Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be a global ecological catastrophe President Donald Trump’s vow to hit North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen” was an unveiled threat to unleash America’s most potent weapons of mass destruction onto the Korean peninsula. According to many defense analysts, the risk of nuclear […]
Tubbs Fire unleashed fiery tornadoes that uprooted trees, flipped cars The Tubbs Fire that raged through Santa Rosa last week unleashed a series of fiery tornadoes powerful enough to flip cars, yank trees out of the ground and rip homes apart, fire scientists said Wednesday. Gusts of up to 78 miles per hour were recorded […]
How to avoid dangers of downed power lines amid extreme weather Severe storms pose a variety of hazards, such as potential electrocution from downed power lines. Unfortunately, many electrical safety hazards remain long after the storm has passed, even if the power is out in that area. Electrical hazards cause more than 300 deaths and […]
Are tornadoes becoming more common in the Northwest? Thursday started out like any other typical Northwest day, but as rain and hail moved in, everything changed when two EF-0 tornadoes popped up in Aurora and Vancouver.No one was injured, but there were some reports of damage, including downed power lines a
Signs of a North Korean Missile Test Emerge as U.S., South Korea Start Drill The U.S. and South Korean navies on Monday began a joint drill involving around 40 warships, amid signs North Korea is preparing for another provocation such as a missile launch. The exercise will continue through Friday on waters on both sides […]
Risk for Severe Thunderstorms, High Winds, Flooding and Tornadoes Up top is the Severe Weather Risk map from the Storm Prediction Center for this afternoon and tonight. We’ve been upgraded to a Slight Risk (in yellow) here in W. Michigan. There is now an Enhanced Risk Area from Lake Michigan southwest to Northern Missouri.
Viewer video: Tornado appears to touch down near Aurora airport Viewer video of an apparent tornado near the Aurora airport on Oct. 12, 2017 (Courtesy: Linda Guttormsen)
Top North Korean officials in missile program missing from recent celebrations, report says Two key officials involved in North Korea’s nuclear and missile program were reportedly nowhere to be seen during public events this week, fueling speculation that another missile launch or nuke test could be imminent.
Tornado confirmed in Tryon; surveillance camera video released New surveillance video, just released by the town of Tryon shows the impact of the confirmed EF1 tornado that hit the town on Sunday. The video shows the wind pickup up and the rain and leaves starting to swirl.The video stops as the camera loses power. Th
U.S. greenlights new missiles for Japan amid nuclear threats from North Korea The U.S. has moved closer to selling dozens of state-of-the-art missiles to Japan as part of President Donald Trump’s pledge to boost military support for Pacific allies opposed to nuclear-armed North Korea. The State Department’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday it would […]