Flint-Beecher tornado: The 69th anniversary of Michigan’s deadliest tornado
On Monday, June 8, 1953, disaster struck the north side of Flint and the northern suburb of Beecher. The National Weather Service reported that the Flint-Beecher tornado was Michigan’s worst natural disaster in terms of deaths and injuries.
A jail employee supervising inmates working at Kentucky candle factory is among those killed by tornado
The prison employee was "stuck bad," according to a witness, when a tornado swept through and flattened the metal building on top of factory workers and jail inmates on a work program.washingtonpost.com
Deadly tornadoes tear across South, leaving death and destruction in their path
Deadly tornadoes tear across South, leaving death and destruction in their path Violent weather and deadly tornadoes barrel across the deep South, toppling trees, demolishing homes and knocking out power to thousands of residents. At least five fatalities and an unknown number of injuries were reported. Omar Villafranca reports from hard-hit Alabama.cbsnews.com
Hanna becomes first hurricane of 2020 Atlantic season
MIAMI Tropical Storm Hanna was upgraded to a hurricane Saturday, moving toward the Texas coast and threatening to bring heavy rain, storm surge and possible tornadoes, all while another tropical storm approaches the Caribbean. Hanna is the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its Saturday morning update. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Gonzalo was still on track to move across the southern Windward Islands on Saturday afternoon or evening. A tropical storm warning was in effect for Tobago and Grenada and its dependencies. Gonzalo and Hanna broke the record for the earliest seventh and eighth Atlantic named storms, respectively, according to Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach.
Michigan weather: Tornadoes possible as severe storms move across state
DETROIT Meteorologist are forecasting the chance for tornadoes in Michigan as severe weather moves across the state on Wednesday. In southeastern Michigan, severe weather is expected Wednesday afternoon between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Other potential hazards include damaging wind gusts (up to 70 mph) and large hail. Southeastern Michigan is listed under moderate risk for severe weather. Well be tracking:Fast moving t-storms today mean less time than usual to react and seek shelter when a warning is issued. Watch the live radar and weather updates here:
Severe weather in Metro Detroit: Track live radar, updates from Ben Bailey
DETROIT – Severe weather is expected on Tuesday night across Southeast Michigan. (Track live radar and live updates from Ben Bailey in the video player above)10:15 p.m. update: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for all of southeast Michigan, with the exception for Sanilac County. Remember a Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms. Interior room at the lowest level is the safest place you could be during a severe weather event. Latest weather alerts in Southeast Michigan:A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for all of Southeast Michigan until 1 a.m. on Wednesday.
Tornadoes sweep across southeastern U.S., killing at least three: officials
(Reuters) - Tornadoes swept across swaths of the southeastern United States killing at least two people in northern Alabama and one person in Louisiana, tearing roofs off buildings, splintering trees and downing powerlines, officials said. Most of the tornado and storm damage was reported in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Texas starting early Monday, sheriffs officials told local media. Initial reports suggest first tornado was reported in Louisiana around 10:35 (a.m.) CST and first tornado fatality was somewhere around 11:18 a.m. CST, said NWS meteorologist Jared Guyer. More rain and wind is expected overnight and into Tuesday as the storms push off into southeastern Georgia, Floridas panhandle and the Carolina coasts in the morning hours. At least 28,300 people had power outages in Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama, according to the tracking site Poweroutage.Us.feeds.reuters.com
Tornadoes cause serious damage in Illinois
Severe weather is pushing across the mid-Atlantic region. Multiple tornadoes touched down Wednesday night in Illinois. They caused significant damage to several homes and cars. More than 90 million people could face dangerous storms on Thursday. Dean Reynolds reports from Pontiac, Illinois.cbsnews.com
Flash floods and possible tornadoes tear through battered Texas
There were more fierce thunderstorms overnight in Southeast Texas as the system moved east toward Louisiana. In the past two days, South-Central Texas was battered by at least two suspected tornadoes and widespread flash flooding. Omar Villafranca reports.cbsnews.com
4/28: Tornadoes tear destructive path through Midwest; Tornadoes level Arkansas church for second time
4/28: Tornadoes tear destructive path through Midwest; Tornadoes level Arkansas church for second time An outbreak of tornadoes hit parts of the Midwest and South, laying a path of destruction in their wake. The tornado that struck Arkansas was a half-mile wide with winds up to 136 mph; and, a church in Vilonia, Arkansas, that was rebuilt after being severely damaged by a 2011 tornado was struck again Sunday.cbsnews.com