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Latest Weather Items
Government climate researchers say the La Nina (la NEEN-ya) climate condition in the Pacific Ocean is winding down and could end by next month. La Nina and its opposite, El Nino (el NEEN-yo), can affect weather around the world.
Flood worries that prompted the U.S. government to blast open a Missouri levee to ease pressure on some towns are rippling down the Mississippi River, leading to more evacuations and unease as the Army Corps of Engineers weighs whether to purposely inundate more land with water.
Some of the killer tornadoes that ripped across the South may have been among the largest and most powerful ever recorded, experts suggested, leaving a death toll that is approaching that of a tragic "super outbreak" of storms almost 40 years ago.
A wave of thunderstorms with winds blowing near hurricane force strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people from Arkansas to Alabama, including a father struck by a tree while protecting his daughter at a Mississippi campsite.
A powerful storm system that spawned a deadly tornado in Arkansas caused rivers to swell Tuesday across the Midwest, straining levees that protect thousands of homes and forcing panicked residents of one town to flee for higher ground.
Family members and officials say at least 23 people were killed in North Carolina by the violent storms that devastated parts of the state.
The start of the Washington Nationals at St. Louis Cardinals game set for Tuesday night was delayed because of a severe storm that set off a tornado siren.
The devastation is stunning _ homes and lives shattered as the deadliest swarm of twisters in three years battered up to 15 states. Ultimately, this could turn out to be among the top 10 three-day outbreaks for number of tornadoes, though experts can't be sure until all the reports are sorted, said Greg Carbin of the federal Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla.
Emergency crews are evacuating restaurants and businesses along the Georgetown waterfront because of flooding from the Potomac River.