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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:32 PM EDT

Lightning Is Killing Fewer Americans Than Ever: Analysis

Lightning Is Killing Fewer Americans Than Ever: Analysis

Lightning is killing fewer Americans than ever, according to analysis from the Associated Press and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education. In 2017, only 13 people have died...

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 04:13 PM EDT

Storms Leave Hundreds in New Orleans With Flooded Homes, Businesses

Storms Leave Hundreds in New Orleans With Flooded Homes, Businesses

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency in New Orleans Thursday after heavy storms flooded homes and businesses across the city. Officials say the rate of rainfall in many neighborhoods was...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 05:20 PM EDT

Video Shows Lightning Strike a San Antonio Home

Video Shows Lightning Strike a San Antonio Home

A strong storm passing through the San Antonio area has caused flash floods and lightning storms. This cellphone footage captures an incredible lightning strike in the Heritage neighborhood.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 09:33 AM EDT

5 Things You Need to Know About the Total Solar Eclipse

5 Things You Need to Know About the Total Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse is going to be visible across parts of the U.S. this August. But what is a total solar eclipse, exactly? When was the last time one happened? What should you look for? Find out all that and...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 05:25 PM EDT

US Postal Service Celebrates Upcoming Eclipse

US Postal Service Celebrates Upcoming Eclipse

A new postage stamp has been issued by the United States Postal Service commemorating the upcoming total solar eclipse, which will take place on Aug. 21. It is the first time a U.S. postage stamp has used...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 08:03 PM EDT

Waterspout Comes Ashore in North Carolina

Waterspout Comes Ashore in North Carolina

A beachgoer captured footage of a waterspout off the coast of Surf City, North Carolina, on July 19. The National Weather Service says the waterspout came ashore as a tornado with winds up to 70 mph. The NWS...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 04:11 PM EDT

Tornado Touches Down in Central Iowa

Tornado Touches Down in Central Iowa

A tornado in Conroy, Iowa, was caught on video. The twister damaged crops and buildings on three properties but no one was injured.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 10:43 AM EDT

Protect Yourself From Lightning Strikes

Protect Yourself From Lightning Strikes

Do you know how to stay safe when a thunderstorm hits? Learn what to do, and what not to do, to protect yourself when lightning strikes.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 11:28 PM EDT

2 Tornadoes Topple Trees, Lift Cars in NJ

2 Tornadoes Topple Trees, Lift Cars in NJ

Tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that moved across New Jersey on Saturday morning uprooted trees, lifted two cars with people inside and left thousands of homes and businesses without power.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 07:21 AM EDT

Cindy Soaks Tri-State After Battering South

Cindy Soaks Tri-State After Battering South

Tri-state residents are bracing for potential impacts from Tropical Depression Cindy after the weakened but still strong storm churned through parts of the south this week.

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