Tornadoes

April 02, 2017 - 1:09 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A storm system rumbling eastward through Texas toward the lower Mississippi Valley could pelt the region with large hail and cause flash-flooding and spawn tornadoes. A Texas state trooper reported seeing a tornado touchdown early Sunday morning in near Center Point, Texas, about 55...
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Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened at a remote intersection near the town of Spur, about 55 miles southeast of Lubbock. (Ellysa Gonzalez/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)
March 29, 2017 - 7:13 pm
SPUR, Texas (AP) — A storm system blamed for the death of a truck driver in Oklahoma barreled eastward Wednesday, generating a tornado in Houston and threatening additional bad weather in the central United States. The day after three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado...
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Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened at a remote intersection near the town of Spur, about 55 miles southeast of Lubbock. (Ellysa Gonzalez/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)
March 29, 2017 - 7:55 am
SPUR, Texas (AP) — Storms that bore down on Southern Plains states brought powerful winds that upended a tractor-trailer on an Oklahoma interstate, killing the driver, while three storm chasers died in a collision as they raced toward a tornado-warned storm in West Texas, authorities said. The...
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Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened at a remote intersection near the town of Spur, about 55 miles southeast of Lubbock. (Ellysa Gonzalez/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 10:50 pm
SPUR, Texas (AP) — Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon. No damage was reported. The crash...
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March 28, 2017 - 10:06 pm
SPUR, Texas (AP) — Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon. No damage was reported. The crash...
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March 25, 2017 - 8:44 pm
SEVERE WEATHER Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office says the storm destroyed...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, the moon rises over a destroyed neighborhood in the aftermath of a tornado that tore through the New Orleans East section of New Orleans. Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful system moves across the central United States, the start of what could a turbulent stretch of spring weather over the next few days. The bull's-eye for some of the most fearsome weather _ including possible tornadoes, s over parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and east Texas on Friday, March 24 forecasters said. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 25, 2017 - 2:05 pm
RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office said on Saturday that the storm destroyed the Ringgold Assembly of God Church in Ringgold, Louisiana...
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March 24, 2017 - 10:43 am
Forecasters are warning of severe storms as a powerful weather system moves across the central United States. The bullseye for some of the most fearsome weather — including possible tornadoes — is over parts of Louisiana, Arkansas and east Texas. Meteorologists at the national Storm Prediction...
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Mark Swartz sits in the living room of his home as he salvages items after it was destroyed by a tornado Tuesday, March 7, 2017, when a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Mo. Monday night. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 07, 2017 - 6:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark and Jennifer Swartz moved into their first home in November. On Tuesday, only a section of floor was left of their three-bedroom, two-bath house in Oak Grove, Missouri, after a storm system that dropped more than 30 tornadoes across the Midwest tore it apart. "It's all...
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March 07, 2017 - 2:40 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics say a Republican plan to replace "Obamacare" would scale back the government's role in helping people afford coverage and would likely leave more Americans uninsured. House committees...
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