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After Storms: Much Cooler For The Weekend

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After producing a round of heavy, gusty thunderstorms, a powerful cold front will continue to push east of the area as the weekend gets underway. The final hours of summer will be quite cool and a dramatic change from Friday's high heat. Temperatures will be no higher than the lower 60s Saturday and readings will drop into the 40s overnight.  The first full day of autumn looks like a winner. A good deal of sunshine will be accompanied by comfortable afternoon temperatures and lo... More>>

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Review of Summer 2018 Weather

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"Meteorological" Summer (June 1-August 31) of 2018 will go into the record books as a warm one in our area. At the Youngstown-Warren Airport, rain totals were somewhat below average but some parts of our area had quite a bit more or less rain.  More>>

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    Tornado Safety Tips

    Tornado Safety Tips

    Despite Doppler radar, tornadoes can sometimes occur without any warning, allowing very little time to act. More >>
    Despite Doppler radar, tornadoes can sometimes occur without any warning, allowing very little time to act. It is important to know the basics of tornado safety. Know the difference between tornado watches and tornado warnings.More >>
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    Tornado Facts

    Tornado Facts

    A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground.More >>
    A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground.More >>
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  • AP NewsBreak: DHS secretary says FEMA chief won't lose job

    AP NewsBreak: DHS secretary says FEMA chief won't lose job

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:21 PM EDT2018-09-22 02:21:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with FEMA Administrator Brock Long after visiting areas in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at Myrtle Beach International Airport in ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with FEMA Administrator Brock Long after visiting areas in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at Myrtle Beach International Airport in ...
    DHS has found the head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it.More >>
    DHS has found the head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it.More >>
  • When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

    When will it end? Florence's floodwaters rising in Carolinas

    Friday, September 21 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-09-22 02:11:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Derosier). Pastor Floyd Benfield stands in front of the flood-damaged sanctuary of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Spring Lake, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Just days before, the flooding Little River had left the church ha...(AP Photo/Alex Derosier). Pastor Floyd Benfield stands in front of the flood-damaged sanctuary of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Spring Lake, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Just days before, the flooding Little River had left the church ha...
    The crisis from Hurricane Florence is slowly moving to South Carolina along with the trillions of gallons of water dumped by the storm.More >>
    The crisis from Hurricane Florence is slowly moving to South Carolina along with the trillions of gallons of water dumped by the storm.More >>
  • Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

    Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-09-22 01:30:31 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). In this aerial photo taken Sept. 18, 2018 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an industrial site and a chicken farm outside Wallace, N.C., is seen that has been flooded by the nearby Northeast Cape Fear R...(NOAA via AP). In this aerial photo taken Sept. 18, 2018 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an industrial site and a chicken farm outside Wallace, N.C., is seen that has been flooded by the nearby Northeast Cape Fear R...
    Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina.More >>
    Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina.More >>
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