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Rare November tornadoes hit Connecticut, Rhode Island

Nov. 14, 2021 22:29 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Three tornadoes that hit Rhode Island and southeast Connecticut this weekend were the first since at least 1950 to strike the area in November, the National Weather Service said Sunday. The service confirmed the three tornadoes touched down...

Apartment complex rebuilding after Laura damaged by tornado

Nov. 13, 2021 00:03 AM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Rising after a hard knock can be wrenching, but for Claudette Price — who has just endured her fourth punch — accepting defeat is not an option. In the three years she has been the leasing manager for the Claire Gardens Apartments, she’s...

Weather service confirms 5 tornadoes hit Missouri, Illinois

Nov. 03, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least five tornadoes ripped through parts of eastern Missouri and southern Illinois last week, and two of them had peak wind speeds of about 150 mph. The tornadoes all occurred on the night of Oct. 24,...

31 October tornadoes in Oklahoma breaks monthly record

Nov. 02, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A total of 31 tornadoes last month was a record-high for October in Oklahoma dating to 1950, according to the National Weather Service. The previous high for October, the fifth most active month for tornadoes, was 27 in 1998, according to weather...

Woman dies in wreck after possible tornado in Mississippi

Oct. 28, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a woman died in a car accident on the Mississippi Gulf Coast after a possible tornado swept through the area. WLOX-TV reports a woman was driving down Highway 63 at around 9 p.m. Wednesday when her vehicle...

Tornado destroys homes in weather-battered western Louisiana

Oct. 27, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A tornado touched down in western Louisiana Wednesday, damaging more than a dozen homes in a part of the state still struggling to recover from repeated weather disasters, officials said. The National Weather Service said in a preliminary report...

NWS: 12 tornadoes from Sunday storms in Missouri, Illinois,

Oct. 27, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed 12 tornadoes hit in parts of Missouri, southwestern Illinois and northeast Kansas as severe storms raked the region on Sunday. The two strongest tornadoes were rated EF3, including one that tore through St....

Missouri tornado confirmed as storms swept into Illinois

Oct. 25, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a strong tornado that thrashed the southeastern Missouri city of Fredericktown as strong storms that swept the state and moved into Illinois overnight damaged buildings and knocked out power, but left no serious injuries. ...

Forecasters probe possible tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio

Oct. 22, 2021 07:11 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The National Weather Service on Friday planned to survey damage to determine whether tornadoes touched down as storms swept across parts of western Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. Radar data in Pennsylvania on Thursday night indicated three twisters...

2 tornados confirmed in western Pennsylvania

Oct. 17, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A pair of tornados have been confirmed in western Pennsylvania over the weekend, forecasters said. The National Weather Service says an EF-0 tornado with estimated winds up to 85 mph touched down in the town of Shippingport before dawn Saturday. The...