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2010-05-14 13:21:00

NORMAN, Okla., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy storms ripped through the southern Plains killing five people and injuring dozens more, leaving homes behind without roofs and in some cases demolishing the home entirely.

2010-05-11 12:35:00

Responses Ongoing in Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From the plains of the Midwest to the deep south, the American Red Cross is providing a safe place to stay and relief supplies for thousands of people displaced by tornadoes and floods.

2008-11-06 16:16:07

A new study by Northern Illinois University scientists underscores the danger of nighttime tornadoes and suggests that warning systems that have led to overall declines in tornado death rates might not be adequate for overnight events, which occur most frequently in the nation's mid-South region.

2008-08-06 21:00:18

By Jerry McDowelland Ryan Denham CORNELL - When Tuesday morning's storm blew by Kathy Gragson's farm a few miles north of Cornell, she thought her new home was a goner. Instead, her barn and one of her tool sheds took the brunt of the damage.

2008-02-07 11:25:59

Warm moist air and a shifting weather pattern courtesy of the La Nina phenomenon aided in the development of the Feb. 5 tornadoes, which killed at least 50 people and were among the 15th deadliest in U.S. recorded history. But meteorologists are now trying to explain why the tornadoes occurred so early in the year.

2006-07-12 17:40:00

Tornadoes were reported to have touched down during a severe storm in Westchester County on Wednesday, just north of New York City, and in Connecticut, the National Weather Service said.

2006-05-10 14:57:40

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three people were killed and 10 others injured when tornadoes danced across parts of northern Texas, officials said on Wednesday. The deaths occurred northeast of Dallas where an elderly couple and a teenage boy were killed in twisters that struck Tuesday night. Lt.

2006-04-08 16:53:19

By Pat Harris NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Emergency workers began clearing debris and searching for survivors on Saturday after tornadoes ripped through the southeastern United States, killing 12 people and damaging hundreds of houses.

2006-04-08 11:02:05

By Pat Harris NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Tornadoes battered the southeastern United States on Friday, killing 12 people in Tennessee in the second deadly tornado strike in the state this week, officials said on Saturday.

2006-04-08 10:54:54

By Pat Harris NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Tornadoes battered the southeastern United States on Friday, killing 12 people in Tennessee in the second deadly tornado strike in the state this week, officials said on Saturday.

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Weather Report For July 27-29, 2012
2012-07-30 11:15:32

Three big weather events from this past weekend included the heat wave and also the severe weather that struck. First, the heat that is being, and has been, felt in the Southern Plains is on the average of 10-15 degrees above the average for many places, along with that is the Heat Index values that have been surpassing the 100-110 range. The second big impact of the weekend was the severe weather that went through PA/NY/NJ where there were confirmed tornadoes and the damage has put...

Weather Summary from July 8
2012-07-09 08:00:41

The cold front that moved through the Northeast on Saturday providing much needed relief from the heat has stalled across the Southern Mid-Atlantic. This has created a boundary that triggered widespread showers and storms from the Virginia and Delaware coastline all the way back to Missouri. Some of the embedded storms did manage to reach severe limits, with the main risk being damaging winds. A little over 100 damaging wind reports were documented by the SPC. Unfortunately, the rain was...

Storm Damage In Northeast South Dakota
2012-06-18 19:17:29

On June 17, 2012 a line of strong storms began to develop around 5pm CDT. These storms started forming multiple funnel clouds with one confirmed tornado that hit near a small town called PeeverSD. The size of the tornado has not been confirmed yet. There is one report of damage of a pickup truck and trailer thrown into the ditch off the I-29 interstate. Also multiple houses have loss portions of their walls and roofs in this area. Further to the Southeast, in Big Stone City SD, there was...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-10 16:50:37

June 7, 2012: Perth Australia was hit by a tornado. Tornadoes occur anywhere in the world when the conditions are right and this is a great example of hitting in a unique location. When we think of tornadoes Australia is not the first place that comes to most of our minds. However, it is not uncommon for tornadoes to hit in Australia, they just don’t hit as often as in the United States. The tornado hit a suburb of Perth in the late afternoon hours. The tornado made its way inland...

Tornado Hits Town Northeast Of Tokyo Japan May 5, 2012
2012-05-10 08:24:20

Typically when you think of tornadoes you think of the Plains of the United States. Japan does get tornadoes but most are associated with Tropical Activity. On May 5th 2012, the storm which produced this tornado was not associated with a Typhoon. It was more of a super-cell type thunderstorm. Videos and images available shown the tornado had a wide base. The damage left behind indicates that it could have been a strong storm approaching the middle of the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The storm...

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