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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • Hoover High girls' tennis proves super in win over Crescenta Valley

    LA CRESCENTA — What 152 points, 18 sets and three hours and 15 minutes couldn’t settle was finally determined due to a rare super tie-break finish between the Crescenta Valley High and Hoover girls’ tennis teams Thursday evening. The...
  • October: Less heat, more hurricanes

    October: Less heat, more hurricanes
    Ready for a break from the steamy heat and constant rain? If so, here comes October – along with cooler air and the end of the wet season. Unfortunately, it's also when we're most likely to be struck by a hurricane and see some of the year's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hoover tennis turns back Burroughs in league

    GLENDALE — With the temperature in the 80s, the climate was much more manageable for the Hoover High and Burroughs girls' tennis teams when they squared off Monday. The teams were scheduled to meet in their first Pacific League clash of the season...
  • Las acciones de Fiat caen a su menor nivel

    Las acciones de Fiat caen a su menor nivel
    MILÁN - Las acciones de Fiat perdían más de 8,5 por ciento el miércoles y caían a su menor nivel de este año, algo que a juicio de los operadores se debe a la inquietud que generan los próximos pasos de los inversores que rechazaron la fusión con...
  • Ask Tom: Is the Weller Tornado System still used?

    Dear Tom, Does the National Weather Service still use the Weller Tornado System? Rob DiPietro Dear Rob, You are referring to the "Weller Method," a discredited method of tornado detection (and never employed by the National Weather Service). In the...
  • 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,...
  • Tornado wreckage revealed in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma

    Tornadoes, as one of nature's most unpredictable disasters, can strike pretty much anywhere across the central U.S., and come in a dizzying variety of shapes and sizes. Yet the physical damage they leave behind often looks very much the same —...