| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
New York City couldn't muster as much as a breeze at the world premiere of New Line Cinema's cli-fi action thriller "Into the Storm" at the AMC Lincoln Square on Monday night. This was probably good for the attendance, since several of the movie's stars...
| Aug 7, 2014
Like "The Passion of Joan of Arc," "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" "Into the Storm" is a movie. And like the wind, this particular movie blows tall, unstable columns of hot air willy-nilly.
In the spirit of "Sharknado" and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Matt Walsh isn’t an obvious choice to star in the action-drama “Into the Storm” as a tornado-chasing documentary filmmaker. So to audition his dramatic abilities, the suburban Darien native—best known for co-founding sketch...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Police and emergency crews in the city of Revere, Mass., outside Boston scrambled to clean up after a rare tornado touched down Monday, downing power lines, damaging homes and overturning at least one car.
The National Weather Service confirmed that...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:42 PM
LA CAŅADA — Win No. 1 in the era of La Caņada High wrestling Coach Justin Luthey came at the expense of loss No. 1 in the tenure of Hoover High’s Dave Beard.
The area’s only two wrestling programs opened Rio Hondo League competition...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:13 AM
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,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:51 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
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-...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:15 AM
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,...