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Weak Tornado Confirmed in South Carolina from Weekend Storms

Apr 13 2021 // The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday that a weak tornado hit near Moore in upstate South Carolina on Saturday. Surveyors say the EF-O tornado had top winds of 80 mph (130 kph) and a path of 1.1 miles (1.75...

State of Emergency Declared in South Louisiana Parish After Tornado

Apr 12 2021 // A south Louisiana parish is declaring a state of emergency after a tornado killed one person and injured seven in Palmetto on April 10. St. Landry Parish President Jessie Bellard said on Facebook that two of the injured...

Damage Reported Across Southeast from Strong Storms

Apr 12 2021 // A cluster of severe storms swept across the South early Saturday, leaving one person dead in Louisiana, toppling trees and power lines in Mississippi, dropping large hail on an Alabama coastal city and leveling buildings...

Texas Grid Operator to Argue It Is Immune from Winter Storm Lawsuits

Apr 12 2021 // The Electric Reliability Council of Texas will argue that it has governmental immunity that protects it from the at least 35 lawsuits that have been filed against the operator after February’s disastrous winter storm...

U.S. Raises Average Number of Named Storms for Atlantic Hurricane Season

Apr 12 2021 // The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has changed the number of storms that constitute an average Atlantic hurricane season, the agency said in a statement on Friday. NOAA’s Climate...

Kentucky Receives Federal Disaster Declaration for Winter Storms

Apr 7 2021 // President Joe Biden has approved a disaster declaration in Kentucky from winter storms in February, Gov. Andy Beshear said last week. The declaration is for harsh weather that hit the state from Feb. 8 to Feb. 19,...

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