User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
Last updated: May 03 2016 22:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Monday's thunderstorms unloaded tennis ball size hail in the D.C. area 3.5.2016 Washington Post
How Monday's thunderstorms unloaded tennis ball size hail in the D.C. area
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NASA researchers improve hazardous weather forecasts 3.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
California, May 3 : Forecasts play key roles in many people's lives, from planning picnics at the park, to cancelling flights and avoiding weather-related tragedies. Because weather can be a life-or-death matter, researchers work hard to develop new technology and ways to provide earlier and more accurate forecasts.
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Five killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central US 1.5.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Woman and her four grandchildren, aged between six and nine, die after being swept away by flood waters

A woman and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person was missing in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central US states.

The flood victims in Palestine, Texas, 100 miles (160km) south–east of Dallas, escaped a house where flood waters had reached the roof line and were then swept away, police captain James Muniz said.

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TX flood kills woman, 4 grandkids 30.4.2016 CNN: Top Stories
A woman and her four grandchildren died after being swept away by floodwaters in eastern Texas on Saturday morning, police said.
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Tuesday's severe weather 'bust' is a communication wake-up call 27.4.2016 Washington Post
Tuesday's severe weather 'bust' is a communication wake-up call
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5 tornadoes spotted in 4 states 27.4.2016 CNN: Top Stories
A particularly torrential storm is bringing rain, lightning and powerful winds to the central United States.
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Storms on Tuesday could bring powerful tornadoes to Plains 26.4.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — School districts and authorities are bracing for the possibility of a severe weather outbreak that could bring powerful, long-track tornadoes and large hail Tuesday to the Great Plains. The most dangerous weather — heavy winds, tornadoes and hail as large as baseballs or softballs— will likely take aim at a 70,000-square-mile […]
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Unprecedented engineering project 25.4.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Next to a crumbling nuclear reactor destroyed in an explosion 30 years ago, an unprecedented project in the history of modern engineering is being built.
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Houston rains break wettest April day record 21.4.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, was forced to declare a state of emergency in Houston on Monday as torrential rain during the day and on the previous night caused severe flooding and damage, leaving at least seven people dead, hundreds displaced and thousands without power.

Monday was the wettest April day on record at Bush intercontinental airport, with 252mm falling, leading to nearly 2,000 flights being cancelled or delayed. Not only did this surpass the previous record of 207mm in 1976, but it was almost three times the average for all of April. The highest rainfall total recorded was in Harris county where 447mm fell at Little Mound Creek.

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The environment photographers you should be following on Instagram 20.4.2016 Guardian: Environment

Sometimes, the best way to understand what’s happening on the other side of the world is to see it for yourself. Here are some of our favorite Instagrammers who focus on capturing our changing planet

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Storms, tornadoes move through South 2.4.2016 Durango Herald
ATLANTA – Strong storms plowed through Georgia on their way to the Carolinas Friday, spawning at least one confirmed tornado, after setting off tornadoes that swirled through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. More tornadoes and isolated winds remained possible, according to the National Weather Service. Nearly 3,000 people in...
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Friday's wild weather in 8 social posts 2.4.2016 CNN: Top Stories
The Northeast might be bracing for a swift kick back to winter's curb, but the Southeast is suffering a jolt of nasty springtime weather.
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Tornadoes and severe weather strike parts of the U.S. 1.4.2016 LA Times: Commentary
Severe weather rolled across parts of Tornado Alley on Wednesday, leaving at least seven people injured as storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma. Hail and damaging winds continued across the lower Mississippi River Valley, producing flash flooding in some areas. (Larry...
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7 hurt, homes, businesses damaged after tornado in Oklahoma 31.3.2016 Durango Herald
TULSA, Okla. – At least seven people were injured after severe storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma, damaging homes and businesses, authorities said.National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Jankowski said a tornado touched down and lifted up numerous times Wednesday night as it swept through the...
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Forecasters warn of tornado threat after 7 hurt in Oklahoma 31.3.2016 Seattle Times: Local

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Forecasters warned of possible tornadoes as thunderstorms rolled across parts of the South on Thursday, a day after at least seven people were injured when severe storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma. Hail and damaging winds were moving across the lower Mississippi River Valley, and the National Weather Service […]
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7 hurt, homes, businesses damaged after tornado in Oklahoma 31.3.2016 Chicago Tribune: Nation
At least seven people were injured after severe storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma, damaging homes and businesses, authorities said. National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Jankowski said a tornado touched down and lifted up numerous times Wednesday night ...
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Hulu may see this as 'The Path' to a cult following. And Emmy nods. 30.3.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Hulu is getting serious about being a platform for original programming and this year's Emmy race. Which are pretty much the same thing.

The streaming service previously known for bringing the poignant and hilarious "Moon Boy" to the States and saving "The Mindy Project" from extinction is now...

At least four die as floods hit south U.S., thousands of homes damaged 14.3.2016 Hindu: International
Two fishermen go missing in Mississippi on Sunday.
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Flooding likely from Texas Gulf Coast to southern Illinois 9.3.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

DALLAS (AP) — Flash flooding was expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to southern Illinois on Wednesday, with the heaviest rain likely to fall in Southeast Texas and the Ozark and Ouachita mountains of Arkansas, the National Weather Service said. Up to 7 inches of rain was expected through Wednesday and up to 12 inches […]
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Storms cause flooding, possible twisters in southern Plains 8.3.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

DALLAS (AP) — Powerful storms dumped heavy rain on parts of Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma on Tuesday, causing flooding that led to a school bus rescue, property damage from suspected tornadoes and the death of a boater whose canoe capsized in strong winds. By the time the storm system leaves Texas and Oklahoma — likely […]
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