User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
Last updated: Apr 09 2014 15:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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States, Lawmakers Want Feds To Use New Math For FEMA Calculations 9.4.2014 NPR: Morning Edition
As a new tornado season begins, Illinois officials say they need more help from the federal government, and Sens. Kirk and Durbin have reintroduced a bill proposing changes to the disaster formula.
Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people 8.4.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Severe thunderstorms dumped heavy rains across the Southeast on Monday and caused flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of people from their homes and cars.
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Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people 8.4.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Severe thunderstorms dumped heavy rains across the Southeast on Monday and caused flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of people from their homes and cars.
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Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people 8.4.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms dumped heavy rains across the Southeast on Monday and caused flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of people from their homes and ...
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Rescues needed as storms drench the Southeast 7.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Birmingham, Ala. • Severe thunderstorms crawled across the Southeast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and causing flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue more than two dozen people from their homes and cars. In Mississippi, a 9-year-old girl was missing and feared swept away in a flash flood after the storm dropped nearly 7 inches of rain over the last two days. A possible tornado damaged homes and hurt seven people in another part of the sta...
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Girl missing after storm sparks flash flooding in Mississippi 7.4.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Authorities in Mississippi searched early Monday for a 9-year-old girl thought to have been swept away in flash-flood waters triggered by severe storms that were expected to spread north into the eastern United ...
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Mom says girl swept away in flood 7.4.2014 CNN: Top Stories
A flash flood is believed to have swept a 9-year-old girl into a culvert in west-central Mississippi on Sunday night, prompting a desperate search that stretched into Monday morning as heavy rain battered the area, officials said.
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Ministering to mudslide survivors takes many forms 7.4.2014 Seattle Times: Local
People of faith, ministers and chaplains have responded to the deadly March 22 mudslide, trying to help shocked survivors pick up and go on.
Ministering to mudslide survivors takes many forms 7.4.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
People of faith, ministers and chaplains have responded to the deadly March 22 mudslide, trying to help shocked survivors pick up and go on.
Strong storms threaten South, Midwest 4.4.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Powerful storms that damaged homes and businesses in Texas and the central United States moved east Friday, threatening a wide swath from the Gulf Coast north to the upper Ohio Valley, the National Weather Service reported.
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Severe weather and suspected tornadoes hit US midwest and south 4.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Tornadoes reported in Missouri and Texas as several states pumelled by large hail and heavy rains

Thunderstorms were crawling across a large swath of the Midwest and South on Thursday, spawning suspected tornadoes in Missouri and Texas, and slamming several states with large hail and heavy rain that prompted a handful of water rescues.

Four people were injured in Texas when a suspected tornado destroyed a farmhouse and a mobile home Thursday night near Merit, about 40 miles northeast of Dallas. Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said the injuries weren't life-threatening, though he didn't have details.

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Hail, heavy rain, strong winds pummel parts of Midwest and South, prompt flash-flood warnings 4.4.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Several states facing weather concerns; small tornado touches down near St. Louis 3.4.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Oso mudslide: Don’t blame God, humans to blame 2.4.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
I agree with Diana L. Di Stefano’s guest column: There is God, there is nature and there is mankind [“Was the Oso mudslide simply an act of God?” Opinion, March 28]. As time goes on, it appears that mankind had a great deal to do with the tragic Oso mudslide.
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Mudslide searchers at risk from chemical contaminants 29.3.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
ARLINGTON -- Dick Walker, senior spill responder with the state Department of Ecology's spill response program, said two teams of materials specialists are working to find and contain contaminants at the Oso-area mudslide site to protect searchers and the public.
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Wild weather brings tornadoes, rain to N. California 28.3.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
San Francisco • Tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California, including one twister near Sacramento that damaged a dozen homes and left a path of debris about 300 yards long. Between a dozen to 20 houses suffered roof and fence damage when a tornado hit near Roseville in Placer County shortly after 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Rob Baquera, a fire department spokesman, said Thursday. No injuries were reported and no residents were displaced as two families whose houses had some significant...
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Tornadoes touch down in Northern California 27.3.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
Tornadoes touch down in Northern California
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Tornadoes touch down in Northern California 27.3.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Several tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California, including one twister near Sacramento that damaged a dozen homes and left a path of debris about 300 yards long.
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Mudslide buried the love of his life, sitting beside him 26.3.2014 LA Times: Nation
Mudslide buried the love of his life, sitting beside him
No financial aid with Obama’s declaration; Inslee might seek it 26.3.2014 Seattle Times: Local
President Obama’s signing of an emergency declaration for the Snohomish County mudslide will not bring financial aid for victims. That would require a declaration of major disaster — something Gov. Jay Inslee would have to seek after assessing the full extent of the destruction.
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