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Associated Press
May 26, 2019 - 6:01 am
A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others, authorities said Sunday. The twister touched down in El Reno, about 25 miles west of Oklahoma City, late Saturday night. It crossed an interstate and...
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May 23, 2019 - 3:22 am
A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The service reported that a "confirmed large and destructive tornado" was observed over Jefferson City at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, moving northeast at 40 mph (64 kph...
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Matthew Harding
May 19, 2019 - 9:30 am
Strong storms Saturday evening brought heavy rains, strong winds, large hail, as well as a funnel cloud to parts of Kansas...and more rough weather is on the way. The Storm Prediction Center has placed the KNSS listening area in an enhanced risk for severe weather on Monday. Forecasters say severe...
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March 24, 2019 - 7:26 am
Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary. Rainfall and some snowmelt spurred flooding in recent weeks that's blamed in three deaths so far, with two men...
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Dreamstime
March 17, 2019 - 5:20 am
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 was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers, and killing at least one person. The scramble to move people out...
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Dreamstime
February 24, 2019 - 1:53 am
A tornado smashed into a commercial district in the small Mississippi city of Columbus, shattering businesses as severe storms raked the South on a weekend of drenching rains and a rising flood threat. The tornado that shattered businesses in the east Mississippi city on Saturday afternoon was...
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February 23, 2019 - 10:17 am
UPDATE - 3:15 p.m. Kansas transportation officials have closed Interstate 70 from Salina in east-central Kansas to the Colorado border as a blizzard moves through the state. Officials earlier had closed a 25-mile segment from Hayes to Russell as heavy snow and howling winds covered the roadway and...
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Dreamstime
January 20, 2019 - 5:39 pm
Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and rain this weekend, creating dangerously icy conditions that promise to complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some of the coldest temperatures...
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Dreamstime
November 25, 2018 - 6:15 pm
A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. "It's going to be messy," said...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
October 15, 2018 - 1:25 am
It's the earliest recorded measurable snowfall in Wichita history. The National Weather Service reports seven-tenths of an inch near Eisenhower Airport this morning. As much as two inches is reported at several locations around south central Kansas ... with the heavier snow in the west and...
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