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.…

Meteorologists have warned about North Carolina’s ‘radar gap’ for years. It’s taking a toll on forecasts.

Rotating supercell thunderstorms barreled across the North Carolina Piedmont on Saturday night, prompting tornado sirens to blare in Charlotte as three dangerous storms targeted the city. A total of 18 tornado warnings were issued for the trio of tempests as they straddled the North Carolina-South Carolina State line and tracked directly into the Queen City…

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…

Tornado reported in Florida as severe weather brings downed trees, power lines to area

A powerful line of thunderstorms linked to a deadly storm system spawned at least one tornado in Central Florida on Monday as the severe weather caused some damage in the area. The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Melbourne said a tornado warning was issued for Seminole County north of Orlando before just before noon.…

Tornadoes, Storms Across Deep South Kill Two People, Damage Homes in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia

Residents across the Deep South are assessing damage Monday after severe storms and tornadoes battered the region for the second consecutive weekend. At least two deaths, one in Mississippi and one in Alabama, have been blamed on the storms. The National Weather Service counted at least seven reports of tornadoes. High winds from thunderstorms knocked…

1 killed by suspected tornado as storms rake South

HEADLAND, Ala. — A suspected tornado overturned a mobile home in south Alabama, killing one person, as severe weather blasted a wide area across the Deep South. Jerry Oliver Williams, 61, of Henry County died when the storm struck a rural area about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Coroner Derek Wright said Monday. The area was under…