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Paul Tubbs  of Washington, Ill., looks over the remains of his home on Devon Lane in Washington after a tornado tore through the north part of Washington on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peoria Journal Star, Ron Johnson)

Violent storms sweep across Midwest, killing 8

WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — As a powerful tornado bore down on their Illinois farmhouse, Curt Zehr’s wife and adult son didn’t have time to do anything but scramble into their basement. Uninjured, the pair looked […]

11/18/2013

An Ameren Illinois worker walks past homes looking for gas and electrical hazards in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Tornadoes, damaging storms sweep through Midwest

CHICAGO (AP) — Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities, killing at least two people and even prompting officials at Chicago’s Soldier Field to […]

11/17/2013

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Fire weather watch upcoming in SoCal counties

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forecasters say portions of Southern California can expect another round of high winds and hot, dry weather conditions that that will raise the threat of wildfire. The National Weather Service has […]

10/15/2013

Major roads are plowed, but piles of snow are melting causing potential flood hazards in Rapid City, S.D., Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Rapid City Journal, Benjamin Brayfield)

Early snow kills thousands of cattle in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A record-breaking storm that dumped 4 feet of snow in parts of western South Dakota left ranchers dealing with heavy losses, in some cases perhaps up to half their herds, as […]

10/07/2013

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Santa Anas bring ‘most significant fire-weather threat’ in 5 years

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Fierce Santa Ana winds gusting at more than 50 miles per hour swept much of Southern California today as humidity levels dipped sharply, drying out already bone-dry vegetation and confronting the […]

10/04/2013

This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, October 03, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT shows a developing storm in the Northern Rockies is generating clouds with rain showers and snow across the Upper Mississippi Valley and Northern and Central Plains into the Northern Rockies and Intermountain West. Fair conditions exist across the remaining regions. (AP PHOTO/WEATHER UNDERGROUND)

Heavy snow, thunderstorms moving into Midwest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Powerful storms crawled into the Midwest on Friday, dumping heavy snow in South Dakota, spawning a tornado in Nebraska and threatening dangerous thunderstorms from Oklahoma to Wisconsin. A foot of […]

10/04/2013

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Santa Anas bring red flag warnings in LA County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Gusty Santa Ana winds, very low humidity, rising temperatures and dry vegetation will combine to put the Southland under the threat of wildfires beginning tonight, with forecasters saying fire conditions will […]

10/03/2013

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Fire weather continues in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rising temperatures and gusting winds will combine to put the Southland under the threat of wildfires beginning tomorrow night, with forecasters saying fire conditions will continue into the weekend. The National […]

10/02/2013

Will Pitner is rescued by emergency workers after a night trapped sheltering outside on high ground above his home as it filled with floodwaters, at the base of Boulder Canyon, Colo., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. People in Boulder were ordered to evacuate as water rose to dangerous levels amid a storm system that has been dropping rain for a week. Rescuers struggled to reach dozens of people cut off by flooding in mountain communities, while residents in the Denver area and other areas were warned to stay off flooded streets. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Stranded residents plucked from Colo. floodwaters

LYONS, Colo. (AP) — By truck and helicopter, thousands of people stranded by floodwaters came down from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, two days after seemingly endless rain turned normally scenic rivers and creeks into […]

09/13/2013

More hot weather in store for L.A.

SoCal heat wave to extend to weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Southern California’s heat wave is expected to extend through the weekend, and health authorities are urging the public to take precautions. Los Angeles County’s health officer has declared a heat alert […]

09/06/2013

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Hot spell begins, threatens valleys

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A warming trend will begin today and, by Friday, generate temperatures up to 20 degrees higher than normal — the result of high pressure building over the region, National Weather Service […]

09/04/2013

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Powerful storms hit inland Southern California

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Powerful thunderstorms are lashing inland areas of Southern California east of Los Angeles. The National Weather Service has posted flash flood warnings through 6 p.m. Thursday for southwestern San Bernardino County […]

08/29/2013

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