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Weather Service Says Delaware Tornado Set Distance Record

A single tornado cut a record 29-mile swath of damage through Delaware as Tropical Storm Isaias pelted the mid-Atlantic region with high winds and heavy rains earlier this week, according to the National Weather Service. Officials said the distance covered …

Unconfirmed Tornado in North Texas Damages Roofs, Outbuildings

At least one unconfirmed tornado tore through part of rural North Texas on Wednesday night, damaging numerous roofs and outbuildings, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Storm spotters reported that a suspected tornado tore through a rural …

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 …

2 Tornadoes Cause Damage in North Carolina

Two tornadoes have caused damage in coastal North Carolina. The National Weather Service said two tornadoes touched down Saturday afternoon. One tornado hit Emerald Isle and the other hit near Cape Carteret. There were no reported injuries or deaths. The …

Dozens of Structures Damaged in Post-Hurricane Florence Storm in Virginia

Officials say more than 70 buildings have been damaged or destroyed during a storm that spawned at least 10 tornadoes in Virginia from the remnants of Hurricane Florence. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Chesterfield County was hit hardest Sept. 17, with …

Remnants of Florence Spawned Six Tornadoes in Virginia

The National Weather Service has confirmed that the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned a total of six tornadoes in Virginia earlier this week. Five of the tornadoes on Monday were spread across the Richmond metro area. A sixth tornado hit …

Sixth Tornado of the Year Confirmed in Pennsylvania

Weather officials say a tornado touched down in western Pennsylvania, but no injuries were reported. The National Weather Service office in Pittsburgh says Tuesday’s EF-1 tornado was confirmed in Jefferson County just south of Brockway packing winds of 85 to …

Massachusetts Town Condemns More Buildings After Tornado

Two more buildings damaged when a tornado tore through a Massachusetts town last weekend have been condemned. The Telegram & Gazette reports that two buildings in Webster were demolished Saturday soon after the storm hit. Residents of another condemned apartment …

NWS: Alabama, Florida Storms Spawned At Least 3 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service confirms at least three tornadoes in Alabama from Sunday storms, and is surveying other parts of southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. A storm with estimated winds of 80 mph (130 kph) overturned five recreational vehicles …

Some Tornado Victims in Pennsylvania Struggle with Uninhabitable Homes

God put Brian Cross’s home in a bubble. That’s his explanation for why the tornado that blasted through Uniontown and North Union Township, Penn., last month didn’t inflict as much damage on his Millview Street home in the city as …