Blogs Midwest

Tornadoes Rake Okla., Kansas as Storm Threat Continues

Tornadoes Rake Okla., Kansas as Storm Threat Continues

  • Published: May 20th, 2013

A tornado outbreak killed at least 1 and injured dozens more as twisters hit Oklahoma, Kansas and Iowa on Sunday.

Rare May Snowstorm Annihilates Records in Midwest

  • Published: May 3rd, 2013

A rare May snowstorm shattered snowfall records in three states, while bringing the threat of more flooding.

Twin Cities Narrowly Escape Record May Snowstorm

  • Published: May 2nd, 2013

A rare May snowstorm narrowly missed Minneapolis-St. Paul, dumping more than a foot of snow outside the cities.

A Record Lack of Rain in Drought-Stricken Nebraska

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

As far as drought-stricken states go, Nebraska is at the top, having seen its driest July-to-Sept. period on record.

Welcome Rains Are Forecast, But So Are Severe Storms

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2012

A wild weather weekend may be in store for much of the Plains and Midwest, as rain comes with threat of tornadoes.

Extreme Heat Continues to Plague South Central States

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2012

High temperatures are soaring into the triple digits from Oklahoma to Arkansas, as the record warm summer of 2012 drags on.

Stephen Colbert Warns of Drought’s “Arid Hellscape”

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

On his Comedy Central show, Stephen Colbert tackled the massive U.S. drought and its impacts on agriculture.

Image of the Day: Storms Soar Over the Sweltering City

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2012

Record high temperatures fueled severe thunderstorms across the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, including in NYC.