Latest Tornadoes News

All but 1 tornado-damaged store now open in Richmond mall

Nov. 4, 2019 7:29 AM EST

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana shopping mall damaged by a June tornado has now reopened all but one of its storm-tossed stores. Nine stores had remained closed when the Richmond Mall reopened in early July about two weeks after a tornado swept the 391,000-square-foot mall with winds of up to 85...

Tornado confirmed as source of NJ Halloween night damage

Nov. 3, 2019 3:21 PM EST

MADISON, N.J. (AP) — Weather authorities have confirmed that it was a tornado that damaged homes and vehicles in northern New Jersey on Halloween night. The National Weather Service says the EF-1 tornado in Morris County touched down in Harding Township shortly before 12:30 a.m. Friday packing winds up to...

Storms kill 2, knock out power, downs trees on East Coast

Nov. 1, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Storms that began on Halloween killed at least two people, caused flooding, downed trees and power lines and damaged homes across the Northeast on Friday. By Friday afternoon, the number of people without power in the Northeast was starting to creep down, but still more than 450,000...

The Latest: Body of swept-away driver found in New York

Nov. 1, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on the severe weather that hit the eastern United States (all times local): 3 p.m. A driver swept away by flood waters in New York was found dead, and more than 241,000 customers are still without power after a night of heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 70 mph (110 kph)....

National Weather Service confirms tornado near Philadelphia

Nov. 1, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National Weather Service is confirming that a tornado with winds of 111 to 135 miles per hour tore through a suburb near Philadelphia. Meteorologist Jason Franklin of the National Weather Service says it's been confirmed that a tornado moved through Glen Mills in Delaware County...

The Latest: More power outages as eastern storms move north

Nov. 1, 2019 5:31 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on storms and cold weather (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Around 420,000 customers were without power up and down the Eastern Seaboard and in Ohio as severe thunderstorms moved through the region. A survey of outages maps for electric utilities from South Carolina up to Maine...

Thousands lose power as severe thunderstorms sweep north

Nov. 1, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of customers lost power as severe thunderstorms raked the Eastern Seaboard on an atmospheric Halloween night. At least 420,000 customers from South Carolina up to Maine and in Ohio were without power just before midnight Thursday, according to outage maps for electric...

Thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued for DC area

Oct. 31, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forecasters have issued flash flood warnings and severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of the Washington area. Officials also issued a tornado watch through midnight EDT for the District of Columbia, central and northern Virginia, and much of Maryland. The National Weather Service's...

Cleanup continues Monday from Olga's windy remnants

Oct. 28, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of people in Mississippi and Tennessee were still waiting late Monday for power to be restored as cleanup continued from winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Olga. High winds swept across a broad area Saturday, the National Weather Service reports. Some school...

Noem requests disaster declaration for tornadoes, floods

Oct. 28, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem is requesting a presidential disaster declaration for the damage caused by tornadoes and floods that struck southeastern South Dakota in September. Noem made her request in a letter to President Donald Trump. She wrote that storms, tornadoes and floods damaged homes and...