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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 …

Storms Leave Trail of Damage Across Southeast

With violent weather plowing through the Southeast, the kitchen windows exploded at Richard Brasher’s home in eastern Alabama. Using couch cushions for protection, Brasher hid in the bathtub with his wife, daughter and two grandchildren as the storm passed near …

Severe Storms Spawn Tornadoes, Damage Homes in Southeast

Severe storms that spawned tornadoes damaged homes and downed trees as they moved across the Southeast on Monday night. Forecasters warned that the storms could threaten more than 29 million people, raising the risk of powerful tornadoes, damaging winds and …

Maryland County to Host Disaster Assistance Center

A Maryland county is hosting a disaster assistance center in response to damage from last week’s tornado. The Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services opened Thursday, July 27, and will stay open through Thursday, August 3. It will be …

Suspected Tornado Damages Nebraska Panhandle Town

Residents in a small western Nebraska town were clearing away tree and building debris Tuesday after a suspected tornado tore through the town but injured no one. The storm struck Bayard around 7:10 p.m. on June 12, tearing the roof …

Damage Reported in North Carolina From Severe Storms That Spawned Tornado

Officials in a North Carolina county say a tornado has destroyed a fire department. The Fayetteville Observer reports Sampson County Emergency Management said the Autryville Fire Department was destroyed by a tornado on Tuesday. Reports indicate the roof of the …

Tornadoes Leave at Least 2 Dead as Storms Pummel Central U.S.

Storms whipped through a wide swath of the nation’s midsection, giving rise to tornadoes that flattened a Wisconsin mobile home park and an Oklahoma subdivision and killing at least two people and injuring dozens of others. The storms hit Wisconsin …

Wild Weather Causes Damage Across Southeast

Storms moving across the Southeast late last week caused damage from high winds and tornadoes in some parts, as well as sparked fires, in multiple states. Officials say tropical storm-force winds blew down power lines and trees across the area …

2 Tornadoes Confirmed in Mississippi From Weekend Weather

The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes hit Mississippi’s northeast corner on Saturday. A survey shows that a twister with top winds of 90 mph (145 kph) struck Prentiss County around 2:35 p.m. The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced …

Western Kentucky Suffers Damage from 2 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service says two tornadoes apparently hit far western Kentucky, where transportation officials say roads will reopen overnight. Meteorologist Jim Packett in Paducah says officials surveyed damage in Fulton County on Friday. The preliminary findings are that the …