Tornado Causes Damage, Displaces Families in Houston Suburb

A tornado swept through a portion of a city in suburban Houston, displacing about 500 people from a damaged apartment complex, officials said Thursday. A strong storm swept through Texas City around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, causing heavy damage to a 129-unit apartment complex, said Tom Munoz, Texas City’s emergency management coordinator. A nearby convenience…

1 year later: Recovery continues after EF2 tornado ripped through DeSoto County

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The third largest outbreak of tornados on record swept across the south on this morning one year ago, hitting parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. The aftermath caused an estimated $1.7 billion dollars in damage. Mississippi saw its share of damage in four counties: DeSoto, Bolivar, Sunflower, and Washington. Just minutes before 5:00…

Two rare tornadoes hit Northern California

Two tornadoes touched down in Tehama County on Monday afternoon, causing tree and power line damage but no fatalities, according to the National Weather Service. The first tornado hit the western edge of Corning at 1:34 p.m., said Idamis Del Valle, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sacramento. The centrifugal force knocked down…

2nd Maryland tornado confirmed from Monday’s storms, narrowly misses Delaware

A Caroline County, Maryland tornado lifted just before reaching the Delaware line on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The EF-0 twister set down just north of Baltimore Corner in the area of Goldsboro Road (Route 313) at 3:13 p.m. Monday, November 30, 2020, and took a northeasterly path for 5.5 miles before lifting,…

Tornado touches down in west Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. — A tornado briefly spun up and touched down Wednesday morning in west Jackson. A debris ball registered on radar about 7:20 a.m. on Highway 80, near I-220. Hinds County EOC Director Joey Perkins said the National Weather Service confirmed the small tornado came out of nowhere. Perkins said NWS in Jackson believes…