Tornadoes

A motorist stops to clear ice from his wipers along I-70 near Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The area is under a winter weather advisory. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 20, 2018 - 11:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A storm system that's brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains was blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four people dead in Nebraska. The storm system stretched from Texas, where National Weather Service officials say three...
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FILE- In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city in Houston. With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, supersized weather disasters tallied a record high bill for America last year: $306 billion. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 08, 2018 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion. The U.S. had 16 disasters last year with damage exceeding a billion dollars, the National Oceanic and...
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A road sign is reflected in the waters of the Connequenesing Creek that overflowed it's banks along Evergreen Mill road after heavy rains from storms over Sunday into Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 in Harmony, Pa. Emergency officials suspect tornadoes and straight-line winds left behind a trail of damage Sunday that started in Indiana and continued through Ohio and into Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
November 06, 2017 - 12:30 pm
A powerful storm with straight-line winds and possible tornadoes tore roofs off factories, ripped away storefronts and destroyed homes across Indiana, Ohio and into Pennsylvania, and on Monday, the National Weather Service planned to survey some of the damage. Scuba divers found the bodies of two...
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November 05, 2017 - 11:16 pm
CELINA, Ohio (AP) — At least eight people have been injured after a possible tornado tore through a small Ohio city. Mercer County officials say six people were hurt at a restaurant in Celina (suh-LEYE'-nuh) that was damaged on Sunday during the severe weather. One person was hurt at another...
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October 22, 2017 - 11:24 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Emergency managers and the National Weather Service are surveying damage from storms that spawned as many as four tornadoes in southwest Oklahoma. The overnight storms tore part of the roof off of a casino and toppled power lines and trees. No injuries have been reported...
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September 14, 2017 - 3:26 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Like clockwork, stories of suffering by the oldest residents in the line of hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and other natural disasters seem to follow. Regulations dictate nursing homes and other facilities must have preparation plans in place, but the realities of how older Americans...
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Debris fills the tree-lined streets of a residential area, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 10, 2017 - 10:29 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Florida officials say 127,000 people across the state have taken refuge in more than 500 shelters as Hurricane Irma takes aim at the state. The state Division of Emergency Management did not specify which...
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People stand next to palm trees as they look at churning waves and high winds along Hollywood Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 10, 2017 - 9:27 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Hurricane Irma has made landfall in the Florida Keys. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the center of the massive hurricane made landfall on Cudjoe Key in the lower Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. Its top...
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A man walks along the beach with heavy winds and threatening skies in Hollywood, Fla., as Hurricane Irma approaches the state on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 10, 2017 - 8:12 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Irma began its assault on Florida early Sunday with the storm's northern eyewall reaching the lower Florida Keys as a powerful Category 4 storm. Irma lashed the area with maximum sustained winds near 130 mph (215 kph) and the U.S. National Hurricane Center said...
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Kids ride an ATV in a street flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey, in the Clearfield Farm subdivision in Lake Charles, La., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
August 30, 2017 - 7:34 am
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Western Louisiana residents braced for more wind and water early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Harvey made its second landfall after dumping record rainfall on Texas. The storm came ashore just west of Cameron, Louisiana, bringing maximum sustained winds near 45 mph (72 kph...
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