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Severe Storms, Tornadoes Cause Damage in Iowa, Missouri, Ohio

Jun 22 2021 // A tornado damaged several buildings and knocked down power lines and trees in eastern Iowa Sunday night; a tornado near the Ohio-Indiana border damaged houses and other structures; and several parts of Missouri were...

Firefighters in California Working to Contain Large Wildfire

Jun 22 2021 // California’s weather moderated after a long siege of extreme heat but firefighters still faced the difficult task of trying to contain a large forest fire in rugged coastal mountains south of Big Sur. The Willow Fire...

Arizona Governor Signs $100M Wildfire Funding Bill

Jun 21 2021 // Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill rushed through in a special legislative session that provides $100 million in funding this year to battle wildfires, react to the damage they cause and to create a new force of...

Severe Thunderstorms, Tornado Slam Chicago; Injuries, Power Outage, Property Damage Reported

Jun 21 2021 // Severe thunderstorms tore through the Chicago area on Sunday night after the National Weather Service said a “confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado” had touched down in a western suburb of the city,...

Close Calls in Colorado Spark Push for Wildfire Mitigation

Jun 21 2021 // As the Missionary Ridge Fire raged in 2002, the Valley Fire, a second fire, broke out and destroyed six homes within hours near the Falls Creek Ranch subdivision north of Durango, Colorado. When residents returned after...

$41M Recovered for Louisiana Consumers After Hurricane Claims Complaints

Jun 21 2021 // Complaints over insurance claims arising out of the three hurricanes that struck Louisiana last year had resulted in a recovery of $41 million for consumers by end of April, Louisiana insurance regulators say. The...

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