Severe Storms

A Tornado Scars Selma
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A Tornado Scars Selma

Thunderstorms swept across the U.S. Southeast in January 2023, spawning numerous twisters that left lengthy paths of damage.

Published Jan 19, 2023

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An Outpouring of Color
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An Outpouring of Color

Following a siege of atmospheric rivers, sediment billowed into the Pacific Ocean along the California coastline.

Published Jan 18, 2023

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Storms Soak California
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Storms Soak California

Unrelenting storms have inundated the state, delivering soil-saturating rain.

Published Jan 11, 2023

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Atmospheric River Lashes California
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Atmospheric River Lashes California

The latest in a series of atmospheric rivers drenching the state was accompanied by hazardous winds and left thousands of people without power.

Published Jan 5, 2023

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Weather Whiplash
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Weather Whiplash

The configuration of the polar vortex may have played a role in unleashing bitter cold followed by record warmth in North America.

Published Jan 4, 2023

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