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Four homes in Massachusetts are considered uninhabitable after they were set upon by one of the worst kinds of tornados: one made up of sewage. Silvia Ortiz of Melrose describes “a tornado of poop” forming in her toilet Thursday morning as she was getting ready for work, per WHDH . “It…
The tornado that hit El Reno on Saturday night was the latest in a barrage of violent weather that is expected to continue after pounding the Central Plains states last week with deadly tornadoes, high winds, drenching thunderstorms and widespread flooding. In addition to the two fatalities, 29 people suffered minor to critical injuries in the El Reno twister and hundreds more were displaced, the city’s mayor said. People have absolutely lost everything.” Rescue workers searched the debris field that had been a mobile home park and an Americas Best Value Inn motor lodge where the tornado did its worst damage in the community about 25 miles (40 km) west of Oklahoma City.
The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has destroyed a motel and caused other damage in the Oklahoma City area.
A storm system moving across the South spawned a tornado Saturday that struck a Texas down and caused severe damage. At least seven people were injured in Franklin, population 1,600, where trees were uprooted and roofs ripped off buildings, per USA Today and CNN . Local officials tell KWTX that…
The church that became a center for shelter, help and grieving when a tornado killed 23 people in eastern Alabama held its first Sunday service since the storm.
Tragic details are emerging in the deaths of 23 people killed Sunday in Alabama’s deadliest tornado in almost six years. The youngest victim, 6-year-old Armando “AJ” Hernandez Jr., huddled in a closet with his older brother and their dad, who wrapped his arms around the boys. But AJ was ripped…
At least 22 people—ranging in age from children to people in their 80s—were killed when a powerful tornado left a path of destruction in eastern Alabama Sunday. Authorities say the tornado, one of several reported as a severe weather system hit the area, traveled straight down a country…