Tornadoes

People watch the Isuzu River swollen by Typhoon Hagibis, in Ise, central Japan Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Tokyo and surrounding areas braced for a powerful typhoon forecast as the worst in six decades, with streets and trains stations unusually quiet Saturday as rain poured over the city. (Kyodo News via AP)
October 12, 2019 - 2:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast as the worst in six decades approached landfall, with streets and trains stations deserted and shops shuttered. Store shelves were bare after people stocked up on water and...
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A flooded out car is stranded in high water off U.S. 59 as rain from Tropical Depression Imelda inundated the area on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, near Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 10:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Houston officials say floodwaters are receding across most of the city and efforts will continue through the night to clear the city's freeways of hundreds of vehicles stalled by the flooding. The...
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Splendora Police Lt. Troy Teller, left, Cpl. Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 9:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Authorities say floodwaters from rain unleashed by the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda have left a man dead near Houston. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says the driver of a van — a man in his 40s...
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Splendora Police Lt. Troy Teller, left, Cpl. Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 7:31 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says Imelda is the seventh-wettest tropical cyclone to strike the 48 contiguous United States on record. Meteorologist Michael Marcotte of the weather service office in Lake...
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Splendora Police Lt. Troy Teller, left, Cpl. Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 6:06 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Authorities say a 19-year-old Southeast Texas man has drowned in floodwaters caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page reposted a message from...
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Splendora Police Lt. Troy Teller, left, Cpl. Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 4:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Departures have resumed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston to partly lift an hours-long ground stop enacted amid heavy rain and flooding that led to more than 900 flights being canceled...
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Splendora Police Lt. Troy Teller, left, Cpl. Jacob Rutherford and Mike Jones pull a boat carrying Anita McFadden and Fred Stewart from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 3:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Authorities say three people sustained minor injuries when the flat roof of a post office facility in Houston collapsed amid heavy rains. The Houston Fire Department was responding to the scene Thursday...
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A flooded out car is stranded in high water off U.S. 59 as rain from Tropical Depression Imelda inundated the area on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, near Spendora, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 2:54 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Crews have rescued more than 1,000 people in the Houston area because of rising waters caused by the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo says the rescues have...
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Cars drive on a flooded street in Sargent, Texas, as seen in this aerial photo Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Sargent received 22 inches of rain since tropical storm Imelda hit the area on Tuesday, according to Matagorda County Constable Bill Orton. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 1:16 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in Houston and surrounding communities say so far there have been no severe consequences as Tropical Depression Imelda deluged parts of Southeast Texas with rain. Glenn LaMont, deputy emergency management coordinator in Brazoria County, south of Houston along the Gulf Coast...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 photo, debris litters the ground at Advance Auto Parts following severe weather in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Abigail Dollins/The Argus Leader via AP)
September 11, 2019 - 7:24 pm
When the warning sounded shortly before midnight that a tornado could be approaching, the clock turned into a stopwatch for staff members working the night shift at a behavioral health center at a Sioux Falls hospital. "We had 10 minutes to wake up 102 residents, get them to the center of the...
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