tornado News

Oklahoma Tornado Forces Closure of State Highway

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a state highway in the town of Fairfax in Osage County has been closed because of tornado damage, the Tulsa World newspaper reported. The newspaper says there have been no reports of injuries from the …

Indiana Complex Damaged by Tornado Reopens

A central Indiana apartment complex ravaged by a 2016 tornado has reopened its first renovated units more than two years after that storm. About three dozen one-bedroom units reopened last week in one building at Park Place Apartments, which was …

Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Southwest Missouri

Authorities say storms have damaged trees, downed power lines and churned up at least one small tornado in southwest Missouri. National Weather Service meteorologist Drew Albert says an EF-0 tornado has been confirmed near Diggins in Webster County. It uprooted …

North Dakota Official Says Tornado Warning Worked, But Residents Didn’t Hear It

All eight outdoor warning sirens in a North Dakota oil patch city were sounded before a deadly tornado ravaged an RV park, but park residents and others said they didn’t hear them, authorities said. A newborn baby was killed and …

Tornadoes Cause Damage in Southeastern Montana

A storm that produced as many as five tornadoes destroyed a home and caused other damage in Montana and South Dakota, the National Weather Service confirmed. The NWS estimates one tornado Thursday night had winds over 130 mph, based on …

Northern New England Storms Leave Many Without Power, Spark Tornado

More than 10,000 people were still without power Tuesday, a day after strong winds and rain from storms in northern New England sparked a tornado in New Hampshire and razed a historic barn in Vermont. Monday afternoon’s thunderstorms in New …

FEMA Assessing Tornado Damage in Connecticut

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials on Monday began assessing damage from a tornado and a macroburst that hit Connecticut during severe storms last month, a process that could lead to federal aid. Officials reviewed damage from an EF1 tornado with …

Weather Services Confirms Wyoming Tornado

A tornado that tore across the prairie was about as big as they get in Wyoming. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado in a rural part of the state, and estimates the twister’s winds reached 150 mph and its …

Weather Service: Possible Tornado Touched Down in North-Central Oklahoma

The National Weather Service in Tulsa says a possible tornado touched down in north-central Oklahoma. Meteorologist Joe Sellars says the potential twister was only on the ground briefly Saturday afternoon between the towns of Fairfax and Ralston, west of Pawhuska, …

$2.1M in Funding For Montana Town’s Tornado Recovery Efforts

Montana officials say they have secured $2.1 million in federal disaster aid for ongoing cleanup efforts in the town of Baker where a tornado tore up homes, leaving a lake covered in hundreds of tons of debris. The Billings Gazette …