Latest Storms News

Texas breaks temperature records amid triple-digit forecast; Oklahoma remains under tornado threat

May. 25, 2024 22:02 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Scattered severe storms continued across parts of Oklahoma on Saturday with the risk of possible tornadoes lasting into the night, as some parts of South Texas broke heat records and people were warned of triple-digit temperatures over the long holiday weekend. ...

What you can do to try to stay safe when a tornado hits, and also well beforehand

May. 25, 2024 10:30 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Record warmth this winter fueled a deadly tornado outbreak across parts of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Arkansas in March. Then tornadoes killed multiple people and injured at least 35 others in Iowa. Recent twisters have even struck in places unaccustomed to them, such as one near...

At least 12 children injured after strong wind in Russia’s Krasnodar blew off a school's roof

May. 25, 2024 05:36 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Strong wind blew off the roof of a school in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region on Saturday morning, injuring at least 12 children, local officials said. A warning was issued across the region on Friday for hurricane-force winds, Russian state news agency Ria...

More severe weather moves through Midwest as Iowa residents clean up tornado damage

May. 24, 2024 18:06 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several tornadoes were reported in Iowa and Illinois as storms downed power lines and trees on Friday, just days after a deadly twister devastated one small town. The large storm system began overnight in Nebraska before traveling across central Iowa and...

Warnings were issued about high winds before deadly Mexico stage collapse, but they went unheeded

May. 24, 2024 17:33 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Warnings were issued well before a campaign event about high winds that caused a deadly Mexico stage collapse this week, raising questions about why those alerts went unheeded. Organizers didn’t cancel an outdoor campaign rally in a suburb of the northern city...

South Florida officials remind residents to prepare as experts predict busy hurricane season

May. 23, 2024 18:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — As experts predict one of the busiest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, officials in South Florida want residents and visitors to prepare and be safe. Miami-Dade County officials and emergency management workers held a news conference Thursday to offer a reminder...

Dangerous brew: Ocean heat and La Nina combo likely mean more Atlantic hurricanes this summer

May. 23, 2024 12:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Get ready for what nearly all the experts think will be one of the busiest Atlantic hurricane seasons on record, thanks to unprecedented ocean heat and a brewing La Nina. There's an 85% chance that the Atlantic hurricane season that starts in June will be above...

Mexican president says high wind toppled a stage at a candidate's campaign rally, killing 4 people and injuring 15

May. 22, 2024 23:52 PM EDT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican president says high wind toppled a stage at a candidate's campaign rally, killing 4 people and injuring 15.

Most in Houston area are getting power back after storm, but some may have to wait until the weekend

May. 22, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Power was expected to be restored by late Wednesday to nearly all Houston area homes and businesses left in the dark by last week’s deadly storm, according to officials. But possibly up to 20,000 customers might have to wait until the weekend before their lights...

Rare tornado hits Haiti, injuring more than 50 people and leaving hundreds homeless

May. 22, 2024 13:32 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A rare tornado in northern Haiti has injured more than 50 people and destroyed more than 200 homes, the U.N. said Wednesday. The tornado hit the community of Bassin-Bleu on Tuesday, leaving more than 300 families homeless, according to the U.N. Office...