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      • Enhanced Fujita Scale

        Enhanced Fujita Scale

        Tuesday, April 26 2016 10:34 AM EDT2016-04-26 14:34:27 GMT
        Tuesday, April 26 2016 10:48 AM EDT2016-04-26 14:48:20 GMT

        Damage is one of the ways scientists determine the strength of a tornado.

        Damage is one of the ways scientists determine the strength of a tornado.

      • April 27th: Five Years Later

        April 27th: Five Years Later

        On April 27, 2011, many cities in Alabama were devastated by a series of tornadoes. According to the SPC and EMA, 238 people were killed that day in Alabama.

        On April 27, 2011, many cities in Alabama were devastated by a series of tornadoes. According to the SPC and EMA, 238 people were killed that day in Alabama.

      • National, world weather

        Weather and disaster coverage

        Weather and disaster coverage

        (Source: Doug Gunnare via AP)(Source: Doug Gunnare via AP)

        Tornadoes, blizzards, wildfires, flooding, severe weather and other natural disasters throughout the country and worldwide.

        Tornadoes, blizzards, wildfires, flooding, severe weather and other natural disasters throughout the country and worldwide.

      • Weather and disaster slideshows

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        Check out these slideshows and more from weather events around the world.

        Check out these slideshows from weather events and natural disasters around the world.

      • Floods: Weather coverage

        Floods

        (Source: FEMA)(Source: FEMA)

        Flooding does more than just make things wet - it's potentially deadly and causes widespread destruction that can take years to recover from.

      • Wildfires: Weather coverage

        Wildfires

        (Source: Sky News Australia/CNN)(Source: Sky News Australia/CNN)

        Dry weather and windy conditions are the perfect storm for wild fires, which cause wide-spread destruction leaving nothing but ashes in their wake.

        Dry weather and windy conditions are the perfect storm for wild fires, which cause wide-spread destruction leaving nothing but ashes in their wake.

      • Hurricane season 2017More>>

      • Texas lawmakers ask Trump for hurricane wall

        Texas lawmakers ask Trump for hurricane wall

        Thursday, April 27 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-04-28 00:07:09 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-04-28 00:07:09 GMT
        A flood wall would protect the critically important cities of Houston and Galveston from a powerful hurricane. (Source: KPRC/KTRK/KHOU/CNN)A flood wall would protect the critically important cities of Houston and Galveston from a powerful hurricane. (Source: KPRC/KTRK/KHOU/CNN)

        Texas lawmakers are asking President Donald Trump to help them build a wall, but not a border wall.

        Texas lawmakers are asking President Donald Trump to help them build a wall, but not a border wall.

      • Arlene becomes post-tropical

        Arlene becomes post-tropical

        Friday, April 21 2017 7:17 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:17:20 GMT
        Friday, April 21 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:16:33 GMT

        The tropical storm that formed Thursday over the Atlantic joined forces with an extratropical low and became post-tropical Friday,

        The tropical storm that formed Thursday over the Atlantic joined forces with an extratropical low and became post-tropical Friday,

      • Tropical Storm Arlene forms in the north Atlantic

        Tropical Storm Arlene forms in the north Atlantic

        Thursday, April 20 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:52:54 GMT
        Thursday, April 20 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-04-21 03:09:38 GMT
        Tropical Storm Arlene is an early arrival. (Source: National Hurricane Center)Tropical Storm Arlene is an early arrival. (Source: National Hurricane Center)

        A rare April storm has formed in the north Atlantic Ocean. 

        A rare April storm has formed in the north Atlantic Ocean. 

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