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October 22, 2017 - 11:24 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Emergency managers and the National Weather Service are surveying damage from storms that spawned as many as four tornadoes in southwest Oklahoma. The overnight storms tore part of the roof off of a casino and toppled power lines and trees. No injuries have been reported...
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Waves break around the church in the harbour at Porthleven, Cornwall southwestern England, as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia begins to hit parts of Britain and Ireland. Ireland's meteorological service is predicting wind gusts of 120 kph to 150 kph (75 mph to 93 mph), sparking fears of travel chaos. Some flights have been cancelled, and aviation officials are warning travelers to check the latest information before going to the airport Monday. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
October 17, 2017 - 12:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland. The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses and disrupted transport again Tuesday, a...
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A wildfire burning along the Highway 29 is seen through a fire truck Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, near Calistoga, Calif. More than 8,000 firefighters are battling the blazes and additional manpower and equipment was pouring in from across the country and as far as Australia and Canada. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 12, 2017 - 9:44 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Northern California's wildfires have now killed 31 people — making this the deadliest week of wildfires in state history. Sonoma County Sheriff Robert Giordano said Thursday night that two more people have been...
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Firefighters douse hot spots in the Coffey Park area of Santa Rosa, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. An onslaught of wildfires across a wide swath of Northern California broke out almost simultaneously then grew exponentially, swallowing up properties from wineries to trailer parks and tearing through both tiny rural towns and urban subdivisions. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 12, 2017 - 12:11 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A carelessly discarded cigarette, a downed power line, a car's backfire or a chainsaw's pull. Just about anything could have started any one of the wildfires now tearing through Northern California, authorities said. "Every spark is going to ignite a fire," said Ken Pimlott,...
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View from inside a parked car destroyed by fire in the Coffey Park area of Santa Rosa, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. An onslaught of wildfires across a wide swath of Northern California broke out almost simultaneously then grew exponentially, swallowing up properties from wineries to trailer parks and tearing through both tiny rural towns and urban subdivisions. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 10, 2017 - 10:20 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 7:15 p.m. In Southern California, most evacuation orders have been lifted as firefighters successfully battle a wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings, most of them homes. Thousands of people in Tustin, Orange and...
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A gazebo is blown over the Mississippi Gulf Coast welcome sign near the intersection of Hewes Avenue and U.S. 90 in Gulfport, Miss., Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, after Hurricane Nate made landfall on the Gulf Coast. (Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 12:51 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Nate slogged its way up the northeastern U.S. on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states as a tropical depression less than two days after it roared ashore in Mississippi and Louisiana as a hurricane. Nate spared the region the kind of catastrophic...
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October 09, 2017 - 12:09 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A volunteer firefighter clearing debris after storms associated with Tropical Storm Nate died when he was hit by a car in western North Carolina. The Triple Community Fire Department says firefighters were called to U.S. Highway 70 in Morganton shortly before midnight Sunday...
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October 09, 2017 - 12:07 pm
The latest on tropical storms Nate and Ophelia (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Nate caused relatively little damage in Alabama, but it could still take days to deal with the storm's worst effects. On Dauphin Island, Mayor Jeff Collier said workers were using heavy equipment Monday to remove as much...
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October 09, 2017 - 9:09 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More than 2,000 customers are without electricity after Tropical Storm Nate moved far to the west of South Carolina. Duke Energy reported about 2,000 customers without service Monday morning. The biggest problems were in Greenville and Spartanburg counties. The Electric...
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A gazebo is blown over the Mississippi Gulf Coast welcome sign near the intersection of Hewes Avenue and U.S. 90 in Gulfport, Miss., Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, after Hurricane Nate made landfall on the Gulf Coast. (Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
October 08, 2017 - 9:56 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly Sunday, sparing the region the kind of catastrophic damage left by a series of hurricanes that hit the southern U.S. and Caribbean in recent weeks. Nate — the first...
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