severe weather

A smashed up car is seen in central London after a woman was killed when large chunks of masonry fell onto a vehicle she was in.  Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Laura Lean)

UK taxi driver crushed to death in windstorm

LONDON (AP) — Strong winds that pummeled Britain killed a taxi driver, whose car was crushed by falling chunks of masonry from a building, and an elderly man who died after a “freak wave” struck a […]


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Midwest could see strong windstorms from derecho

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Meteorologists are tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. The National Weather Service says […]


`Frankenstorm': Worse than sum of its nasty parts

WASHINGTON (AP) – The storm that is threatening 60 million Americans in the eastern third of the nation with persistent high winds, drenching rains, extreme tides and heavy flooding is not one simple weather system. […]