NWS: 5 tornadoes touched down in Maryland, with 2 in Montgomery and 1 in Frederick County

MARYLAND, USA — The National Weather Service confirmed that five tornadoes touched down in Maryland Friday morning, after strong storms tore through the DMV. Two of the tornadoes were in Montgomery County, while the third was in Frederick County. An EF-1 tornado touched down in Dickerson and an EF-0 touched down in Boyds, both at…

11 tornadoes reported across South as deadly storm causes power outages, major flooding

A powerful winter storm that roared out of New Mexico three days ago was pushing through New England on Saturday, leaving floods, twisters, heavy snow and power outages along its 1,500-mile path. At least five deaths were blamed on the fast-moving storm in Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. The storm, which generated at…

4 Charlotte area tornadoes confirmed. One crossed I-485 — twice, NWS storm team says

Four tornadoes touched down during Thursday’s severe weather in the Charlotte region, the National Weather Service confirmed Friday night. The strongest, an EF-2 with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, formed just before 11 a.m. at Battleground Road and Interstate 85 in Grover. That’s south of Kings Mountain in Cleveland County. The tornado traveled 8.57…

EMA: Lawrence County hit again with straight-line winds, possible tornado

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Lawrence County was hit again Wednesday afternoon with strong straight-line winds and a possible tornado. The county was affected by strong storms last Wednesday as well. According to Lawrence County EMA, this Wednesday’s storms further damaged structures, power lines, and trees in southeast Lawrence County. A squall line entered the…

Tornado touches down in Kannapolis

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A tornado touched down in Kannapolis Thursday amid Tornado Warnings and Watches in the WBTV viewing area. The tornado touched down near Lane Street and the Interstate 85 Exit, the city of Kannapolis confirmed around 12:30 p.m. No injuries were reported but there is property damage and downed power lines. Viewers…

Super Tuesday tornado outbreak–12 years later

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Twelve years ago on Feb. 4, as voters headed to the polls to cast their ballots in the 2008 primaries, 12 tornadoes tore across the state of Arkansas, killing 14 people. The Super Tuesday outbreak laid waste to everything in its path. One EF-4 tornado stayed on the ground for 122…

2019 sets record year for tornadoes

Oklahoma is often referred to as “Tornado Alley,” and 2019 was an example of why the state got its nickname. According to the National Weather Service, 2019 saw the highest number of tornadoes in Oklahoma history. The weather service recorded a total of 147 tornadoes that touched down in Oklahoma, beating the previous high of…