LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asked President Joe Biden on Wednesday to declare a major disaster in Otsego County, where an EF-3 tornado struck Gaylord on May 20.
The storm with 140 mph (225.31 kilometers per hour) winds killed two people and injured 44 others, officials have said.
MIAMI (AP) — On this first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, federal officials are launching a new initiative to modernize building codes so that communities can be more resilient to hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, and other extreme weather events that are intensifying due to climate change.
A line of severe storms packing isolated tornadoes and high winds ripped across the Deep South overnight — killing at least two in the Florida Panhandle, toppling trees and power lines and leaving homes and businesses damaged as the vast weather front raced across several states.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate on Monday rejected a bill sponsored by a Republican lawmaker that would have expanded the state's laws allowing the use of deadly force to include stopping someone from damaging property.
PHOENIX (AP) — A bill sponsored by a Republican state senator set for a vote at any time would allow business owners or their employees to use deadly force to defend their property against smash-and-grab robbers if the robber possessed a dangerous weapon.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency on Saturday as powerful storms ripped through the state causing flash floods, power outages and property damage, including from a possible tornado in Hopkinsville.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some communities in Kentucky and Tennessee were assessing damages Monday as a line of severe storms moved through the states.
Firefighters in the Scott County, Kentucky, community of Stamping Ground warned people to use caution traveling in town due to downed power lines and other damage.
BARRIE, Ontario (AP) — Several people were injured and many more displaced Thursday after a tornado ripped through part of a city in the south of the Canadian province of Ontario, its mayor said as he expressed relief that no lives had been lost in the destruction.
SELDEN, Kan. (AP) — A tornado caused lots of property damage, but no serious injuries, in the northwestern Kansas town of Selden as strong storms raked the area, the National Weather Service said.
JEFFERSON, Iowa (AP) — A dust explosion at a central Iowa grain elevator on Friday caused property damage but no injuries, the owner said.
Landus Cooperative said in a statement on its website that the explosion at its Jefferson grain elevator happened around 8 a.m.
NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — President Joe Biden has declared a disaster and made aid available to governments and electric cooperatives in eight Georgia counties after storms on March 25 and March 26.
The current declaration does not include assistance to individuals, although Biden said Wednesday that a wider declaration could come later if damage assessments warrant...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says people who need to file proof of loss documents for insurance claims involving property damage from Hurricane Laura have until February to do so...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers across a wide swath of Iowa are dealing with the heartbreaking aftermath of a rare wind storm that turned what was looking like a record corn crop into deep losses for many...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A rare storm packing 100 mph winds and with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property damage and leaving hundreds of thousands without power as it moved through Chicago and into Indiana and Michigan...
DALLAS (AP) — A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare the city "very fortunate" to be assessing only property damage...
As a spokesperson for the insurance industry, Loretta Worters often gives tips to homeowners on preventing water damage...
Authorities in Marquette County estimate there is millions of dollars in damage following the storms of Aug. 28 and resulting high water.
The Marquette County Economic Development and Tourism Department released a joint statement from authorities of Marquette County and the city of Montello Monday afternoon, giving an initial summary.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Advocacy groups said Friday that Texas is poised to unfairly distribute billions in federal funding provided for housing repairs following Hurricane Harvey's devastation — prioritizing wealthy homeowners over poorer victims in ways that could constitute racial discrimination...
Stretches of the city are beginning to emerge from the waters, but Houston remains bookended on east and west by two looming catastrophes - the San Jacinto waste pits and the Addicks and Barker Dams.
The Saffir-Simpson scale of a hurricane's intensity is used to estimate potential property damage and coastal flooding caused by storm surge...
Smoke from smoldering insulation in the Agrium fertilizer plant near Soda Springs resulted in minor property damage Thursday.
Late in the morning, a small amount of smoke was observed emanating within a process area.