The tornado warning sirens malfunctioned when they were scheduled to sound for a test at 10 a.m. Tuesday and later went off about 10 p.m., according to Niles Police Support Services Bureau Chief Robert Tornabene.
Three winter storms are expected to impact millions of Thanksgiving travelers, many of whom will drive to their destination.
The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions of euros in damages.
Much of the snow that was supposed to fall in the Midwest has come down and now it's time for the main event: Record-breaking cold.
“Baby girl born in our laundry room with the tornado sirens going off, a tornado on the ground half a mile away, and no electricity…..by candle light!! Welcome to the world beauty!” the center said on Facebook.
Three confirmed tornadoes hit North Texas on Sunday night, with the strongest being an EF-3 that struck North Dallas.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co.'s website shows that about 49,000 of the utility's customers were out of power just before noon Monday.
A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over the capital, where streets, nearby beaches and train stations were long deserted.
A service dog was rescued at the last minute on Thursday afternoon during a wind-driven wildfire sparked by burning trash that swept through a Southern California mobile home park.
Lifeguards on patrol responded within minutes upon receiving the call and pulled an unresponsive 58-year-old male from the water, who was later identified as Dr. William Lapenta.
A flash flood watch issued Friday has led to the cancelation of over 800 flights departing Chicago airports.
As Spain experienced another intensely dry summer, the drought conditions unearthed an ancient circle of stones dubbed the “Spanish Stonehenge.”
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Puerto Rico late Monday, rousing and scaring many from their sleep in the U.S. territory.
Airbnb's Open Homes program has connected 25,000 people in need of temporary housing with hosts willing to help.
Federal officials have approved Illinois' request for local governments recovering from historic flooding to receive federal assistance.
There were six active storm systems in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific regions earlier this week, tying a record for the number of combined storms in both areas, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Rain from Tropical Depression Imelda deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of Houston that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
A tornado warning issued for several northern suburbs in Cook, Lake and McHenry counties has expired.