Storms produce possible tornadoes, flood roads and streets
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thunderstorms with relentless rain has flooded roads in some parts of Wisconsin and spawned possible tornadoes.
The National Weather Service will be inspecting damage in...
Flash flood watches issued for parts of Nebraska, Iowa
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain for parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa and issuing flash flood watches.
Tornado, hail, snow as storms sweep through California
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A tornado touched down in a California field as weekend thunderstorms swept through the central part of the state, dropping rain and dime-sized hail, forecasters...
Flood watch for northern Illinois as more storms approach
PEOTONE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says more flash flooding is possible overnight in northern Illinois as another wave of thunderstorms arrives.
NW Indiana braces for more heavy rains, possible flooding
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Northwestern Indiana residents were bracing for more heavy rainfall after a wave of thunderstorms left streets and yards flooded in the region.
More than 700 flights canceled in Chicago due to storms
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 700 flights have been canceled in Chicago while severe thunderstorms raked portions of Illinois.
WMAQ-TV reported O'Hare International Airport reported 656 flight...
The Latest: Officials say 4th death tied to Imelda floods
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local):
A man found dead in his vehicle in southeast Texas after floodwaters receded is at least...
High winds, not tornadoes, blamed for Michigan storm damage
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service says high winds, not tornadoes, are believed to have caused storm damage earlier this week in Michigan.
Storms bring damaging winds, possible tornadoes to Michigan
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain, high winds and possible tornadoes to parts of Michigan, damaging buildings and leaving tens of thousands without power.
Investigators haven’t decided if 2 fire deaths Dorian caused
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Investigators are still trying to determine whether a fire that killed two people in South Carolina as Hurricane Dorian approached was caused by a thunderstorm in the...
EF-1 tornado touched down damaging trees, buildings
COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in northeast Connecticut as part of a series of strong thunderstorms that swept through the...
The Latest: Officials say Utah wildfire is 10% contained
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah wildfire that has prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people in two Salt Lake City suburbs (all times local):
Family of 3 injured by lightning in Polish Tatra Mountains
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A couple and their seven-year-old child were hospitalized Friday after lightning hit a tree they were passing while trekking in the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland, where...
Severe storms spawn tornado in Michigan, hail, flooding
NEW LOTHROP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say severe thunderstorms that moved across Michigan spawned at least one tornado that damaged some structures and knocked down trees.
New Orleans hit with flooding rain
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Afternoon thunderstorms dumped as much as 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) of rain on parts of metropolitan New Orleans, prompting the closure of flooded streets.
Police: 1 dead after storms cause flooding in NW Arkansas
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Police in Fort Smith say a 47-year-old woman died after attempting to drive through a flooded roadway following heavy rainfall.
Polish official: Deadly lightning storm like terror attack
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish emergency official on Friday likened the deadly lightning storm over the Tatra Mountains that killed at least five people and injured more than 150 to a terror...
- The Journal GazetteThunderstorms expected into this eveningAugust 20, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalLast week of July should stay warm in south-central Wisconsin, highs in upper 80s this weekendJuly 26, 2019
- Wilkes-Barre Citizens' VoiceBrutal Heat Arrives This Weekend: Valley Cities To Be Hit HardestJuly 18, 2019
- The Times-TribuneExcessive Heat Watch Issued: Temperatures May Approach 100 DegreesJuly 17, 2019
Storms move through Connecticut, spark tornado warning
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Strong storms are being blamed for downed trees, flooding and power outages across parts of central and eastern Connecticut.
Evers seeks federal disaster declaration for 18 counties
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers is seeking a federal disaster declaration for 18 counties and two tribes that suffered damage during severe storms in July.
Thunderstorms spawn funnel clouds, flood urban streets
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Severe thunderstorms spawned multiple funnel clouds across Minnesota and flooded streets in the Twin Cities.
The National Weather Service reports there was some crop...
Heavy rains flood roadways in suburban Detroit amid storms
UTICA, Mich. (AP) — Heavy rains flooded roadways in suburban Detroit as severe thunderstorms moved through parts of the state.
The storms hit Monday night and early Tuesday, closing Michigan...
Suspected tornado reported in central Illinois amid storms
EDINBURG, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a suspected tornado was reported in central Illinois as severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the state.
Hail, rain, wind from storms cause damage in Montana
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Some Montana residents were cleaning up Monday after a series of thunderstorms brought large hail, heavy rain and strong winds that downed trees and power lines and damaged...
Scientists get up-close look at wildfire-triggered storm
SEATTLE (AP) — A wildfire-triggered thunderstorm in Washington has provided an unusual opportunity for scientists to fly through its clouds and take photos and measurements.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Firefighters in northern Nevada have fully contained one of three big wildfires that have been burning since last weekend and continue to make progress on the others thanks to...
RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Officials at a horse racing track in southern New Mexico say a severe storm has forced them to cancel races for the afternoon.
Storm knocks out power, floods streets in Grand Island
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A thunderstorm that moved through central Nebraska has left thousands of people without electricity and streets flooded.
Strong storms leave swath of damage in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Strong thunderstorms with heavy winds have caused damage from Beulah to Bismarck to Jamestown.
The National Weather Service says the storms Tuesday night damaged...
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials have confirmed that a lightning strike sparked a fire that destroyed a historic lookout tower during a severe...
Lightning sparks more than a dozen Nevada wildfires
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Lightning sparked more than a dozen wildfires in northeast Nevada over the weekend and forecasters are warning more are likely as thunderstorms move back into the region later...
Crews race to ease pressure on damaged UK dam as rain looms
LONDON (AP) — Emergency crews in northwest England raced to pump water from a reservoir with a damaged dam Sunday as weather forecasts calling for thunderstorms hastened fear of the structure...
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — Residents of Custer are cleaning up after what an emergency services official calls a hundred-year flood that shut down the southwestern South Dakota city.
Concert, fireworks lure fans to wet Titans’ practice
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thunderstorms gave the Tennessee Titans a painful flashback to their 2018 season opener in Miami and the longest game since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970 before a night...
Lightning causes power outages in Spokane area
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A red flag warning indicating that the potential for wildfires is high has been issued for much of eastern Washington.
Flash flooding in eastern Kansas forces water rescues
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Thunderstorms and heavy rain in parts of eastern Kansas have forced multiple water rescues.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that authorities in Douglas County were...
PHOENIX (AP) — Some flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are delayed due to a monsoon storm.
An airport spokeswoman says that as of 6 p.m. Tuesday, 20 arriving flights were...
Northwestern Wisconsin hit again by severe weather
SHELL LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Northwestern Wisconsin is again pounded by severe thunderstorms with 60 mph wind gusts, even as crews continue cleanup efforts from last week's tornadoes and straight line...
Heat, then hail: Weather and travel woes hit Britain, France
LONDON (AP) — The temperature's dropping but Europe's troubles aren't over: A record-busting heat wave gave way Friday to thunderstorms and hailstorms, bringing the Tour de France to a dramatic...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local):
The U.K.'s air traffic controller says it has fixed a technical issue that led to flight restrictions at...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. West (all times local):
A wildfire that has raged since Sunday in northern Arizona now is 12% contained.
Lightning storm kills 39 in eastern India
PATNA, India (AP) — Lightning has killed at least 39 people during thunderstorms and heavy rains lashing eastern India where thousands of people are stranded on high ground, an official said...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — More than 57,000 homes and businesses in New Jersey are still without electricity two days after a line of thunderstorms downed trees and power lines.
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A tornado that tore across Cape Cod has put an exclamation mark on a wave of storms that broke the heat in the Northeast and Midwest.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Crews are battling more than a dozen wildfires across northern Nevada.
Lightning started most of them on Monday as a line of thunderstorms made their way across the state....
FINKSBURG, Md. (AP) — Evening storms in Maryland knocked a tree down, killing an 89-year-old man in his driveway.
News outlets report the Carroll County Sheriff's Office responded to an...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Heavy rainfall and booming thunderstorms that raced across Connecticut caused major flooding and a fire in a dorm at a private school.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe thunderstorms broke high temperatures in Pennsylvania but left behind power outages and mass transit issues in parts of the state.