Tornadoes

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Mark Abrams
August 13, 2019 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have some more storms on the way today. A flash flood watch for most of the Philadelphia area goes into effect from 2 p.m. Tuesday to midnight. And if it seems like we've had a lot of storms lately, you're right. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J.,...
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John McDevitt
August 09, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you think we've had more severe thunderstorm warnings and tornadoes this year than last year, you would be right. Just ask Dover Cub Scout Michael Ratliff, who learned a thing or two about tornadoes at the Franklin Institute's "Changing Earth" exhibit, which...
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David Caplan
August 07, 2019 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A tornado touched down in Springfield, New Jersey, Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado had estimated winds of 70 mph, and touched down briefly around 2:47 p.m. near Springfield Avenue and Route 22 Video posted to social media showed...
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Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP
April 20, 2019 - 9:29 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia. A tree fell onto a house in Woodville, Florida, south of Tallahassee, killing the girl and...
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Tim Walters starts up equipment to clear debris while helping home owners whose house was destroyed by a tornado in Beauregard, Ala., Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
David Goldman/AP Photo
March 06, 2019 - 12:32 pm
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — All those listed as missing have been found and searches ended with no additional bodies discovered among the shattered homes, splintered pines and broken lives devastated by a tornado in rural Alabama, leaving the death toll at 23, authorities said Wednesday. "We are still...
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(Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP)
December 02, 2018 - 8:33 pm
TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed damage after rare December tornadoes that ripped roofs off homes, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people the day before. The severe weather in Illinois was part of a line of thunderstorms that raked areas of the...
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A worker cleans up debris from the tornado damaged Marshall County Courthouse's tower Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Marshalltown, Iowa.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
July 20, 2018 - 1:44 pm
By Scott McFetridge and David Pitt, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thousands of people were without power Friday after a flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people and flattening buildings in three cities. The storms even surprised weather...
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