Storms

More Heavy Storms On Tap For The Midwest
TULL, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a driver died when strong winds knocked a tree onto his car in rural Arkansas as thunder storms and several tornadoes swept through the Midwest. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says the man was killed late Thursday in Tull, 30 miles southwest of Litt…
Severe Storms Hits Midwest With Snow, Ice, Winds
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Storms packing rain, snow and dangerous winds have raked the Midwest, spawning a possible tornado outside of St. Louis that prompted an emergency declaration from Missouri’s governor. To the north icy weather left thousands without power and prompted Minnesot…
Storms Improve Outlook For Mississippi River
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A release of water from the Missouri River and recent storms are offering some relief for the Mississippi River, where water levels have been dangerously low. The Mississippi River channel at St. Louis was roughly 12 feet deep on Thursday — up about a foot-and-a-half s…
4 Injured As Storm Crosses Southeast U.S.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Parts of northern Mississippi are dealing with damaged homes, toppled trees and downed power lines after a powerful storm rolled across the nation’s midsection overnight. Weather experts say the storm also hit parts of Tennessee and there are reports of minor dama…
3 Reported Dead From Storms In Tennessee
UNDATED (AP) — The powerful weather system that raked the Midwest is now blamed for 12 deaths, the latest three in the South. Officials in eastern Tennessee say powerful storms packing high winds that stripped roofs and flattened trees also killed at least three people. The area is about 60 m…
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…