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  • Severe storm warning has Tri-Cities on high alert

     Severe storm warning has Tri-Cities on high alert
    The Tri-Cities are on severe flood watch for Wednesday night and Thursday before they've even finished cleaning up from Monday night's onslaught of severe weather and heavy rains. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from...
  • Coal City tornado the strongest to hit area since Plainfield twister in 1990

    Coal City tornado the strongest to hit area since Plainfield twister in 1990
    The tornado that tore through Coal City on Monday, leveling homes and damaging the small town's high school and firehouse, was the most powerful tornado to hit the Chicago metro area since the one that ripped into Plainfield in 1990, according to the...
  • The Latest: Cellphone service restored in south Jersey

    The latest on storm recovery in New Jersey (all times local): 5:30 p.m. EDT Verizon says cellphone service has been restored in areas of southern New Jersey where severe storms roared through on Tuesday night. Many customers lost service or had other...
  • Social media, tech minimize tornado deaths: 'My phone saved my butt'

    Social media, tech minimize tornado deaths: 'My phone saved my butt'
    When the dark clouds and vicious winds gathered over north-central Illinois on Monday, many area residents didn't peer out their windows or check with neighbors. Instead, they headed straight to social media. "Saw your site before anyone else's and...
  • Weather Service: multiple microbursts hit Connecticut

    The National Weather Service says strong thunderstorms that knocked out power to about 50,000 homes and businesses in Connecticut on Tuesday produced multiple microbursts with wind gusts of up to 95 mph. The Weather Service announced Wednesday that radar...
  • Severe Thunderstorms Cause 55,000 To Lose Power

    Severe Thunderstorms Cause 55,000 To Lose Power
    A string of strong thunderstorms knocked out power to about 55,000 customers across much of the lower half of the state Tuesday night. Eversource Energy was at one point reporting about 52,000 customers without power, including 5,200 in Ridgefield, 4,...
  • Small twister touched down in Massachusetts town

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado struck Massachusetts. Meteorologists say the twister touched down briefly Tuesday in the town of Wrentham near the Rhode Island border as severe storms swept across the state. The tornado...
  • Weather: Slightly cooler with storms

    Weather: Slightly cooler with storms
    It should be slightly cooler today, forecasters say. But high temperatures are still expected to be in the low-90s, with a heat index making it feel near 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne. A 60 percent chance of...
  • More severe storms, heavy rainfall on the way

    More severe storms, heavy rainfall on the way
    Communities to the far west and far south of the Chicago area are just beginning to clean up and dry out from Monday night's onslaught of severe weather and flooding rains, but another storm system threatens to wallop the area Wednesday night and...
  • Still more heat in central, coastal North Carolina

    Another hot day is on the menu for parts of central and coastal North Carolina. But the National Weather Service says the number of counties covered by Wednesday's warning about the heat has dropped from the past few days. The advisory is in effect for...
  • Thunderstorms sweep across Peninsula overnight

    Thunderstorms sweep across Peninsula overnight
    A band of strong thunderstorms swept across the Peninsula area late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Heavy rain, thunder and lightning left more than 2,000 Dominion customers in the Peninsula area without power as of 4 a.m.  The National...