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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Winds, flooding take aim at central U.S.; tornado seen in Missouri

    Winds, flooding take aim at central U.S.; tornado seen in Missouri
    A tornado was spotted in Missouri on Thursday night, the National Weather Service said, and parts of Texas were under a tornado watch. Rich Thompson, a forecaster for the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., said at least...
  • Hoover High baseball takes away value in loss to Arcadia

    Hoover High baseball takes away value in loss to Arcadia
    GLENDALE — The Hoover High baseball team learned something valuable in its game Friday against Arcadia. Hoover, which has been among the lower-positioned teams in the Pacific League in recent years, was not intimidated by Arcadia, which has been...
  • Daytona Speedway disagrees with Weather Channel report about weather warnings

    Daytona Speedway disagrees with Weather Channel report about weather warnings
    Daytona International Speedway strongly disagrees with a Weather Channel story that said the track didn’t act fast enough to warn fans about severe weather during Sunday’s Daytona 500. Lenny Santiago, senior director of public relations...
  • Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather

     Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather
    Hartford's signature industry — insurance — started by offering financial protection against fire damage, but as the property-casualty business evolved the biggest threat to property became weather in all its extreme variations: tornadoes,...
  • Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths

    Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths
    When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
  • Tiger Woods begins his season Thursday

    LA JOLLA — Tiger Woods collected another trophy Wednesday, and this was before the tournament even started. Woods split time in his news conference, the day before he was to play in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, between trophy-...
  • Hoover High wrestling rallies for rout of South Pasadena

    GLENDALE — Five bouts into their Rio Hondo League wrestling match and the narrative looked somewhat familiar for the Hoover High wrestling team. The fledgling program in its third year of existence had fallen behind 23 points to visiting South...
  • Cloudy Forecasting Gradually Clears: Weather Has Always Been Big News

    Forecasting the weather -- or trying to -- is as old as civilization. Around 340 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote a four-volume text exploring the origins and dynamics of different weather events. Still, for many hundreds of years,...
  • Family that boy saved from tornado struggles to recover

    Family that boy saved from tornado struggles to recover
    The headlines have faded, but the troubles for 6-year-old Brevin Hunter and his family have not. In the aftermath of the November tornado that hit his central Illinois home in Washington, Brevin explained how he urged his mother, Lisa, to seek cover...
  • California storms: 12-foot waves, tornado warning, more rain ahead

    California storms: 12-foot waves, tornado warning, more rain ahead
    A flash flood watch remained in effect for large parts of Southern California  amid a powerful rainstorm that will keep the region wet through Sunday. Officials warned of possible coastal flooding and waves topping 12 feet at some beaches Saturday. In...
  • California storms: Dramatic maps show impact of heavy rains

    California storms: Dramatic maps show impact of heavy rains
    After sitting out much of the winter weather season, California is at the center of the action this weekend with a series of powerful storms. Below are some maps that show the impact of the storms, which are the strongest in Southern California in two...