Storms

A roofer from Dunnwright Roofing works on a roof after it was damaged in a storm in Owasso, Okla., on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The National Weather Service said a tornado touched down in the Tulsa suburb of Owasso Thursday and a possible tornado struck near Perkins, about 45 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. Damage was reported to roofs and trees, but there are no reports of injuries. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 12:37 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Strong storms spawned one tornado, and possibly two in Oklahoma, and threaten parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas. The storms stretched from northeast Texas through the mid-Atlantic states to the North Carolina coast. The National Weather Service said a tornado...
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May 11, 2017 - 1:38 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A building wall collapsed onto guests at a wedding in western India, killing at least 24 people and injuring others, a government official said Thursday. The hundreds of guests were having dinner or assembling on the outdoor lawns when a strong dust storm blew into the area...
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The decommissioned U.S. Coast Guard cutter Tamaroa, was sank 33 nautical miles off the coast of Cape May, N.J., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The 74 year old vessel was featured in the book "The Perfect Storm" being involved in saving seven people in the 1991 nor'easter. The ship will become part of the Del-Jersey-Land Inshore Artificial Reef System. (Dale Gerhard/The Press of Atlantic City via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 4:32 pm
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The ship made famous in the book and subsequent film "The Perfect Storm" has been intentionally sunk off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts so it can become part of an artificial reef. The sinking of the Tamaroa, a 205-foot (62-meter) Coast Guard vessel, took place Wednesday...
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FILE- In this May 30, 2000, file photo, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. William Moeller of Northford, Conn., poses for a photo in front of the USS Tamaroa. Moeller was aboard the Tamaroa during the 1991 rescue of five Air National Guardsmen who ditched their helicopter as they were trying to rescue the crew of a fishing boat during a fierce storm. The storm and the events surrounding it were recalled in the book "The Perfect Storm" which was made into a motion picture. Officials say they plan to sink the ship Wednesday, May 10, 2017, off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts so it can become part of an artificial reef. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey, File)
May 10, 2017 - 3:43 pm
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The ship made famous in the book and subsequent film "The Perfect Storm" has been intentionally sunk off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts so it can become part of an artificial reef. The sinking of the Tamaroa, a 205-foot (62-meter) Coast Guard vessel, took place Wednesday...
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May 10, 2017 - 1:13 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has written the Trump administration and congressional leaders to express disappointment over the failure to meet the state's request for $900 million in Hurricane Matthew recovery funds. A statement from the Democratic governor's office Wednesday...
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May 05, 2017 - 11:18 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least one tornado has been confirmed in North Carolina as storms moved across the state. The National Weather Service said a tornado touched down in Oxford, snapping trees and damaging some buildings. No serious injuries have been reported. East Carolina University in...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:43 am
GARDEN CITY, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a possible tornado demolished one business and damaged several others in a town near Georgia's coast. The Savannah Morning News reports ( http://bit.ly/2qzEqrH ) the Thursday evening storm ripped the walls and roof from an Advance Auto Parts store in Garden...
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May 05, 2017 - 6:48 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — No serious injuries have been reported as storms moved across North Carolina. The National Weather Service had a tornado watch in effect for 43 counties in central and eastern North Carolina until late Friday morning. The storms prompted school officials in Wilson County to...
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Two rental houses look underwater next to the Meramec River on Opps Lane in Fenton, Mo., Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Heavy rains have swollen many rivers to record levels in parts of Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Five deaths have been blamed on flooding in Missouri, while hundreds of people have been displaced and thousands more are potentially in harm's way. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 5:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Joseph Fiorilli is ready to go home, even though most everything he left behind when the flooded Meramec River inundated his eastern Missouri home will be a soggy, stinky mess. Fiorilli, his wife and their two dogs were forced to quickly leave when heavy rains pushed the river to...
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The Meramec River continues to rise and push flood waters higher around businesses, such as this scrap metal business at the intersection of Interstate 44 at Highway 141, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Valley Park, Mo. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 7:40 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Flooded areas of the Midwest are bracing for another round of heavy rain Wednesday, the last thing they need with rivers in several places at or near record levels. Heavy rain last weekend resulted in a sudden rise in rivers in Missouri, Illinois and Arkansas. After a couple of...
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