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South braces for second round of tornadoes, high winds and flooding with millions at risk

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Tens of millions of people in the South are facing a severe weather threat one week after tornadoes killed at least 36 people across the region. The National Weather Services’ Storm Prediction Center said tornadoes and severe thunderstorms are expected from late Sunday morning into the overnight hours. “Another Sunday that we have some ...

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January 2020 was the hottest January on record, forecasters say

In the 141 years of recorded climate history, no other January has been as warm as last month, according to U.S. government forecasters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday the average global average land and ocean surface temperature in January was 2.05 degrees Fahrenheit (1.14 degrees Celsius) above the average January temperatures for the 20th century. “The four ...

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Bomb cyclone storm rips across UK, spawns most flood warnings, alerts in England 'than any other day on record'

An explosive winter storm roared across Britain on Sunday, packing high winds and heavy rain that prompted a record number of flood warnings in England. The Met Office, Britain’s meteorological service, said Storm Dennis was expected to dump 5 1/2 inches of rain in south Wales before gradually easing. The weather service issued a rare “red warning” for life-threatening flooding in that region. Numerous rescues ...

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Winter storm kills 1 in Alabama as severe weather strikes Deep South, snow makes for treacherous travel

A powerful winter storm reaching from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast is packing heavy rain, frozen precipitation and high winds, and is blamed for at least one death. The National Weather Service said the storm is bringing “widespread hazardous weather” across the eastern U.S., including the potential for tornados on Thursday. “This is a big, nasty winter storm,” Fox News Meteorologist Adam Klotz said ...

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