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9:17 p.m.: The tornado watch affecting Marion County has been canceled, Fox59 meteorologist Brian Wilkes reports. An extended flood warning has been issued through Saturday for cities including Indianapolis, Muncie, Anderson, Shelbyville, Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Greenwood, ... weather
Several tornadoes have been confirmed by the National Weather Service. Southwest of Columbus, Ohio, the NWS confirmed an EF1 tornado with winds up to 110 mph hit the town of Grove City. Roofs sustained damage and debris was strewn everywhere in several neighborhoods after the tornado passed. Weather

A tornado did occur northeast of Beavercreek in Greene County on Tuesday, confirms the National Weather Service in Wilmington. The NWS is continuing to conduct storm surveys in Greene and Clark counties. "The National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio has confirmed that a tornado is ...
GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) - Strong winds possibly from tornadoes have knocked down utility poles and wires and damaged buildings across parts of Ohio. Much of western and central Ohio was under tornado warnings at times Tuesday evening, and National Weather Service investigators plan to ...
But it's still odd, as odd as a sunny sky darkening or birds suddenly falling silent. Two things that happened here 44 years ago today. See, on this day in 1974, the deadliest tornadoes of our time ripped through the region, ultimately killing 167 people and flattening thousands of homes here. And just ...
The system was part of "Super Outbreak," according to the National Weather Service, which documented 148 tornadoes in 13 states in the eastern U.S.. The deadliest twister in the outbreak, an F-5, descended on Greene County, bulldozing a path a half-mile wide. When it was over, 33 people were ... Weather tornado

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) -- The National Weather Service confirms damage in Beavercreek Township and Xenia Township was caused by a tornado. ... The NWS survey team in Greene County concluded that a tornado was responsible for damage along Ludlow Road in eastern Beavercreek Township ...
Huge hail stones, flash flooding, tornadoes and formations of bizarre funnel clouds are among a series of extreme weather events to hit parts of the US. The states of Ohio and Indiana suffered severe storms, although further south Louisiana and Texas were also at risk. More than 100,000 homes ...
In 1974, an F4-strength tornado hit the city, killing two people and hurting 200 others. It was one of 148 deadly tornadoes across the Midwest on April 3 of that year. Twenty were in Indiana and 26 in Kentucky. Together, those tornadoes, dubbed the "super outbreak" killed 330 people and injured more ... thunderstorms
A month ago, Chris and Leslie Le of Bellevue moved into their rebuilt home. The tornado ripped the roof off their house and led to several months of moving between hotels and rental homes. But now the Les are back where they were 10 months ago, with their three dogs and three sons, including a baby ... thunderstorms
The National Weather Service previously confirmed three other tornadoes — one in south Fulton County and two in Haralson County — touched down late Monday. Two people were injured after an EF-1 tornado packing 90-mph winds and another of unconfirmed strength hit Haralson, officials said. thunderstorms
A tornado touched down near the Arboga area Wednesday after a warning was issued for southwestern Yuba County, the National Weather Service said. Advertisement ... Around 6:30 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado moved through the area 8 miles southeast of Marysville. thunderstorms
“We received a National Weather Service alert of possible tornadoes entering Yuba County,” said Sgt. Neal Houston, Yuba County Sheriff's Department. Calls started pouring into dispatch describing multiple funnel clouds in the southern part of Yuba County near Plumas Lake. “This one right over here was ... thunderstorms
As of Thursday morning the National Weather Service has confirmed 15 tornadoes touched down in north and central Alabama. One of them was a strong, long-track storm that produced three separate tornadoes, including an EF-3 that did considerable damage in the Jacksonville area. There were also ... thunderstorms
The weather service offices in both Huntsville and Birmingham sent out multiple teams on Tuesday as well and have been able to confirm at least 13 tornadoes in Alabama so far. That number has gone up today with the addition of several tornadoes in north Alabama. One of the strongest of the event was ... thunderstorms
Portions of northern Alabama and southern Tennessee were still under tornado warnings Monday night, and the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for much of northern Georgia as the line moved eastward. Forecasters said the storm threat is unusually dangerous because of the possibility of ... thunderstorms
“The electric membership cooperatives were hit hard as severe weather, and possible tornadoes, pounded many parts of Georgia last night, interrupting power to 13,000 customers, primarily in the west part of the state,” Georgia EMC spokeswoman Terri Statham said. The tornado's impact was widespread ... thunderstorms

A powerful storm system — including three tornadoes — swept through North Georgia late Monday, sending trees into roads, damaging homes and ... According to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down in South Fulton County between Fairburn and Campbellton late Monday evening. thunderstorms
(ATLANTA) — Severe storms that spawned tornadoes damaged homes and downed trees as they moved across the Southeast on Monday night. ... under tornado warnings Monday night, and the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for much of northern Georgia as the line moved eastward. thunderstorms
At approximately 9:45 a.m., the National Weather Service will send a test tornado warning test over National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radios. The test signal will sound a tone alert, show a test message or flash to indicate a message, simulating what people would hear or see during ... thunderstorms
BRUSSELS, Ill. -- The Griggsville-Perry softball team scored nine runs in the first inning to run away for a 13-1 victory in the nightcap of a doubleheader against Brussels that lasted just two innings because of nightfall. The Tornadoes fell 8-7 in the opening game on Wednesday. Griggsville-Perry (1-1) took ... thunderstorms
A survey shows a twister with top winds of 90 mph (145 kph) struck Bentonia at 1:37 a.m. Sunday. The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced Fujita scale, traveled for 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) before lifting off. The path was as wide as 200 yards (180 meters). The tornado damaged homes and a store, ... thunderstorms
A Clermont monument honors the 13 people killed in a March 1998 tornado in North Hall. “This community will never forget you, because to live in our ... In addition to lives lost, the tornado caused $13.5 million in damage in Hall and White counties. With winds whipping up to 206 mph, it pummeled Lanier ... thunderstorms
At approximately 9:45 a.m., the National Weather Service will send a test tornado warning test over National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radios. The test signal will sound a tone alert, show a test message or flash to indicate a message, simulating what people would hear or see during ... thunderstorms
With little advance warning, an EF-2 tornado with wind speeds up to 115 miles per hour touched down just north of Hartselle. It hip-hopped along a one-quarter mile wide and eight-mile long path, causing widespread property damage. Trees were uprooted, carports and outbuildings were blown off their ... thunderstorms
A Kansas official has debunked a widely shared story that recently resurfaced on Facebook about a woman named Dorothy whose Oklahoma home supposedly flew nearly 130 miles before landing outside Wichita. Sedgwick County spokeswoman Kate Flavin told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the ... thunderstorms
24, 2016 Mace/Linnsburg tornado onto a map of downtown Crawfordsville. Using the exact depth, width and time on the ground as the actual tornado that caused considerable damage, provided EMA a real-life scenario. The only difference in the actual tornado and the study is that the 2016 storm produced ... thunderstorms
It was an EF3 tornado with winds of 140-160 mph and it was one of five tornadoes that touched down in northeast Wisconsin that afternoon. Here's a view of the tornado path from the air. The tornado was on the ground continuously for at least 40 miles and was 1/2 mile wide. The tornado moved through the ... thunderstorms
A Kansas official has debunked a widely shared story that recently resurfaced on Facebook about a woman named Dorothy whose Oklahoma home supposedly flew nearly 130 miles before landing outside Wichita. Sedgwick County spokeswoman Kate Flavin told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the ... thunderstorms
A mesocyclone, vortex of air within a convective storm pictured in the sky on May 18, 2017 in Enid, Oklahoma. (Photo credit: Jason Weingart / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images). WICHITA, Kansas (AP) — A Kansas official has debunked a widely shared story that recently resurfaced on ... thunderstorms
As the storm moved across Florida, a line of severe thunderstorms developed, producing severe straight-line winds and nearly a dozen tornadoes. A storm surge ... The storm moved out to sea on March 14, leaving behind a trail of devastating wind and tornado damage across Florida and southern Georgia. thunderstorms
Weather Service Confirms 2 Mississippi Tornadoes. The National ... The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced Fujita scale, traveled for 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) before lifting off. The path was ... The tornado, rated EF-0, traveled for 6.4 miles (10.3 kilometers) before dissipating near Madison. The path was ... thunderstorms
The National Weather Service said the F1 tornado spun up east/northeast of the main terminal building, just east of Runway 19 at General Mitchell International Airport at 6:12 PM. More than 50 homes and eight business were severely damaged. It is the earliest confirmed tornado to strike Milwaukee ... thunderstorms
Tornadoes can occur in any month of the year; last year 25 confirmed tornadoes touched down throughout the Commonwealth. On March 31, 2017, two tornadoes touched down in the Hampton Roads region, including an EF-2 tornado with winds exceeding 120 mph. The tornado was on the ground for ... thunderstorms
Students and staff at Horry County schools practiced tornado drills as part of the National Weather Services's "Severe Weather Awareness Week," on Thursday morning. Most people across South Carolina went through safety procedures Wednesday, but Horry County schools pushed it to Thursday because students had ... thunderstorms
It's severe weather awareness week in South Carolina, and a WYFF News 4 Investigates review of tornado data found there is good reason to be aware. The National Centers for Environmental Information says South Carolina averaged 27 tornadoes per year from 1991 to 2010. Georgia experienced an ... thunderstorms
Seventh grader Jillian Bowles has never experienced a tornado but knows that even along the coast, where people think of hurricane preparedness, tornadoes are possible. “I do think the drill is important,” Jillian said. “We have a lot of hurricanes here and you can get tornadoes with them. It's nice to be ... thunderstorms
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was one year ago that the metro had one of its biggest severe weather outbreaks in recent history. Between Kansas and Missouri, we had 12 confirmed tornadoes. But it's not just tornadoes that can be destructive. Last year on this day, there were almost 100 reports of wind causing ... thunderstorms
They were strong gusts, though, routinely topping 60 miles an hour around the Sunflower State. A gust of 73 miles an hour north of Scott City was one mile short of matching hurricane winds, according to the National Weather Service. Garden City reported winds of 69 miles an hour at the airport, while ... thunderstorms
The tornadoes were the earliest in the season ever recorded in Minnesota, leaving a wake of devastation across Zimmerman, Clarks Grove and Bricelyn. National Weather Service officials measured the Clarks Grove storm as an EF-1 tornado with winds at their peak at about 107 miles per hour, 300 yards ... thunderstorms
As warm weather starts to approach, tornados could be on the horizon. ... Tornado warnings were issued around the state as news stations interrupted broadcasting to keep viewers aware of what the storm was predicted to do and ... Seaney said that tornadoes travel in a northeast direction most of the time. thunderstorms
The Sunflower State nailed down a record 137 twisters in 2007 with 137 tornadoes ripping through Kansas. Sixty tornadoes occurred in Kansas in 2017. This is near the long-term average, but well below more recent 10 and 20-year averages. Fortunately, no tornado-related fatalities occurred in Kansas last ... thunderstorms
A test tornado warning will be issued as part of the drill. The main purpose is for schools as well as members of the general public to test out their tornado safety plans and communication systems, according to the National Weather Service. In the event of an actual tornado, the NWS advises that you "get to ... thunderstorms
OAK GROVE, Mo. — March 6, 2017, is a day no one will ever forget if you live in Oak Grove. On that March night, winds reaching 154 mph ripped across the city. The small town of about 8,000 people was rocked. Nearly 500 homes were damaged or destroyed. The good news, in the midst of what seemed ... thunderstorms
Editor's note: Tornado season in North America typically starts in the Southeast in March and April, then moves north and west into the Plains states in May and June. We asked Penn State meteorology professors Paul Markowski and Yvette Richardson to explain why tornadoes form, how to stay safe if ... thunderstorms
The EF-1 tornado that freight-trained across Offutt Air Force Base's parade grounds and down its flight line last summer left behind damage totaling nearly $20 million, Air Force officials say. Some damage has yet to be repaired from the twister that hit the base June 16, 2017. It was one of six tornadoes that ... thunderstorms
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. — The Air Force says a tornado that tore through a Nebraska base last June caused nearly $20 million in damage. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the damage included $9.4 million to Offutt Air Force Base's buildings and trees and slightly more than $10 million to at ... thunderstorms
The final settlement will include an initial $3 million payment that the district received shortly after the tornado as upfront money intended to help with any ... Blunt, R-Mo., joined in support of a request for FEMA funding for Goodman and two other school districts in the region that have been hit by tornadoes. thunderstorms
The swing-shift production superintendent of the 595th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and a group of his mechanics had taken shelter in a hallway as an EF-1 tornado pummeled the base just after 8 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017. They listened to the clang and clatter in the adjacent hangar bay as the cyclone ... thunderstorms
She has mermaids, crystal birds, a cat named Lt. Dan and an enormous dog named Lily who greets the many strangers who have turned out to help her salvage whatever she can after a tornado lifted her tiny Dotsonville house and dropped it off its foundation. The tornado hit at about 8:45 p.m. Feb. thunderstorms


 

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