National Weather Service News

Kansas Tornado Damages 10 Homes, Destroys Trailer

The National Weather Service is surveying damage from a northern Kansas tornado that left two people with minor injuries, damaged about 10 homes and destroyed a trailer. National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Barjenbruch says the tornado hit at night on …

Weather Service Confirms Alabama Hit by 7 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service says storm surveys show seven tornadoes skipped across central Alabama late Wednesday and early Thursday. No one was seriously hurt and most of the twisters were weak, causing only scattered damage. But the storms serve as …

Weather Service Confirms Arkansas Tornado

The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down earlier this week in Dermott, Ark. about 115 miles southeast of Little Rock near the Mississippi border. Meteorologist Anna Wolverton at the weather service’s office in Jackson, Mississippi, says a survey …

3 Tornadoes Leave Behind Damage in Kentucky County

The National Weather Service says three tornadoes touched down in western Kentucky’s Christian County over the weekend when a severe storm passed through the area. The Kentucky New Era cited the National Weather Service in Paducah in reporting that an …

Severe Hail, Wind Storm Mississippi on Heels of Severe Floods

Hail and damaging thunderstorms raked southern parts of Mississippi on Thursday as people across the state tried to recover from flooding earlier in the week. The National Weather Service counted 44 hail reports in 15 counties, with baseball-sized hail reported …

NWS Confirms F-1 Tornado Caused Damage in Southwest Ohio

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado caused damage in a southwest Ohio village near Dayton. There were no immediate reports of injuries from the March 14 tornado. The National Weather Service says the EF-1 tornado touched down in Phillipsburg …

Weather Service Assessing Possible Tornado Damage in Arkansas

The National Weather Service is sending investigators to assess damage and determine if tornadoes touched down in Arkansas as a fast-moving storm system brought rain and hail across the state. Meteorologist Michael Brown says it’s believed three to five tornadoes …

Below Average Chance of Spring Floods in Maine This Year

The Maine River Flow Advisory Commission says there is a below average chance of flooding this spring in most of the state, with the exception of the northern reaches. The commission says the chance of flooding in northern Maine is …

13 Tornadoes Recorded in Louisiana on Feb. 23

The National Weather Service updated to 13 the number of tornadoes that hit Louisiana on Feb. 23, including four EF-2 tornadoes that were responsible for the extreme damage in Convent and LaPlace, along with an EF-2 in Livingston Parish and …

At Least 7 Tornadoes Hit Mississippi as Severe Storms Batter Region

A major storm system hit several Southeast states this week, bringing high winds and tornadoes to multiple regions and killing at least one person in Mississippi. Injuries and damage were also reported in Florida from an apparent tornado. The National …