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Tornado-Stricken Town Rebuilds With Clean Energy

posted on May 9, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Supporters of clean energy seized on an unusual opportunity to rebuild a town from the ground up with the latest green technology. Full Story

Late-season Storm Slams Corn Belt

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Late-season Storm Slams Corn Belt
A series of rare, late-season tornadoes slammed through 12 Midwestern states Sunday, killing eight and flattening neighborhoods across the Corn Belt. This is home video of one of the twisters touching down northeast of Peoria, Illinois. Full Story

Great Lakes levels rise, but slump hasn't ended

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:34 PM

Abundant rain and snowfall have given the Great Lakes a boost this year, but it's too early to declare an end to slumping water levels that have plagued the inland seas since the late 1990s and made life miserable for cargo shippers and marina... Full Story

Program designed to help prepare for droughts

posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:59 PM

Federal agencies will provide better and more accessible information about matters such as long-term weather prospects and soil moisture levels under a program designed to help communities prepare for future droughts and respond more... Full Story

Blizzard Slams Western Plains

posted on October 11, 2013 at 5:49 PM

Blizzard Slams Western Plains
A rare autumn blizzard paralyzed much of western plains late last week. The storm dumped as much as 4 feet of snow, left thousands without power and killed nearly 100,000 cattle. Full Story

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