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Top 10 Twister States

Amy Danise | Posted 05.05.2012 | Money
Amy Danise

A natural-disaster -- and damage to your house - can leave you feeling vulnerable. Along with repairs and reconstruction, you may see a long insurance claim stretching out ahead of you.

Weekend Weather: Fun In The Sun And Surf!

Posted 02.09.2012 | Los Angeles

If you like to surf, get ready because this weekend is just for you. From Oxnard and Malibu, all the way to Long Beach, surf will reach up to eight...

Winter Weather Batters Upper Midwest

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Green

MINNEAPOLIS — Freezing drizzle and rain made roads slick Sunday as a winter weather system moved across portions of the Upper Midwest, and the p...

Tornado Destroys Dozens Of Buildings In North Carolina

AP | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green

ELLENBORO, N.C. -- Weather officials confirm there was a tornado in the storm system that swept through parts of western North Carolina this week, fli...

2012 Begins With Subzero Windchills

Posted 01.03.2012 | New York

After an unseasonably warm New Years' weekend, an Arctic blast of air will give the tri-state region a serious chill Tuesday. According to the Wall...

Panel: Corps Not To Blame For Missouri River Flooding

AP | MATT GOURAS | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green

HELENA, Mont. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did what it could with the record flooding on the Missouri River this year although proposed ch...

WATCH: Wind Storm Knocks Out Power For Thousands

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 01.30.2012 | Los Angeles

PASADENA, Calif. — The most powerful winds to tear across California in years kept 9-year-old Dalen Guyton up late into the night. Then, around ...

Unusual Storm Moving Toward Coastal Alaska

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Western Alaska residents braced Tuesday for an unusual Bering Sea storm that packed hurricane-force winds and 35-foot waves....

Freeze Warning Issued For NE Colo.

Posted 12.17.2011 | Denver

The National Weather Service is issuing the first freeze warning of the fall for northeastern Colo. tonight. A fast-moving Pacific cold front is b...

Wet And Soggy Friday: D.C. Area Under Flash Flood Watch

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With heavy rain expected into this evening, the National Weather Service has most of the D.C. region under a flash flood watch through 1...

Southern California Still Smoldering, Santa Barbara Put On Notice

Posted 11.08.2011 | Los Angeles

By Associated Press TEHACHAPI, Calif. (AP) -- About 200 Californians have been able to return to their homes as firefighters gained ground on a bla...

Forecasters: New Solar Flare Won't Cause Problems

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Forecasters say a new solar flare should provide only a glancing blow on Earth on Friday and is unlikely to cause any problems. The Nat...

PHOTOS: Huge Waves To Remain Throughout Weekend

AP | Posted 11.03.2011 | Los Angeles

By ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Powerful surf pounded California beaches as the Labor Day weekend got under way on Saturday,...

Joshua Hersh

Hurricane Irene: Jeff Masters' Must-Read Irene Blog

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

He may be nearly 1,000 miles from the storm's center, but few people in America have as good idea of what Hurricane Irene is doing -- and is about to ...

Tropical Storm Emily Forms, Takes Aim At Caribbean

AP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Green

ROUSEAU, Dominica — Tropical Storm Emily formed Monday in the eastern Caribbean and lashed islands with heavy rain and winds, as the system move...

PHOTOS: Deadly Heat Wave Spreads From Midwest To East

Reuters | By Barbara Goldberg | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

NEW YORK, July 21 (Reuters) - Sweating crowds on the East Coast and in the Midwest flocked to waterfronts and urban cooling centers on Thursday to...

Heat Wave Kills At Least 22 People

Reuters | Karin Matz | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A searing heat wave in the central and southern United States has killed at least 22 people this week, and forecasters Wednesd...

It's A Scorcher! Heat Index To Hit 100 In NYC Today

Posted 09.11.2011 | New York

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for New York City today as the heat index is expected to rise to nearly 100 degrees and a trop...

Massive Phoenix Dust Storm Drastically Reduces Visibility

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

PHOENIX — Arizonans are calling it the mother of all haboobs – a mile-high wall of ominous, billowing dust that appeared to swallow Phoeni...

Experts Fight For Weather Satellites: 'The Stakes Are High'

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Business, academic and environmental leaders are stressing the importance of weather satellites in an era of tight federal budgets. "Th...

Powerful Storms Roar Through Several States

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 07.25.2011 | Green

ST. LOUIS — Powerful storms roared through middle America again on Wednesday, with weak tornadoes touching down in isolated spots and severe thu...

Violent Storms Cause Multiple Fatalities

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

EL RENO, Okla. (AP/Kristi Eaton) -- A state official says an overnight storm system that spawned tornadoes in several Midwest states killed a fourth p...

Winter Storm Warning, Flood Watch

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.19.2011 | Denver

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management issued a statement on their website this morning that they are actively monitoring the weather conditions o...

Help Homeless Organizations Prepare To Beat The Summer Heat

Posted 07.15.2011 | Impact

As summer approaches, warmer temperatures bring along a whole set of survival concerns for the homeless: how to stay cool and hydrated in the heat. H...

Severe Storms Rip Through South, Killing At Least 297

AP/The Huffington Post | By GREG BLUESTEIN and HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 06.28.2011 | Green

PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. (AP) -- Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighbo...