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Tornado watch issued for WNY until 9 p.m.

A tornado watch has been issued for all of Western New York until 9 p.m. A watch, issued by the National Weather Service, means tornadoes are possible. It is different from a warning, which means the threat is imminent.

Video shows tornado ripping through patio of Rockledge home

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Talk of ‘Preventive War’ Rises in White House Over North Korea

He answered his own question: “The president’s been very clear about it. He said he’s not going to tolerate North Korea being able to threaten the United States.”

NWS Data Sheds Light On 8-Confirmed Tornadoes In 1 Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The National Weather Service has released preliminary data on the eight-confirmed tornadoes that struck central and south-central Minnesota Wednesday. The tornadoes hit between 4:52 p.m. and 8:08 p.m., with all but one being rated EF-0. These weak tornadoes had wind speeds that peaked between 55 and 80 miles per hour.

$13 million for a bunker? ‘Tons’ of San Antonio families are buying underground homes

Updated 10:27 am, Thursday, August 17, 2017 Recent threats of a nuclear attack from North Korea have led “dozens” of customers in San Antonio and the Hill Country to pay anywhere from $39,000 to $13 million for underground bunkers with amenities spanning from the most basic to features most don’t have above ground.

Multiple Tornadoes Reported In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A summer storm spun into the Twin Cities Wednesday night, bringing with it the threat of tornadoes and torrential rain. At least five possible tornadoes touched down, from near Mankato to the Twin Cities. That includes this one captured in Nicollet by Brandon Lewis late Wednesday afternoon.

North Korea’s nukes are not the only weapon in its arsenal

As US intelligence keep providing evidence of North Korea’s stunning acceleration of its nuclear program, experts say there is another weapon in Pyongyang’s arsenal that the world should also keep a close eye on. Kim Jong Un’s military has been collecting large stockpiles of nerve agents such as sarin and VX, that could target U.S.

Local bomb shelter business booming amidst tensions with North Korea

What happens in a warehouse along an east Texas road is somewhat a mystery. “We don’t welcome just drive-by traffic. We want it that way,” said Gary Lynch of Rising S Company. It’s not because they have anything to hide, but because they are genuinely private.

Three tornadoes in three states, but no warnings. What happened?

CLOSE One tornado tossed a car like a toy, another reduced buildings to rubble, a third shredded trees to splinters. Three recent tornadoes hit three different states – New York, Oklahoma, and Maryland – yet no tornado warnings were issued before any of the twisters touched down. Do we have a problem?

Guam, Japan prepare for possible North Korea missile launch

In a statement last week, Gen. Kim Rak Gyom, commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People’s Army, said the plan to fire “four Hwasong-12 intermediate-range strategic ballistic rockets … to signal a crucial warning to the US” would be ready by “mid-August.”

Is extreme weather the new normal?

Last year’s global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report. The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday released its annual checkup of the Earth, highlighting numerous records including hottest year, highest sea level, and lowest sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctica.

Trump: Kim Jong Un ‘will regret it fast’ if he attacks Guam, US allies

DEVELOPING … President Trump said Friday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will come to regret making threats to the United States after the country warned of a possible attack on Guam. If Kim makes more threats or takes any action against a U.S.

Bunker Manufacturer Says Sales Up 90% as North Korea Tensions Grow

Dem Rep Has Painting of Statue of Liberty in a Hijab Hanging in His Office Hannity: North Korea Will Now Become a ‘Defining Issue’ for Trump Admin As tensions with North Korea mount, a U.S.-based bunker manufacturer is reporting a major surge in sales.

Two tornadoes have hit Maryland in two weeks. Is this normal?

About 20 minutes before 2 p.m. Monday, a quick-hitting but destructive tornado took a swipe at Salisbury, Md. Rated EF1 on a scale of 0 to 5, it was powerful enough to toss cars like toys, yet docile in leaving behind no injuries.

North Korean nukes are miniaturized, can fit on missiles, report says

North Korea has reportedly produced a compact nuclear warhead that can be placed inside one of its advanced missiles – which are already believed to be capable of reaching half of the United States. The jarring assessment was prepared in July by the Defense Intelligence Agency, according to The Washington Post.

North Korea Threatens ‘Ultimate Measures’ Over New U.N. Sanctions

As global pressure ratchets up against North Korea with a new package of sanctions, the rogue nation is blaming the United States and threatening “ultimate measures” in response. The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved the new sanctions over the weekend, which are aimed at cutting roughly a third of North Korea’s annual export revenue.

Behind the numbers: How likely is your state to see a tornado?

Tornadoes can be some of the most spectacular examples of severe weather in the world, and the United States reports more of them than any other country, according to the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Tornadoes tend to develop more frequently in some regions of the U.S.

Blast from the past: Chico home boasts ’60s-era bomb shelter

Chico >> A poster of a nuclear explosion hangs above the entrance, an inconspicuous door underneath the two-story home’s stairs. A steep, rust-colored staircase leads 14 feet below the ground at the home in the 1200 block of Stewart Ave, just off the Nord Avenue college corridor in Chico.

Why China wants North Korea to be a nuclear threat

If worse came to worst and North Korea detonated a nuclear warhead above Honolulu, the losses would include up to 44,000 US troops, as well as our vital bases ringing the city – beginning with Pearl Harbor. Who would benefit? Not North Korea. We’d level that mountainous country.

North Korean missile tests could pose a risk to passenger planes

On Friday, North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which it says is capable of hitting the continental United States. The missile may have posed a much more immediate threat too, flying within miles of the flight path a passenger jet had just completed.

Is this really Southern California tornado weather? Yes, but…

With heavy rain and winds pounding the Inland Empire this week, many have taken to social media to express their concern about so-called tornado weather. This would totally be tornado weather – Daniella Nuno (@CallMeKendall_) August 1, 2017 California don’t know if it wanna be hot , if it wanna rain , or if it wanna have a tornado right now .

Why threats from Syria, Russia, Iran, North Korea and ISIS make 2017 a dangerous year

2017 has already seen a number of major terrorist attacks, which, coupled with rising tensions around the world and nuclear sabre-rattling from North Korea, have increased fears of a major military conflict. The Sun has spoken to a range of military and terror experts about the threat of World War Three in 2017 – here is what they said.

US detects ‘highly unusual’ North Korean submarine activity

The US military has detected “highly unusual and unprecedented levels” of North Korean submarine activity and evidence of an “ejection test” in the days following Pyongyang’s second intercontinental ballistic missile launch this month, a defense official told CNN on Monday.

Suspected tornado leaves path of destruction in Perth

A SUSPECTED tornado tore through Perth on Monday, leaving a path of destruction. It ripped through Perth’s north, with wind gusts of more than 110km/h, damaging buildings and trees and knocking out power to thousands of homes.

Nebraskan congressional delegation requests disaster declaration after six tornadoes

The Nebraskan congressional delegation requested on Monday President Trump make a major disaster declaration following June storms in the state. “The strong winds, including six tornadoes and golf-ball-to-baseball-sized hail, produced extensive damage across the state. Public power districts are reporting damages in excess of $13,780,024,” the letter states.

Trump rips China after N. Korea missile test

“I am very disappointed in China,” Trump wrote in a pair of Twitter posts. “…they do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk. We will no longer allow this to continue. China could easily solve this problem!” North Korea’s test Friday of an intercontinental ballistic missile was its second of the long-range weapon in a month.

Trump responds to N Korea with missile defence test and B-1 drills – BBC News

The US says it has carried out a successful test of its controversial anti-missile system and has flown B-1 bombers over the Korean peninsula. The exercises are a direct response to recent North Korean missile tests. A projectile fired by the US Air Force was intercepted over the Pacific by a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) unit in Alaska.

North Korea’s Nuclear Arms Sustain Drive for ‘Final Victory’

The country says that it plans – and analysts increasingly take this claim seriously – to force the world to accept it as a full member of the international community and, eventually, to reconcile with the United States and South Korea on its terms. North Korea envisions the United States one day concluding that it has grown too powerful to coerce and the status quo too risky to maintain, leading Washington to accept a grand bargain in which it would drop sanctions and withdraw some or all of its forces from South Korea.

Lightning strikes for storm-chasing couple who enjoyed a whirlwind romance

The romantic outlook is excellent for two storm ­chasers who fell for each other thousands of miles from home. John Finney, 46, and Ashleigh Parker, 29, were watching the skies in Texas but a ­”lightning bolt moment” between them sparked an unstoppable whirlwind romance.

‘Within 15 minutes a full-blown tornado had formed’

I am a competitive, goal-driven person. I love extreme sports, and when I’m not working, I like to be with my wife and two children. I’m a business consultant, and there’s a lot going on, so if I don’t schedule my time things don’t get done.

North Korea threat has Americans preparing to go underground

North Korea’s nuclear program has put the world on high alert. The Pentagon has confirmed that Thursday night the Kim Jong-un regime fired a missile that appears to have landed in the waters within a couple hundred miles of Japan’s coast.

The Bomb-Shelter Business Is Booming

Business has never been better at Atlas Survival Shelters, which ships bunkers to customers around the world from its U.S. factories. Among the best sellers: the BombNado, with a starting price of $18,999. The popularity of the company’s doomsday fortifications is no surprise, considering the state of the world in general and, specifically, Kim Jong-Un’s pursuit of a missile that can hit the continental U.S.

In Japan, the $18,999 Bomb Shelters Are Selling Like Crazy Now

The popularity of the company’s doomsday fortifications is no surprise, considering the state of the world in general and, specifically, Kim Jong-Un’s pursuit of a missile that can hit the continental U.S. Curiously, though, the most furious surge of interest isn’t in America but Japan, a country that’s long been within North Korea’s striking distance.

Clouds here, funnels there, no tornadoes anywhere

CLOSE Even before the rain stopped thundering down Sunday afternoon, people began posting images of ominous storm clouds and apparent tornadoes. As we now know, there is no evidence that tornadoes touched down in either Wyoming or Ontario counties, the two locations where most of the images were captured.

Dissecting the freak nighttime tornado that tore across Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Residents of Stevensville, in Queen Anne’s County, are picking up the pieces after a significant tornado swept through town early Monday morning, blasting coastal neighborhoods with 125 mph winds and causing at least one injury on its 2.37-mile path. No one expected such a violent storm in the middle of the night.

Why Apocalypse Predictions Always Fail

In 1806, a hen in Leeds, England laid began laying eggs inscribed with the words “Christ is coming.” When news of these miraculous egg-layings spread, many people became convinced that doomsday was at hand, and that the world, as they knew it, was about to pass away.

Stage is set for the end times, believes John Hagee

One pastor is watching the skies and believes he’s seeing some things that have never been seen before – what he interprets to be signs that civilization is inching closer and closer to the end times. John Hagee was asked about his views on the end times and whether we’re living in them already during a recent interview with CBN.

World War 3: North Korea Face War on Many Fronts – Live Trading News

World War 3: North Korea Face War on Many Fronts In what may well be preparation for World War 3, The United States will ban its citizens from traveling to North Korea amid concerns about their safety in the communist nation, the State Department said Friday. The announcement comes after the death of U.S.

Rare tornado rips through Eastern Shore during overnight storms

WASHINGTON – A strong tornado tore across Kent Island early Monday morning, pushing houses off foundations, dumping roofs in fields and leaving a 2-mile-long path of destruction. The EF-2 tornado formed as a waterspout over the Chesapeake Bay before coming ashore about 1:29 a.m. in the Bay City area, just south of U.S.

World War 3: Russia Not a Threat – Live Trading News

World War 3: Russia Not a Threat No One but the Media Consider Russia a Threat to USA The headlines on CNN would lead readers and viewers to believe Russia was ready for war with the USA any minute, but in reality nothing could be further from the truth.

Forecast data model warns you of tornadoes hours in advance

How much lead time you get will vary based on the weather, of course, but even a little extra time helps. This first real-world use warned western Oklahoma of likely tornadoes and hail about 30 minutes in advance, which may have minimized casualties.

Watch: Aerial video shows trail of damage left by tornadoes in Western NY

Two tornadoes hit Western New York on Thursday, lifting cars off driveways, uprooting trees and tearing roofs from homes. Weather officials believe one tornado struck Hamburg around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, while the other hit Holland about 20 minutes later. Hamburg endured an estimated maximum wind speed of 105 mph, and Holland faced winds of 95 mph.


Blasdell collision shop overloaded with cars damaged from tornadoes

SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: Staffers at Northeast Collision in Blasdell explained they’ve seen a handful of cars roll through with shattered windshields and panels that were sprayed with rocks and debris. Many suffered shattered or blown out windows and panels peppered with gravel and rock shots from all the flying debris.

Hawaii rolling out civil defense plan for North Korean missile attack

The state of Hawaii is formulating a preparedness plan for a North Korean missile attack, much to the dismay of the state’s tourism boosters. “We do not want to cause any undue stress for the public,” Vern T.

State of Emergency Declared in Hamburg, New York, After Three Tornadoes Leave Damage

Three confirmed tornadoes left behind damage and knocked out power to 13,000 customers in Hamburg, New York. The first twister received an EF2 rating and the second was classified as an EF1. Officials in western New York declared a state of emergency after three tornadoes left damage Thursday as part of a round of severe thunderstorms that rumbled across parts of the Northeast and Midwest.

Here’s how a North Korean nuclear attack on the US would play out

After North Korea shocked the world on July 4 by launching an intercontinental ballistic missile, the US has picked up the pace and urgency of ballistic missile defense despite major flaws in existing systems and tactics. US plans in the event of a North Korean missile attack would center around spotting the launches early on and prepare to intercept them.

Tornadoes causes damage, power outages in WNY

Crews are working to help clean up damage from two confirmed tornados that passed through Hamburg and Holland in Western New York Thursday. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz issued a no unnecessary travel advisory for southern Erie County from Orchard Park to Wales. In a statement, Poloncarz says that “possible tornadic activity caused extensive damage.”