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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...

The Latest: 28 tornadoes confirmed in storm system

Nov. 2, 2018 6:26 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather (all times local): 5:20 p.m. At least 28 tornadoes have been confirmed by National Weather Service surveyors in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama as part of a storm system that moved across the region Wednesday night and Thursday. Damage surveys...

Storm threat spreads up East Coast as South recovers

Nov. 2, 2018 8:20 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters said most of the East Coast was at risk for severe weather Friday, with winds as strong as 60 mph, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain possible as the Gulf Coast recovered from storms blamed for two deaths. Waves of weather moving in from the Gulf of Mexico at daybreak...