User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
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Weather forecast tips: 4 key things to consider when checking the forecast 18.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Here are four things to make sure you consider the next time you need a good weather forecast (which for people who choose to venture outdoors on a daily basis, is, well, always).
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Researchers create new scale for atmospheric rivers, a major source of California's water 5.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Researchers have created a new scale to describe the strength of atmospheric river storms, weather events that cause many of the West Coast’s heaviest rains.

Unlike other scales that focus on potential damage — such as the Fujita scale for tornadoes or the Saffir-Simpson scale for hurricanes —...

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Here’s an Especially Terrifying New Danger from the Rise in Wildfires 28.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by YaleEnvironment360. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Early in the evening of August 12, 2017, heat and smoke from an intense wildfire burning in the forests of British Columbia began mushrooming skyward, sucking up ash, blazing wood and vegetation, and water vapor from lakes and streams below. Rick McRae, […]
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Michael charges into Southeast after slamming north Florida 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The most powerful hurricane on record to hit Florida's Panhandle left wide destruction and at least two people dead and wasn't nearly finished Thursday as it crossed Georgia, now as a tropical storm, toward the Carolinas, that are still reeling from epic flooding by Hurricane Florence.
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What does the UN climate change report mean for Minnesota? 9.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report details just how much scientists say we need to limit greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophe.
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Severe storms leave path of destruction across southern Minnesota 21.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Residents in communities across a wide swath of southern Minnesota were assessing and cleaning up damage Friday morning after severe thunderstorms — including several possible tornadoes — swept across the region Thursday night.
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White House: Minnesota to get disaster assistance after June, July storms 6.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The funding announced Wednesday may reimburse at least 75 percent of the costs to repair public infrastructure, like roads and water systems.
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At least 8 tornadoes touch down in Wisconsin 30.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Gov. Scott Walker planned to survey damage in Fond du Lac County on Thursday morning. He declared a statewide emergency on Wednesday, authorizing state agencies and the Wisconsin National Guard to help local governments with recovery efforts.
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Possible tornadoes leave trail of damage in Wisconsin 29.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The damaging storms Tuesday brought heavy rain, hail and powerful winds to a region already swamped under floods and suffering power cuts from earlier downpours.
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Dayton heads to Mora, Carlton to survey storm damage 16.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Gov. Mark Dayton is visiting more Minnesota cities wracked by recent flooding. He'll be joined by Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Joe Kelly and other state and local officials.
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Dayton travels to SW Minnesota to assess weather damage 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The governor declared a state of emergency Thursday for 36 counties and the Red Lake reservation because of a persistent pattern of severe weather since June 9 that has brought waves of heavy rains, flash flooding, high winds and tornadoes to much of the state.
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Minnesota storms, flooding prompt Dayton to declare state of emergency 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The governor's order cites a persistent weather pattern since June 9 that has generated a series of severe summer storms packing high winds, tornadoes and torrential rains resulting in flash flooding.
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Tornado watch includes Twin Cities metro this afternoon and early evening 17.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch that’s valid until 9 p.m. for parts of eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin: The tornado watch includes most of the Twin Cities metro area. Details of the tornado watch: URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 183 NWS Storm Prediction…
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Tornado watch issued for parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin; includes Twin Cities 17.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A tornado watch has been issued for much of east-central Minnesota - including the Twin Cities - for Sunday afternoon and evening.
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Watches Saturday night western, central and northern Minnesota; metro thunderstorm chance overnight and Sunday 17.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch valid until 5 a.m. Sunday for parts of central and northern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin: Details of the severe thunderstorm watch: URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 182 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 945 PM CDT…
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Tornado watch western Minnesota until midnight Saturday; storms at times overnight and Sunday for metro 17.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of west-central Minnesota and part of central Minnesota until midnight Saturday: Details of the watch: URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 180 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 340 PM CDT Sat Jun 16 2018 The NWS…
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Rain and thunder into this evening; tornado watch in far southern Minnesota until 10 p.m. 10.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Periods of rain will linger into this Saturday evening in the Twin Cities metro area, with some embedded thunderstorms possible at times. Thunderstorms could become severe in parts of southern Minnesota this Saturday afternoon and evening. The Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch which runs until 10 p.m. CDT…
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Small hail, thunderstorms in Denver, large hail and tornadoes possible on plains 6.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Rain, thunderstorms and small hail is possible in the Denver metro area while large hail, localized flooding and a few tornadoes are possible in the northeast corner of Colorado.
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Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatens dam failure 30.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam and closed an interstate highway in the western mountains of North Carolina on Wednesday.
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Man drowns while swimming in creek in central Colorado 29.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A 45-year-old man drowned while swimming in Clear Creek near Golden.
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