EF-1 tornado hits Montebello, California — the strongest tornado to impact Los Angeles Metro area since March 1983

EF-1 tornado hits Montebello, California — the strongest tornado to impact Los Angeles Metro area since March 1983

An EF-1 tornado hit the city of Montebello near Los Angeles, southern California on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, ripping roofs off buildings, throwing cars around, and injuring 1 person. This is the strongest tornado to impact the Los Angeles Metro area since March 1983, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. It is also the second tornado to hit California within 24 hours.

Tornadoes and high winds cause damage and widespread power outages across Texas and Louisiana

Tornadoes and high winds cause damage and widespread power outages across Texas and Louisiana

Tornadoes and high winds caused damage and widespread power outages Thursday, March 2, 2023, in Texas and Louisiana, including Dallas-Fort Worth and Shreveport. At the height of the storm, there were more than 350 000 customers without power in Texas, with more than half of them in the Dallas-Fort Worth area where winds up to 130 km/h (80 mph) were recorded.

Tornadoes leave a trail of destruction in southern Plains, U.S.

Tornadoes leave a trail of destruction in southern Plains, U.S.

Several destructive tornadoes touched down in southern Plains on February 26, 2023, resulting in severe damage and power outages. The National Weather Service reported multiple tornadoes throughout the day, with winds of over 177 km/h (110 mph) causing significant damage in Texas.

Iowa hit by first January tornadoes in 56 years, U.S.

Iowa hit by first January tornadoes in 56 years, U.S.

On January 16, 2023, Iowa experienced a rare meteorological event as two tornadoes touched down in the eastern part of the state, marking the first January tornadoes in Iowa in 56 years. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the last time Iowa saw January tornadoes was in 1967 — with a total of 13 tornadoes during the month. While tornadoes are a relatively common occurrence in Iowa, with peak season typically taking place in May, January tornadoes are a rare phenomenon.

Tornado outbreak in Alabama leaves extensive damage and at least 6 people dead

Tornado outbreak in Alabama leaves extensive damage and at least 6 people dead

A severe weather outbreak in the Southeast United States on Thursday, January 12, 2023, has left at least seven people dead, several injured, and extensive damage in its wake. A series of tornadoes in central Alabama killed at least six people and in Georgia, a passenger in a vehicle was killed when a tree fell on the car during a severe storm.

Large and destructive tornadoes hit Southern U.S.

Large and destructive tornadoes hit Southern U.S.

A severe weather outbreak hit the Southern U.S. on November 29, 2022, bringing strong tornadoes, very large hail, and severe with gusts across parts of the lower to mid-Mississippi Valley, Mid-South, and parts of the Southeast. A few long-track strong tornadoes remain possible before the event is over.

Tornado outbreak – Destructive tornadoes hit Texas and Oklahoma, leaving more than 100 000 customers without power

Tornado outbreak – Destructive tornadoes hit Texas and Oklahoma, leaving more than 100 000 customers without power

Severe storms moving through the south-central U.S. on Friday, November 4, 2022, produced strong winds and heavy rain, hail and tornadoes in Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, leaving damage and injuring people. The threat of tornadoes, some intense, continued across the ArkLaTex region overnight on November 5 as the cold front passes through the southern Plains.