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US: Severe weather outbreak expected this weekend

A tornado that cut through the heart of Norman on Friday, April 13, 2012 could be the first taste of a major outbreak expected Saturday and Sunday.A large upper-air cold pocket will exit out of the Four Corners and meet up with a humid and very warm air mass still

April 14, 2012

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Dozen tornadoes tear through Dallas-Fort Worth area, US

Large, destructive tornadoes touched down in the Dallas and Fort Worth areas of Texas on Tuesday afternoon. Wave after wave of storms battered North Texas on Tuesday afternoon, smashing homes and apartment complexes, toppling trees, tossing vehicles. Cleanup efforts

April 04, 2012

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Severe weather outbreak across Great Plains, US

Severe thunderstorms are heating up on the central and southern Plains, producing the threats of damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes. A line of thunderstorms is stretching from the Dallas and Fort Worth area and extending to communities south and west of San

March 20, 2012

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Tornado touch down near Dexter, Michigan - USA

Several homes were destroyed and others damaged Thursday when a tornado touched down near Dexter, Michigan, officials said.No injuries or deaths were immediately reported, said Marc Breckenridge, emergency management director for Washtenaw County. Authorities were

March 16, 2012

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Tornado and hailstorm with torrential rains hammer Hawaii

The twister with winds of 100 - 115 kmh (60-70 mph) tore holes in roofs and downed trees as it moves through the towns Lanikai and Kailua on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. A waterspout made landfall on Friday morning on the east shore becoming a rare tornado. There were

March 11, 2012

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US tornado weekend aftermath, 1300 reports, 1000 warnings - with video collection

A massive tornado outbreak of stunning violence swept through the US midsection on Friday, March 2nd, spawning deadly tornadoes that killed at least 31. Hardest hit were Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The scale of the outbreak was truly exceptional, with a preliminary

March 04, 2012

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US: Over 50 tornado reports so far! Multiple towns wiped out

Reports of serious damage are pouring in and situation is getting worse. Storms are headed towards huge population centers like New York City, Boston, Philadelphia...Severe storms started hammering an area from Missouri into Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky

March 03, 2012

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Severe weather outbreak and tornado warnings in multiple states, US

A tornado reportedly caused significant damage to homes and several injuries in Harveyville, Kansas, about 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Topeka. The small Wabaunsee County town of about 230 residents was hit about 9 p.m. local time as a severe storm system swept across

February 29, 2012

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Rare tornadoes ripped through Sulawesi and Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

A powerful tornado has ripped through the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi and Sumatra, killing five people and damaging properties. Rare tornadoes hit Wette’e village, Sidenreng Rappang (Sidrap) regency in South Sulawesi and West Pakpak regency in North Sumatra on

February 28, 2012

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Watersprout seen over Auckland, New Zealand

A large water funnel resembling a tornado has been spotted in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf yesterday. The thin, tornado-like funnel apparently caused no significant harm as it swirled near the Auckland central business district at about 4 p.m., local time, or late Tuesday

February 15, 2012

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US: Severe weather outbreak

There have been several tornadic outbreaks with damaging winds and hail… in Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, Mississippi, Indiana, Louisiana and Michigan… Be prepared if you live in any of these states!Twisters downed

January 23, 2012

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2011: Fourteen billion-dollar weather disasters, most in U.S. history

Through August, the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) estimated that ten weather disasters costing at least $1 billion had hit the U.S., at total cost of up to $45 billion. However, the October 29 snow storm brings us up to eleven billion-dollar disasters. Flood

December 01, 2011

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Tornado storm strike UK

A storm described as a "tornado" has left an aftermath of damage in a part of northern England. The violent storm struck Greater Manchester Tuesday afternoon downing trees and damaging homes. Witnesses described skies going "pitch black" and "all whirling around," as

December 01, 2011

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More than 20 tornadoes and severe thunderstorms hit Southeast US

A total of 23 tornadoes were sighted across the South on Wednesday (some sightings were likely of the same twister), while the National Weather Service received dozens of reports of thunderstorm wind damage. Deadly tornadoes and damaging thunderstorms tearing across

November 17, 2011

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Two deadly tornadoes hit South Africa

A deadly tornado hit the township of Duduza in South Africa on Sunday. An 8-year-old child died and more than 160 people were injured when the twister struck Duduza, about 40 miles east of Johannesburg, destroying dozens of houses, many of them tin shacks, according...

October 04, 2011

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Lee spawns mass tornadoes touchdown from Mississippi to Georgia, floods, wildfires across Texas

Flooding isn't the only threat Tropical Rainstorm Lee brings to the Southeast. Tornadoes have been touching down from Mississippi to Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and more are likely to be spawned across the Southeast through Tuesday.The area at greatest risk today

September 06, 2011

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Hurricane Irene makes landfall

Irene is a category 1 Hurricane with sustained winds of 85 m.p.h. Its effects so far have included 4 deaths in North Carolina, hundreds of trees uprooted, power outages, and structural damage. Structural damage, though minor so far in most places, has also been of a

August 27, 2011