Weather events

May

19
2015

Wedge tornadoes mix with twisters as outbreak slams the U.S. News

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Theweathernetwork.com reports that...

It has been another weekend of severe weather outbreaks across a large swath of the central United States.

Read more at www.theweathernetwork.com


May

19
2015

Cooler weather helping as officials battle wild fire near Prince George, B.C.

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Theglobeandmail.com reports that...

Firefighters continued to battle a growing wildfire Tuesday southwest of Prince George, B.C., where cooler weather earlier this week was expected to keep it from spreading while lightning posed a continuing threat.

Read more at www.theglobeandmail.com


May

19
2015

Colombia landslide kills at least 78

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Cnn.com reports that...

Heavy rains in northwest Colombia caused a landslide that killed at least 78 people as mud rushed into homes and bridges, officials said.

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May

18
2015

Three people killed by lightning as heavy rains flood Guangxi

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M.scmp.com reports that...

Three people died from lightning strikes in mainland China’s Guangxi area and an unknown number of others were missing in floods as heavy rain hit the autonomous region, state media reported.

More than 60,000 people in 11 counties were affected by the storms, Xinhua reported.

Read more at m.scmp.com


May

17
2015

North shore tornado packed 110 mph winds, injured 3, damaged houses: Photos

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Nola.com reports that...

The tornado that touched down early Sunday morning (May 17) in Tangipahoa Parish, injuring three, packed winds of up to 110 mph, sheriff’s office and weather officials said.

Read more at www.nola.com


May

14
2015

Typhoon Dolphin Intensifies

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Kuam.com reports that...

According to the 5:00pm bulletin from the National Weather Service, Typhoon Dolphin is gaining strength and is now packing winds of 80 miles per hour. It is moving west-northwest at 8mph. Guam is currently under Condition of Readiness 3, which means that damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours. Guam, Rota, Tinian and Saipan are currently under a Typhoon Watch which means typhoon conditions, including winds of 74 miles per hour and greater are possible within 48 hours. As of 5:00pm the typhoon was located 750 miles east-southeast of Guam. Its closest point of approach to Guam is Friday.

Read more at www.kuam.com


May

14
2015

Tropical Storm Ana Starts Hurricane Season Early

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Minnesota.cbslocal.com reports that...

Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t start officially until June 1, but this year we’ve already seen our first named storm.

Tropical storm Ana spent this weekend off the southeast coast, transitioning from a cluster of thunderstorms into a tropical system late on Friday night.

Ana moved onshore just northeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, at 6 a.m. Sunday, with 45 mph sustained winds.

Read more at minnesota.cbslocal.com


May

10
2015

Tropical Storm Ana makes landfall in Myrtle Beach area

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Myrtlebeachonline.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Ana made landfall in North Myrtle Beach at 6 a.m. Sunday morning and by mid-morning low-lying streets were flooded and the surf was pounding the Cherry Grove Fishing Pier.

Read more at www.myrtlebeachonline.com


May

10
2015

Snowmelt Runoff Will Be below Average

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K2radio.com reports that...

The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills, Wyo., has prepared snowmelt runoff forecasts for the North Platte River Basin, according to Carlie Ronca, Wyoming Area Manager. The May 1 forecasts indicate the spring snowmelt runoff for the North Platte Basin will be below average.

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May

10
2015

Typhoon Noul batters Philippines

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Bbc.co.uk reports that...

The north east corner of the Philippines bore the brunt of Noul, a violent storm which made landfall on Sunday. Wind gusts reached 173mph (277kph), as Peter Gibbs reports.

Read more at www.bbc.co.uk