User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
Last updated: Mar 29 2017 24:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Severe storms could unload giant hail on Texas and Oklahoma 28.3.2017 Washington Post
Severe storms could unload giant hail on Texas and Oklahoma
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Storms to take aim at Plains in turbulent week of weather 26.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

ATLANTA (AP) — Storms packing tree-tumbling winds and car-denting hail could strike parts of the Plains on Sunday, the latest round in a turbulent week of wild weather across the Midwest and the South, forecasters said. The worst storms Sunday will be across a wide swath of central Oklahoma and the northern tip of Texas, […]
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Gulf of Mexico waters are freakishly warm, which could mean explosive springtime storms 22.3.2017 Washington Post
The toasty waters may fuel severe storms this spring in the South and Midwest.
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'Topsy turvy' weather brings tornado warnings, marble-sized hail and lightning to Northern California 22.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Residents of the upper Central Valley were told to seek shelter immediately Tuesday afternoon as a turbulent weather system moved across Northern California and triggered the first tornado warnings of the year for the region, the National Weather Service said.

The weather service’s offices in Sacramento...

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Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills at least 46 13.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Many of the victims were squatters who scavenged for a living in the 30—hectare (74—acre) dump, she said.
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More record early ice outs, wintry for now 9.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Early March chill continues for now.
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Study: Climate change goosed odds of freakishly hot February 9.3.2017 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A freakishly balmy February broke more than 11,700 local daily records for warmth in the United States, but it didn't quite beat 1954 for the warmest February on record, climate scientists said....
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Study: Climate change goosed odds of freakishly hot February 9.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A freakishly balmy February broke more than 11,700 local daily records for warmth in the United States, but it didn't quite beat 1954 for the warmest February on record, climate scientists said.
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At Least Six People Have Died In Plains Wildfires 8.3.2017 NPR News
Wildfires are still burning out of control in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Florida. The governor of Oklahoma has declared a state of emergency.
Monday tornadoes were the earliest in Minnesota's history 8.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Two confirmed tornadoes touched down in Minnesota Monday night. The first touchdown near Zimmerman marks the earliest known tornado in Minnesota's history.
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Extreme Minnesota: Tornado and ice out records shattered 8.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Out of season records fit with longer term changing climate patterns.
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Whiplash: Tornadoes to blowing snow in 12 hours 7.3.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Wintry winds gust to 50+ mph today.
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The Latest: Damage suggests possible tornado hit Nashville 1.3.2017 AP National
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) -- The Latest on severe weather affecting a large swath of the central U.S. (all times local):...
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Weather Service suffered 'catastrophic' outage; website stopped sending forecasts, warnings 14.2.2017 Washington Post
Weather Service suffered 'catastrophic' outage; website stopped sending forecasts, warnings
Conservatives Want to Slash FEMA’s Disaster Budget 13.2.2017 Mother Jones
One of the worst winter tornado outbreaks in US history ravaged parts of the South last month, leveling homes and buildings and killing at least 20 people across Mississippi and Georgia. In total, 79 tornadoes ripped through seven states . Last week, seven tornadoes touched down in southern Louisiana, injuring 41 people. As officials and residents dug through the rubble, affected states began requesting aid from the federal government, standard practice in the aftermath of a natural disaster. Reconstruction is expected to cost hundreds of millions of dollars. But if an influential conservative think tank gets its way, federal funding for future disasters may be cut sharply—even as disasters themselves become more frequent. The proposal to cut disaster aid was part of a lengthy report released last year by the Heritage Foundation. Dubbed a Blueprint for Balance , the document argued that the federal government can save $10.5 trillion over the next decade by slashing funds for some programs and eliminating ...
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Powerful tornado damages New Orleans 8.2.2017 CNN: Top Stories
A powerful tornado touched down in New Orleans on Tuesday, causing heavy damage to buildings in the city and surrounding areas, officials said.
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Despite tornado threat, shelters rare for mobile home parks 25.1.2017 AP National
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Ten of at least 20 people killed in a weekend tornado outbreak lived in Georgia mobile home parks, yet laws requiring storm shelters in those vulnerable communities are few and far between....
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Deadly storm heads north 24.1.2017 CNN: Top Stories
The storm system that spawned a deadly spate of tornadoes in the Southeast has moved north, turning into a nor'easter.
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Strong January storms stir destruction from coast-to-coast 24.1.2017 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans were contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather. Flooding, high winds and suspected tornadoes have rousted people from their homes. A deadly storm system tore across the Deep South, a nor'easter lashed the East Coast and rainfall records fell in California....
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Destructive Storms Soak, Batter And Bury Communities Around The Country 23.1.2017 NPR News
Apparent tornadoes killed at least 19 people in the South, nearly 4 inches of rain caused mudslides in California and a storm is dumping snow and rain from the Mid-Atlantic through the Northeast.
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