Small Arkansas town hit hard by EF-1 tornado Saturday night

ROMANCE, Ark. — After severe storms moved through the state Saturday night, one town is now facing the aftermath of a confirmed EF-1 tornado. Several families in Romance, Arkansas spent their Sunday morning cleaning up after the tornado touched down in their city. According to White County Emergency Management Director, Tamara Jenkins, five homes were…

Remembering the tornado outbreak of 2002

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – 18 years have passed since the devastation of November 10th, 2002, but many residents still have vivid memories of the day. 64 tornadoes touched down across 6 states over a 3 day period, with 14 of those twisters happening in Mississippi and Alabama. Three of those impacted Lowndes County. One of…

Friday marks 15 year anniversary of deadly Nov. 6 tornado

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – 15 years ago, with winds peaking at 200 mph, a tornado moved through four Tri-State counties, killing 25 people. That twister touched down just before 2 a.m. in a Henderson County field, making its way through Ellis Park before destroying much of the Eastbrook Mobile Home Park. It’s a day first…

Tornado confirmed to have hit Thornbury, Ont., during Friday storm

Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado touched down in Thornbury, Ont., during Friday’s storm through Western University’s Northern Tornadoes Project. The tornado followed a path through the town before it entered into Georgian Bay. According to a weather summary issued by Environment Canada, the tornado damaged a tree, a power pole and a street lamp.…

Home Depot Destroyed in Dallas Tornado Reopens

A North Dallas big box store destroyed in last October’s devastating tornado is back open. “It’s going to be back to business as usual,” said Home Depot assistant manager Jordan Jasper. Jasper is ready to welcome customers back into the store near Forest Lane. It took a direct hit on Oct. 20, 2019, when an…

Mini-tornado rips through Frankton

A “mini-tornado” tore through the Queenstown suburb of Frankton overnight, ripping roofing off homes and sheds, blowing in windows, damaging fences and bringing down trees and branches. Alta Pl resident Hudson Turnbull said a neighbour saw the mini-tornado come off Lake Wakatipu about 1.45am. Three homes near the corner of Robertson St and Remarkables Cres…