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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Small Tornado Touches Down In Worcester

    Small Tornado Touches Down In Worcester
    A small tornado touched down in Worcester, Mass. Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service. The agency confirmed in a statement early Monday that an EF-0 tornado touched down causing a 1.7-mile long path of damage shortly after 8 p.m. An...
  • Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood

    Hoover High football handed season-opening loss by Hollywood
    GLENDALE — After one game, Hoover High second-year football Coach Matt Andersen isn’t about to panic. Hoover started its campaign Thursday night, looking to win its third straight season-opening game and end an eight-game losing streak....
  • Hoover water polo defense sets tone in rout of Whittier

    Hoover water polo defense sets tone in rout of Whittier
    GLENDALE — The Hoover High boys’ water polo team served notice early that if Whittier hoped to come away with a win Wednesday, the Cardinals would have to find a way to crack the Tornadoes defense. Hoover opened the match with a smothering...
  • Burroughs girls' volleyball serves up sweep against Hoover

    BURBANK — Nearly three weeks into the season and the Burroughs High and Hoover girls’ volleyball teams hadn’t competed in many matches. Leading up to Thursday’s Pacific League-opening contest for both squads, the Indians had...
  • Hoover High football has no answers for South Pasadena

    Hoover High football has no answers for South Pasadena
    GLENDALE — It was a struggle in every sense for the Hoover High School football team, particularly in the deciding first half of its nonleague meeting with visiting South Pasadena on Friday night at Glendale High’s Moyse Field. The...
  • Ask Tom

    Dear Tom, Do tornadoes occur in the Southern Hemisphere, and if they do, is it with the same direction of spin and frequency as in the U.S.? Michael Guth Dear Michael, Tornadoes do occur in the Southern Hemisphere but at a greatly reduced frequency...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plainfield assesses recent tornado response

    Plainfield assesses recent tornado response
    Plainfield emergency officials and the National Weather Service held a joint meeting this month to discuss ways to prepare for tornadoes and strong storms in the southwest suburb. On June 30, an EF1 tornado, the second-lowest classification, hit...
  • En Florida: Continúa la batalla por la igualdad nupcial

    En Florida: Continúa la batalla por la igualdad nupcial
    Cuando el juez de circuito de Key West, Luis García, anuló la semana pasada la prohibición aprobada por voto popular para uniones de personas del mismo sexo, comenzó un tortuoso camino legal hacia la igualdad nupcial para homosexuales y lesbianas. Y eso...
  • Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us

    Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us
    It was a mushy tropical wave near Central Florida — yet it unleashed a torrent of rain that flooded streets from Miami to Jupiter on Tuesday. Whether a weak wave or a powerful hurricane, tropical systems can pound coastal areas even if they're 1,...