Tornado outbreak results in 18 deaths in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky

Tornado outbreak results in 18 deaths in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky

At least 18 people were killed in a severe weather outbreak that affected Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kentucky from late Saturday into Sunday, May 26, 2024. Severe weather is expected to continue into the new week with risks shifting east from Alabama to near New York City by Monday.

Severe storms unleash tornadoes and extreme floods across Texas and Louisiana, U.S.

Severe storms unleash tornadoes and extreme floods across Texas and Louisiana, U.S.

A deadly severe weather outbreak hit the Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley on April 10, 2024, with tornadoes, heavy rains, and high wind gusts. The storms caused at least one fatality in Mississippi and widespread destruction, including in New Orleans, which faced a Flash Flood Emergency. Investigations suggest the event might qualify as a serial derecho — a significant meteorological phenomenon.

Tornado outbreak strikes Indiana and Ohio, numerous injuries, 2 fatalities reported

Tornado outbreak strikes Indiana and Ohio, numerous injuries, 2 fatalities reported

A severe storm system spawned eight tornadoes across Indiana, Ohio, and Texas on March 14, 2024, resulting in numerous injuries and widespread property damage. The most critical impact occurred in Winchester, Indiana, where significant injuries were reported by the Indiana State Police, and in Ohio, where multiple structures were destroyed and two people lost their lives.

Destructive tornadoes strike Tennessee, leaving six dead and widespread damage, U.S.

Destructive tornadoes strike Tennessee, leaving six dead and widespread damage, U.S.

A series of destructive tornadoes swept through Tennessee on December 9, 2023, hitting areas including Nashville and Clarksville. At least 6 people have been killed, including two adults and one child in Montgomery County, and more than 23 people were injured. The tornadoes caused extensive property damage, downed trees and power lines, and led to widespread power outages, affecting thousands of residents across the state.

Two long-track tornadoes strike Tampa Bay,  Florida

Two long-track tornadoes strike Tampa Bay, Florida

On October 12, 2023, two long-track tornadoes swept through parts of Tampa Bay, Florida, U.S., significantly affecting Citrus, Pinellas, and Pasco counties. The early morning twisters caused extensive damage, leading to road closures and class cancellations in Citrus County.

16 injured as North Carolina experiences rare July EF-3 tornado

16 injured as North Carolina experiences rare July EF-3 tornado

A devastating EF-3 tornado ravaged central North Carolina, severely damaging a Pfizer plant and other structures, injuring 16 people, and halting traffic on a major interstate on July 19, 2023. This is the first event of its kind recorded in this region in the month of July.

Multiple tornadoes touch down in northeastern Illinois, disrupting air travel

Multiple tornadoes touch down in northeastern Illinois, disrupting air travel

On Wednesday, July 12, 2023, the greater Chicago area was hit by a series of tornadoes and thunderstorms, causing significant disruption to air travel and damaging homes in several counties. The severe weather forced the temporary halt of all air traffic at O’Hare and Midway airports and prompted the evacuation of their control towers.