Latest Thunderstorms News

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...

Storm flips campers at race track, causes renewed flooding

May. 21, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

WHEATLAND, Mo. (AP) — Four people are hospitalized after a storm flipped campers and destroyed the grandstand at a western Missouri race track. A severe weather system that formed in the Plains rumbled across Missouri Monday night and into Tuesday, bringing damaging winds along with heavy rain that added...

Some central Vermont communities repairing flood damage

May. 21, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Some central Vermont communities are repairing flood damage caused by heavy rains. The Times Argus reports some communities were awash with water that caused flooding and serious erosion in some cases after a night of thunderstorms and heavy rain on Sunday. In Middlesex, town road...

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....

Flooding possible in Kansas, Missouri after more storms

May. 20, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Forecasters are warning of possible flooding across a large swath of Kansas and parts of Missouri after another round of storms. In the Wichita area, the National Weather Service predicts strong to severe thunderstorms Monday night into Tuesday that may produce hail and wind gusts of...

Severe thunderstorms spawn weak tornado in western Michigan

May. 20, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

HASTINGS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say severe thunderstorms that moved across Michigan spawned a weak tornado in western Michigan that damaged barns and knocked down trees. The National Weather Service says the tornado Sunday evening in Barry County was rated EF-0 and was on the ground for about three...

Mason City office building suffers roof damage in rainstorm

May. 20, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Heavy rain has caused a gaping hole in the roof of a Mason City building that houses a number of government offices, forcing the structure to close. Mohawk Square closed after weekend thunderstorms dumped more than an inch of rain in the area and led to corner of the downtown...

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)...