The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Sullivan Co, NY.
The Tornado Warning is in effect for Central Sullivan County in Central New York.
At 12:38 pm EDT, National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Hurleyville, moving east at 25 mph. Continue reading
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a Tornado Warning for: Southeastern Craig County in northeast Oklahoma. Northwestern Delaware County in northeast Oklahoma. Northeastern Mayes County in northeast Oklahoma.
Until 4:00 pm CDT.
At 3:29 pm CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Pensacola, and moving northeast at 40 mph. Hazard, tornado. Source, radar indicated rotation. Continue reading
A deadly string of tornadoes touched down in Nebraska including a rare double tornado which was caught on video.
Ben McMillan describes to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about just how quickly these twisters formed.
UPDATE: TORNADOS ON THE GROUND! TAKE COVER. Arkansas SKYWARN now in progress! Listen as Amateur Radio tornado spotters and chasers report DIRECTLY to the National Weather Service’s Little Rock Forecast Office!
Central Carolina Skywarn – TORNADO SCANNER TRAFFIC
Ottawa County sheriff’s dispatcher Colleen Thompson says two people were reportedly killed when the twister hit the community near Oklahoma’s borders with Kansas and Missouri at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. She says the extent of the damage is still unknown.
Indianapolis is under a tornado watch until midnight, the National Weather Service says.
UPDATE: Evansville Police radio reports rotation is visible. Powerlines are down in some counties.
Fountain and Montgomery counties are under the same watch, as are Clay, Green, Putnam, Vermillion, Daviess, Knox, Owen, Sullivan, Vigo, Martin and Parke counties.
About 7:30 p.m., Clinton County was put under a severe thunderstorm warning until 8:15 p.m.
“The county highway (department) has closed several roads because of the floods,” said Chief Deputy Bob Kemp of the Fountain County Sheriff’s Office. He said as of Thursday afternoon no residents had been evacuated. The chief problem is water backing up in ditches and flowing over roads.
“We’re hoping people aren’t driving through it. As long as everybody remembers not to drive through the water, we’ll be fine.”
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook through 7 p.m. Friday, warning of rain, high winds and flooding.
Who’d a thunk we’d see the day when one of the nations’ biggest press outlets would tout the stand on your head breaking news headline — “Chicago’s official weekend shooting tally: zero”
That’s exactly what the headline read from today’s edition of the long running periodical, the Chicago Tribune.
URGENT – TORNADO WATCH! THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION!
It was the Widest tornado ever.. Prompting calls for a new category – EF6. The National Weather Service reported Tuesday that the killer tornado that struck near Oklahoma City last Friday was a ferocious EF5 twister, which had winds that neared 295 mph. The beast only needed to clock in at 201 mph to qualify for EF5 status..