High school football ‘22: Ware County headed to title game; all 5 Florida teams fall in state semis
Ware County was the lone area state semifinal survivor on a miserable night of football for local programs. All five Florida-area programs bowed out one win shy of championship game appearances, some in blowout fashion and others in agonizing misses that will be talked about for some time.
High school football ‘22: Results from Friday night’s Week 11 games; playoffs up next
The high school football regular season is in the books and the playoffs are on tap. Who’s in, who’s out and who’s going where? That will be finalized on Sunday morning when the FHSAA releases its first brackets for its new Suburban and Metro state playoffs.
A jail employee supervising inmates working at Kentucky candle factory is among those killed by tornado
The prison employee was "stuck bad," according to a witness, when a tornado swept through and flattened the metal building on top of factory workers and jail inmates on a work program.washingtonpost.com
Deadly tornadoes tear across South, leaving death and destruction in their path
Deadly tornadoes tear across South, leaving death and destruction in their path Violent weather and deadly tornadoes barrel across the deep South, toppling trees, demolishing homes and knocking out power to thousands of residents. At least five fatalities and an unknown number of injuries were reported. Omar Villafranca reports from hard-hit Alabama.cbsnews.com
The right kind of weather spins up Alabama tornadoes
Sunlight Tuesday morning reveals the extent of damage left behind from tornadoes that blasted across Alabama in the middle of the night. A squall line of tornadoes pushed just north of Birmingham leaving one dead and forcing over a dozen to be rushed to the hospital. Alabama became the battleground as humid warm Gulf air surged northward behind the warm front. Warm air south of the warm front (red line with semicircles) destabilized region as the squall advances eastward (red line with dots). When wind barbs point up the slope perpendicularly, it represents rising air where thunderstorms tend to first develop and converge.
Tornadoes sweep across southeastern U.S., killing at least three: officials
(Reuters) - Tornadoes swept across swaths of the southeastern United States killing at least two people in northern Alabama and one person in Louisiana, tearing roofs off buildings, splintering trees and downing powerlines, officials said. Most of the tornado and storm damage was reported in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Texas starting early Monday, sheriffs officials told local media. Initial reports suggest first tornado was reported in Louisiana around 10:35 (a.m.) CST and first tornado fatality was somewhere around 11:18 a.m. CST, said NWS meteorologist Jared Guyer. More rain and wind is expected overnight and into Tuesday as the storms push off into southeastern Georgia, Floridas panhandle and the Carolina coasts in the morning hours. At least 28,300 people had power outages in Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama, according to the tracking site Poweroutage.Us.feeds.reuters.com
Tornadoes cause serious damage in Illinois
Severe weather is pushing across the mid-Atlantic region. Multiple tornadoes touched down Wednesday night in Illinois. They caused significant damage to several homes and cars. More than 90 million people could face dangerous storms on Thursday. Dean Reynolds reports from Pontiac, Illinois.cbsnews.com
Flash floods and possible tornadoes tear through battered Texas
There were more fierce thunderstorms overnight in Southeast Texas as the system moved east toward Louisiana. In the past two days, South-Central Texas was battered by at least two suspected tornadoes and widespread flash flooding. Omar Villafranca reports.cbsnews.com
4/28: Tornadoes tear destructive path through Midwest; Tornadoes level Arkansas church for second time
4/28: Tornadoes tear destructive path through Midwest; Tornadoes level Arkansas church for second time An outbreak of tornadoes hit parts of the Midwest and South, laying a path of destruction in their wake. The tornado that struck Arkansas was a half-mile wide with winds up to 136 mph; and, a church in Vilonia, Arkansas, that was rebuilt after being severely damaged by a 2011 tornado was struck again Sunday.cbsnews.com