Funnel clouds spotted in Central Texas

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Several funnel clouds were spotted in Central Texas Tuesday afternoon, but there was no actual tornado threat. KWTX Chief Meteorologist Brady Taylor said the funnels formed sometime between 2:45 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday in northern McLennan County. KWTX received photos and videos of the funnel clouds from viewers in towns like…

National Weather Service confirms Prairie Co. landspout as EF-0 tornado

PRAIRIE COUNTY (KATV) — The National Weather Service has officially confirmed a landspout that touched down in Prairie County as a EF-0 tornado. The landspout initially developed approximately two miles west-southwest of Little Dixie, moving southwest at speeds of 4 miles per hour. According to the NWS, the landspout was active for about 14 minutes,…

Chicago Sees First Tornado in 10 Years After Landspout Develops Near Midway Airport

Chicago saw its first tornado in nearly 10 years after a landspout developed near Midway Airport Tuesday, the National Weather Service reported. The landspout tornado was seen touching down just before 4 p.m. near the intersection of Ogden and Cicero avenues, but no significant damage or injuries were reported. It lasted for about 10 minutes,…

Landspout tornado touches down near Russell, Man.

A landspout tornado touched down briefly nearly Russell, Man., on Saturday afternoon, Environment Canada says. “While very photogenic, it was not going to be a severe event,” said Natalie Hasell, warning preparedness meteorologist with Environment Canada. The tornado touched down around 2:20 p.m. and there are no reports of damage. Hasell explained that landspout tornadoes…