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  • Cleanup begins after violent storm knocks down two condo walls

    Cleanup begins after violent storm knocks down two condo walls

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:54:04 GMT
    Strong winds from Monday's severe weather caused some damage to a condo complex in Gautier. Two walls at the Riverbend Condominiums came crashing down around 8 p.m.
    Strong winds from Monday's severe weather caused some damage to a condo complex in Gautier. Two walls at the Riverbend Condominiums came crashing down around 8 p.m. Neighbors remember hearing a loud roar before the wall started to shake.
  • RV park resident recalls climbing out of storm wreckage

    RV park resident recalls climbing out of storm wreckage

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:53:03 GMT
    Todd Berkesch said he was watching TV when a gust of wind turned his life and home upside down Monday night at Santa Maria RV Park in Gautier.
    Todd Berkesch said he was watching TV when a gust of wind turned his life and home upside down Monday night at Santa Maria RV Park in Gautier.
  • Storm leaves broken RVs and broken lives behind

    Storm leaves broken RVs and broken lives behind

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:53:03 GMT
    In a matter of minutes, dozens of people had their lives literally turned upside down when a violent storm ripped through the Santa Maria RV park in Gautier Monday night.
    In a matter of minutes, dozens of people had their lives literally turned upside down when a violent storm ripped through the Santa Maria RV park in Gautier Monday night. Tuesday morning, they got their first daylight look at what remains of their homes and belongings.
  • Winter weatherMore>>

  • Spring snow coats Detroit

    Spring snow coats Detroit

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:13:07 GMT
    A snowstorm hits Detroit, and it's expected to break the record for total snow in the Winter.
    A snowstorm hits Detroit, and it's expected to break the record for total snow in the Winter.
  • Hail, rain pummel several Midwest, Southern states

    Hail, rain pummel several Midwest, Southern states

    Thunderstorms were crawling across a large swath of the Midwest and South on Thursday, spawning suspected tornadoes in Missouri and Texas, and slamming several states with large hail and heavy rain that prompted a...
    Thunderstorms were crawling across a large swath of the Midwest and South on Thursday, spawning suspected tornadoes in Missouri and Texas, and slamming several states with large hail and heavy rain that prompted a handful...
  • Good Samaritans help motorists stranded for days on I-55

    Good Samaritans help motorists stranded for days on I-55

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 11:11 AM EST2014-03-05 16:11:34 GMT
    BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Poor road conditions have stranded hundreds of motorists in Region 8. Most, along I-55 in Mississippi County. "We were all the way in Missouri on foot just walking," Shondra Wright
    Roughly 50 Region 8 residents from Blytheville area churches and organizations spent hundreds of dollars and hours of their time walking along I-55 bringing food and water to those stranded motorists.
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  • Residents near Brown Fire on edge, prepared to move

    Residents near Brown Fire on edge, prepared to move

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:50 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:50:37 GMT
    Winds are expected to kick up on Wednesday following a tough day on the fire lines as the Brown Fire continues to grow. Tonight people are on edge. It was standing room only at Tuesday night's briefing
    It was standing room only at Tuesday night's briefing as people living near the Brown Fire are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.
  • Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

    Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

    With all of Valparaiso under military rule early Tuesday, 5,000 firefighters, police, forest rangers, soldiers, sailors and civil defense workers joined in a mammoth fight against wildfires licking around the...
    President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of devastating wildfires from rebuilding on hills that cannot...
  • UPDATE

    Wildfire causes portion of Coronado National Forest to close

    Wildfire causes portion of Coronado National Forest to close

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:28:51 GMT
    Brown Fire in ArizonaBrown Fire in Arizona
    Arizona has another new wildfire that erupted Sunday afternoon south of Sierra Vista. The Brown Fire is burning in a remote part of Garden Canyon, said Heidi Schewel of the Coronado National Forest Fire
    The human-caused Brown Fire was burning northwest of Sierra Vista, said Heidi Schewel of the Coronado National Forest Fire Department.
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