The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm’s maximum sustained winds increased Monday morning to near 45 mph (72 kph).
Video shared to CNN shows people being rescued from the roof of a building.
The aggressive wildfire sweeping through the Sierra Nevada foothills covered with dense brush and dead trees destroyed 61 homes and 63 other buildings.
Search and rescue crews, including 40 people on foot and others in a helicopter, recovered the bodies of five children and four adults, some as far as two miles down the river.
Up to six inches of rain fell in Lake County, Illinois while areas of suburban Chicago saw at least four inches.
Authorities say a tornado has damaged farmsteads and crop fields and high winds from other storms have torn at homes and knocked out power in eastern Iowa.
The National Weather Service Northern Indiana office confirms three tornadoes touched down in northern Indiana Monday night.
Don Gephart submitted a video of a storm rolling north toward Decatur using NewsChannel 15’s Report It feature.
Pictures of the storms that rolled through northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio on Monday that were submitted to NewsChannnel 15 via Report!t.
A woman finishing a late breakfast was able to videotape the weather phenomenon.
A pair of California wildfires have quickly spread, threatening hundreds of homes and forcing evacuations while in other parts of the west evacuation orders have been lifted.
The suspect is accused of recklessly endangering 14 aircraft and fire crews “with a substantial risk of imminent death or physical injury by flying an unmanned drone aircraft in closed airspace above an active fire area.”
Homes and businesses are damaged after heavy rains the last several days.
On June 29, 2012, a massive wind storm devastated northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio during one of the hottest periods on record.
Firefighters hope to put areas with intense blazes at the fire’s southern end so residents can return to homes in the town of Brian Head.
Better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins, officials said Sunday night.
Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern Florida.
The heat wave comes amid new research findings that nearly 1 in 3 people now experience 20 days a year when the heat reaches deadly levels.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to approach the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas late Wednesday or Wednesday night and move inland Thursday.
The Southwestern U.S. is about to feel the wrath of a punishing heat wave that includes a forecast of 120 degrees in Phoenix — a temperature not seen in the desert city in more than 20 years.