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Updated: 2 hours 55 min ago
A second round of severe thunderstorms was expected to sweep across the Plains on Friday and into the weekend, pounding the region with large hail and brutal winds.
Sustained winds above 50 mph were recorded in many parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas, with gusts above 70 mph — near hurricane force — in a few spots.
One death has been blamed on the flash flooding which struck northwest Wisconsin and northeast Minnesota Monday.
Residents of Watkins, Minnesota, are cleaning up the damage left behind by Monday's tornado.
A storm described as the worst in more than half a century caused severe damage to Litchfield, which is located about 65 miles west of Minneapolis.
Two men who allegedly failed to put out their camp fire have been arrested, while crews are battling blazes across the western U.S.
Two men were arrested in connection with a wildfire in Boulder that has burned about 500 acres and forced nearly 2,000 people from their homes.
Two campers have been arrested for allegedly starting a fire in Boulder County, Colorado. Meanwhile, 700 homes were evacuated in California.
Troops were deployed as a wave of floods and mudslides endangered lives across China, hitting the Henan, Fujian and Jiangxi provinces.
Philippine forecasters warned fishing boats not to venture out to sea and commercial ships to watch out for big waves.
Temperatures were warming up Wednesday in the New York City region ahead of a week-long stretch of sizzling weather, including several 90-degree days.
Poor weather in the southern Indian Ocean has delayed the search for MH370 for almost two months, authorities said Wednesday.
The severe weather threat in the Midwest continues after a tornado packing 120 mph winds ripped through a Kentucky town Monday night, injuring five people.
The search for a missing Southern Methodist University police officer reported trapped in high water is now a recovery operation, authorities said.
Severe thunderstorm and tornado watches peppered the Midwest and the Plains on Tuesday as summer storms again threatened the region.
All across the country, a dangerous heat wave is set to affect tens of millions of Americans.
Drenching rain could threaten cookouts and holiday activities for millions as storms run through parts of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.
If you live in the eastern half of the United States, those booms you hear Monday might not be fireworks.
Forecasters are warning that heavy rains and potential flash floods could put a damper on the holiday weekend.
Flood control basins and washes filled with water rushing as fast as 30 mph, officials said.