Asia Grain Outlook: Prices to Rise as Severe Weather Hits US, Argentina

SINGAPORE–Asian grain prices are expected to rise in coming days, reflecting fresh buying interest in the cash market, possible crop damage from megastorm Sandy in the U.S. and concern about heavy rain that has delayed planting in Argentina. Buyers in Japan, China and South Korea this week have booked more …





2 tornadoes hit Queens and Brooklyn, NY

High winds also caused damage in upstate New York, according to reports.According to media reports, the storms were part of a system that moved east from the Great Plains, where four people were killed in Oklahoma on Friday.The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down Saturday morning in Queens as a line of strong [...]





Hurricane Isaac Rising Waters Forces People Out of Homes – DeJaVu?


Seven years ago, Hurricane Katrina cause massive damage, death and destruction due to flooding and storm surges in New Orleans, LA, Gulf areas in MS and AL. Now, Hurricane Isaac, a Category 1 hurricane when it came ashore, is causing massive damage due to breaching some levys in Louisiana. The flooding is due to Isaac [...]





NWS: No repeat today of Thursday’s violent storm

By Pantagraph staffBLOOMINGTON — Emergency responders reported Friday morning that there were no one was injured after Thursday’s late afternoon storm that damaged multiple commercial buildings and houses, knocked down trees and left a lot of clean-up in its wake on Bloomington’s far west side.Curtis Hawk, director of the McLean County Emergency Management Agency, said [...]





National Weather Service investigating whether a tornado touched down in the …

SIDNEY, N.Y. — A National Weather Service team investigating a severe storm in the Binghamton area says there was a downburst and not a tornado. Meteorologists say downburst winds of up to 85 mph on Sunday evening hit the rural town of …





The importance of remembering the effects of severe weather

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PA Storm 2012: Damaging Weather Threatens Pennsylvania


Storms loomed over Pennsylvania on Thursday, as residents across the Northeast braced for damaging weather. The National Weather Service issued tornado warnings for specific regions in Pennsylvania, including Tioga and Jefferson counties. Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Western and Central Pennsylvania, with one alert issued at 4pm EDT reading: “SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A [...]





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WRIC Richmond News and Weather – Seven Hurt When Microburst Hits …

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY – The National Weather Service will visit Spotsylvania County on Monday, after a severe storm tore through, destroying a gym and damaging multiple buildings, injuring several people. Seven girls were hurt when the Cheer Fusion gym at 86 Fleming Street collapsed. The strong winds knocked down the cinder block walls and ripped the [...]