Latest Tornadoes News

Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

Oct. 12, 2018 7:18 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents' home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Widespread catastrophic damage in Florida

Oct. 11, 2018 9:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Michael has sped off toward the Atlantic Ocean, but there will be nothing quick about Florida's recovery from the hurricane, where rows upon rows of homes have been smashed to pieces . The storm also has brought flash flooding to hurricane-weary parts of the Carolinas and...

Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

Oct. 11, 2018 8:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents' home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house. In what could only be described as a freak accident, authorities...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Michael hits Florida, Georgia

Oct. 10, 2018 9:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., and the proof is strewn across miles of Florida's coastline: Roofs and awnings peeled from buildings, pieces of homes scattered amid snapped trees and downed power lines, chunks of beaches washed away. After landfall in...

Severe weather disrupts power, flips vehicles in Oklahoma

Oct. 9, 2018 9:01 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Severe thunderstorms have overturned cars in the Oklahoma City area, while several Texas and Kansas communities are bracing for more flooding amid heavy rains. A line of strong thunderstorms rumbled across Oklahoma early Tuesday, prompting the National Weather Service to issue tornado,...

6 small tornadoes confirmed, 4 in Oklahoma and 2 in Texas

Oct. 8, 2018 11:33 AM EDT

FAIRFAX, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service reports that six small tornadoes from a single storm system hit Texas and Oklahoma overnight, including one that forced the closure of a state highway in northeastern Oklahoma for more than six hours. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says minor injuries and...

Tornado prompts nursing home evacuation; no serious injuries

Oct. 2, 2018 10:37 PM EDT

CONNEAUTVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A tornado struck a nursing home in northwestern Pennsylvania, blowing a roof off one building and causing moderate to heavy damage, authorities said. No serious injuries were reported. Meteorologist Mike Griffin of the National Weather Service office in Cleveland said the EF-2...

Canada's capital reeling after tornado hammers communities

Sep. 22, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A powerful tornado that carved a path through parts of Canada's capital snapped trees, tossed cars and obliterated dozens of homes leaving what the city's mayor on Saturday said resembled "a war scene." More than 150,000 customers were still without power following the tornado, which...

High winds, tornadoes wreak havoc across southern Minnesota

Sep. 21, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — Several tornadoes struck southern Minnesota as severe storms packing powerful winds and heavy rain left a trail of destruction overnight, the National Weather Service said Friday. The extreme weather late Thursday damaged homes and businesses, and turned a small airport upside down,...

Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

Sep. 19, 2018 1:09 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet....