User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
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Obama signs disaster declaration for Washington state’s December storms 3.2.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

Federal assistance will be available in 10 counties for damage from the storm, when rainfall exceeded 20 inches in parts of the Olympic Mountains and up to 10 inches in lowland areas.
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Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest 3.2.2016 AP National
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Heavy rain prompted an apartment evacuation in northwest Georgia one day after storms spawned tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama and dumped snow on places farther west....
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Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest 3.2.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Heavy rain prompted an apartment evacuation early Wednesday in northwest Georgia one day after storms spawned tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama and dumped snow on places farther west. The National Weather Service, citing a report from an emergency manager in Catoosa County, Georgia, says the apartments being evacuated before dawn Wednesday […]
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Powerful storm moves into Southern California; mud damage, flooding possible 31.1.2016 LA Times: Commentary

A powerful storm moved into Southern California on Sunday, and bring unusually strong winds of as much as 50 mph across Los Angeles and Ventura counties, and even stronger, possibly damaging gusts well over 60 mph in the mountains and deserts.

Officials warned that the storm is forecast to bring...

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The Latest: 1 more day at sea for cruise ship 23.1.2016 AP Top News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest on the blizzard slamming the eastern part of the United States (all times local):...
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Oskar Blues sent 50,000 cans of water to Flint, Mich., more on the way 19.1.2016 Denver Post: Business
Oskar Blues and Ball Corp. have provided 50,000 cans of fresh water to residents of Flint, Mich.
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2 dead, several hurt when tornadoes hit Florida overnight 17.1.2016 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Severe weather sparked a pair of tornadoes that ripped through central Florida before dawn Sunday, officials said. A couple was killed and their son and four grandchildren were injured when one of the twisters destroyed their mobile home. The National Weather Service in Ruskin, Florida, said ...
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Deadly tornadoes hit Florida, killing two and injuring four 17.1.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Florida officials said two adults were killed and four children injured after two tornadoes swept through central Florida

Florida officials said two adults were killed and four children injured after two tornadoes swept through central Florida.

Manatee County EMS officials told WFLA-TV that several people were injured as severe weather pushed through Duette and Siesta Key in Sarasota and Manatee counties early Sunday morning.

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2015's bizarre year in weather, by the numbers 8.1.2016 LA Times: Nation
2015 was the the second-hottest year for America on record, surpassed only by 2012, according to preliminary numbers released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Last year was also the third wettest for the contiguous U.S. since record-keeping began 121 years ago. Here's...
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El Niño helps year end on warmer, wetter note 8.1.2016 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – December’s wild El Niño pushed 2015 in the United States to near-record levels for heat, moisture and downright extreme conditions, federal weather officials said Thursday.The year that just ended was the second warmest and third wettest in 121 years of record-keeping for the lower 48 states, the National...
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Costliest U.S. weather disasters of 2015 8.1.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Wild December pushes US weather in 2015 to near records 7.1.2016 Seattle Times: Local

WASHINGTON (AP) — December’s wild El Nino pushed 2015 in the United States to near-record levels for heat, moisture and downright extreme conditions, federal weather officials said Thursday. The year that just ended was the second warmest and third wettest in 121 years of record-keeping for the lower 48 states, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]
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Wild December pushes US weather in 2015 to near records 7.1.2016 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- December's wild El Nino pushed 2015 in the United States to near-record levels for heat, moisture and downright extreme conditions, federal weather officials said Thursday....
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California weathers El Nino, but wild weather not over 7.1.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The worst storm in a series of storms has come and gone without serious consequences for California, but the El Nino-driven weather was still causing problems around the state. That includes dropping temperatures, rising waves and pernicious winds predicted for Thursday. Mountain areas were warned that blizzard conditions with wind gusts […]
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Another El Niño tantrum soaks the Southland 7.1.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Another El Niño-fueled storm soaked Southern California on Wednesday and brought with it flooding, mudflows and even a small tornado that struck Orange County in the early afternoon.

Pea-sized hail and 45-mph winds made their way south from San Luis Obispo, forcing the region to recognize that...

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Today: 'Brash El Niño.' The Missing 18 Minutes. 6.1.2016 LA Times: Commentary

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today.

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'This Is a Brash El Niño'

It rained a record amount. Flooding and accidents ensued. A tornado touched down in Vernon. And it's only the beginning of what is expected to be a...

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Tornado touches down in Vernon, damages buildings as El Niño storm pounds state 6.1.2016 LA Times: Commentary

A tornado briefly touched down in Vernon on Tuesday as heavy rain generated by El Niño lashed Southern California, flooding roadways and snarling traffic.

The tornado damaged roofs and other parts of up to eight commercial structures shortly before 1 p.m. in the small industrial city located in...

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Missing country singer found dead 5.1.2016 CNN: Top Stories
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New 'frontman' shows there's no end in sight in battle to defeat ​Isis 4.1.2016 The Guardian -- World Latest

Military action is only ever going to have limited success – political upheaval is needed to defeat Islamic State’s message

Anyone watching the Commons debate in the first week of December on bombing Syria could easily have been misled by the hype. An impression was left that somehow RAF Tornados and British Brimstone missiles were going to have a decisive impact in the fight against Islamic State (Isis).

Related: Isis signals business as usual, with menacing new 'frontman'

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The week in 36 photos 1.1.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Take a look at 36 photos of the week from December 25 through December 31.
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