Southeast  U.S. sees record heat as Central Plains brace for floods

World May 28, 2019

Southeast U.S. sees record heat as Central Plains brace for floods

A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said. But the conditions for violent weather that spawned ...

Central Indiana twisters wreak havoc, flatten homes, Starbucks cafe

World Aug 25, 2016

Central Indiana twisters wreak havoc, flatten homes, Starbucks cafe

Thunderstorms and tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, demolishing numerous homes and a Starbucks cafe in Kokomo and cutting power to thousands of Indianapolis-area residents, but no serious injuries were immediately reported. The National Weather Service issued a bulletin saying a "confirmed large and ...

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

World Feb 3, 2016

Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland

A major storm system brought a mix of bad weather on Tuesday to much of the central United States, with a band of tornadoes downing trees in Alabama and Mississippi and heavy snow blanketing the northern Midwest. The National Weather Service said eight tornadoes had ...

Christmas storms and twisters kill at least 43 in U.S.; more in store

World Dec 28, 2015

Christmas storms and twisters kill at least 43 in U.S.; more in store

Storms hit the U.S. South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time. The bad weather, or the threat of it, prompted the ...

At least 15 killed in Texas, Oklahoma storms; Houston flooded

World May 27, 2015

At least 15 killed in Texas, Oklahoma storms; Houston flooded

Torrential rains have killed at least 15 people in Texas and Oklahoma, including three in Houston where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous U.S. city, officials said on Tuesday. The death toll is set ...