Officials: EF-0 tornado confirmed in Paulding County, crossed into Cobb County during storms

On Sunday morning, weather officials were on the scene in Paulding County, where they say they believe a tornado passed through during the storm. The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday afternoon that a EF-0 tornado crossed from Paulding County and into Cobb County during the storms. Officials with the National Weather Service say data Saturday…

2-day severe weather outbreak leaves widespread destruction across southern US

Intense winds, flooding downpours and tornadoes left behind a trail of destruction as the first severe weather outbreak of 2020 roared through the southern United States. From Friday morning to Saturday night, the storms turned deadly and left a long recovery process in its wake. During the two-day span, a total of over 650 wind…

2 EF0 tornadoes touch down in Townville

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – The National Weather Service released information Monday morning about two tornadoes that touched down in Townville Saturday evening. According to the NWS, the first EFO tornado touched down at about 8:02 p.m. It had 85 mph wind speeds and was 30 yards wide. The tornado traveled about 0.44 miles. The tornado…

NWS: 2 tornadoes touched down in Ohio Saturday night

CINCINNATI — Heavy damage is being reported across the Greater Cincinnati area and all across Ohio after a powerful storm brought strong gusts, rain and two weak tornadoes. Strong winds knocked out power to 11,000 people overnight in the Cincinnati area. Crews were able to restore power to almost every home by Sunday morning. Heavy…

Oklahoma’s 146 tornadoes in 2019 are the most on record, but twisters may have been under-counted in the past

Oklahoma, lying in the heart of Tornado Alley, is famous for its frequent twisters. But 2019 took the twisting tempests to another level. The Sooner State’s tornado count climbed to 146, including the swarm of 105 during May. This number eclipses the previous record of 145 tornadoes set in 1999. But whether 2019′s tornado total…

January’s Tornado Threat is Highest in the South and There Have Been Large Outbreaks

January’s reputation for bone-chilling cold usually doesn’t make you think of tornadoes ripping up homes and trees, but they happen most years, and sometimes there can be large outbreaks. The South is the region most likely to experience tornadoes in January, and occasionally tornadoes can spin up farther north. This so-called Dixie Alley is most…