Latest Thunderstorms News

Rain, wind, hail, thunder: Wild weather causes damage

Jan. 9, 2019 10:10 AM EST

NEW LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A swath of wild weather brought high winds, thunderstorms, hail and a rare winter tornado warning to western Pennsylvania, causing downed trees and damage to buildings but no injuries. Lee Hendrickson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, tells the...

Bowl game canceled, plane diverted as storms strike Texas

Dec. 26, 2018 8:48 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Officials say an American Eagle flight from Mexico was diverted because of heavy storms in Texas and that some passengers requested medical attention after turbulence aboard the flight. The plane landed in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday night as thunderstorms moved through the state....

Latest: Rain partially collapses child care center roof

Dec. 7, 2018 12:04 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 9 p.m. Rain from a Southern California storm caused the partial collapse of a roof at a child care center but no youngsters were hurt. KSWB-TV reports that the collapse happened Thursday afternoon at the Homeroom Hourly Child Care center...

Residents continue assessing rare December tornado damage

Dec. 3, 2018 9:28 PM EST

Central Illinois residents on Monday continued assessing damage from rare December tornadoes, including a half-mile-wide one that injured at least 20 people. The state's severe weather was part of a line of thunderstorms that raked areas of the central U.S. late Friday and into Saturday, killing one person in...

The Latest: 3 tornadoes confirmed in Arkansas storms

Dec. 2, 2018 6:58 PM EST

TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes in parts of the central U.S. (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Meteorologists in Arkansas have confirmed that at least three tornadoes developed from severe thunderstorms on Friday night. The National Weather Service said Sunday that a strong tornado touched down...

Rare December tornadoes reported in central US, killing 1

Dec. 2, 2018 6:50 PM EST

Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed the damage after rare December tornadoes, including one the day before that was a half-mile-wide, ripped roofs off homes in Taylorville, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people. The severe weather in Illinois was part of a line of thunderstorms that raked...

The Latest: Mudslide prompts evacuation order in Malibu

Nov. 29, 2018 9:22 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on rain in California in regions scarred by wildfires (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Los Angeles County authorities have ordered evacuations in a small Malibu community within a wildfire burn zone where a mudslide has blocked roads amid heavy rains. Sheriff's Deputy Joana...

Heavy rain causes flooding, leaves drivers stranded in water

Nov. 28, 2018 10:30 AM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A strong thunderstorm dumped copious amounts of rain in the South Sound, leading to some urban flooding in Tacoma, Washington. Heavy downpours also drenched Portland, Oregon. KOMO-TV reports that a man got stranded in flood waters with his jeep in Tacoma. A good Samaritan pulled the...