Damage

Damage Reported At Sinclair Refinery Near Rawlins
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Sinclair police are investigating a report of damage to valves at the Sinclair Oil Corp. refinery near Rawlins.
Company spokesman Clint Ensign tells the Associated Press the damage was an intentional act and could've eventually caused a compressor unit to shut down...
Sandy Moves Inland After Leaving 17 Dead
NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy is winding down and inching its way inland, leaving at least 17 people in seven states dead and more than 7 million power outages in its wake.
New York was one of the hardest hit areas when an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater — 3 feet above the prev…
Obama To View Colorado Fire Damage
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama surveys damage from raging wildfires and thanks first responders in Colorado on Friday, he also will be seeking to convince voters in one of the nation's most tightly contested political swing states that he is a compassionate leader who can com…
Colorado Blaze Too Dangerous To Assess Damage
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say it remains too dangerous for them to fully assess the damage from a destructive wildfire threatening Colorado's second-largest city.
Colorado Springs emergency management director Brett Waters said Wednesday morning that officials don't know how many hou…
Colorado Authorities Assessing Weather Damage
DENVER (AP) — Authorities have begun assessing damage after a powerful, slow-moving storm skipped through eastern El Paso County for more than three hours on Thursday, damaging homes and cars.
The National Weather Service says a rare, backwards-spinning tornado was observed south of Ramah...
Thunderstorm Knocks Over Large Trees In Jackson
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — People in Jackson are cleaning up after a thunderstorm knocked over some large trees and downed hundreds of branches.
At least four large cottonwood trees fell around Jackson Hole High School in Monday afternoon's storm...
Storms Injure 15 In Western North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least 15 people were injured and at least 60 buildings damaged when a possible tornado struck two counties in western North Carolina, the National Weather Service said Thursday.
The storms struck in Rutherford and Burke counties late Wednesday afternoon as a cold front moved t…
Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters Smashes U.S. Record
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's wild weather year has hit yet another new high: a devastating dozen billion-dollar catastrophes.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Wednesday that it has recalculated the number of weather disasters passing the billion dollar mark, wit…