Latest Thunderstorms News

Senior PGA Championship 1st round suspended due to weather

May. 23, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The first round of the Senior PGA Championship has been suspended due to dangerous weather conditions. A series of thunderstorms were scheduled to pass over suburban Rochester, where the major is being played at Oak Hill Country Club's East Course. The forecast on Thursday calls for...

The Latest: St. Louis airport reopens after storm shutdown

May. 21, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Flights have resumed at Lambert Airport in St. Louis after a temporary halt caused by a severe storm. The Federal Aviation Administration ordered a temporary halt to both arrivals and departures Tuesday...

The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma

May. 20, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The tornado threat is decreasing and the flash flooding threat is increasing across Oklahoma as what had been seen as a "particularly dangerous" storm system progressed through the state....

Utility: Thousands remain without power in west Tennessee

May. 19, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Utility officials in west Tennessee say power may not be fully restored for thousands of customers until Tuesday after severe thunderstorms moved through the area. Memphis Light, Gas and Water says in a news release high wind gusts and heavy rains knocked down utility poles and trees...

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series

May. 18, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to their first victory over Texas since the 2011 World Series. Carpenter was initially given a two-run homer in the fifth inning after his opposite-field shot that...

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

May. 18, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding. The National Weather Service confirmed an EF2 twister Saturday morning with winds up to 130 mph (209 kph)...

Storms force postponement of Regions Tradition final round

May. 12, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The final round of the Regions Tradition barely got underway before play was suspended because of thunderstorms. Four and a half hours of steady rain later, PGA Tour Champions officials postponed the round until Monday. Play resumes with an early two-tee start. A handful of players...

Storms damage Arkansas apartments, leave damage in South

May. 9, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Several people were injured when a tornado damaged two apartment complexes in Arkansas, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that was dumping more rain Thursday on waterlogged areas throughout the nation's midsection. The severe weather moved eastward after forcing people from...

Houston streets fill up with water; man dead in Austin

May. 8, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — It was a scene that has repeated itself countless times in the Houston area: heavy rainfall made area roadways impassable and flooded homes, schools and businesses. On Wednesday, the Houston area was drying out after severe thunderstorms a day earlier caused flash flooding , inundating...

Rising flood waters in Texas prompts numerous rescues

May. 7, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency responders in Texas rescued numerous people from rising floodwaters Tuesday as a strong storm battered the Houston area with heavy rain, inundating homes and leaving motorists stranded just two years Hurricane Harvey devastated the area. As much as 10 inches (254 millimeters) of...