Tornadoes

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.  (credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

CDC: Two-Thirds Of US Weather Deaths From The Cold, Heat Waves ‘Get More Publicity’

The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.

07/30/2014

A young victim holed up in his bathroom to take cover from the Apr. 27 tornado moving rapidly toward his house used his final moments to send a final pair of text messages to his mother: “Goodbye mama…It’s heading right for me.” A man walks past a building that was destroyed by a tornado yesterday when it tore through the area for the second time in three years, on April 28, 2014 in Mayflower, Ark. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tornadoes Leave More Than 30 Dead Over Two-Day Span

A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.

04/29/2014

Debris from a house destroyed by a tornado. (credit: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Tornadoes Cause Damage, Injuries In Miss., Ala.

At least three tornadoes flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and bent telephone poles into 45-degree angles as they barreled through the South on Monday, killing at least one woman in Mississippi and unleashing severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods.

04/28/2014

File photo of tornado damage. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

‘Looks Like A War Zone': Tornadoes Leave At Least 16 Dead Across South

Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents found themselves huddling in the dark early Monday wondering how they would rebuild again after the most powerful tornado yet this year carved a path through their city and others nearby, killing at least 16 people.

04/28/2014

In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Tropical Storm Isaac moves toward the Florida coast on Aug. 26, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Isaac Poses Flooding, Tornado Threats To Southwest Georgia

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac will bring the threat of flooding and tornadoes to the southwest corner of Georgia.

08/27/2012

Tropical Storm Lee Dumps Heavy Rains Onto New Orleans

Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee Hit Metro Area-UPDATE

UPDATE: One death has been attributed to the storms associated with Tropical Storm Lee.  25 year old Jerome Hunter drowned in Gwinnett County when he and a friend tried to cross a rain swollen creek. Hunter’s […]

WAOK-AM–09/05/2011

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Larry Tinsley Reaches Out To Those Touched By The Storms of Last Week…

… and we want you to do the same. The death toll sadly continues to climb, but let’s not forget there are still those out there who need our help! If you are still looking […]

WAOK-AM–05/01/2011

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