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What's more frightening than an explosion of molten hot lava? An explosion of molten hot lava whipped into the air by a tornado. For weeks now, the Holuhraun lava field in Iceland has put on a show as the Bardarbunga volcano began erupting on August 29. Since then, photos of oozing lava and geysers of molten rock have wowed both scientists and curious spectators.
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A swarm of tornadoes , floundering ships and dead cows top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 16. 1886 - A swarm of tornadoes hits southern Lower Michigan from late morning into the early afternoon.
Tuesday's forecast: Lovely September weather Lovely September weather will rule much of the Northeast and Midwest Tuesday while more rain pelts the southern tier. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s4faFm The national weather forecast for Tuesday, September 16 calls for lots of rain showers and storms from Dallas to Atlanta and along the Gulf Coast.
Hong Kong was hit with strong winds and heavy rain on Tuesday after the No. 8 storm signal was hoisted and expected to disrupt business across the financial hub, with the stock market likely to stay closed for at least part of the morning.
SWIRLL - the Severe Weather Institute & Radar Lightning Laboratory at the University of Alabama in Huntsville - was toured by university officials on Monday as well as members of the UA System Board of Trustees. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Construction is almost complete on a new $7 million SWIRLL facility on the UAH campus that will bring new advances to severe weather research.
Officer Gilberto Benitez has been named the East Fort Myers Rotary Officer of the Month for August 2014. Officer Benitez was selected for his courageous efforts to assist a man in a wheelchair who was stranded during a violent thunderstorm.
A new study demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm's potential for destruction. A new study by Florida State University researchers demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm's potential for destruction.
J.H. Sawtell grocery store is shown circa 1890. It was on Broadway between Second and Third streets.
Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula. The area is home to gleaming megaresorts, tiny fishing communities and low-lying neighborhoods of flimsy homes.
News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston has the forecast featuring unseasonably cool shots of Canadian air. Rain chances return late Monday night.
Edouard became the fourth hurricane of the Atlantic season at 11 a.m., and forecasters at the National Hurricane Center predicted it would become the first major hurricane with winds of 120 mph by Tuesday.
Hurricane Edouard moves northwest in the eastern Atlantic Sunday afternoon. The National Hurricane Center predicts that it will become the season's first major storm Monday night or Tuesday.
Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides and possible storm surges. Tropical Storm Kalmaegi was packing winds of 160 kilometres per hour as it approached the Philippines, meteorologists say The typhoon, packing winds of 160 kilometres per hour, struck the town of Divilacan on the northeastern coast around sundown and moved westward across the main island of Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.
Typhoon Kalmaegi is heading towards the East Sea and expected to cause strong wind and rough seas after sweeping through the Philippines, meteorologists have warned. According to Vietnam's National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecast, the typhoon has strengthened since Saturday and was located at about 120 kilometers east of Luzon Island at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Rapidly strengthening Hurricane Odile further intensified before dawn Sunday and was swirling over the Pacific as a major storm toward an expected close brush with the southern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula by nightfall. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Odile became a powerful Category 4 hurricane before dawn Sunday.
Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon. Though the region should be rather quiet through the early half of the day, after lunchtime the risk for scattered rain increases.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:09 am
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