A tornado touched down in Fairfax County, Virginia on Friday evening, bringing down trees and power lines in the Reston area — where severe damage led to a home being condemned.
Thousands of people are without power as powerful winds pummeled the D.C. region overnight, downing trees and power lines — and may even have spawned a few tornadoes.
The only volunteer fire department in Hamilton, a small community in Monroe County, Mississippi, was destroyed in this weekend’s devastating tornadoes.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 3 a.m. for much of the D.C. region, including Maryland and Virginia suburbs. Severe storms Sunday night into Monday morning could bring damaging winds, blinding rain, hail and possibly isolated tornadoes. Here’s what you need to know.
Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region.
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi warned that while the official death toll stood at 84, “everything indicates that we can have a record of more than 1,000 dead.”
Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt overwhelmed rivers.
Flooding in the central U.S. on Friday swamped small towns, forced some residents along waterways to evacuate. The flooding was the worst in nearly a decade in some places.
A week after tornadoes killed 23 people in Alabama, four twisters touched down in parts of Arkansas and Louisana Saturday, as severe weather continues to sweep across the country.
The tornado that ripped through Lee County, Alabama, carried 170 mph winds, nearly a mile-wide track and ground along for 65 miles, killing 23 people and leaving the small county bordering Georgia in tatters.
Rescuers began tearing through the rubble of mobile homes and houses Monday in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through southeast Alabama and killed several, including children.
“The devastation is incredible,” said Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones.
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When preparing for severe weather, downed trees can cause serious damage, but there are a few steps you can take in advance to make sure trees on your property aren’t a safety hazard. An arborist explains.
After torrents of rain throughout the region Tuesday evening, flooding conditions have closed multiple roads in the D.C. area and even a school in D.C. Wednesday morning. The good news? The threat of heavy rain and flooding will soon be over.
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