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It was around 7 a.m. when a harsh buzzing alarm reverberated against the walls of our Orlando hotel room over spring break. Still, after walking 23,111 steps at Disney World the day before, even the alarm coming from my husband's cellphone didn't fully wake me up. My husband, who is legally deaf ...
DALLAS, TX — Tornado season started early this year with a few touchdowns in January. But the most notable ... is yet to come. The Texas Farmer's Almanac states most tornados touch down between April and June, and 2018 is, of course, no exception. ... That's not to say tornadoes won't touch down.

The threat will slide south and east on Tuesday toward the major cities in Texas in the I-35 corridor, including Dallas, Waco, Austin and San Antonio. The threat includes damaging winds, large hail and possible tornadoes. The severe threat is expected to linger in this region as we head toward Wednesday.
Large hail and isolated tornadoes could hit parts of southeast Texas this weekend, according to a warning issued by the National Weather Service. A thunderstorm advisory will be in effect between 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday. Strong storms that could include large hail and isolated tornadoes are ...
The hazardous storms began developing late Saturday night into early Sunday, producing large hail and damaging winds in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, according to weather.com meteorologist Chris Dolce. A confirmed EF1 tornado in Bentonia, Mississippi, destroyed ...
In 1953, a tornado that struck Waco resulted in 114 deaths and the destruction of 1,600 homes and other structures. Marlene Bradford, author of “Texas Tornadoes: The Lone Star State's Deadliest Twisters,”will be at the Allen Public Library at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 15, to discuss the history of Texas ...

Storms Are Back In The Forecast For North Texas With Chance Of Hail, Isolated Tornado. By Molly Evans ... After our day in the sun, we face strong-to-severe storms Tuesday and Wednesday in North Texas. On Tuesday ... Hail, damaging winds and an isolated tornado are all potential hazards. Isolated ...
The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central United States, spawning a tornado that flattened homes, ... The system that stretched from Texas to the Canadian Maritime provinces had prompted several emergency declarations even before the dangerous ...
Nearly five years after an EF4 tornado caused significant damage to Mount Carmel Baptist Church, the church has been dealt yet another blow. A federal judge ruled Monday that State Bank of Texas is the sole recipient of insurance proceeds from the tornado. "State Bank, the mortgagee, claims that it is ...
Severe thunderstorms spawned at least eight tornadoes Sunday and Monday in Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi as the potent ... The survey performed by the National Weather Service confirmed the EF2 twister – the strongest tornado anywhere in the United States so far in 2018.
DEKALB, TX - Dozens of homes were damaged in DeKalb, Texas after a storm rolled through Sunday evening. Chad Gillenwater from Four States Storm Chasers joined us during the 10 p.m. newscast to talk about damage reports in the area. One of the pictures he sent in from Hwy 82 W near DeKalb ...
Strong storms and possible tornadoes Sunday night caused damage across Northeast Texas, damaging some structures and dumping hail as big as golf balls. ... Though a tornado warning in Gregg County led to activation of sirens in Longview and Hallsville, the most severe weather largely bypassed the ...
The first and strongest tornado touched down at 9:26 pm, 4 miles south-southwest of Dekalb Texas. The tornado stayed on the ground for 7 miles, eventually lifting almost 3 miles northeast of Dekalb. The tornado has been rated an EF-2 with estimated peak winds of 125 mph. The tornado at it's maximum ...
But with these spring-like conditions also comes the threat for some spring-like thunderstorms across parts of North Texas this afternoon into this evening. Today will feature a ... We're more concerned with a damaging wind threat, but any severe storm that has its act together could produce a brief tornado.
Law enforcement in Lawrence County, Missouri, reported building damage that may have been caused by a tornado on Sunday evening. "The thunderstorms will strengthen and track to the north and east into Sunday night across eastern Texas, northwestern Louisiana, western Arkansas and southern ...
A line of storms moved through North Texas bringing hail, strong winds and brief, but heavy rain Sunday. Your Photos: Heavy Rain, Hail Storms in North Texas. The National Weather Service had numerous reports of hail across the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, but no damage was reported. S Band Radar ...
The photographer says this screen shot from video shows a possible tornado at Franklin County Road 3170 near Winnsboro, Texas, about 8:30 p.m. Jan. 21. (Source: Cary Moore) ...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 10:07 - After last week's snow and cold, temperatures have rebounded across the much of the South and East to more seasonal values. While the warmth is a welcome break, it also provides the right atmosphere for severe weather development. Following a very active start to the week (by ...
At least three apparent tornadoes damaged homes and buildings from northeastern Texas to southwestern Missouri Sunday. This was due to a change in the jet stream, which pushed cold air out of the Deep South. It's been two months since the last significant flareup of severe thunderstorms.
COPEVILLE, TEXAS - If you drive up State Highway 78 through Copeville, you easily will notice the corner gas station at Road 549. And if you look hard enough, you'll see the checkered floor Wendy Sanders ran her daycare on for 20 years. "I try not to glance this way too much," said Sanders. In Copeville ...
Two Years Later: Progress Report on Tornado Recovery in North Texas. By Diana Zoga. Published at 5:02 PM CST on Dec 26, 2017 | Updated at 5:48 PM CST on .... December 26, 2015, tornadoes tore across North Texas. One of them took his house and barely spared his life. (Published Tuesday, Dec.
Church looking to rebuild two years after deadly tornadoes. By: FOX4News.com ... GARLAND, Texas - It's been a long road to recovery for a Garland church that was destroyed two years ago in a tornado outbreak the day after Christmas. Photos show ... 26, 2015. Twelve tornadoes killed 13 people that day.
ROWLETT — Two years after taking a direct hit from the most violent and deadly December tornado in North Texas history, Rowlett is celebrating its resilience through artwork. A tornado with EF4 force winds of 166-200 mph hit the city in eastern Dallas County on Dec. 26, 2015. It was the strongest among ...
A strong tornado touched down in east Texas on Tuesday night, damaging trees, power lines and leading to mostly minor damage to homes in the area of the tornado. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Shreveport, Louisiana, the tornado snapped power poles, downed trees and led ...
19, producing strong winds and an isolated tornado just south of the community of Rusk. The damage across the county consisted of downed trees and concrete power poles, and structural damage to outbuildings and roofs." "We had some very warm weather for this time of year, so we had a lot of moisture ...
A tornado warning has been allowed to expire that was in effect for Rusk, Cushing, and Mount Enterprise at 8:30 PM CST. The NWS also allowed a tornado warning to expire for Beckville, and Tatum at 8:15pm. The NWS issued a Flash Flood Warning including Henderson, Rusk, Alto until 10:45 PM CST. Strong to severe ...
UPDATE: A flash flood warning has been issued in portions of Gregg, Upshur, Harrison and three other counties until 10:45 p.m. Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, up to three inches of rain has already fallen on much of the affected areas and flash flooding is expected shortly. Locations ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahomans know late spring and early summer as tornado season, but the state has seen its share of twisters in the coldest of months. Since 1950, Oklahoma has seen 103 tornadoes in the month of November. In December, 28 have been recorded. January has seen a total of ...
The tarmac portion of Racer Camp will take place at SpeedSportz Racing Park located in New Caney, TX. SpeedSportz is just a short 30 minute drive from the Tornado compound which includes two tracks, a clubhouse and amenities. Students will need to bring their own leathers, boots and gloves.
Eight months since a string of tornadoes struck East Texas, families and communities are continuing to rebuild what was destroyed. In doing so, they've created a ... The majority of the money donated to the tornado relief bank account is still undistributed, records show. The account, as of earlier this year, ...
Storms both days may contain damaging wind gusts and perhaps an isolated tornado along the immediate coast where a “marginal” risk of severe storms exists. Storms will be strongest Sunday ... A secondary focus of heavy rain will stretch from much of Texas through Arkansas. The rain comes at a great ...
"After college, Cedric spent a few years tracking hurricanes and big flood events at KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, LA. In 2014, Cedric was promoted to morning meteorologist at KLTV and KTRE in East Texas. Cedric had the opportunity to track several tornadoes, ice storms, heatwaves, and even a drought.
In just the first weeks of 2017, 79 confirmed tornadoes touched down in three days across the southern United States, totaling $1.1 billion in losses. ... Residents in front of their homes after torrential rains pounded Southeast Texas following Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, on Sept. 2, 2017 in Orange, ...
There is about to be one less. Spears Furniture at 7004 Salem Ave. will permanently close mid-January. Spears said it was a difficult choice to make, but was the right one for his family and business. “I say this somewhat facetiously,” Spears said, “but in the 67 years here, I've been through tornadoes, floods ...
The rare snowfall across Houston, Austin and into southern Texas near the border saw a few inches, with one National Weather Service employee ... Coming on the heels of several strong tornadoes, some northern parts of Texas are experiencing blizzard conditions with wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour ...
The season's strongest push of cold air yet also is bringing snow for places not used to the flakes, including South Texas and locations near the Gulf coast. Our precipitation this ... But a heads up -- there could be a few instances of damaging wind gusts and a tornado or two with any of the stronger storms.
LANCASTER, Texas -- It has been five years since an outbreak of tornadoes hit the Lancaster area. ... She says her troubles all started five years ago, when a tornado blew through the area, damaging her house on April 3, 2012. Stevenson ... Beatrice Stevenson's home in Lancaster destroyed by a tornado.
At 3:30 this morning another tornado touched down and caused widespread destruction in Heflin, Louisiana. This is all not that unusual. We have had 4 damaging tornados in the month of December since 1933 in the Shreveport Bossier area. We do not have the frequency of tornadoes that we have in the ...
The National Weather Service said a severe thunderstorm over Richmond could produce a tornado on Sunday afternoon. The agency warned north central Fort Bend County and southwestern Harris County -- including Sugar Land, Rosenberg, Richmond, Pecan Grove, Cinco Ranch and Greatwood ...
... 21 in September 2010, one day before a tornado swept through the area. She's been covering major stories across North Texas ever since.
According to the Storm Prediction Center, Harvey produced the most tornadoes (57) across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and ...
DAYTON, Ind. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a second tornado struck Indiana when storms lashed the state Saturday.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY: We're looking back at one of the worst storms in U.S. history, which began as a cluster of tornadoes in Houston on ...
As part of former Hallsville Mayor Steve Eitelman's last projects, three additional tornado sirens recently were purchased and installed throughout the city. ... Hallsville residents complained to city officials after several storms and tornadoes blew threw the area in late 2015, just after the city had installed its ...
Texas A&M professor advises Congress on windstorm issues ... professor at A&M, has been working on tornado recovery simulations as well.
Surveying Texas's Post-Hurricane Harvey Landscape, with a ... A-hundred-and-thirty-mile-per-hour winds and swarms of tornadoes had ripped ...
Why I Boycotted Congress' 'Moment of Silence' After the Texas Shooting ... There is little you can do to stop a tornado, a hurricane, or a cancer ...
Nearly half of the tornadoes this year were produced by Hurricane Harvey with 57. ... were issued during Hurricane Harvey, the majority in Texas. .... in the Austin, TX, area, the most costly tornado from a tropical system.
UPDATE: Celina schools will be closed Monday following severe storms in the area. According to the Dayton Power and Light outage map, ...
There I covered everything from deadly tornadoes and flooding to the ... plant that left many, in the small Town of Cisco, Texas, devastated.


 

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