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  • Better weather aiding Washington wildfire fight

    Better weather aiding Washington wildfire fight

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-07-22 05:31:36 GMT
    Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds...
    Calmer winds and cooler temperatures helped firefighters go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.
  • Massive sinkhole forces woman from FL home

    Massive sinkhole forces woman from FL home

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:57:25 GMT

    A huge sinkhole opened up outside a Florida home, forcing the homeowner to leave.

    A huge sinkhole opened up outside a Florida home, forcing the homeowner to leave.

  • Wildfires burn 250K acres

    Wildfires burn 250K acres

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:44:15 GMT

    Wildfires burned roughly 250,000 acres and resources are stretched thin.

    Wildfires burned roughly 250,000 acres and resources are stretched thin.

  • TornadoesMore>>

  • Tornado confirmed in Michigan; some injuries

    Tornado confirmed in Michigan; some injuries

    Monday, July 7 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-07-08 00:37:10 GMT
    A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph spawned a tornado, injured at least six people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, officials said Monday, and storms with...
    A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph spawned a tornado, injured at least six people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, officials said Monday, and storms with tornadoes...
  • UPDATE

    EF1 tornado causes damage near Liberty

    EF1 tornado causes damage near Liberty

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-07-02 00:51:22 GMT
    An EF1 tornado touched near Liberty knocking down trees and power lines Monday night. Straight line winds of up to 70 mph caused damage in Liberty.
    An EF1 tornado touched near Liberty knocking down trees and power lines Monday night. Straight line winds of up to 70 mph caused damage in Liberty.
  • High winds, flooding strike Midwest

    High winds, flooding strike Midwest

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 2:14 AM EDT2014-07-01 06:14:21 GMT
    After tornadoes and flash floods hit the middle of the country on Sunday, residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee and Arkansas braced for more severe weather Monday.
    After tornadoes and flash floods hit the middle of the country on Sunday, residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee and Arkansas braced for more severe weather Monday.
  • FloodsMore>>

  • UPDATE

    Flooded streets bring high water rescue in Phoenix

    Flooded streets bring high water rescue in Phoenix

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-07-15 04:44:42 GMT
    Street flooding brings high water rescueStreet flooding brings high water rescue
    A surge of moist air driven by the 2014 monsoon touched off a new round of storm alerts for the Phoenix area late Monday afternoon.
    Firefighters had to pull a woman out of a car after it was nearly swept away in a flash flood. Georgia Arneson told CBS 5 News she was scared for her life but had the wits about her to call 911.
  • Iowa flooding 911 call: 'A boy went in the sewer'

    Iowa flooding 911 call: 'A boy went in the sewer'

    Thursday, July 10 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-10 20:57:09 GMT
    A passing motorist tells authorities a "boy went in the sewer" and "his mother is yelling for him" during a 911 call that prompted a frantic search for two Iowa teenagers swept into an open storm drain during a...
    A passing motorist tells authorities a "boy went in the sewer" and "his mother is yelling for him" during a 911 call that prompted a frantic search for two Iowa teenagers swept into an open storm drain during a flash...
  • Flooding closes 2 Mississippi River bridges

    Flooding closes 2 Mississippi River bridges

    Monday, July 7 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-07-08 01:46:36 GMT
    Two Mississippi River bridges closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there was growing concern Monday that conditions could worsen in parts of Missouri and Illinois.
    Two Mississippi River bridges closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there was growing concern Monday that conditions could worsen in parts of Missouri and Illinois.
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