2 dead, torrents of rain slam Southern California

The storm feeding on an atmospheric river of moisture stretching far out into the ocean was at its most fierce late Friday afternoon, dropping over 8 inches of rain in one area, and was expected to last until Saturday afternoon.

Residents pick up pieces after tornadoes leave 19 dead

A vast storm system that kicked up apparent tornadoes, shredded mobile homes and left other destruction scattered around the Southeast has claimed at least 19 lives during its two-day assault on the region.

Powerful storm kills 4 in Virginia

Forecasters had warned that more than 88 million people were at risk of seeing some sort of severe weather Wednesday. In the Midwest, heavy snow and biting winds led to mass flight cancellations at Chicago airports.

Photos: Severe thunderstorm

A severe storm is rolling through the area, bringing with it heavy winds and rains and hail in some locations.