Tornadoes in November? It’s possible, meteorologist says

With the threat of possible severe weather on Sunday, ABC 7 Meteorologist Larry Mowry recalled a November weekend four years ago when a dangerous tornado struck central Illinois. On November 17, 2013, a Sunday afternoon, the Chicago Bears were playing the Baltimore Ravens at Soldier Field when the thousands gathered to watch the game were forced to seek shelter because of severe storms. The game was delayed two hours.

North Korean nuke test radiation could blow into Japan, report says

Radiation emanating from North Korea’s overused, crumbling nuclear test region could reportedly threaten northern Japan, as strengthening winds from the northwest blow the radiation across the Sea of Japan. Dr. Joel Myers, the founder and chairman of AccuWeather, said next week’s forecast could spread lingering radiation and threaten nearby countries with contamination from the Hermit Kingdom’s Sept.

NYC terror attack suspect planned assault for weeks, did prior reconnaissance

The Uzbekistan native accused of killing eight people in New York City had been planning his attack for weeks and did prior reconnaissance before he plowed a rented truck into pedestrians along a popular Manhattan bike path, officials revealed Wednesday.

200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korean nuclear test site, Japanese TV claims

About 200 people are feared dead in North Korea after underground tunnels at a nuclear test site that was feared to be unstable reportedly collapsed, crushing 100 people in the initial cave-in and 100 others when the tunnels again gave way on top of rescuers.

Four tornadoes hit Cleveland County in two weeks

As trees cracked and fell outside her home, she had her grandchildren crouch behind the couch hoping a tornado wouldn’t hit the house.

Tower cam captures video of tornado in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WFLA/CNN) – A tower camera captured a video of a tornado that touched down in West Palm Beach on Sunday. The tornado spawned as Tropical Storm Philippe moved into the area. The storm dropped up to four inches of rain and produced winds of 40 mph.

N Korea nuclear threat ‘accelerating’

The threat of nuclear attack from North Korea is increasing, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said during a visit to South Korea. Mr Mattis warned it would face a “massive military response” if it used nuclear weapons. Separately, North Korea released a South Korean fishing boat which it said had been found in North Korean waters illegally.

Extreme weather has already cost the US $350 billion – and climate change is going to add to the bill

Extreme weather events like hurricanes and wildfires have already cost the US more than $350 billion over the last decade, and climate change is only going to make things worse, according to a new government report released today.

We may be on the path to nuclear war, expert asserts

Nuclear warfare would have devastating consequences for our planet, both immediately following the use of a nuclear bomb and for (quite literally) decades after. Currently, nine nations across the globe possess a total of 15,000 nuclear weapons, and one of those nations, North Korea, has the rest of the world wondering about the potential for nuclear warfare in the very near future.

Tornado struck at least 2 western NC counties, National Weather Service confirms

A tornado struck at least two western North Carolina counties on Monday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday. An EF1 tornado tracked from extreme southeast Rutherford County, roughly along the Highway 221A corridor, into western Cleveland County, according to a damage assessment team from the National Weather Service office in Greer, S.C.