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Large tornado rips through Jonesboro, causing extensive damage, Arkansas

At least 22 people were injured and numerous buildings destroyed or damaged after a large tornado ripped through the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas on Saturday, March 28, 2020. There are no confirmed fatalities, but the damage is extensive. Early estimates suggest this...

March 29, 2020

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Outbreak of severe thunderstorms likely from the Plains to the Midwest, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes are likely from the Plains to the Midwest into tonight. An outbreak of severe thunderstorms capable of strong tornadoes, very large hail, and damaging winds will be likely Saturday into...

March 27, 2020

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Large and destructive tornado hits Tishomingo, Mississippi -- rare tornado emergency issued

A large and destructive tornado hit the town of Tishomingo in northern Mississippi and moved into northern Alabama on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, forcing authorities to issue a rare tornado emergency. Considerable damage was reported and several people were reportedly...

March 25, 2020

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Record-breaking rainfall soaks Southern California, another storm underway, U.S.

Heavy rains drenched parts of Southern California on March 22 and into March 23, 2020. The coastal mountain ranges were also hit by the widespread rain, while some beneficial rain and snow fell in the southern San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada. Southern...

March 23, 2020

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Days of intense, record rains trigger deadly floods in Ohio and Indiana, U.S.

Days of torrential rain triggered flash flooding in parts of Ohio and Indiana on March 20, 2020, resulting in damage to properties and at least eight fatalities. Rescue operations conducted by emergency responders, volunteer fire departments, as well as the...

March 23, 2020

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Heavy snow hits Arizona on the first day of spring, U.S.

Parts of northwest Arizona saw heavy snow on the first day of spring on Thursday, March 19, 2020, with up to 30 cm (12 inches) in parts of the country. The National Weather Service (NWS) said up to 30 cm (12 inches) of snow fell in Flagstaff by 05:00 LT on Thursday,...

March 21, 2020

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At least 8 tornadoes cause heavy damage in parts of North Texas, U.S.

At least eight tornadoes up to EF-2 with winds as strong as 217 km/h (135 mph) wreaked havoc in parts of rural North Texas on Wednesday, March 18, 2020-- the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed Thursday, March 19. Severe storms sparked at least eight tornadoes...

March 20, 2020

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Significant storm system impacting the United States -- heavy rain, snow and severe thunderstorms

A significant storm system will bring a plethora of weather impacts to the central U.S. into Friday, March 20, 2020. Heavy snow and strong winds will cause hazardous travel from the Rockies to portions of the northern Plains. Heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms...

March 20, 2020

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Winter ends with an all-out snowstorm for parts of north-central U.S., up to 51 cm (20 inches) of snow likely

Just as the winter season in the U.S. officially ends and spring begins, an all-out snowstorm is set to deliver a final blow to parts of the north-central region-- particularly the central Rockies, northern Plains, and Upper Midwest. The blizzard-like conditions are...

March 18, 2020

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Slow-moving winter storm brings significant snowfall to drought-hit California, up to 1.8 m (6 feet) of snow possible, U.S.

A large and slow-moving late-season winter storm started dumping significant heavy snow on California's Sierra Nevada on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Up to 1.8 m (6 feet) of snow is expected in the following days, replenishing the mountains following the...

March 16, 2020

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Severe thunderstorms, large hail strike parts of Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with hailstones up to 5 cm (2 inches) in diameter, hit parts of central U.S., including Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky, and nearby areas since Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The storms resulted in power outages for about 3 000 customers, particularly...

March 13, 2020

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Heavy snow and flash flood threats continue across the western U.S. - severe thunderstorms possible across West Texas and Eastern New Mexico

Storm systems across the western U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall to portions of the Desert Southwest on Friday, March 13, 2020, with heavy snows continuing across many mountainous areas through the weekend. Heavy snow is also possible across the Central...

March 13, 2020

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NWS confirms catastrophic Nashville tornadoes as EF-4 and EF-3, Tennessee, U.S.

After a preliminary damage survey on March 4, 2020, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that the twisters that caused destruction in Middle Tennessee on March 3, particularly in Nashville, were EF-3 and EF-4, with powerful winds up to 282 km/h (175 mph). As...

March 05, 2020

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Slow-moving front focusing hazardous weather across the U.S. South over the next few days

A slow-moving front will focus hazardous weather across the South over the next few days, with a broad threat for flash flooding, and renewed chances of river flooding across the Southeast, NWS warns. Severe thunderstorms are possible each day, progressing from...

March 04, 2020

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Strong tornado hits Nashville, causing extensive damage -- at least 24 casualties and 40 structures destroyed, Tennessee, U.S.

A strong tornado hit the city of Nashville, Tennessee on March 3, 2020, causing extensive damage. The twister has left at least 24 people dead and at least 40 buildings destroyed. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee declared a state of emergency. "The State of Tennessee...

March 03, 2020

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Intense lake effect snow wallops Upstate New York, encasing homes in a thick layer of ice

An intense lake effect snow raged across Upstate New York on February 28, 2020, leaving areas along Lake Erie entirely covered in ice-- in some areas up to 4 m (12 feet) thick. Residents described the conditions as surreal, remarking that it was the first time ice...

March 02, 2020

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Powerful winter storm pounding parts of the Northeast and Great Lakes, extremely heavy lake effect snow expected

A powerful winter storm is organizing near the eastern Great Lakes on February 27, 2020, and will slowly lift through southeastern Canada over the next day. Heavy snow and gusty winds will wallop areas from western and Upstate New York into northern New England....

February 27, 2020

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Complex winter storm to impact a large portion of the Midwest through the Great Lakes into northern New England

An intensifying winter storm is set to dump heavy snow and generate gusty winds from a huge portion of the Midwest through the Great Lakes into the northeastern U.S. through Thursday, February 27, 2020, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The storm...

February 25, 2020

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Cold dome of Arctic high pressure pushing down across the Rockies and Plains, keeping temperatures well below average

A cold dome of Arctic high pressure pushing down across the Rockies and Plains will spread east-southeastward over the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Ohio Valley and the Southeast, NWS forecaster Ziegenfelder noted at 07:51 UTC on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Cold...

February 20, 2020

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Mississippi under state of emergency after historic flooding, above-normal rain triggers inundation and landslides in Tennessee

Incessant heavy rains continued to drench portions of the southern U.S., causing several rivers and dams to overflow. Unprecedented flooding in Mississippi put the state under a state of emergency on February 15, 2020, as Pearl River reached its third-highest level...

February 18, 2020

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Deadly winter storm spawns 19 tornadoes, causes major flooding and power outages, affecting 300 000 across Eastern U.S.

Powerful winter storm that wreaked havoc across parts of Eastern U.S. on Thursday, February 6, 2020, produced 19 tornadoes, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed on Sunday, February 9, 2020. The storm sparked flooding and caused power outages that affected...

February 10, 2020

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Powerful storm kills 5 across the Southeast, heavy snow and freezing rain continues across the Northeast, U.S.

A powerful winter storm hit the Southeast U.S. on Thursday, February 6, 2020, killing at least 5 people and wreaking havoc across the region. The storm will continue to bring heavy and snow and freezing rain for the interior Northeast on Friday, February 7, before...

February 07, 2020

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Deadly storm hits eastern U.S., now shifting north along the spine of the Appalachians, then across the Northeast Friday while rapidly strengthening

A powerful winter storm slammed the eastern U.S. on Thursday, February 6, 2020, spawning tornadoes in which one person was killed and another injured. The storm is shifting north along the spine of the Appalachians today, then across the Northeast Friday, February 7...

February 06, 2020

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Winter storm to track from West to East this week, U.S.

A winter storm is forecast to travel across the U.S. this week, bringing strong winds, snow, ice, and rain from the Rockies to the south-central U.S. and the East Coast, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) forecast on Monday, February 3, 2020. "A...

February 03, 2020

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Storms to continue impacting Northwest with cold wave on the way, U.S.

A series of storms powered by an atmospheric river will continue affecting the Pacific Northwest in the coming days. Winter-like temperatures and snow are also expected to be back on Monday, February 3. "An extended period of heavy rain is expected for...

January 31, 2020

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Storms and rising snow levels to heighten risk of flooding and landslides across Pacific Northwest

A series of storms and rising levels of snow are forecast to heighten threats of flooding and landslides across the Pacific Northwest this week. "The Pacific Northwest will continue to get pounded with heavy rain and flooding this week," said Paul...

January 29, 2020

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Two interconnected deep cyclones form over the North Pacific Ocean

Two deep cyclones were spotted forming over the North Pacific Ocean on January 20, 2020-- simultaneously occurring between Asian and North American continents. The twins are expected to head towards the northwestern US and southwest Canada, bringing severe winds and...

January 22, 2020

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Intense wet microburst tears apart North Carolina school gym, injuring 3, U.S.

Severe storms spawned an intense wet microburst in North Carolina's Sampson County on Monday afternoon, January 13, 2020, which ripped off a school gym and injured three students. Powerful winds up to 137 km/h (85 mph) left a gaping hole in the roof and wall as...

January 17, 2020

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Powerful new winter storm to slam Pacific Northwest, move toward Plains and Midwest, U.S.

A powerful winter storm with areas of heavy snow and ice will cross the Pacific Northwest tonight, January 15 into 16, 2020 and drive east across the Plains and Midwest by the end of the week, NWS warns. "A very strong area of low pressure currently focused...

January 15, 2020

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At least 12 dead as massive winter storm system hits U.S.

A powerful outbreak of severe weather beginning Friday, January 10, 2020, has claimed at least 12 lives in Alabama, Iowa, Louisiana, and Texas as storms hit parts of the Gulf Coast and Southeast U.S. Meanwhile, ice storm warnings were in place for parts of the...

January 13, 2020

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Icy roads impact travel ahead of major multi-hazard storm, snow, and damaging winds across central U.S.

A large multi-hazard storm is forecast to pound the central US, particularly the Plains and Midwest starting Friday, January 10, 2020. The storm will shift to the East Coast by early Sunday, January 12. Heavy snow and ice may lead to dangerous travel conditions from...

January 10, 2020

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Major multi-hazard storm forecast to impact the Southern Plains and Midwest this Friday, shifting to the East Coast over the weekend

A major multi-hazard storm is forecast to impact the Southern Plains and Midwest this Friday, January 10, 2020, shifting to the East Coast by Sunday, January 12, NWS warns. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and tornadoes are forecast in parts of...

January 08, 2020

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Series of strong storms to dump heavy rain and snow on Pacific Northwest, U.S.

Several strong storms are expected to bring heavy rain and snow to parts of the Northwest in the week ahead. As the active weather pattern continues through the coming week, storms will line up to track across the region, with a cold front moving through Sunday, and...

January 05, 2020

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Major winter storm hits United States with heavy snow and freezing rain

A major winter storm has intensified as it shifted across the Plains and into the Upper Midwest this weekend, and is likely to continue disrupting holiday travel through New Year's Day. The storm has brought a mix of snow, rain, and ice to the Twin Cities and...

December 29, 2019

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Powerful winter storm in the Four Corners will move across the Plains to the Upper Midwest this weekend

A potent winter storm will swing from the Four Corners Friday, December 27, 2019, across the Central Plains to the Upper Midwest this weekend. Areas of heavy snow, blowing snow and freezing rain are forecast on the cold side of the storm. On the warm side, isolated...

December 27, 2019

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Destructive winter storm batters Oahu and Kaua'i on Christmas Day, Hawaii

A destructive winter storm pounded the islands Oahu and Kuai in Hawaii on Christmas Day-- Wednesday, December 25, 2019, which resulted in a landslide, knocked down trees, electricity disruption to over 18 000 customers, floods, and multiple traffic accidents....

December 26, 2019

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Seattle records wettest December 20 since 1900 as atmospheric river brings floods and landslides, U.S.

Seattle residents woke up to their wettest December 20 in over 100 years on Friday, December 20, 2019, as an atmospheric river soaked the city with heavy rain, leading to floods, landslides, and traffic disruptions. Over 78 mm (3 inches) of rain was recorded,...

December 21, 2019

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Series of storm systems bring heavy rain, flooding, mountain snow, and rough surf from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend

A plume of moist air is forecast to continue dousing the northwestern region of the United States with heavy rain, flooding, mountain snow, and rough surf from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Hazardous travel conditions are likely, NWS...

December 20, 2019

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Severe storms claim 16 lives across the South and Midwest, snow squalls barrel through the Northeast, U.S.

Severe storms affecting the United States over the past couple of days claimed at least 16 lives as of Wednesday, December 18, 2019. 12 fatalities in the Midwest are blamed on dangerous road conditions, while at least 4 died in tornado outbreak in the Deep South....

December 19, 2019

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Deadly tornado outbreak hits Deep South, U.S.

Severe storms triggered more than two dozen tornadoes in parts of the Deep South on Monday, December 16, 2019, killing at least three people in Louisiana and Alabama, while leaving a trail of destruction mostly in Mississippi, according to the National Weather...

December 17, 2019