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Hurricane "Nicholas" leaves widespread damage, more than 500 000 without power in Texas

Hurricane "Nicholas" made landfall on the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula, Texas at 05:30 UTC on September 14, 2021, with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (75 mph) and a minimum central pressure of 991 hPa.1 The storm caused widespread damage...

September 14, 2021

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Hurricane "Nicholas" makes landfall along the Texas coast

Nicholas reached hurricane strength at 03:00 UTC on September 14, 2021, and made landfall on the eastern part of the Matagorda Peninsula, about 15 km (10 miles) WSW of Sargent Beach, Texas at 05:30 UTC with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (75 mph) and a minimum...

September 14, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Nicholas" to make landfall in Texas, flash flooding, dangerous storm surge and gusty winds expected

Tropical Storm "Nicholas" formed in the Gulf of Mexico at 15:00 UTC on September 12, 2021, as the 14th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. At the time, its center was located about 205 km (130 miles) NE of Veracruz, Mexico. Heavy rainfall...

September 13, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Mindy" makes landfall in Florida Panhandle, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Mindy" formed in the northeast Gulf of Mexico at 21:00 UTC on September 8, 2021, prompting officials to issue Tropical Storm Warnings for areas from Mexico Beach to Steinhatchee River, Florida, U.S. Mindy's center made landfall at St....

September 09, 2021

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New Orleans on track to restore 90 percent of electricity by September 8, Louisiana

Just 8 days after Category 4 Hurricane "Ida" hit New Orleans, knocking out power to the entire city, 71 percent of Entergy New Orleans customers have had their power restored, company executives announced on Monday, September 6, 2021. Ida made landfall on...

September 07, 2021

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New Jersey’s largest dairy devastated by an EF-3 tornado in Mullica Hill

An EF-3 tornado produced by remnants of Category 4 Hurricane "Ida" touched down in Mullica Hill, New Jersey on September 1, 2021, devastating Wellacrest Farms -- the state's largest dairy farm. The National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, NJ has...

September 06, 2021

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Remnants of Hurricane "Ida" bring record rains, historic flooding and destructive tornadoes to U.S. Northeast, leaving at least 71 people dead

Remnants of Hurricane "Ida" -- which made landfall in Louisiana on August 29 with maximum sustained winds of 240 km/h (150 mph)1 -- inundated parts of the U.S. Northeast and spawned large and extremely dangerous tornadoes on September 1 and 2, 2021....

September 02, 2021

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Remnants of Ida and Nora bring dangerous flash flood threats to U.S.

As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone "Ida" move into the northeast U.S., potentially life-threatening flash flooding is possible Wednesday into early Thursday, September 1 and 2, 2021, across portions of the Mid-Atlantic to Southern New England. In...

September 01, 2021

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More than 1 million homes and businesses remain without power, Louisiana

More than 1 million homes and businesses in southern Louisiana remain without power after Hurricane "Ida" caused 'catastrophic' damage to the power grid over the weekend.1 Ida is the second most intense hurricane on record to hit Louisiana, only...

August 31, 2021

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Category 4 Hurricane "Ida" hits Louisiana on Katrina's 16th anniversary, leaves more than 1 million homes without power

Extremely dangerous Category 4 Hurricane "Ida" made landfall in Louisiana, U.S. on August 29, 2021, bringing catastrophic storm surge, maximum sustained winds of 240 km/h (150 mph), and heavy rains. More than 1 million customers in Louisiana were left...

August 30, 2021

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Ida expected to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane as it hits Louisiana, U.S.

Hurricane "Ida" is moving over the Gulf of Mexico through an area favorable for rapid intensification. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) expects it to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane when it reaches the coast of Louisiana by late Sunday, August...

August 28, 2021

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Henri continues dumping heavy rain after making landfall near Westerly, Rhode Island, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Henri" made landfall near Westerly, Rhode Island, U.S. at approximately 16:15 UTC (12:15 EDT) on Sunday, August 22, 2021. At the time of landfall, it had maximum sustained winds of 95 km/h (60 mph) and a minimum central pressure of 989 hPa....

August 23, 2021

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Catastrophic flooding hits Tennessee after record rainfall, leaving at least 22 people dead and dozens missing

Several waves of slow-moving storms dumped record-breaking rains over parts of Middle Tennessee on Saturday, August 21, 2021, resulting in catastrophic flooding in which at least 22 people lost their lives and dozens remain missing. The worst impacted counties...

August 23, 2021

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Henri expected to strengthen into a hurricane today, make landfall in Long Island or southern New England

Tropical Storm "Henri" is expected to become a hurricane on Saturday, August 21, 2021, and make landfall in Long Island or southern New England late Saturday night or on Sunday (LT), August 22. At 06:00 UTC on August 21, Henri's center was located...

August 21, 2021

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35 missing after remnants of Tropical Storm "Fred" hit North Carolina, U.S.

Heavy rains brought by remnants of Tropical Storm "Fred" triggered floods and mudslides in North Carolina after the storm made landfall near Cape San Blas, Florida1 on August 16, 2021. Fred then moved through parts of Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina...

August 19, 2021

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Record rainfall hits burn scar areas in Flagstaff, Arizona

Coconino County officials, Arizona are reporting a 200- to 500-year rainfall event hit Museum Fire Burn Scar in Flagstaff, Arizona on August 17, 2021. At approximately 12:15 MST on August 17 (19:15 UTC, August 16), rain began to fall over the Museum Fire Burn Scar,...

August 19, 2021

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Storm surge, heavy rains and high winds hit Florida as Tropical Storm "Fred" makes landfall, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Fred" -- the 6th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season -- made landfall at 19:15 UTC (15:15 LT) on August 16, 2021, near Cape San Blas, Florida, U.S. The storm peaked at 100 km/h (65 mph) just one hour before and maintained that...

August 17, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Fred" to make landfall in the western Florida Panhandle, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Fred" is forecast to make landfall in the western Florida Panhandle in the afternoon on August 16, 2021, bringing heavy rainfall and dangerous storm. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash, urban, small stream, and isolated river flooding...

August 16, 2021

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Severe thunderstorms cause historic power outage across Michigan, U.S. - more than 900 000 homes without power

Two rounds of severe thunderstorms hit Michigan from Tuesday to Thursday, August 10 to 12, 2021. Strong winds and heavy rains brought by the storm decimated the power supply network, leaving more than 900 000 homes and businesses without power. Winds up to 110 km/h...

August 13, 2021

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More than 460 000 customers without power as severe thunderstorms hit Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms rolled through parts of the U.S. Midwest on Tuesday night, August 10, 2021, into Wednesday, leaving more than 460 000 customers without power in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois. As of 00:45 UTC on August 11 (19:45 CDT on August 10), more than...

August 11, 2021

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Powerful EF-3 tornado hits Bensalem, Pennsylvania

At least 6 people were injured when a tornado ripped through Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania during a severe weather outbreak across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic on Thursday, July 29, 2021. At least 18 tornadoes were reported during the outbreak, large hail,...

July 31, 2021

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Series of deadly crashes after dust storm hits Utah

At least 8 people have been killed and several others critically injured in a series of car crashes on Interstate-15 near Kanosh, Millard County, Utah on Sunday, July 25, 2021. According to the Utah Department of Public Service (DPS), 22 vehicles were involved in...

July 26, 2021

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Severe flooding hits Colorado and New Mexico, U.S.

At least 3 people have been killed and 3 others remain missing after severe flooding hit parts of Colorado and New Mexico, U.S. late Tuesday (LT), July 20, 2021. At 01:44 UTC on July 21, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office in northern Colorado issued a mandatory...

July 22, 2021

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Cars washed away after severe flash floods hit Flagstaff, Arizona

Heavy monsoon downpours affecting Flagstaff, Arizona on July 15, 2021, caused severe flash flooding for the second day in a row, forcing authorities to issue numerous warnings and advisories. A Flash Flood Warning was issued for Yavapai and Coconino counties, Ash...

July 16, 2021

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Severe flash flooding after exceptionally heavy rains hit Pennsylvania, U.S.

Slow-moving thunderstorms dropped exceptionally heavy rains in just a couple of hours over parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey on Monday, July 12, 2021, shutting down highways, prompting water rescues, and forcing authorities to issue flash flood emergencies....

July 13, 2021

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The U.S. experienced 8 billion-dollar disasters in the first six months of 2021

The first six months of 2021 brought a total of 8 billion-dollar disasters to the United States, according to data provided by the NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Disasters. The 1980 - 2020 annual average is 7.1 events (CPI-adjusted), while the annual...

July 12, 2021

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EF-2 tornado hits Dexter, leaving at least 150 homes damaged, Missouri

An EF-2 tornado touched down on the west side of Dexter, Missouri on July 10, 2021, and moved through the city. This is the first EF-2 or stronger tornado in the month of July since 1971 across all 58 Paducah NWS forecast areas. At least 150 homes were damaged,...

July 12, 2021

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Severe thunderstorm brings massive hail, prompting rare warning in Iowa, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms brought strong winds and huge hail to Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday afternoon, July 9, 2021. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued what might be the city's first warning for hail of up to 10 cm (4 inches). The Des Moines metro area was...

July 10, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Elsa" makes landfall over north Florida Gulf coast, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Elsa" is approaching the northern Florida Gulf coast at a speed of 22 km/h (14 mph) with maximum sustained winds of 100 km/h (65 mph), as of 12:00 UTC (08:00 EDT) on July 7, 2021. On the forecast track, Elsa will make landfall along the...

July 07, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Elsa" - Hurricane Watch issued for parts of Florida, U.S.

Tropical Storm "Elsa" is re-strengthening after moving over Cuba toward Florida, U.S. The system will pass near the Florida Keys this morning LT, July 6, and move near or over portions of the west coast of Florida later today and continuing into Wednesday,...

July 06, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Danny" makes landfall in South Carolina, the first June landfall since 1867

Tropical Storm "Danny" -- the 4th named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season -- has made landfall in South Carolina at 23:30 UTC on June 28, 2021. This is the first named storm to make landfall in the state of South Carolina in the month of June...

June 29, 2021

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Temperature records smashed amid historic heat wave in Pacific Northwest

Temperature records were smashed in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and western Canada amid a historic heat wave described by the National Weather Service (NWS) as "historic, dangerous, prolonged and unprecedented." Daytime temperatures were pushed into the...

June 28, 2021

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Exceptionally dangerous, historic heat wave to engulf Pacific Northwest this weekend

An exceptionally dangerous and potentially record-breaking heatwave is expected this weekend across the Pacific Northwest and western Canad. The US National Weather Service (NWS) warned of fire weather concerns across the Northern Great Basin and Northern...

June 24, 2021

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Claudette regains tropical storm strength over Carolinas after killing 13 in Alabama, U.S.

Claudette regained its tropical storm status on Monday morning, June 21, 2021, as it neared the coast of the Carolinas. This was after the storm left at least 13 people dead in Alabama; widespread damage and flooding in the neighboring states of Mississippi and...

June 21, 2021

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Large and extremely dangerous tornado tears through suburban Chicago, U.S.

At least 6 people have been injured and 16 homes heavily damaged after a radar-confirmed tornado swept through suburban Chicago, IL at around 23:09 LT on Sunday, June 20, 2021. This could end up being the first strong tornado (EF-2+) in the metro Chicago counties...

June 21, 2021

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TC Claudette - Life-threatening flash flooding expected across coastal Mississippi and Alabama, and the far western Florida Panhandle

Tropical Storm "Claudette" formed at 09:00 UTC on June 19, 2021, as the third named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Heavy rainfall causing dangerous flooding remains the primary hazard, NHC warns. Claudette is expected to move farther inland...

June 19, 2021

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TC Claudette - Heavy rainfall and gusty winds expected along the northern Gulf Coast, landfall on June 19

A new tropical cyclone -- currently designated Potential Tropical Cyclone Three -- is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico on June 18, 2021, and make landfall along the north-central Gulf Coast by early Saturday, June 19 (LT). The National Hurricane Center has...

June 18, 2021

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Significant flooding sweeps through parts of New Mexico

Significant flooding swept through parts of New Mexico on Sunday, May 30, 2021, leading to damage and disruptions. Police reported at least one person died after her vehicle got caught in floodwaters in Hondo. Significant flooding hit parts of the state after Sunday...

June 01, 2021

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Record cold grips eastern U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend

Numerous cold temperature records have been broken in parts of the eastern U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend while a heat wave is forecast to reach dangerous levels for some locations in the west, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). In addition to the...

June 01, 2021

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Severe storms bring damaging tornado, hail to parts of the Great Plains, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, hail, and tornadoes caused significant damage to properties in parts of the Great Plains, U.S., on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, particularly affecting Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas. WIdely scattered severe thunderstorms are forecast to...

May 28, 2021