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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Hoover basketball fends off Burbank

    Hoover basketball fends off Burbank
    GLENDALE — In notching its third straight win, the Hoover High boys' basketball team never trailed, but still faced plenty of resistance and a late surge from visiting Burbank in a gritty and, at times, chippy contest. The Tornadoes held a double-...
  • It's time to prepare for severe spring weather

    It's time to prepare for severe spring weather
    Don't be ashamed if you missed the announcement from the National Weather Service's Chicago Office: "This is Illinois Severe Weather Preparedness Week!" That news flash, with an exclamation point and everything, arrived about a week ago, because ISWPW,...
  • Ask Tom: Did a tornado hit Chicago's South Side on March 4, 1961?

    Dear Tom, I was born on March 4, 1961. According to family lore, a tornado touched down around the time of my birth a mile or two from our home on the South Side of Chicago. I am skeptical. — John Holden, Chicago Dear John, It's absolutely...
  • Small tornado touches down in western Kern County

    Small tornado touches down in western Kern County
    It looked ominous, a tall column of swirling dust that descended from the sky. But the tornado that skittered through Taft, Calif., just before noon Monday passed through town with little or no damage. The weak tornado touched down near the western Kern...
  • Kevin Durant volvió a pasar por el quirófano y será baja indefinida

    Kevin Durant volvió a pasar por el quirófano y será baja indefinida
    Houston (EEUU), 22 feb (EFE).- El alero estelar Kevin Durant, de los Thunder de Oklahoma City, tuvo que pasar de nuevo por el quirófano y los médicos pudiesen insertarle un nuevo tornillo que le permita recuperarse de la operación a la que fue sometido el...
  • Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter

    Marlins de Miami: primer entrenamiento con el equipo completo en Júpiter
     Los Marlins de Miami llevarán a cabo este martes su primer entrenamiento de pretemporada con su escuadra completa en el campamento primaveral de Júpiter. El pasado viernes arribaron al complejo los lanzadores y receptores, incluyendo los nuevos...
  • Hoover High boys' basketball's upset bid comes up short at Beverly Hills

    BEVERLY HILLS — Heading into the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division III-A boys’ basketball playoffs, Hoover High had accomplished some notable feats this season, mainly navigating a strong Pacific League to finish fourth and...
  • Niles adopts Hazard Mitigation Plan

    The Village of Niles Board of Trustees unanimously adopted the Cook County Multi-Juristicational Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan was put together by Chicago-based Tetra Tech consulting company on behalf of the Cook County Department of Security and...
  • Want to help forecasters spot severe weather?

    Want to help forecasters spot severe weather?
    Want to help the National Weather Service spot severe weather, such as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms? Now you can become a SKYWARN Storm Spotter by taking special training from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Broward County...
  • Glendale High boys' basketball defeats Hoover, send Snodgress out with final league win

    Glendale High boys' basketball defeats Hoover, send Snodgress out with final league win
    GLENDALE — The goal was to end their coach’s tenure with a Pacific League championship. A win against archrival Hoover and a second-place finish in league will have to do. Two days after seeing their hopes for a league title dashed with...
  • Hoover High boys' basketball rallies past Burroughs in overtime

    GLENDALE — In the second-to-last game of the boys’ basketball Pacific League season, visiting Burroughs High came knocking on Hoover’s door looking for a share of fourth place on the leader board and the final automatic qualifying...