Southeast tornadoes: More than 30 tornadoes reportedly hit as severe weather strikes the region on Thursday, leaving at least 7 people dead

CNN — At least seven people, including a child, were killed Thursday as severe storms swept across the Southwhere ferocious winds sent residents running for cover, blew roofs off homes and knocked out power to thousands. Recovery efforts will continue Friday after the storms damaged power lines, severed tree limbs and sent debris flying into … Read more

Tornado causes ‘significant damage’ in Selma, Alabama, mayor says, as severe storms rake Southeast

CNN — A huge tornado that tore through the Alabama city of Selma Thursday caused “significant damage,” Selma’s mayor said – one of more than a dozen twister reports made in that state alone as severe storms tear through the Southeast leaving several injured. The “large and extremely dangerous tornado” in Selma, confirmed by the … Read more

California weather: Monterey Peninsula could become an island as storms flood swaths of California

CNN — Monterey Peninsula residents could soon be living on an island as mammoth flooding threatens to cut them off from the rest of California. The state has been hammered by a cascade of atmospheric rivers – long, narrow regions in the atmosphere that can carry moisture thousands of miles. At least 18 people have … Read more