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File photo. (john finney photography/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — Dangerous tornadoes tore through the central U.S. Tuesday night, including Kentucky, where reported twisters flattened buildings, ripped off roofs and littered streets with debris. In the last 48 hours, at least 20 tornadoes were reported across nine states: Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma […]

Peter Zay/Anadolu via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — At least nine tornadoes were reported across Illinois, Michigan and Ohio as a storm barreled through the Midwest overnight. Wind gusts reached 82 mph near Chicago, and hail was larger than golf balls in DuPage County, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. 2024 off to a somewhat decadent […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Multiple people have been injured and significant damage has been reported in Florida due to a possible tornado as part of a major storm system expected to bring severe weather to parts of the East Coast on Tuesday. At least 10 tornadoes have been reported in Texas, Florida and Alabama […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Severe storms spawned multiple tornadoes across northern Illinois on Wednesday evening that knocked down trees, ripped off roofs and disrupted hundreds of flights in the Chicago area. There were at least five reported tornadoes in the Prairie State — two in Cook County and one each in DuPage, Kane and […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — The residents of Perryton, Texas, are digging out after a deadly tornado ripped through the small town, destroying at least 200 homes. Devastation in Texas Three people in Perryton were killed: Becky Randall, a woman in her 60s who was found in a print shop; Cindy Bransgrove, a woman also […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Thirty million Americans are on alert for severe weather as tornadoes slam the South on Wednesday. A tornado watch is in effect for Georgia and Alabama, where two tornadoes have already been reported, and severe thunderstorm watches have been issued for much of central Mississippi. Wind gusts up to 90 mph […]

ABC News (TRENTON, Mo.) — Twelve tornadoes were reported across four states overnight, heavily damaging roofs and some outbuildings in Missouri. Tornadoes touched down in Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota on Saturday. Trenton, Missouri, was hit the hardest, with a tornado damaging the roof of a 130-year-old church. Softball-sized hail up to 4 inches was […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — As severe weather moves east, a round of damaging storms is expected on Friday from Louisiana to Ohio. At least 15 tornadoes were reported across three states earlier this week, causing severe damage and leaving three people dead in Oklahoma. At least eight of those tornadoes were reported in Oklahoma. […]

ABC News (COLE, Okla.) — At least three people are dead in Oklahoma after a string of tornadoes broke out Wednesday night, officials said. There have been eight confirmed tornadoes in the state, according to the National Weather Service. Three tornadoes were confirmed in Iowa. McClain County Emergency Management confirmed that a “large and extremely dangerous […]

Benjamin Krain/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A powerful storm system unleashed violent tornadoes and severe thunderstorms across the United States last weekend, killing more than two dozen people. President Joe Biden has declared swaths of the country major disaster areas, freeing up federal funds and resources for recovery. “While we are still assessing the full […]