Severe Weather News

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 …

Recovery Begins in Missouri’s Capital After Tornado Sweeps Area

A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri’s capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight that left at least three people dead and dozens injured. The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and …

At Least 3 Dead in Central U.S. Storms

A flooded Oklahoma was deluged once again on Wednesday following days of severe weather that’s blamed for at least three deaths after also battering Iowa, Kansas and Missouri, “The biggest concern is more rain. I mean, there’s more rain in …

Severe Weather in Houston

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. During the first full week of May, Houston was devastated by catastrophic flooding and hail. Defining the southern edge of a large weather front on May 9 across the U.S. …

Possible Tornado Tears Roof from Arkansas Apartment Complex

Several people were injured when a possible tornado tore the roof off an Arkansas apartment building, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that was dumping more rain Thursday on already drenched areas throughout the nation’s midsection. The severe weather …

Severe Weather Season is Here

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Severe convective storms—the group name given to tornadoes, hail, and straight-line winds—are among the most common and damage-inducing natural catastrophes in the United States, frequently topping the lists of annual …