Tornadoes

February 25, 2019 - 8:28 am
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on violent weather and flooding in the Southeast (all times local): 7:25 a.m. Residents are using boats to reach flooded-out neighborhoods and schools are shut down after days of torrential rains in north Alabama. The sun was out Monday in most of the Tennessee...
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February 25, 2019 - 5:11 am
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Weekend storms raked parts of the Southeast, leaving deaths and injuries in their wake as a tornado smashed into a commercial district in a small Mississippi city and drenching rains fed a rising flood threat. A woman was killed when a tornado hit Columbus, Mississippi, and a...
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February 24, 2019 - 4:52 pm
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on severe weekend weather in the South (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management says the number of power outages from high winds has risen to more than 50,000 customers in that Appalachian state. Much of...
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February 23, 2019 - 11:21 pm
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A tornado smashed into a commercial district in the small Mississippi city of Columbus on Saturday afternoon, shattering businesses as severe storms raked the South amid days of drenching rains and a rising flood threat. The tornado struck about 5 p.m. in the east Mississippi...
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February 23, 2019 - 7:21 pm
The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local): 6 p.m. Authorities say a tornado has touched down in the city of Columbus, Mississippi. Meteorologist Anna Wolverton with the National Weather Service told The Associated Press that a tornado hit about 5 p.m. CST Saaturday and was...
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Volunteers distribute donations to those affected by last week's tornado in El Roble, on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. More than a week after a rare tornado struck Havana, the worst-hit neighborhoods are filled with government crews restoring power and phone service and starting repairs to devastated homes. There are also hundreds of young people in jeans and designer t-shirts hauling black plastic bags full of clothes, food and water donated by entrepreneurs, artists and other members of Cuba's independent upper-middle class. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
February 07, 2019 - 1:26 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Nearly two weeks after a devastating tornado struck Havana, the worst-hit neighborhoods are filled with government crews restoring power and phone service and starting repairs to decimated homes. There's also a far rarer sight: Hundreds of young people in designer T-shirts and jeans...
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A car overturned by a tornado lays smashed on top of a street pole in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. A tornado and pounding rains smashed into the eastern part of Cuba's capital overnight, toppling trees, bending power poles and flinging shards of metal roofing through the air as the storm cut a path of destruction across eastern Habana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
January 28, 2019 - 3:59 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Neighborhood brigades and teams of government workers hacked at fallen trees and hauled chunks of concrete out of collapsed homes Monday as the Cuban capital attempted to recover from what officials called the strongest tornado to hit Cuba in nearly 80 years. Three people were dead...
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People stand around a car that was overturned by a tornado in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. A tornado and pounding rains smashed into the eastern part of Cuba's capital overnight, toppling trees, bending power poles and flinging shards of metal roofing through the air as the storm cut a path of destruction across eastern Habana. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
January 28, 2019 - 12:56 pm
HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Cuba's deadly weather (all times local): 12:55 p.m. A government meteorologist says the tornado that struck Havana was a Category F3, with winds between 155 and 199 miles per hour. Miguel Angel Hernandez of the Cuban Center for Meteorology says tornados are unusual...
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December 27, 2018 - 7:03 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Heavy rain and gusty winds are causing damage across parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. The National Weather Service reports wind damage in seven Louisiana parishes and seven Mississippi counties from a line of heavy storms that moved eastward across the area Thursday...
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Workers cut limbs from a downed tree Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Port Orchard, Wash., where a tornado touched down Tuesday. A National Weather Service storm damage survey team was working elsewhere in the neighborhood to assess the damage. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
December 19, 2018 - 5:00 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A National Weather Service storm team is surveying the damage in a town west of Seattle where an extremely rare, strong tornado blew through a neighborhood. The twister touched down Tuesday afternoon in Port Orchard, Washington. It tore roofs off homes, shattered windows and toppled...
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