WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 17: Residents of Elgin Avenue sort through debris after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

St. Louis Red Cross Dispatches Teams to Help Ill. Tornado Victims

Several dozen Red Cross teams are headed across the state of Illinois to provide storm victims with basic emergency needs such as food, a safe place to stay, health services and emotional support.


Storm damage in Pekin, Illinois (Photo credit: John Clark)

At Least Three Killed After String Of Tornadoes Hits Midwest

According to the National Weather Services’ website, a total of 65 tornadoes had struck, the bulk of them in Illinois.



Storm Brings Snow, Tornadoes To Great Plains

A storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow on Friday also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains.


An artist paints an American flag over a home destroyed in a tornado in Moore, OK in June. (Getty Images)

Tornadoes, Severe Weather Threaten Midwest

The severe weather that has hit part of the Midwest will continue to threaten the region.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Trial Delayed for MO Man Accused of Joplin Tornado Fraud

The trial has been delayed for a southwest Missouri man charged with defrauding victims of the Joplin tornado.


Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Drury U Students Collect Joplin Tornado Stories

Students from Drury University in Springfield are collecting stories about the Joplin tornado for a healing and recovery project.


St. Charles County Tornado, KMOX/Greg Damon

President Obama Signs Mo. Disaster Declaration

The storms included one that spawned a tornado in the St. Louis area and others that caused widespread flooding.


Storm Damage in St. Charles County on June 1, 2013 (KMOX/Greg Damon)

St. Charles Co. Cleanup Estimated at $2.4 Million

“It’s turned into a much bigger cleanup than we thought,” County Executive Steve Ehlmann said. “We are anticipating collecting about 50,000 tons of tree and limb debris.”


Gillespie High School damage on May 31, 2013 (KMOV/Erik Lorenz)

Tornado-Damaged Gym To Be Rebuilt

Historic gymnasium in Gillespie, Illinois damaged by EF-2 tornado on May 31.


About 2,400 Ameren linemen work to restore power to hundreds of thousands who lost it when tornadoes hit the St. Louis region May 31, 2013.  (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Emergency Management Officials to Survey Damage Today

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and State Emergency Management Agency will assess the extent to which two tornadoes ripped through the area.





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