National Weather Service News

$330K In Tornado Damage in Oklahoma County: Assessor

The Oklahoma County Assessor’s Office says a tornado that hit parts of Oklahoma County last week caused more than $330,000 in damage. The assessor’s office said Friday that it surveyed damage at five properties. One home was destroyed, while the …

Weather Service Confirms Tornado Near Wilmington, North Carolina

The National Weather Service says a tornado struck northern New Hanover County, uprooting trees and damaging some homes. The storm hit in the Ogden area about 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service in Wilmington confirmed late Thursday that the …

Weather Service Confirms Weak Tornado Stuck Western Indiana

The National Weather Service confirmed this week that a tornado touched down briefly in western Indiana on Sunday. The weather service rated the tornado as an EF-0, estimating it had peak winds of 70 mph. The weather service said the tornado …

Officials: 9 Tornadoes in Oklahoma, Arkansas Last Week

Meteorologists have identified tornado damage in Muskogee County nearly a week after a string of at least nine weak tornadoes across northeastern Oklahoma and Arkansas. The Tulsa World reports that the National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down …

Louisiana Tornado Confirmed by Weather Service

The National Weather Service confirms that a tornado hit rural parts of northern St. Landry Parish and southern Avoyelles Parish in Louisiana on Saturday. Forecaster Jonathan Brazzell said Sunday that the Weather Service estimates the twister that traveled between Big …

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 …