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Tornado hits Michigan, killing toddler, while Ohio and Maryland storms injure at least 13

Jun. 06, 2024 19:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A tornado that ripped through suburban Detroit earlier this week downed trees that smashed through the roof of Abby Sata’s family home, sending water gushing below. Though they now have a giant crane taking trees off the house, they were lucky no one was hurt....

Tornadoes touch down across US, killing toddler in Michigan and injuring 5 in Maryland

Jun. 05, 2024 23:06 PM EDT

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A tornado killed a 2-year-old boy and injured his mother Wednesday when a tree fell on their house in suburban Detroit, while emergency workers in Maryland were responding to reports of collapsed structures with people trapped inside after a tornado there. ...

Tallahassee mayor says cost from May 10 tornadoes now tops $50 million as city seeks federal aid

Jun. 02, 2024 13:15 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Recovery from a May 10 tornado outbreak has cost Florida's capital city $50 million so far, Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey said Friday. Florida officials have requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency declare a major disaster, which could make...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

May. 30, 2024 15:12 PM EDT

Gazette-Mail. May29, 2024. Editorial: West Virginia becoming part of Tornado Alley In the past two months, at least 11 tornadoes have hit West Virginia as powerful storms surged through the Mountain State. It’s a number that almost defies belief over such a short...

Storms leave widespread outages across Texas, cleanup continues after deadly weekend across US

May. 28, 2024 22:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Strong storms with damaging winds and baseball-sized hail pummeled Texas on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and about 1 million businesses and homes without power as much of the U.S. recovered from severe weather, including tornadoes, that killed at least 24 people during the...

Kentucky families struggling after being hit for a second time by a tornado in the same locations

May. 28, 2024 18:24 PM EDT

BARNSLEY, Ky. (AP) — Devin Johnson’s life was uprooted for a second time when a tornado flattened his home over the Memorial Day weekend — on the same lot in Kentucky where another storm left him homeless in 2021. Johnson, 21, watched Tuesday as workers used chain saws to cut...

A `gustnado' churns across a Michigan lake. Experts say these small whirlwinds rarely cause damage

May. 28, 2024 14:07 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An unusual weather phenomenon called a “gustnado,” which looks like a small tornado but is actually a type of whirlwind kicked up by thunderstorm winds, brought some dramatic moments to a western Michigan lake over the weekend. Video posted on social...

At least 22 dead in Memorial Day weekend storms that devastated several US states

May. 28, 2024 03:07 AM EDT

A series of powerful storms swept over the central and southern U.S. over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, killing at least 22 people and leaving a wide trail of destroyed homes, businesses and power outages. The destructive storms caused deaths in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and...

At least 15 dead after severe weather carves path of ruin across multiple states in the South

May. 26, 2024 21:18 PM EDT

VALLEY VIEW, Texas (AP) — Powerful storms killed at least 15 people, injured hundreds and left a wide trail of destruction Sunday across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas after obliterating homes and destroying a truck stop where dozens sought shelter in a restroom during the latest deadly weather to...

Children among 11 people killed after tornadoes and heavy storms plow across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, officials say

May. 26, 2024 11:30 AM EDT
VALLEY VIEW, Texas (AP) — Children among 11 people killed after tornadoes and heavy storms plow across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, officials say.