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Deadly Tornado Levels Illinois Town

Posted by feww on April 10, 2015

Dozens of Tornadoes Attack U.S. Midwest

At least 35 tornadoes have whipped through the Midwest since Tuesday, April 7, causing devastation to multiple areas in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.

At least one person was reported dead and a dozen others injured after a massive storm system spawned several tornadoes in Illinois for a second day, devastating the town of Fairdale in central Illinois, authorities said.

Tornadoes have destroyed or severely damaged scores of homes and businesses across the region.

There are also reports of extensive damage to buildings and vehicles caused by large hail on Wednesday night in several areas across Missouri including Farmington, Sullivan, Potosi…, according to reports.

“A monster storm peppered a 1,500-mile arc with 10 reported tornadoes, grapefruit-sized hail and winds of up to 80 mph,” NBC reported.

The “risk” region, as forecast by National Weather Service (NWS) for Friday, covers an area of about 1.7 million km (660,000 square miles) with a population of about 100 million, including the larges population centers in Chicago, Indianapolis, Memphis, Milwaukee and St Louis.

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has received a total of about 760 severe weather reports since Tuesday, including about 50 of large hail and 15 of high winds from across the affected region.

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Tornadoes Destroy or Damage Hundreds of N.C. Homes

Posted by feww on April 26, 2014

EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATIC EVENTS
TORNADO DAMAGE
STATES OF EMERGENCY

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NC Counties Declare States of Emergency as Tornadoes Destroy or Damage Hundreds of Homes

At least 10 tornadoes have struck seven North Carolina counties—Nash, Franklin, Halifax, Greene, Pitt, Beaufort, and Pasquotank—destroying or damaging hundreds of homes and prompting authorities to declare States of Emergency.

The tornadoes have uprooted numerous trees and cut power to thousands of homes, officials said.

More than two dozen people have been injured.

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Significant Severe Weather Outbreak

Meanwhile, the National Weather Service has issued the following forecast for a multi-day, significant severe weather outbreak, warning of very large hail and damaging winds and tornadoes:

Multi-day severe weather outbreak and heavy rain event forecast to begin Saturday in the central U.S.

The first multi-day, significant severe weather outbreak of 2014 is set to begin Saturday in the Great Plains. Very large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats Saturday, with isolated tornadoes possible. An even greater threat exists Sunday, including strong tornadoes, focused in the Ark-La-Tex region. Heavy rainfall could also bring flood concerns to parts of the Miss. & Tenn. Valleys.

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