Severe Weather News

Tornadoes Rake Parts of Iowa in 2 Days of Severe Weather

At least four tornadoes raked parts of Iowa on May 26, the National Weather Service confirmed, to give the state a second day of severe weather. All of the tornadoes appeared to be weak and in mostly uninhabited areas that …

Severe Weather Spawns Tornadoes, ‘100-Year Flood’ in Midwest

A severe weather system tore through the Midwest over the weekend, bringing damaging high winds, tornadoes and flooding. Authorities say severe weather in Ohio spawned what forecasters are calling a “100-year flood” in Cleveland, Ohio. In Iowa, storms damaged an …

Louisiana Governor Declares Emergency After Severe Weather, Tornadoes

Louisiana is under a state of emergency after an outbreak of severe weather and tornadoes swept through the region. Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the order on Dec. 18, after a line of storms associated with a cold front moved …

9 Tornadoes Confirmed in North Texas Outbreak; Insured Losses Pegged at $2B

The National Weather Service says nine tornadoes struck the Dallas area during Sunday’s stretch of severe storms in Texas. Forecasters confirmed the twisters Tuesday after surveying damage throughout North Texas. The strongest of the tornadoes hit the heavily populated north …

3 Twisters Confirmed in North Texas; Governor Issues Disaster Declaration

The National Weather Service has confirmed that three tornadoes ripped through North Texas on Sunday night, two in Dallas County and one in Van Zandt County, arising out of a storm system that caused widespread damage across the area. Texas …

Tornadoes, Damaging Winds Reported in Michigan, Minnesota

The National Weather Service says a tornado ripped through a cemetery in southeastern Minnesota. The EF-1 tornado with winds of 95 mph struck Woodlawn Cemetery in Winona early Wednesday. The tornado toppled trees and damaged a building and headstones. The …

Buildings Damaged by Severe Weather, Including Likely Tornado, in South Dakota

Severe weather, including a probable tornado, struck South Dakota’s largest city late on Tuesday, leaving a trail of damaged buildings, downed power lines, fallen trees and some reports of injuries, officials said. Fire Chief Brad Goodroad said at an early …

Federal Disaster Assistance Approved for 6 More Oklahoma Counties

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says six more counties in the state have been approved for disaster assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Stitt announced on June 20 that individuals and business owners affected by severe storms since May 7 …

Officials: Around 600 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Structures Swamped by Floodwaters

About 600 Tulsa County homes and business were inundated during last week’s historic flooding along the swollen Arkansas River, city officials said. Joe Kralicek, executive director of the Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency, said roughly half of the swamped structures …

Buildings Damaged in Texas Storm System That Spawned 2 Confirmed Twisters

Forecasters say at least two tornadoes hit parts of north and east Texas in a storm system that damaged dozens of homes and left one person hurt. The National Weather Service has confirmed twisters struck Wednesday in the Heritage Trace …