Video showed the aftermath of a lightning strike that left a 6-inch deep, 10-inch wide hole smoldering in the street in Massachusetts.
President Joe Biden visited FEMA headquarters to receive a briefing on the 2021 hurricane season and preparedness efforts. He also announced plans to increase funding to better prepare for extreme weather.
Thunderstorms are expected to push through the Chicago area Monday afternoon, bringing the threat of damaging winds, large hail and possibly a tornado.
Multiple tornadoes were reported Sunday night across Mississippi, damaging buildings and causing downed trees and power lines.
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LIGHTNING & THUNDER: Storms are heading towards the Chicago area this evening. The areas most likely to get hit are suburbs west of Chicago including Elgin, Aurora, Joliet and Kankakee. Communities along the lakefront could be impacted as well.
Residents throughout the South are reeling after severe weather and tornadoes ripped across the region, killing at least five people and leaving behind widespread destruction.
Southern states were hit by tornadoes Thursday amid a dangerous severe weather outbreak which also brought large hail, damaging winds and flash flooding across the region.
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A significant tornado outbreak in the South on Wednesday is expected to continue with numerous strong, potentially violent tornadoes likely to impact the region into Thursday.
Hurricane Iota has roared ashore as a dangerous Category 4 storm along almost exactly the same stretch of Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast that was devastated by an equally powerful Hurricane Eta 13 days earlier.
Hurricane Iota is now a dangerous Category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered this month by powerful Hurricane Eta.
Some parts of the Carolinas saw three to seven inches of rainfall by Thursday afternoon.
A powerful storm blew through the Chicago area Tuesday night, toppling trees, destroying roofs and knocking out power.
A strengthening Tropical Storm Eta cut across Cuba on Sunday, and forecasters say it's likely to be a hurricane before hitting the Florida Keys Sunday night or Monday.
The heart of powerful Hurricane Eta began has moving ashore in Nicaragua with devastating winds and rains that have already destroyed rooftops and caused rivers to overflow.
Eta is now the 28th named storm and ties the record set back in 2005 for the most named storms in an Atlantic hurricane season.
Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. Boats pushed onshore.
Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.5 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water.