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Area businesses have plans in place in case of a tornado. Some of them, like Broadway Square Mall, have tornado shelters. The mall uses the service hallways as their shelters. Candice Foster, with Broadway Square Mall says they let shoppers and employees know over their broadcast system. From there ...
In Essex County, they are still recovering but making steady progress thanks to dedicated volunteers. Two years ago, Lewis Johnson's home was torn apart by the tornado. It was the home he was born in, and the home expected to die in. But it wasn't his time yet. "About seven or 8 o'clock, I got a telephone ...

CONWAY -- Uprooted trees, broken glass, ruined rooftops and crushed walls were some of the effects of the first recorded February tornado in Massachusetts. It's amazing the town's direct costs were only around $15,000 plus some lesser forest-cleanup and labor costs. "It was an incredibly, unexpectedly ...
The first of three storms that spawned the tornadoes crashed ashore over Citrus County about 10 p.m. Sunday and was over Daytona Beach in an hour. Forecasters issued tornado warnings in time for Central Florida residents to seek shelter, but the warnings went unheeded by those who already were in ...
Severe storms kicked off the week's steady rainfall when a front arrived early Tuesday and three EF-O tornadoes were confirmed in Godley, Joshua and ... Johnson County Emergency Management's Jamie Moore shows the damage caused by high winds or a tornado, and explains how the service will be ...
So what do you do if you live in hypothetical Town B, shown below, if you're being faced with both a tornado and a flash flood warning? ... Warnings are issued for both flash floods and tornadoes, but these two warnings, when in effect for the same location at the same time, offer contradictory advice.
"When that tornado hit, it just destroyed everything. We're sitting there saying the Lord's prayer, and we could hear that whistle so you know it's real close," said Wolfe said. The death toll kept rising days after the tornadoes because many of the victims were buried in debris. Search teams used dogs to help ...
As part of the NWS' Severe weather Awareness Week, WAFB wants you to know more about: tornadoes. A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a thunderstorm down to the ground. tornadoes can occur at any time of day or night and at any time of the year. Although ...
An EF0 tornado struck Johnson County, Texas, early Tuesday morning, one of three confirmed tornadoes. Three people were hospitalized as homes were damaged in an area between Joshua and Godley. A significant weather advisory was issued ahead of the storm, but no tornado or severe thunderstorm ...
In the context of a decadeslong shift in Earth's climate, Inhofe's snowball, an individual EF5 tornado and even a season's worth of American tornadoes don't prove anything on their own. Individual data points can tell us as much about climate trends as a single printed letter can tell us about the contents of a ...
(AP) -- weather officials say the tornado that touched down in western Pennsylvania was an EF-1 packing wind gusts up to 105 mph. The National Weather Service also says the tornado that touched down in Uniontown at about 6:45 p.m. Thursday was the first tornado to strike the region in February since ...
When there is sharp temperature contrast and winds changing near the ground, it can set the stage for a storm to produce a tornado. The winds blew roofs off homes, took down utility poles and snapped trees. Despite the damage, no one was injured or killed. "This region is very weather resilient," McMullen ...
Powerful storms rolled through southwestern Pennsylvania Thursday evening, leaving widespread damage in at least one town from a confirmed tornado. National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage left behind in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, after a severe storm hit the town at about 6:40 ...
Since the first EF5 tornado to hit Moore, Oklahoma May 3, 1999, Oklahoma has had six EF5 tornadoes. Since the 1999 outbreak, Oklahoma has had 1,193 tornadoes and 3,739 since 1950. The National Weather Service might be headquartered in Oklahoma, but it also helps other satellite locations with ...
"Just before 7 p.m. EST Thursday, thunderstorms moved through portions of southwestern Pennsylvania," said weather.com meteorologist Linda Lam. "A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for the risk of damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph and the warning also indicated that a tornado was possible.
3A Bi-District Tournament: Lassies calm the Tornado. Dave Weber For The Daily ... "We're so excited," said Dole after scoring 15 points against the tornados. "We've had the same ... The tornadoes tied it briefly at 7-7 before an Alexis Kleven free throw gave Kelso the lead for good. Two Dole free throws ...

In the video above, Turnpike Troubadours bring their opening set to a close with "A tornado Warning." One of three televised songs originally featured on the band's newest release A Long Way From Your Heart, the tune finds the Red Dirt country-rockers in fiery form, brewing up their own cyclone of fiddle, ...
Hazardous waste sites are scattered all across the county. Many are the by-product of factories and landfills that pollute surrounding soil, water and air. Some of these areas, called Superfund sites, contain potentially harmful chemicals, soil and groundwater contaminants that the United States ...
The National Weather Service says 148 tornadoes ripped through 13 states during the "super outbreak" April 3-4 1974. Two violent F5 tornadoes destroyed much of Xenia and Sayler Park. "(With) 34 deaths, the Xenia tornado was the deadliest of all tornadoes from this outbreak, and remains among the top ...
The Oklahoma insurance Department reports that national experts will share innovative strategies in recovering from tornadoes, wildfires, flooding, hurricanes and ... "This year's conference will cover all disasters," National tornado Summit Committee Co-Chair Kim Decker stated in OID's announcement.
All five of Butler's seniors started, all five scored and the Golden tornado went on to throttle four-time City League champion Obama Academy, 56-19. The visiting Eagles (16-5) were limited to eight field goals and shot a meager 18 percent from the field. "Senior Day games can be tricky and a little stressful ...
Fox26 viewer Anthony Estrada sent us some video of the tornado as it made its way through some farmland between Riverbend and Goodfellow Avenues. NWS says what makes this rare is because there were no thunderstorms around to produce it. Also, it was classified a tornado because it actually touched the ground ...
A decade ago, Kyson survived the most treacherous tornado in state history in more than 40 years. He was called "the miracle baby." His young mother, 23-year-old Kerri Stowell, didn't make it. On that fateful February Tuesday night in 2008, 31 Tennesseans lost their lives when tornadoes tore through ...
(WTVY) - After a weekend of dreary weather, thunderstorms and tornado warnings, one tornado touched down in Holmes County. The Holmes County Emergency Management Agency(E.M.A.) responded throughout the day to reports of storm and tornado damage to property's, and even people.
The tornado was blamed for damage to a house and scattered downed trees but caused no injuries. The Washington County tornado was the seventh to strike Alabama last week. Six other tornadoes -- all EF-0s or EF-1s -- were confirmed by the weather service in Birmingham from storms on Wednesday.
Add one to the tornado count from Wednesday's severe weather. Six tornadoes touched down in Alabama during storms on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. the weather service concluded storm surveys from Wednesday's event on Friday and added a new tornado confirmation in ...
While it may seem like the only time to be vigilant for tornadic activity is during the spring, tornadoes can occur any time of day, any time of year, particularly across the southern United States. On February 9th, 2017, a tornado moved through southeastern Bulloch and western Effingham counties. The EF-2 ...
Spirit Lake boys and girls hoops squads, coming off stirring wins over Le Mars, fell on opposite sides of the coin Friday night in a road trip to Storm Lake. The boys handled the tornadoes for the second time this season, winning 74-58, while the girls surrendered a fourth-quarter lead to fall 41-40.
On the 10th anniversary of the 2008 tornado, folks gathered on the courthouse lawn, in downtown Lafayette, for a short program hosted by the Macon County Chronicle, to remember those who died as a direct result of the storm and to recognize the people and agencies involved in the recovery effort.
The National Weather Service issued two tornado warnings Wednesday morning for parts of seven different counties in western Georgia. The first warning of the morning was issued around 7:45 a.m. and covered parts of Paulding, Carroll and Haralson counties. That warning expired at 8:15 a.m.. Another ...
Atlanta, GA -- The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for northern and central Georgia. The outlook includes a tornado threat, so take care. The NWS said an isolated severe storm with possible strong winds and isolated tornadoes are the main ...
Broken walls had crumbled around Vergie, who had locked herself in a hall closet as the tornado ripped their lives apart. Sitting in that closet, Vergie used ... She flicked on the TV to watch the news as meteorologists spoke of tornados touching down north of Lake Pontchartrain. Then, something caught her ...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 13:54 - Some very dry pockets of the Deep South are about to get a much needed soaking this week, but some storms may come with a risk Tuesday and Wednesday. Severe thunderstorms are expected through the early afternoon into the evening for an areas spanning from East Texas to parts ...
A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Plaquemines Parish, including Venice and Boothville. The warning is in effect until 12:30 p.m.. The National Weather Service said a storm with the potential to produce a tornado was moving east through the area Tuesday morning (Feb. 6) at 20 miles per hour.
That weather event was the greatest March tornado outbreak in Minnesota history, the National Weather Service said. One of the tornadoes had a 67-mile-long path. St. Peter 20th Year Tornado Commemoration committee members are asking the public to submit their photographs related to the 1998 ...
Deadly tornadoes hit north Alabama overnight Tuesday into the early hours of Wednesday back in February 2008. A possible tornado near Oakville, also south of Moulton right at state Highway 157. The first Super Tuesday tornado to touchdown in north Alabama actually came on Wednesday, Feb. 6 2008.
The storm broke many records, including the longest-tracking tornado to date. A tornado touched down for a continuous 122-mile track through north-central Arkansas. That is the longest single track since record-keeping began in 1950. Over the course of the outbreak, 87 tornadoes touched down and five ...
JACKSON, Tenn. - - Over a dozen college students trapped under piles of rubble. It happened ten years ago, today, when a devastating tornado tore through Union University, in Jackson, Tennessee. Miraculously, those students survived as most of the university's student housing was destroyed.
A statewide tornado safety drill is scheduled for Wednesday at 9 a.m. as part of the observation of Severe weather Awareness week, said Floyd County Emergency Management Agency Director Tim Herrington. As part of this week Herrington encourages families to discuss plans for dealing with a variety of ...
"At that point I knew that the tornado, it was on us then," said Dollar. The roof was missing above them and water started pouring in. Dollar recalled stepping on her son to keep him safe. "Yes, because I was afraid that he would be--he would be sucked out the top," said Dollar. Two deadly tornadic supercells ...
More than a year after a tornado tore through the North Texas City of "Glenn Heights," a congregation returned home. Most of the Harvest of Praise Ministry Church building was destroyed back in 2015. Nothing was left standing except the frame. "I feel wonderful, delighted, excited… we've been waiting for ...
20, 1884: The Petersburg area was struck by a tornado or downburst in the final hours of the "Enigma" outbreak that spawned approximately 60 tornadoes and killed hundreds of people throughout the southern United States. Feb. 24, 2016: Eight tornadoes swept across central and eastern Virginia during ...
Beginning with chapel service in the morning with former Union President Dr. David Dockery and former Dean of students Dr. Kimberly Thorbury speaking about their experiences with an EF-4 tornado that wrecked Union's campus, Friday was a day to celebrate the fact that Union still exists as an institution ...
"Obviously there's a tornado of feelings," she said. "But we'll get through it." She chatted with Gwynese Craighead, 30, who was saying goodbye to her sister, Sgt. 1st Class Kelli Stovall. Stovall deployed in 2005 -- but that was when she was single. This time, she leaves behind a son. Craighead will help to ...
The Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program, now accepting applications, helps toward the purchase, construction or installation of tornado-safe shelters for ... Preliminary National Weather Service data show up to 1,406 tornadoes resulted in 35 deaths from 14 killer twisters across the country last year. In 2016 ...
Dr. Gene Fant, the Dean of the College of arts and sciences at Union in 2008, grew up in Mississippi and had been through four tornadoes, so he knew the sound when he heard it coming while having dinner with Dockery and Dr. Greg Thornbury, Kimberly Thornbury's husband. "We went out to Flatiron ...
"The entire state of Ohio is at risk of an EF5 tornado, which produces 250 mile per hour winds capable of destroying most structures," said Steve Ferryman, Ohio EMA mitigation branch chief. "A safe room is built to withstand these winds and resulting airborne debris and provides near absolute protection for ...
tornado Alley, a backyard basketball court that has been a haven for Lancaster youth for nearly 15 years, is facing possible closure. Owner Dave Porter has listed his 105 Ruby St. home for sale because of debt and the threat of foreclosure, LNP's Lindsey Blest reported Monday. Porter, 62, has lived in the ...
The last time the county tested it was in 2017; people called asking why the tornado sirens sounded weird. The warning sirens in Sedgwick County have two modes: The alert mode, a steady tone used for tornadoes and tested most Mondays at noon - and what accidentally sounded on Wednesday ...


 

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