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The Early Word: War widens in Mideast and 1.9 million reasons why Austin feels so crowded

Thursday has its roots in Norse mythology as the day dedicated to the most famous god of that pantheon, Thor — as in “Thor’s day.” So it’s only fitting that on the day named for the god of thunder we should have experienced… 297 more words


One dead after confirmed, "extremely dangerous" tornado spotted near Sand Springs, Oklahoma

(CNN) — One person was killed Wednesday when severe weather ripped through the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas.

The death was reported in Sand Springs, a suburb of Tulsa, after the storm system ravaged a mobile home park, said Maj. 303 more words


Storm Spotter Training Underway As Severe Weather Season Nears

DES MOINES, Iowa – Severe weather season is almost here and training is underway to help meteorologists track storms.

The National Weather Service is conducting dozens of spotter training seminars across Central Iowa. 287 more words


The Early Word: Icky weather tonight, Van Halen coming to town, and maybe ketchup on mac and cheese isn't such a bad idea

The recent bloom of spring-like conditions in the Austin metro area will be briefly interrupted by a cold front plowing through the region tonight. The National Weather Service says we could see… 313 more words


The Latest: Weather 360 on the end of winter and the beginning of Hurricane Season 2015

As winter for the Northeast begins to wind down and warm and cold temperatures fight a raging war in which, obviously, the cold must surrender in, Hurricane Season 2015 approaches. 130 more words

Monday's Snowstorm Was Latest 5-Inch Chicago Snowfall Since 1982

CHICAGO (CBS) – In one early spring storm, Chicago topped its average snowfall for the entire month of March, and endured the latest 5-inch snowstorm in more than 30 years. 171 more words