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  • Watch Man’s Terrifying Drive Through Illinois Tornado

    (FAIRDALE, Ill.) — A man captured his drive through a possible tornado on video, documenting the whirlwind as it seemingly passed right over his car. “I have honestly never been in a tornado before,” the…

  • After 2 weak tornadoes hit, meteorologist explains logic behind warnings

    Last week, two weak tornadoes skipped across Virginia and Maryland and warnings were issued to take cover. So what triggers such a warning? A National Weather Service meteorologist explains.

  • Tornado confirmed in Virginia

    The National Weather Service in Sterling, Virginia, confirms that a weak tornado touched down in Alexandria last Wednesday. The small spin-up
    caused minimal damage near Belle Haven Country Club as it moved northeast toward
    the Capital Beltway.

  • NJ woman who survived Virginia tornado back home

    A woman injured by a tornado in Virginia that killed three relatives is back in New Jersey.

  • Sheriff: Campground hit by tornado may open soon

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office says the Eastern Shore campground that was struck by a tornado, resulting in two deaths may reopen soon. The sheriff’s office released a statement on…

  • Va. Gov.: Blessing more didn’t die in tornado

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said…

  • 2 dead as possible tornado hits Va.

    Virginia State Police: 2 dead, 20 hurt as severe storm slams campground on Eastern Shore. AP. Possible tornado touched down this morning at Cherrystone Campground on Eastern Shore. http://t.co/kYuKZIEr5X pic.twitter.com/dnQooAKZBu

  • Weather Service investigates possible Md. twister

    CROWNSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado may have touched down in Anne Arundel County during Tuesday’s storms. Meteorologist Ken Widelski with the weather service’s Sterling, Virginia, office, said…

  • NWS to probe storm damage in Va., W.Va.

    WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A National Weather Service team is heading to northwest Virginia to see if a tornado touched down north of Winchester and into West Virginia’s Berkeley County. The thunderstorm Wednesday pelted the…

  • Tornado forecasting: Scientists aim to focus location, timeframe

    Scientists are working to improve tornado forecasting as a way to
    help save lives and give more notice to emergency responders.

  • Weather service confirms May tornado in Loudoun County

    If you thought you experienced a tornado early one morning last month in Loudoun County, it turns out you did.

  • NWS confirms 2 tornadoes in Va. Thursday

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes in Virginia during a surprise wind, rain and hail storm through the central and southeastern parts of the state on Thursday. Meteorologist Lyle…

  • Region weather brings storms in skies, social media

    ABC7\’s Lauryn Ricketts says a social media following, in the right hands, is an
    asset during a weather emergency.

  • Tornado tracks through southern Maryland Friday

    The National Weather Service has determined that a weak tornado tracked across southern Maryland Friday afternoon.

  • Weak tornado confirmed in Prince George’s Co.

    A fat funnel cloud was spotted in the Brandywine are Monday evening but a quick storm that blew through Prince George\’s County caused little to no damage.