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  • Twisted April: The tornadoes of 2011

    WASHINGTON — Sunday in the D.C. region was gorgeous and Monday morning was similarly calm with light blue skies and cool temperatures. But four years ago this week, the Washington area was hit by repeated…

  • 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.