New Orleans-area tornado: Crews comb through devastated neighborhoods after a tornado kills 1 and leaves thousands without power

One twister killed one person and caused heavy damage in the Arabi neighborhood in St. Bernard Parish just outside New Orleans on Tuesday night, parish President Guy McInnis told CNN. Eight people were injured and went to hospitals for treatment, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a news conference Wednesday afternoon after touring damaged … Read more

Tornado strikes New Orleans as storms move into Deep South

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tornado tore through parts of New Orleans on Tuesday night, spawned by a storm that produced multiple tornadoes through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, killing one person and causing multiple injuries and widespread damage. The National Weather Service retweeted a video of the tornado in the eastern part of New … Read more

Tourists, spring break visitors make presence felt at Waco attractions | Local News

Browsers and buyers packed Spice Village to the brim Friday, visitors stopping at the novelty shop downtown during a wild weekend in Waco that tied a bow around a stellar spring break for local attractions. “It’s been like this all week,” Spice Village proprietor Jennifer Wilson said, surveying the hectic scene during a pause in … Read more

Idaho man killed in Ukraine was in the country caring for his partner, sister says

Idaho resident Jimmy Hill spent the last few weeks of his life in Ukraine doing what his sister, Katya Hill, said he did best: being a peacemaker and working to bring people together. The 68-year-old was killed by a Russian bomb just days ago, and her sister shared her story with reporters on Saturday. (Hill … Read more

Winter storm: Cold blast brings heavy snow to the Northeast and deep freeze to the South

Roughly 42 million Americans across the eastern US are under some kind of winter weather alert. About 4 to 8 inches of snow are forecast from the southern Appalachians to New England Saturday into early Sunday. However, areas of high elevation in the interior Northeast could see up to a foot of snow. Eight inches … Read more

Bomb cyclone: Storm threatens the east this weekend with heavy snow and damaging winds

In the Midwest, Kansas and Missouri residents brace for a treacherous wintry mix ahead of the morning commute, with more snow expected for the region. Temperatures on Friday in areas stretching from Minnesota down through Texas are forecast to plummet 20 to 30 degrees below normal. And by nightfall, snow could begin in the interior … Read more

Severe storms threaten 60 million in the US on Monday after tornadoes killed 7 in Iowa

Other cities that could see severe weather include Washington, DC, Baltimore and Nashville, said CNN meteorologist Haley Brink, adding the main threats include isolated tornadoes and damaging winds. Heavy rain will also accompany Monday’s storms, especially across the Ohio River Valley, with the potential for rainfall rates of one to two inches per hour, she … Read more

Multiple deaths confirmed in Iowa after severe storms

Madison County officials identify 6 killed in Iowa tornado outbreak Updated: 2:33 PM CST Mar 6, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript tough morning tough night. I just had the opportunity earlier this morning to receive a briefing on what took place last night and then we had the opportunity to tour some of the destruction … Read more