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National Weather Service: Alabama Tornado Deadliest In U.S. Since 2013
Meteorologists on Monday gave the deadly Lee County tornado an EF4 classification, saying the Sunday twister had wind speeds of about 170 mph.
At Least 23 Dead After Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Deep South
The death toll is expected to rise, an Alabama sheriff said.
This Might Be The First Time This Hawaii State Park Has Ever Seen Snow
Polipoli Spring State Park on Maui turned white as Haleakala saw 4-foot drifts.
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Tips On How To Stay Safe When Winter Weather Turns Deadly
Amid frigid temperatures, here's a quick guide on spotting hypothermia, what to do if trapped in your car, and more.
Polar Blast Envelops Midwest, Strains Aging Infrastructure
By Michael Tarm & Corey Williams, AP
The Postal Service took the rare step of suspending mail delivery in many places.
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Extreme Weather Is Already Breaking Records Around The World In 2019
Temperatures dipped to -38 degrees in Minnesota as Australia battled a heat wave that topped 115 degrees.
Deep Freeze Envelops Midwest, Even Stops The Mail
By Blake Nicholson, AP
The bitter cold is the result of a split in the polar vortex that allowed temperatures to plunge much further south than normal.
NOAA Claps Back At Trump And His Climate Change Doubts
“Winter storms don’t prove that global warming isn’t happening,” the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tweeted.
How To Help Homeless People Amid The Freezing Cold Polar Vortex
Temperatures in Chicago, Milwaukee and across the Midwest are expected to drop as potentially life-threatening wind chills arrive.
Polar Vortex Clobbers Midwest With Record-Breaking Cold
Wind chills in northern Illinois could fall to -55 degrees by Wednesday.
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Midwest, Northeast Brace For 'Deadly' Subzero Freeze
By By Ivan Moreno, AP
Wind chills in northern Illinois could fall to -55F degrees, which the National Weather Service called “possibly life-threatening.”
Pacific Storm Threatens Northern California With Blizzard, Mudslides
Areas devastated by last year’s wildfires are especially at risk, officials said.
Storm Punishes Swath Of U.S. With Snow, Ice And Freezing Rain
By late Sunday afternoon, the Washington, D.C. metro area, northern Virginia and parts of Maryland had total snowfall accumulations ranging from five to eight inches (12-20 centimeters).
Rare Tornado In Washington State Causes 'Catastrophic' Damage
By Lisa Baumann, AP
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
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Avoid Ocean 'Or Risk Certain Death,' California Officials Warn Over Massive Waves
The rogue weather has prompted advisories along the entire West Coast.
December Tornado Outbreak Hits Central U.S., Leaving At Least 1 Dead
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press
At least 12 tornadoes were reported in Illinois on Saturday.
California Wildfire Victims Now Bracing For Mudslides As Rains Set To Hit
Victims of the Camp and Woolsey fires will see some relief but also face the threat that rainfall will bring down mud and rocks.
Miami Meteorologist John Morales Is Looking For Higher Ground
Alexander C. Kaufman
He made history as the first degreed meteorologist on Spanish TV. Now he's trying to warn the nation's most vulnerable people about climate change.
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Hurricane Michael Photos Show 'Monstrous' Storm Surge Pummeling Florida Panhandle
The National Weather Service called the life-threatening storm "a worst case scenario" for northwest Florida.
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Tropical Storm Olivia Nears Hawaii, Officials Warn Against 'Emergency Fatigue'
"Because Lane wasn’t a direct hit, and Miriam and Norman bypassed the islands, people may start to feel like we’re safe."
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Hurricane Lane Was One Of The U.S.'s Most Extreme Rainfall Events
A weather station near Hilo, Hawaii, measured 51.5 inches of rain this past week.
Hurricane Lane Strengthens Into Category 5 Storm As It Heads Toward Hawaii
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, AP
The storm is expected to bring heavy rain, damaging winds, flash flooding and high surf to the islands.
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Firefighters Start To Gain Ground On Northern California Wildfire
By JONATHAN J. COOPER and SUDHIN THANAWALA, AP
The blaze has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.
Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl
By Maria Caspani, Reuters
Tropical Storm Chris is forecast to become a hurricane by Monday while Beryl advances upon the Caribbean.
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Relief From Heat Expected As California Fires Threaten Thousands
Dozens of blazes have broken out across the western U.S., fanned by scorching heat and low humidity in a particularly intense fire season.
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Multiple Wildfires Rip Through California Amid Record-Breaking Heat
San Diego County, where multiple blazes erupted, was under an excessive heat warning on Friday.
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