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  • Storms move across several southern states

    April 6, 2014 11:10 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - A band of storms downed trees and flooded roads in parts of Mississippi and Alabama and appeared headed toward Georgia. The National Weather Service in Mississippi said it had received reports Sunday of some mobile homes blown off blocks, along with streets flooded in several areas. Flash... more »
  • Hurricane Conference Held in Lafayette

    June 11, 2012 1:56 PM

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting at least nine to fifteen named storms, four to eight will strengthen to a hurricane and one to three of those storms is expected to become a major hurricane this season. A forum was held at Abdalla hall on UL's campus to... more »
  • Acadiana Helps Tornado Victims

    March 3, 2012 8:07 PM

    A massive storm system stretching from all the way down here in the Gulf, north to the Great Lakes leaves 38 people dead across five states. The past 24 hours have been filled with destructive, deadly weather for much of the country. Luckily we were spared here in Acadiana,... more »
  • Tropical Storm Bret Forms in Atlantic Near Bahamas

    July 17, 2011 8:41 PM

    MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm has formed in the Atlantic Ocean near the northern Bahamas. Authorities in the Bahamas issued a tropical storm watch for Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands. Tropical Storm Bret isn't expected to approach the U.S. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm's center... more »
  • Storms Rip Through Eunice

    June 5, 2011 11:51 PM

    Hot heavy days and wild nights, that's the weather recap this weekend. Severe storms came on the tail end of severe record heat. KATC'S Chris Welty spent Sunday in Eunice and saw the damage first hand. "It was wicked for about 15 minutes man," said Charles Daigle. ... more »
  • Storms Kill 77 Around South, Including 61 in Alabama

    April 28, 2011 7:40 AM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A wave of tornado-spawning storms strafed the South on Wednesday, splintering buildings across hard-hit Alabama and killing at least 77 people in four states. Some 61 people died in Alabama alone, including 15 in Tuscaloosa when a massive tornado barreled through the area. Sections of the... more »
  • No Deaths in St. Louis Tornado Called a Miracle

    April 24, 2011 2:21 PM

    BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) - Many of the people gathered for Easter services in the area around St. Louis' Lambert Airport are thanking God for sparing them from what could have been a killer tornado that struck two days earlier. Early warnings and common sense also helped account for the... more »
  • 3 More Storm Deaths in Ala.; 3-State Toll Now 13

    April 16, 2011 3:26 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama official says three adult family members have died when a tornado hit a home in central Alabama. Autauga County Chief Deputy Sheriff Joe Sedinger tells The Associated Press the three were killed late Friday night in the Boone's Chapel community of the county, about... more »
  • 5 Killed In Severe Storms

    April 15, 2011 8:03 AM

    TUSHKA, Okla. (AP) - A powerful storm system produced a tornado that killed two people in southeastern Oklahoma and three more in Arkansas before moving into the Deep South early Friday. The system produced a large tornado that cut through the tiny southeastern Oklahoma town of Tushka late Thursday, killing... more »
  • Figuring Out What Makes Tropical Storms Form Into Hurricanes

    September 2, 2010 12:58 PM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - NASA scientists are flying into Hurricane Earl to gather data about what makes some tropical storms intensify while others fizzle. The flight is part of a six-week NASA research mission to collect information that could help forecasters accurately predict how strong a hurricane will be.... more »
  • Storms delay drilling for final BP well plug

    August 10, 2010 8:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Approaching storms forced crews to suspend drilling the final stretch of a relief well aimed at shooting a permanent underground plug into BP's busted oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, the government's point man for the disaster said Tuesday. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen... more »
  • Cleanup Ships Idled as Storms Rattle Gulf Region

    June 29, 2010 11:02 PM

    GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The crashing waves and gusting winds churned up by now Hurricane Alex put the Gulf oil spill largely in Mother Nature's hands Tuesday. Regardless of whether the storm makes things worse or even better, it has turned many people fighting the spill into spectators. Oil-scooping... more »

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