Tornadoes

More Tornadoes In Forecast For Central U.S. Tuesday
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — More severe weather is in the forecast for parts of the central United States already reeling from powerful tornadoes this week. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., says golf ball-sized hail, powerful winds and isolated, strong tornadoes could strike areas of Te…
Sheriff: 7 Still Unaccounted For
GRANBURY, Texas (AP) — A North Texas county sheriff says seven people remain unaccounted for after a massive tornado claimed six lives. Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds says emergency responders are searching parts of Granbury that were left devastated. Deeds says authorities are working to id…
Trees Down, Outages As Storms Rake U.S. Midsection
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A winter storm has been ripping through the nation’s midsection, with thunderstorms, damaging winds and possible tornadoes. One person was struck by lightning and injured in Arkansas, where there are downed trees and scattered power outages. Entergy Arkansas says …
Storms Bring Tornadoes To Colorado, Hail To Wyoming
DENVER (AP) — Storms struck some Rocky Mountain states overnight, launching tornadoes in Colorado and pummeling Wyoming with hail larger than golf balls. Rain provided some help to firefighters wrapping up at a 227-acre wildfire in northern Colorado. But the storm hurt efforts to control a 3,…
Texas Gov. To Tour Tornado-Stricken Area
FORNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to survey by air today the damage caused by Tuesday’s tornadoes. The National Weather Service says a twister with winds as high as 165 miles an hour touched down in Forney, east of Dallas. Other tornadoes in Arlington and Lancaster appea…
Tornado-Wrecked Dallas Begins Assessing Damage
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Thousands are still without power and hundreds of homes are damaged after tornadoes ripped across Dallas and Fort Worth. The National Weather Service planned to survey the destruction Wednesday before saying exactly how many tornadoes swept through the region. Early re…
Storm That Hit Michigan Included At Least 2 Tornadoes
DEXTER, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a slow-moving storm that damaged more than 100 homes in a rural southeastern Michigan community when a tornado touched down included at least one other tornado that caused damage. No serious injuries were reported and crews are expected t…
Baby Dropped In Field By Tornadoes Dies; Toll At 39
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When rescuers found 15-month-old Angel Babcock alive last week in an Indiana field after a deadly tornado killed her parents and two siblings, it appeared as a ray of hopeful news amid the tales of death and destruction. But the New Pekin, Ind., toddler died of her inju…
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…