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Severe Storms

Budgeting for Resilience: A Vital Step to Strengthen and Protect Our Communities

Vicki Arroyo | Posted 05.07.2014 | Green
Vicki Arroyo

Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Unfortunately, that aptly describes the federal government's fiscally short-sighted response to climate change and its impacts, such as more droughts, wildfires and severe storms.

UK Braces For More Flooding

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's coastal residents were bracing Monday for more flooding with lashing winds, rain and high tides expected. Waves of up to 27...

Tornado Destroys Dozens Of Homes, Church

Posted 04.11.2013 | Green

At least one tornado touched down in north central Arkansas on Wednesday evening, damaging more than two dozen homes and destroying a church, CNN repo...

PHOTOS: Crazy 'Ghostbuster' Clouds During Last Night's Storm

Posted 07.27.2012 | New York

Although the storm that rolled through New York City Thursday night didn't quite turn into the derecho we feared, the clouds still looked plenty omino...

Joplin District Holds Summer School, Races To Prepare For Fall

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 08.23.2011 | Education

JOPLIN, Mo. — The twister that laid waste to much of Joplin last month hit the school system especially hard: It killed seven students and one t...

After Tornadoes, People Donating Unwanted Toys And Undergarments

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 07.16.2011 | Impact

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Relief officials inundated with donations after the flurry of twisters that killed more than 300 people across the South are ...

Silly Convention Turns Into Relief Effort For Tornado-Hit Alabama Town

Posted 07.19.2011 | Impact

What started as a plan to assemble dozens of people with the same name for fun has turned into a mission to help a small Alabama town leveled by last ...

Severe Storms Hit The South: How You Can Help

Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact

Devastating storms ripped through the southern United States last week, leaving more than 340 people dead and communities crippled in its wake. Dozen...

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...

WATCH: Lightning Strikes Three Chicago High-Rises At Once

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago has been no stranger to violent thunderstorms in recent weeks. The line of severe storms that hammered the city Wednesday evening knocked down...

The World's Most Severe Snowstorms As Seen From Space (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Amanda Ng and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA's Earth Observatory uses powerful satellites to capture the movements, evolution, and beauty of the earth, from snowstorms and earthquakes, as s...