One person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in Wisconsin and another person died when a twister hit a housing subdivision in Oklahoma, as a massive severe storm system battered an area stretching from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes.
Despite public service announcements, warning signs, barriers and even gates at flood-prone crossings, the majority of flood deaths in America involve people trying to drive through water on flooded roads.
Because of high water levels on Waldron, Steinbarger, Tamarack and Jones lakes, only non-motorized watercraft are allowed until further notice.
Only 5 percent of the U.S. is in drought, the lowest drought footprint the 17-year-old U.S. Drought Monitor has recorded.
Under the Paris deal nations agreed to non-binding pledges to cap or reduce emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases.
Pumps were placed in several locations to combat potential flooding caused by heavy rains, however the situation has improved.
Heavy rain last weekend prompted a sudden rise in rivers in the central U.S. Nine deaths have been blamed on floods and flash floods.
As of 4 pm Monday, only three roads were still closed because of high water.
An Arkansas volunteer fire department chief was killed while working during storms in north-central Arkansas, state police said.
Indiana Michigan Power is working to restore electricity to those affected by Wednesday evening’s powerful storms that raked the area.
The new system, called WSI Max, will give the Live Doppler 15 Fury Storm team meteorologists access to every computer forecast model as soon as it comes out.
With several days left to go this month, this year’s record will likely be padded some more, said Mike McFarland, a meteorologist with the service in Seattle.
Strong winds flipped a mobile home off its foundation Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes and businesses.
The storm caused power outages and numerous highway accidents. About 11,600 electricity customers across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine were in the dark by late morning.
The goal is to help people learn where their safe place is so they can quickly go there during severe weather.
A viewer submitted a photograph that showed a hole in the asphalt and chunks of pavement scattered nearby.
Tornadoes had been reported nearby at the time of the crash and heavy rain had been reported in the area, according to the National Weather Service.
Early spring rains establish mosquito breeding grounds and ticks emerge earlier during warm, wet springs.
Your weather radio can be set to sound off severe weather alerts for single or multiple counties.
If the mild winter weather this year carries over through spring and summer, fish populations in northeast Indiana lakes could benefit according to a biologist with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.