Tornadoes

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Very rare 'anticyclonic' tornado hits Deuel County, South Dakota

A rare anticyclonic tornado touched down about 3.4 km (5.5 miles) northeast of Estelline, South Dakota during the evening hours of June 15, 2019. The EF-0 tornado lasted less than a minute and knocked down 7 trees at a farmstead. It was moving in an easterly...

June 19, 2019

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Strong tornado hits Bocholt, Germany, causing significant damage

Authorities suspect a tornado hit the city of Bocholt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany late June 4, 2019, causing significant damage. Another round of severe thunderstorms is expected today. Severe thunderstorms swept over parts of France, Benelux and Germany on...

June 05, 2019

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Extremely rare, large tornado hits Los Angeles, southern Chile

A large tornado formed in Los Angeles district of Bio Bio region, southern Chile during the afternoon hours (LT) of May 30, 2019, causing significant damage and multiple injuries. The tornado formed just before 18:00 LT and was preceded by strong winds and large...

May 31, 2019

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Second EF-4 tornado of the season, 935 so far this year, U.S.

Late Tuesday afternoon, May 28, 2019, an area of thunderstorms developed over southeastern Kansas. Through 16:00 local time, these storms became anchored on a warm front, which provided a source of forcing and enhanced low-level wind shear. The strongest storm...

May 30, 2019

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Massive tornado rips through Kansas City, Kansas

At least 11 people were injured, numerous homes were damaged and debris scattered at the airport after several suspected tornadoes swept through the Kansas City metropolitan area on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. The injuries have been reported in Douglas County after it...

May 29, 2019

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Extensive damage after multiple powerful tornadoes hit Dayton area, Ohio

At least one large and destructive tornado (EF-3) ripped through the city of Dayton and surrounding communities, Ohio late Monday night, May 27, 2019. Damage surveys are still in progress for at least three suspected tornadoes in the area. The first tornado touched...

May 28, 2019

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Destructive EF-3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in El Reno, Oklahoma

A powerful EF-3 tornado ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of El Reno late Saturday, May 25, 2019, killing 2 people and injuring 29. The event took place almost 6 years after the world's widest tornado on record hit El Reno, killing 8 people and injuring...

May 27, 2019

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Major tornadoes hit U.S., Reed Timmer survives extraordinary close-up encounter in Nebraska

AccuWeather's extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer survived a direct hit by a tornado just west of McCook, Nebraska on Friday, May 17, 2019, one of the biggest days for severe weather in the central U.S. so far this year. Timmer experienced an extraordinary...

May 18, 2019

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Multi-day widespread severe weather across the Plains and Mississippi Valley, U.S.

A multi-day widespread severe weather and heavy rain event is anticipated across much of the Plains and Mississippi Valley this week, before possibly reaching the Ohio Valley, the National Weather Service warns. The severe thunderstorms will be capable of producing...

May 06, 2019

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33 tornadoes reported as violent storms swept across Central U.S., severe weather continues

At least 33 tornadoes were reported Tuesday, April 30, 2019 as violent storms swept across much of the Central United States. Several damaging tornadoes were reported across the region, as well as heavy rain (week's worth in just several hours in Oklahoma...

May 02, 2019

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Severe weather across Central US, heavy rain, hail and damaging tornadoes

Severe weather is affecting the Central United States since over the past couple of days, dumping heavy rain and hail, and producing damaging tornadoes. NWS warns severe weather will be possible across a broad area across the South and Central Plains, and lower and...

May 01, 2019

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Deadly EF-3 tornado hits Ruston, rips through Louisiana Tech University campus, Louisiana

An EF-3 tornado hit the city of Ruston and Louisiana Tech University campus early Thursday morning (local time), April 25, 2019. Two people have lost their lives in the city. Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker confirmed the two fatalities but declined to identify them....

April 25, 2019

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At least 8 people killed after more than 20 tornadoes hit southern U.S.

At least 8 people were killed after severe thunderstorms swept through the southern United States on April 13 and 14, 2019, producing flash flooding and at least 22 tornadoes in Texas, Lousiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Two children were killed in Angelina County,...

April 15, 2019

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Significant damage, injuries reported after large tornado hits Franklin, Texas

Powerful thunderstorms swept through Texas on Saturday, April 13, 2019, producing several damaging tornadoes. More than 75 460 people are without power as of 19:31 UTC. Significant damage was reported in Franklin, TX after a long-track tornado that began south of...

April 13, 2019

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Severe storms hit Iraq, two large tornadoes touch down in Mosul

Severe storms have been affecting multiple governorates of Iraq since March 23, 2019. On April 3, two large tornadoes reportedly formed west of Mosul after a storm swept through the region. The storms were recorded in multiple governorates, including Anbar, Basra,...

April 04, 2019

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Rare waterspout makes landfall in Penang, damaging at least 50 buildings, Malaysia

A very large waterspout formed near the coast of Tanjung Tokong, Penang, Malaysia on April 1, 2019, and made landfall after about 5 minutes, severely damaging at least 50 buildings. The twister touched down around 13:36 LT, ripping off roofs and downing trees but...

April 02, 2019

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Severe thunderstorms, large hail and at least one confirmed tornado hit southern U.S.

Severe thunderstorms hit parts of southern United States on March 23 and 24, 2019, producing large hail, damaging winds and at least one tornado. The worst affected Sunday night was Collin County, Texas where a round of severe storms moved through the area producing...

March 25, 2019