Tornado in Louisiana that threw mobile home into road, killed 1 person was EF-3 with 150 mph winds

One of the tornadoes that ripped through Louisiana Sunday night packed a punch in Acadia Parish, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Lake Charles said Monday night the tornado that left a trail of destruction was an EF-3 tornado with winds of 150 mph. The twister touched down around 8:34 p.m.…

Tornadoes, Storms Kill 7 Across 3 States As Dangerous Weather Moves Across South Today

A system producing severe storms continued to move across the South on Thursday after tornadoes killed at least five people and injured dozens more in Texas and Oklahoma on Wednesday. Storms in Louisiana killed at least two people. Tornado warnings have already been issued for parts of Mississippi and Alabama Thursday morning. More than 164,000…

Tornadoes rip through the South, leaving at least 16 dead

At least 16 people were killed after tornadoes began ripping through the South on Easter, destroying homes and storefronts and leaving over 1 million people without power from an intense storm system now headed towards the Mid-Atlantic. Tornadoes and severe weather hit Central Texas early Sunday, bringing “gigantic” hail and damage, and then traveled east…

Deadly tornadoes batter southern US states

At least 13 people have died after storms triggered tornadoes and flooding across several southern US states. Tornadoes ripped through Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi on Sunday, while severe storms also hit parts of Alabama and Georgia on Monday. More than 900,000 households were without power on Monday morning local time. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency…

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…

A tornado ripped through a Louisiana college town in severe weather that left 5 dead in 2 states

(CNN)Strong storms killed at least five people in Texas and Louisiana and left severe damage across parts of both states Wednesday and Thursday — including at Louisiana Tech University and its host city of Ruston, where the mayor says a tornado struck overnight. Two people were killed in Ruston as a tornado ripped through the…