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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say

    Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say
    Plainfield's siren system was not activated before a tornado struck the suburb the night of June 30 because emergency officials did not receive adequate warning, a police commander told village trustees Monday night. Plainfield Police Commander Ken...
  • 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...
  • Large swaths of U.S. under threat of severe storms, tornadoes

    Severe storms are expected to develop across the Southern and Central Plains on Saturday night and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Damaging winds, large hail and even tornadoes are possible through Sunday in eastern Oklahoma,...
  • Arkansas braces for dangerous weather as storms rake Midwest

    Residents in seven states across the central U.S. braced for twisters as a line of spring storms raked the Midwest on Sunday afternoon, with forecasters warning that severe tornadoes could strike Arkansas later in the evening. [Updated, 5:08 p.m. PDT,...
  • Tornadoes hit towns in Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma

    Tornadoes hit towns in Arkansas, Kansas and Oklahoma
    Tornadoes dashed buildings and homes in several states as one of the first serious tornado outbreaks of the season scoured the lower Midwest on Sunday. Significant damage has been reported in the towns of Mayflower, Ark.; Baxter Springs, Kan.; and...
  • At least 17 dead in year's worst tornado outbreak

    The worst tornado outbreak of the year struck several small towns across the central U.S. on Sunday, killing at least 17 people, damaging or destroying scores of homes and businesses and sparking a search effort in Arkansas that continued into the night....
  • At least 12 killed in tornadoes in Arkansas, Oklahoma

    At least 12 killed in tornadoes in Arkansas, Oklahoma
    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. An aide...