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Next Up, Locusts? Maine Had Five Potential Disasters in a Week

A third of the state lost power because of a freak snowstorm and a powerful windstorm as residents were locked down because of the pandemic. Rivers swelled because of heavy rain. Then an explosion ripped through a paper mill. It …

Deadly Storm Buffets New York and East Coast After Lashing South

A powerful storm that unleashed deadly tornadoes across the South was expected to shake trees and snap power lines in New York and other cities along the U.S. East Coast. Rainy gusts of up to 60 miles per hour were …

Thousands Without Power After Storms Roar Through Pennsylvania

Thousands of utility customers across Pennsylvania were without power early Wednesday after severe thunderstorms roared through the state, knocking down trees and utility lines and possibly spawning a tornado. The storms containing heavy rains, hail, lightning and strong winds hit …

Tornado-Bearing Storms Spread Damage Across Parts of Arkansas, Texas

Severe storms, including at least one possible tornado, struck parts of Arkansas on the evening of March 19, damaging homes and causing widespread damage to trees and power lines. Additionally, the National Weather Service has confirmed tornadoes are to blame …

National Weather Service Confirms Five Tornadoes Hit Maryland

The National Weather Service has confirmed that five tornadoes ripped through parts of Maryland on Friday. Multiple news outlets report that the tornadoes were confirmed in Carroll, Cecil, Montgomery and Frederick counties. WBAL-TV reports that the Carroll County tornado had …

Vermont Seeks Storm Damage Assessment of Private Property

Vermont is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assess damage to private property from a storm beginning on Halloween to determine if the state qualifies for federal aid for homeowners and renters. The state says 323 Vermont homeowners and …

Vermont Farm Loses 2K Chicken and Turkeys in Flooding, Estimates $60K Loss

A Vermont farmer says he lost more than 2,000 chickens and turkeys when last week’s flood waters inundated their Richmond farm. Bruce Hennessey, of Maple Wind Farm, says they had moved the animals to higher ground prior to the storm …

Massachusetts Governor to Seek Disaster Declaration for Cape Cod Tornado

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says he’ll seek a federal disaster declaration to support cleanup and recovery efforts on Cape Cod after a tornado and high winds caused extensive damage and knocked out power to tens of thousands. The Republican on …

More Than 67K Still Without Electricity in New Jersey Following Storms

More than 67,000 homes and businesses in New Jersey are still without electricity two days after a line of thunderstorms downed trees and power lines. Most are Jersey Central Power and Light customers in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Public Service …

Powerful Storms Leave Many Without Power in New Jersey

Crews are working to restore electricity for hundreds of thousands of people in New Jersey after powerful storms blew across the state. Utilities say 246,193 homes and businesses were without service Tuesday morning. At one point Monday, more than 300,000 …