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Forecasters probe possible tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio

Oct. 22, 2021 07:11 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The National Weather Service on Friday planned to survey damage to determine whether tornadoes touched down as storms swept across parts of western Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. Radar data in Pennsylvania on Thursday night indicated three twisters...

2 tornados confirmed in western Pennsylvania

Oct. 17, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A pair of tornados have been confirmed in western Pennsylvania over the weekend, forecasters said. The National Weather Service says an EF-0 tornado with estimated winds up to 85 mph touched down in the town of Shippingport before dawn Saturday. The...

Weather Service confirms seven tornadoes in southwest Kansas

Oct. 15, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service in Dodge City confirmed Friday that seven tornadoes touched down in southwest Kansas during storms earlier this week. The tornadoes that hit on Tuesday were rated EF-0 to EF-1 strength, with wind speeds mostly between...

North Dakota sees tornadoes in southeast, snow in west

Oct. 14, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota residents experienced a range of weather this week, with rare October tornadoes in the southeastern part of the state, an early season snowstorm in the west and record rainfall in Bismarck. Preliminary reports indicate two tornadoes...

Weather service confirms tornadoes in western Kansas

Oct. 13, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

SHARON SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — Several tornadoes touched down in western Kansas during storms that swept through the state but there were no initial reports of injuries or major damage, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologists in Goodland confirmed an EF-0...

No major damage after likely twisters hit Oklahoma City area

Oct. 13, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two likely tornadoes touched down in the Oklahoma City area Wednesday in addition to two other suspected twisters in western Oklahoma as severe storms hit the state, according to the National Weather Service. There are no reports of injuries or...

Weather service: Reported tornado damages truck on freeway

Oct. 11, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

ALEXANDER, Ill. (AP) — A reported tornado has damaged a semi-trailer on Interstate 72 Monday afternoon in central Illinois as a line of storms rumbled across parts of the state. A storm spotter reported seeing a twister cross the freeway near Alexander, said Alex Erwin,...

Tornadoes hit southwestern Missouri

Oct. 11, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

GOLDEN CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cleanup continues after two small tornadoes touched down early Monday in rural areas of southwestern Missouri. The National Weather Service on Monday confirmed that an EF-1 twister touched down around 1 a.m. in Newton County carrying 90 mph...

Weather service: 2 tornadoes touched down during storms

Oct. 11, 2021 09:55 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two tornadoes touched down in Minnesota and North Dakota during storms on Saturday, the National Weather Service has confirmed. KFGO reported that the weather service confirmed a tornado with estimated peak winds of 100 mph...

Several injured as tornado hits German port city of Kiel

Sep. 30, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A tornado in the German port city of Kiel has injured several people, four of them seriously, authorities said. The city's fire service said dozens of first responders were involved in an operation to rescue a group of rowers who were surprised by the...