EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in DeSoto, 30 Homes Damaged

A powerful storm blew through North Texas early Tuesday, spawning an EF-0 tornado that touched down near DeSoto, the National Weather Service says. National Weather Service Meteorologist Mark Fox toured a damaged DeSoto neighborhood Tuesday afternoon and estimated the winds there reached 85 miles per hour. “It is a very narrow, but very intentional path,”…

Uniontown tornado destroyed 22 buildings, displaces 64 people, officials say

Many homes affected by Thursday’s rare tornado in Uniontown have been cleared for residents to return, officials said Monday. But 22 buildings were destroyed and nine more were heavily damaged, said Thomas Perez, operations coordinator for The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services unit. In total, 218 structures sustained some level of damage — 73 with…

Uniontown neighborhood working to clean up after tornado rips through area Thursday

A tornado ripped through Uniontown Thursday evening, damaging dozens of homes and leaving streets littered with full roofs and walls, uprooted trees and downed utility poles. Two young children and their mother were trapped in a trailer in the area of Reppert Boulevard for about 20 minutes before a family member and a neighbor cleared…

NWS Confirms EF1 Tornado In Uniontown

UNIONTOWN (KDKA) – Severe weather rolled through western Pennsylvania Thursday night, which caused heavy damage in Fayette County. Gallatin Avenue in Uniontown was hit particularly hard. Now, the National Weather Service has confirmed an EF1 tornado touched down, which had winds up to 105 mph. It’s the first tornado recorded in the month of February…

Waterspout moves to land, making it Eureka area’s first tornado since 1998

A waterspout over Humboldt Bay made its way onto land on Thursday, Jan. 25, turning it into Eureka County’s first tornado since 1998, the National Weather Service said. The waterspout developed around 4:40 p.m. and moved its way through the Woodley Island Marina, dissipating about a minute later. Security cameras captured the waterspout blasting through…

EF-1 tornado damage confirmed in Faulkner County

FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — — The National Weather Service has determined an EF-1 tornado brought damage to Faulkner County in Sunday night storms. The majority of the damage was found on Needs Creek Dr., which is south of Greenbrier and east of the Springhill community. The storm ripped roofs off of several homes and…