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June 7, 2024 at 8:26 AM

7 tornadoes touch down in Mid-Atlantic, fallen tree kills 2-year-old in Michigan

Numerous tornadoes were reported in Maryland and northern Virginia Wednesday night, knocking downing trees and power lines.
June 7, 2024 at 8:26 AM
In this aerial view, a home is crushed by a fallen tree knocked down by a tornado in the Olde Towne neighborhood, June 6, 2024, in Gaithersburg, Md.
June 7, 2024 at 12:03 AM

More than 20 tornadoes reported across 5 states, with 1 being deadly

A 3-year-old child died Wednesday when a tree fell on a house during a tornado in Michigan. Thursday night, there is an impending risk of further storms along the I-95 corridor.
June 7, 2024 at 12:03 AM
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June 6, 2024 at 3:36 PM

Severe weather impacting Maryland with tornado warnings across several counties

Several counties in Maryland are under tornado warnings tonight, with damage from the storms already reported in Montgomery County.
June 6, 2024 at 3:36 PM
Several counties in Maryland are under tornado warnings tonight, with damage from the storms already reported in Montgomery County.
June 6, 2024 at 2:58 PM

Multiple tornadoes touch down in Maryland

The National Weather Service issued five different tornado warnings across Maryland due to the severity of the storms.
June 6, 2024 at 2:58 PM
VIDEO: Multiple tornadoes touch down in Maryland
June 3, 2024 at 7:13 AM

1 injured by possible tornado in Sanderson, Texas, official says

At least one person was injured as a possible tornado struck Sanderson, Texas, law enforcement said.
June 3, 2024 at 7:13 AM
A view of a destroyed property in Sanderson, Texas, after an apparent tornado on Sunday, June 2, 2024, in a photo taken by Terrell County Sheriff Thaddeus Cleveland.
1 month ago

Texas facing more severe weather following deadly tornado outbreak

Severe weather in the U.S. has been very active of late, with wind gusts over 70 mph and tornadoes causing significant damage and claiming 22 lives across five states over the Memorial Day weekend.
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VIDEO: Texas facing more severe weather following deadly tornado outbreak
1 month ago

Most active severe-weather season in 13 years continues to wreak havoc in Texas

The most active spring for severe weather in 13 years continued Tuesday with wind gusts of more than 70 mph and thunderstorms prompting new tornado warnings in Texas.
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This handout photo taken on May 26, 2024, courtesy of Jacob Chambers shows an aerial view of widespread damage from a tornado in Valley View, Texas.
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At least 22 people dead after tornado outbreak

A new round of severe storms is expected to hit Texas after the deadliest tornado since 2015 hit the state.
1 month ago
VIDEO: At least 22 people dead after tornado outbreak
1 month ago

20 dead across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas in severe storms

Severe storms over the weekend led to the deaths of at least 18 people across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas.
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Juana Landeros, who rode out deadly tornado with her husband and her 9-year-old son when it rolled through the previous night, salvages items from her destroyed home, May 26, 2024, in Valley View, Texas.
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Several killed by tornadoes in weekend storms

The dangerous weather caused chaos in Texas with multiple deaths.
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VIDEO: Several killed by tornadoes in weekend storms
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Survivors say private shelters helping them weather tornado season

When a tornado ripped through Greenfield, Iowa, last week, Fire Chief TJ Oder said his house took a direct hit but his family was saved by a private tornado shelter.
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A flag flies nears a tornado damaged home, May 23, 2024, in Greenfield, Iowa.
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At least 15 killed in tornado outbreak across four states

ABC News Meteorologist Somara Theodore gives the latest update on a dangerous storm system moving east amid record Memorial Day weekend travel.
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VIDEO: At least 15 killed in tornado outbreak across four states
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Prepare for tornadoes, record-high temperatures for Memorial Day Weekend

Severe weather is forecasted from Austin, Texas, to Chicago as people travel for Memorial Day weekend.
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VIDEO: Prepare for tornadoes, record-high temperatures for Memorial Day Weekend
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Tornado shelters explained

Families are investing in shelters in Tornado Alley when other options are too far away.
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Families are investing in shelters in Tornado Alley when other options are too far away.
1 month ago

30 million from Texas to Dakotas under threats of possible tornadoes

There were over 200 severe storm reports from New York to Texas. A fifth person was killed in what is believed to be a tornado-related incident about 25 miles from Greenfield, Iowa, officials said.
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VIDEO: 30 million from Texas to Dakotas under threats of possible tornadoes
1 month ago

Shattered towns pick up the pieces from the most active tornado season since 2017

Wednesday was another day of severe weather across the country with more than 200 severe storm reports from New York to Texas.
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Wreckage is left behind the day after a deadly tornado struck Greenfield, Iowa, May 22, 2024, in a drone photograph.
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Tornadoes leave trail of destruction across multiple states

At least 100,000 customers were left without power in Texas after tornadoes touched down overnight.
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VIDEO: Tornadoes leave trail of destruction across multiple states
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4 dead, 35 injured in Greenfield, Iowa, as dozens of tornadoes impact 6 states

Gov. Reynolds authorized a proclamation of disaster emergency for 15 counties on Tuesday.
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Damage is seen after a tornado struck in Greenfield, Iowa, May 21, 2024.
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Deadly tornado devastates Iowa town

Authorities say there were “confirmed fatalities” and at least a dozen people were taken away in ambulances after twisters ripped through Greenfield, just outside of Des Moines.
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VIDEO: Deadly tornado devastates Iowa town
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Multiple people dead after tornado outbreak in Midwest

At least 20 tornadoes were reported in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
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Iowa State Police confirm fatalities, injuries as tornadoes rip through counties

On Tuesday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds authorized a proclamation of disaster emergency for 15 counties across the state.
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On Tuesday, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds authorized a proclamation of disaster emergency for 15 counties across the state.
1 month ago

Tornadoes, severe storms across Midwest

Severe thunderstorms hit the Midwest and upper Great Lakes on Tuesday, bringing tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail.
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VIDEO: Tornadoes, severe storms possible across Midwest
1 month ago

At least 5 states face threats of strong tornadoes

Parts of Illinois, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin are in the path of dangerous weather, including huge hail and winds up to 90 miles per hour.
1 month ago
VIDEO: At least 5 states face threats of strong tornadoes
1 month ago

As 3 states recover from 13 tornadoes, more severe weather on the way

As emergency crews in three states began mopping up and assessing damage from a series of tornadoes on Sunday, more severe weather is on the way.
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A tornado forms near Union City, Oklahoma, May 19, 2024.
1 month ago

At least 15 tornadoes reported in 4 states; more severe weather on the way

Emergency crews in three states are cleaning up after a series of tornadoes, with more severe weather forecast for the Midwest this week.
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VIDEO: At least 13 tornadoes reported in 3 states; more severe weather on the way
1 month ago

At least 13 tornadoes reported in 3 states

ABC News’ Alex Perez reports on the severe weather wreaking havoc in the Heartland.
1 month ago
VIDEO: At least 13 tornadoes reported in 3 states
1 month ago

US is experiencing more tornado outbreaks, despite fewer tornado days overall

Although the number of days that there is a tornado in the U.S. is decreasing overall, the average annual number of tornadoes has remained roughly the same.
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A car is covered by a tree outside an apartment complex in Tallahassee, Fla., May 10, 2024.
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At least 125 tornadoes reported across the country since Monday

There have been at least 125 reported tornadoes across the country since Monday.
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A storm damaged house is seen along Blackburn Lane, Thursday, May 9, 2024, in Columbia, Tenn.
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Severe storms on the move as 105 tornadoes reported across the country since Monday

Since Monday, there have been over 105 reported tornadoes across the country. On Thursday alone, at least five tornadoes were reported in Iowa, Missouri, Georgia, and Mississippi.
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VIDEO: Severe storms on the move as 105 tornadoes reported across the country since Monday
2 months ago

Tornadoes strike across heartland, with more severe weather on the way

Thirteen tornadoes were reported in the past 24 hours across Kansas, Tennessee and Illinois. Following an outbreak of deadly storms in the Midwest and South, the risk of tornadoes continues.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Tornadoes strike across heartland, with more severe weather on the way
2 months ago

Tornadoes strike across 7 states with more severe weather on the way

As of Thursday afternoon, at least 17 tornadoes had been reported in the previous 24 hours across seven states.
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John Bernhardt searches for his belongings outside his storm-damaged home Thursday, May 9, 2024, in Columbia, Tenn.
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New round of tornadoes slam Heartland

Deadly tornadoes left a path of destruction in the South as more than 60 million Americans brace for severe weather.
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50 million Americans under severe weather threats amid multiday tornado outbreak

More than 50 million Americans, from Texas to Missouri to the Carolinas, are under severe weather and tornado threats Wednesday night.
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Residents assess the damage and sort through debris after a tornado hit damaging and destroying several homes at Pavilion Estates in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on May 8, 2024.
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57 million people in tornado storm zone

Tuesday saw another 20 reported tornadoes across five states.
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VIDEO: 57 million people in tornado storm zone
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FedEx Employees in Michigan trapped in building during tornado

Portage, Michigan, emergency crews are currently working through the damage.
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VIDEO: FedEx Employees in Michigan trapped in building during tornado
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Michigan Governor declares state of emergency in parts of state over tornadoes

The National Weather Service warned there was a "confirmed large and destructive tornado" over Union City at 6:11 p.m. ET Tuesday.
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The National Weather Service warned there was a "confirmed large and destructive tornado" over Union City at 6:11 p.m. ET Tuesday.
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Twisters leave trail of destruction in Midwest

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency after at least nine tornadoes hit the area on Tuesday.
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VIDEO: Twisters leave trail of destruction in Midwest
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Michigan Governor declares state of emergency in parts of state over tornadoes

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency in areas of Michigan due to the tornadoes that hit the area Tuesday.
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A FedEx facility in Portage was heavily damaged by a tornado, May 7, 2024.
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19 tornadoes reported in 7 states across the Plains

Severe weather caused 19 tornadoes across seven states, with more expected on Wednesday. The twisters were reported in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee and South Dakota.
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VIDEO: 19 tornadoes reported in 7 states across the Plains
2 months ago

Deadly weather outbreak in middle of country

At least one person is dead in Oklahoma after 16 tornadoes were reported in six states.
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VIDEO: Deadly weather outbreak in middle of country
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Reported tornadoes cause damage in Heartland

Life-threatening storms have turned deadly, leaving wide swaths of destruction as they sweep through states in the Heartland.
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VIDEO: Reported tornadoes cause damage in Heartland
2 months ago

Tornado forecast: NOAA issues 'high risk' alert for intense, long-track tornadoes

Potentially intense and historic tornadoes are in the forecast for Oklahoma and other nearby states on Monday, according to NOAA.
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A tornado spins as cars pass on U.S. 277, west of Hawley, Texas, May 2, 2024.
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NOAA issues 'high risk' alert for intense, long-track tornadoes

Potentially historic tornadoes are forecast for Oklahoma and nearby states. This is the first "high risk" severe storm alert this year and the first in Oklahoma since 2019.
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VIDEO: NOAA issues 'high risk' alert for intense, long-track tornadoes
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Is there a climate change link to deadly, destructive tornadoes?

Spring is bringing multiple tornado outbreaks across the country. ABC News' chief climate correspondent Ginger Zee explains if climate change plays a part.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Is there a climate change link to deadly, destructive tornadoes?
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Severe weather impacting Texas, Oklahoma

ABC News' Somara Theodore reports on the relentless rain impacting Texas and tornados hitting Oklahoma. Plus, a look ahead for the next storm on the move.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Severe weather impacting Texas, Oklahoma
2 months ago

9-year-old speaks out after helping to save parents amid tornado

Branson, 9, ran alone for help after a tornado struck his family in Oklahoma.
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9-year-old Branson is being credited for helping to save his parents Marvin Wayne Baker and Lindy Baker.
2 months ago

Tornado spotted in central Texas

Dramatic video shows a large tornado touching down near homes in central Texas. Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for dozens of counties as the state was pummeled by severe storms.
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Tornado spotted in central Texas
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Tornadoes and flash flooding hit Texas

At least one tornado was confirmed near Abilene as parts of Texas also reported 28 inches of rain in 48 hours. ABC News’ Sam Champion has the latest severe weather threats.
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VIDEO: Tornadoes and flash flooding hit Texas
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Houston area faces 'life-threatening' flood conditions as severe weather hits Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for dozens of counties in Texas on Thursday as severe weather and flooding threaten the state.
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Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for dozens of counties in Texas on Thursday as severe weather and flooding threaten the state
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Tornado threat in the Heartland

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee is tracking the latest severe weather threats across the country.
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VIDEO: Tornado threat in the Heartland