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4 dead, dozens hospitalized after tornadoes rip through East Texas -

Associated Press - CANTON, Texas (AP) — Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged ...and more »

NWS: 6 tornadoes hit Canton area, including EF-4 -

Michael Wesp - CANTON, Texas (KETK) - According to a National Weather Service survey team, a preliminary report shows an EF-4 tornado hit the Canton area. The area the NWS team was surveying is located southwest of Canton. Winds in the area were ...and more »

Canton mayor: Damage 'heartbreaking and upsetting' -

Michael Wesp - CANTON, Texas (KETK) - City and county officials held a press conference Sunday morning on the latest recovery efforts in Canton and the surrounding area. Mayor Lou Ann Everett said she was affected by the devastation in the area. "The ...and more »

East Texas tornadoes smash wedding plans, take four lives, but heroes emerge, too - Dallas News

"We had this beautiful outdoor wedding planned. It was all going to be perfect," said Amanda Scott, whose home on 80 acres in Van Zandt County was destroyed after a string of tornadoes tore through East Texas on Saturday. Scott and her sister were ...and more »

Authorities believe 4 killed in Texas tornadoes - KHQ Right Now

Authorities in East Texas now say at least four people have been killed as a series of tornadoes pummeled parts of three counties east of Dallas. They caution that the death toll, originally put at five, could rise again as search teams go through the ...and more »

Midwest flood threat continues even as rain dissipates - The Weather Network

Friday, May 5, 2017, 10:45 - The rain may have dissipated, but the floodwaters are still threatening an area from the the western Gulf states to the Great Lakes. For updates on Flood Warnings visit the Alerts Page of our website. Levees along regional ...and more »

Tornado rips through Texas as storms ravage southern US states leaving at least 11 dead -

At least 11 people have been killed and dozens more injured after devastating tornadoes ripped through Texas while storms raved southern US states on Saturday evening. At least four people have been killed in tornadoes in East Texas county, while high ...and more »

Girl, 2, killed by falling goalpost as tornadoes hit south and midwest - The Guardian

Ernestine Cook of Canton inspects the damage done to the I-20 Dodge dealership after a tornado. Photograph: Tom Fox/AP. At least 13 people have been killed by tornadoes and flooding in the south and midwest, including a two-year-old girl who died after ...and more »

How drone swarms could help protect us from tornadoes - Popular Science

Tornadoes tore through much of the Midwest and Southern U.S. this weekend. More than a dozen people were killed, and the trails of destruction stretch from Texas to Maryland. Tornadoes aren't just dangerous because of their sheer power: they're also ...and more »

16 Dead After Tornadoes, Floods Ravage Midwest, South - Courthouse News Service

Highway 141 is closed on Monday, May 1, 2017, at Interstate 44 in Valley Park as the water continues to rise and flood the intersection from the nearby Meramec River. Photo by J.B. Forbes, Dee Andre Johnson, 48, hauls off ...and more »