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Violent Thunderstorms End Chicago’s Weekend

Denver, CO (1984) “Bronco Blizzard” — Denver Broncos hosted a Monday night football game with the Green Bay Packers in a raging snowstorm. A total …





Severe weather likely to skip the Anderson area

ANDERSON — It’s going to rain all day in Anderson. But a severe weather system in Alabama and Georgia today that could cause tornadoes will likely skip the area as it migrates to the north and east over the next 24 hours. Bryan McAvoy, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Greer, said such [...]





Texas to open fastest US highway with 85 mph limit

‘‘The research is clear that when speed limits go up, fatalities go up,’’ said Russ Rader, a spokesman for the nonprofit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. He said higher speed limits get people to their destinations faster, ‘‘but the trade-off is more crashes and more highway deaths.’’





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 …





NY state official among 3 killed during powerful storms

(CNN) — An assistant New York state attorney general was killed during severe storms that barreled through the Northeast, killing at least two others as they unleashed strong winds and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers. “On behalf of all New Yorkers, I would like to express my sympathy to the loved [...]





Congressional bill addresses safety in building codes

Testifying before Congress about a lack of safe building codes in some states, the Insurance Institute for Business Home Safety urged legislators to pass a bill that would provide incentives for adopting updates to the International Residential Code (IRC). “Every region of our country is …





Repeat of violent weather possible tonight

Another strong thunderstorm complex moving in from the midwest could bring a repeat tonight of the violent overnight storms that battered the region. “There is the potential for more severe weather heading into this evening and then tonight,” said John McGee of the National Weather …





Great Lakes Damaging Storms, Wisconsin Tornadoes Possible