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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Two dead, including 5-year-old, as twin tornadoes slam Nebraska

    A storm featuring rare twin tornadoes tore through parts of Nebraska on Monday, leaving two dead and destroying much of the rural town of Pilger, officials said Tuesday. The storm killed a 5-year-old girl and a motorist in his car, a spokeswoman for the...
  • Storms leave trail of damage, emergency declarations in Wisconsin

    Storms leave trail of damage, emergency declarations in Wisconsin
    Severe storms swept across southern Wisconsin overnight Monday, leaving a trail of damage from Platteville to Milwaukee, with experts saying at least one tornado likely touched down. As crews cleared downed trees in and around Milwaukee, some of the...
  • After South Dakota tornado, governor deploys National Guard

    After South Dakota tornado, governor deploys National Guard
    The governor of South Dakota deployed 100 members of the National Guard on Wednesday night after a tornado ripped through the small town of Wessington Springs. The Red Cross is also responding, Gov. Dennis Daugaard reported on his Twitter account. The...
  • Possible tornadic storm passes through Southern Maryland

    A storm capable of producing a tornado passed through Calvert County and parts of southern Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties Thursday, prompting a tornado warning for about half an hour. Dunkirk, Chesapeake Beach, North Beach and Prince...
  • Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries

    Storms set multiple blazes, add to flooding and erosion worries
    An intense flurry of lightning early Thursday sparked fires that destroyed a church steeple and the roof of a Middle River home as heavy downpours also closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, continuing a rainy spring that already has raised...
  • Flash floods, severe thunderstorms sweep across northern Illinois

    Flash floods, severe thunderstorms sweep across northern Illinois
    Storms swept across much of northern Illinois Saturday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service issued numerous flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings for the area, with some lasting as late as 11:30 p.m.  Earlier Saturday, a tornado...
  • Thunderstorms expected around midnight

    Thunderstorms expected around midnight
    Thunderstorms with the potential for heavy rain, high winds, and lightning are speeding toward Illinois from Nebraska and Iowa and are expected to hit the Chicago area around midnight. The areas most in danger for severe weather are south of Int. Hwy....
  • Midwest thunderstorms threaten tornadoes, baseball-sized hail

    Midwest thunderstorms threaten tornadoes, baseball-sized hail
    Hail the size of baseballs, wind gusts of up to 90 mph and tornadoes could be in store for parts of Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri as a band of severe thunderstorms travels across the Midwest Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service....
  • Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through central U.S.

    Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through central U.S.
    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...
  • Religion column: God is Our Shelter

    May 20, 2013, started as a typical day in Moore, Okla. Morning routines went as planned. The residents were awakened to alarm clocks they had set the night before. Business appointments were reviewed. Children were prepared by families for another...
  • Tornado hits Colorado country club during golf tournament; 1 man hurt

    Tornado hits Colorado country club during golf tournament; 1 man hurt
    With a wave of volatile weather sweeping across Colorado on Sunday, at least one person was injured after a tornado pounced on a country club southeast of Denver. The injury was minor, according to the Aurora Fire Department, and the extent of the...