:40 p.m. CDT Three teenagers have been rescued from rushing flood waters in a San Antonio park. Christian Bove with the San Antonio Fire Department said the three teens were in McAllister Park when their vehicle was caught in flash floodwaters...
  • Storm damage minimal in Southland

    Storm damage minimal in Southland
    The Southland had a chance to dry out Tuesday after Monday's storms caused some street flooding but otherwise left the region largely unscathed. Most south and southwest suburbs saw an inch or more of rain, which came on the heels of storms that...
  • Drier air follows floods, but rain may return for Blackhawks parade

    Drier air follows floods, but rain may return for Blackhawks parade
    A day after torrential downpours caused scattered flooding in and around Chicago, forecasts called for drier, cooler air in coming days — though it may rain on the Blackhawks' victory parade. Cloudy, cooler but drier air was expected in the city...
  • The Latest: Tropical Storm Bill weakens in Texas

    10 p.m. CDT Tropical Storm Bill continues to weaken as it moves slowly inland across Texas. A 10 p.m. Tuesday advisory from the National Hurricane Center said the storm's maximum sustained winds had decreased to 40 mph. The center was located about 45...
  • Cleanup begins as area recovers from heavy rainstorm

    Cleanup begins as area recovers from heavy rainstorm
    More than 4 inches of rain fell on parts of the Chicago area Sunday and Monday as a storm blew through the region, flooding basements and roads, shutting down Chicago beaches and tourist attractions, and causing inconvenience and damage to people and...