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SD girl killed in Minnesota storms that spawned 2 tornadoes

Sep. 17, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A line of strong storms brought damaging winds and at least a couple tornadoes to Minnesota and western Wisconsin early Friday, causing at least one death. Authorities in Mankato say a 4-year-old girl died when a tree branch fell on a tent at a...

Biden approves major disaster declaration in Pennsylvania

Sep. 11, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Biden has declared a major disaster in Pennsylvania due to heavy rains, severe flash flooding and tornadoes in the commonwealth from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Biden approved a request from Gov. Tom Wolf for a major disaster...

Tornado on southern Italian isle sweeps up cars, kills 2

Sep. 10, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A tornado on a small Italian island in the Mediterranean Friday evening swept up several cars, killing two people and injuring several others, firefighters said. In a tweet, the firefighters said the twister struck on Pantelleria, which is south of Sicily,...

Tornado confirmed this week in Hillsdale County

Sep. 10, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado with peak winds of 100 mph swept through Hillsdale County during a storm this week. No injuries were reported Tuesday night, though the tornado caused significant damage at Hillsdale Golf and...

Biden asked to declare disaster in Pennsylvania due to storm

Sep. 08, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is asking President Biden to declare a major disaster in Pennsylvania due to heavy rains, severe flash flooding and tornadoes in the commonwealth last week from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The governor is seeking a major disaster...

Weather service checking if tornado hit Illinois

Sep. 08, 2021 08:53 AM EDT

MINOOKA, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service said it would send experts to Will County to determine if a tornado swept through during a storm. Fierce winds, rain and hail hit parts of Illinois on Tuesday, knocking out power and revealing late summer weather...

New Jersey's largest dairy farm nearly destroyed in tornado

Sep. 07, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

The morning after one of the most intense tornadoes recorded in New Jersey history all but demolished the largest dairy farm in the state, owners Marianne and Wally Eachus looked at each other and just cried. “What are we going to do?” they asked one another. ...

Lawmakers: Ida damage shows need for infrastructure upgrades

Sep. 07, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken by haunting images of surging rivers, flooded roads and subways and other damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, lawmakers from both parties are vowing to upgrade the nation's aging infrastructure network. As the deadly storm moved from...

New Jersey's largest dairy farm nearly destroyed in tornado

Sep. 06, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

The morning after one of the most intense tornadoes recorded in New Jersey history all but demolished the largest dairy farm in the state, owners Marianne and Wally Eachus looked at each other and just cried. “What are we going to do?” they asked one another. ...

Lawmakers: Ida damage shows need for infrastructure upgrades

Sep. 06, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken by haunting images of surging rivers, flooded roads and subways and other damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, lawmakers from both parties are vowing to upgrade the nation's aging infrastructure network. As the deadly storm moved from...