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May 8, 2014
Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes possible today in west central Minn.
WILLMAR — Severe weather is likely today and early tonight across central and southern Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service....
May 8, 2014 - 8:59am
April 28, 2014
Storms kill 21, tornado roars through Tupelo, Mississippi
TUPELO, Miss., April 28 (Reuters) - On a second day of ferocious storms that have claimed at least 21 lives in the southern United States, a...
April 28, 2014 - 11:50pm
April 21, 2014
Research finds storm risk in Red River Valley not unlike ‘Tornado Alley’
FARGO, N.D. — The long forgotten “Tornado Belt” once ran smack through Fargo-Moorhead.
April 21, 2014 - 6:00am
April 1, 2014
Early spring blizzard hits Dakotas, Minnesota
March ended Monday with a blast of winter weather for much of the Dakotas and Minnesota, closing highways, schools and public offices across...
April 1, 2014 - 12:00am
March 31, 2014
Tornado damages three farm sites in central Yellow Medicine County
GRANITE FALLS — A tornado caused damaged to at least three farm sites southeast of St. Leo in south-central Yellow Medicine County around 4:10 p.m. Monday, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office reported. There no known injuries. The Sheriff’s office reported...
March 31, 2014 - 6:18pm
June 21, 2013
Keep eye to sky this evening in western and central Minn.
WILLMAR -- Several watches and warnings from the National Weather Service are in effect in the area this evening as a dangerous storm is moving east from South Dakota. Several counties in western Minnesota are in a severe storm warning until 5:30 p.m. currently. A tornado warning...
June 21, 2013 - 5:07pm
June 13, 2013
State-by-state look at Minnesota to Iowa to Mid-Atlantic storm (video)
Massive thunderstorms swept through the Midwest on Wednesday. Meteorologists warn that the line of storms could launch a weather event called...
June 13, 2013 - 7:00am
June 2, 2013
Videos: Oklahoma cleanup continues with 12 dead, storms move toward East Coast
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) -- A violent weather system that claimed 12 lives in Oklahoma and Arkansas amid tornadoes and flash floods gave way to clearing...
June 2, 2013 - 7:00am
June 1, 2013
Videos: Damage assessment begins this morning after fatal Oklahoma storm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Emergency officials were preparing to survey tornado damage Saturday morning following the second major fatal storm to...
June 1, 2013 - 6:00am
Update 1 a.m.: Coroner: 5 dead in tornado near Oklahoma City; 50 hurt (video)
OKLAHOMA CITY — Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs, trapping people in their vehicles as a storm...
June 1, 2013 - 1:00am
May 31, 2013
Update 8 p.m.: Tornado rolls into Oklahoma City Friday night (video)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A violent storm formed over the prairie west of Oklahoma City late Friday afternoon, dropped a tornado in a suburb and rolled into the state capital as viewers brave enough to remain above ground watched on statewide television. State troopers reported a number...
May 31, 2013 - 8:07pm
Update 7:30 p.m: Tornado hits Oklahoma City area in major Plains weather outbreak
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A violent storm formed over the prairie west of Oklahoma City late Friday afternoon, dropped a tornado in a suburb and...
May 31, 2013 - 7:28pm
Update 7 p.m.: Tornado super cell system bearing down on Oklahoma City metro
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Severe weather hammered the nation's heartland again Friday, with a tornado emergency declared for the Oklahoma City areatonight and tornado warnings posted in the Southern Plains and Arkansas recovering from a flash flood that killed a county sheriff who...
May 31, 2013 - 7:09pm
May 22, 2013
Parents face the toughest of decisions when tornadoes bear down
MOORE, Okla. — With an ominous storm approaching, the Moore Public School District flashed a text alert to parents: “We are currently holding all students until the current storm danger is over. Students are being released to parents only at this time.” Parents had a gut-wrenching...
May 22, 2013 - 11:32pm
Coverage: Stories and video of the F5 tornado that hit Moore, Okla. and the recovery
Here are a series of stories and videos on Wctrib.com about Mondays F5 tornado that devasted Moore, Okla., and the recovery that has started. ...
May 22, 2013 - 10:33am