Last week, the National Weather Service tallied more than 120 tornado reports across 10 states. All in all, that means it’s been a pretty average week in late May in the heartland—this is peak tornado season, after all. What’s less average is the traffic that Kansas and other tornado-prone states experienced. Show More Summary
A tornado hit Peetz, Colo., a town near the Nebraska line, on Monday, damaging buildings and power lines. No injuries were reported.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Never mind toasters, blenders and slow cookers. Joplin, Missouri, tornado survivors Kayla and Ricky Smith had a more practical request for a wedding gift — shelter from the next big storm. The Smiths were on the leading edge of an odd trend in Tornado Alley: Engaged couples using bridal registries or […]
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Midwest states were bracing Friday for another round of strong thunderstorms and damaging tornadoes, continuing a week of severe weather that has left a large swath of devastation in its wake. More than 30 tornadoes were reported across five different states from Michigan to Texas on Tuesday. Show More Summary
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(Reuters) - The Kansas City International Airport was evacuated briefly on Thursday over a tornado warning, airport officials said, a day after tornadoes destroyed or damaged nearly 30 homes in neighboring Kansas.
Several news outlets and social media accounts were reporting tornado activity at the Bryan/College Station area in Brazos County, Texas Thursday afternoon, May 26, 2016.
"Show respect to the storm itself and the harm it can inflict," one meteorologist says.
At least one tornado touched down in central Kansas on Wednesday as severe weather swept through the area.
It destroyed multiple homes and scoured the bark from trees as it narrowly missed the town of Solomon.
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CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a severe storm that hit the Great Plains including a large tornado in rural northern Kansas (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Cleanup is expected to begin after a tornado that officials say stayed on the ground for about 90 minutes damaged or destroyed about 20 homes in rural […]
Violent thunderstorms sweep through "Tornado Alley" leaving one person dead and two critically injured.
CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — Officials say a large tornado damaged or destroyed as many as 25 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town. There were no immediate reports of injuries or fatalities from the tornado that the National Weather Service said was on the […]
Check out this extremely up-close footage of a tornado near Dodge City, Kansas.
This doesn’t seem like a generally great idea, but in fairness, it really does make for a fascinating video. Dodge City, Kansas (...)
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two people were critically injured and buildings were damaged on Tuesday in southwest Kansas as several tornados and storms hit the U.S. Great Plains, a local official and a meteorologist said on Wednesday.