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March 31, 2021: When people think of a thunderstorm, towering clouds on a warm and humid summer day may come to mind, but one thunderstorm tracked by forecasters over the Pacific Ocean several years ago set a record for the extremely cold conditions that it generated. A new study published in American Geophysical Union examined a p...
March 19, 2021: There are flooding concerns across the eastern Gulf Coast and much of the Southeast, with heavy rain and unseasonable cold expected for much of the region. WFOR-TV's Craig Setzer takes a look at what's ahead for the region.
March 15, 2021: A widespread corridor could see damaging winds, hail and tornadoes, particularly on Wednesday and Thursday.
December 29, 2020: Rain
December 24, 2020: The storm that will threaten the eastern United States with rain, wind and snow through the Christmas holiday can also unleash severe thunderstorms across southern portions of the storm as people finish up their last minute holiday preparations. Similar to a storm that swept across the Southeast last week, the storm...
November 15, 2020: Winds will gust to 40-plus mph for a few hours this evening as a strong cold front moves through the region.
October 18, 2020: The derecho, which raced through the Midwest and focused its attention on Iowa, led to .5 billion in damage. That's more expensive than some hurricanes.
October 17, 2020: NOAA estimates damage at .5 billion, higher than many hurricanes.
August 17, 2020: This
August 12, 2020: A stunning sunrise in Kansas earlier this month got blocked by an even more spectacular sight in the sky.
August 7, 2020
July 27, 2020: A tornado reportedly touched down just outside of the city.
July 21, 2020: A man in Minnesota swam over a mile to safety after he was ejected from a boat on Friday night as severe weather slammed the area, according to officials. 
July 12, 2020: Severe thunderstorm activity has been plentiful across the Plains and Midwest so far this month, and after a brief reprieve from wet weather on Sunday, the region will face the threat for potentially damaging thunderstorms once again early week. In the wake of an active day in terms of severe thunderstorm reports ac...
July 6, 2020: Nineteen people were rushed to hospitals in Maryland after a tree fell on a garage during a thunderstorm, trapping them.
July 6, 2020: Damaging winds, hail, and isolated flooding are possible.
July 2, 2020: A severe thunderstorm that blasted through west Texas on Tuesday was so powerful that it caused dozens of cars on a freight train to derail and significant damage throughout the area, according to officials.
June 26, 2020: A front draped across the Great Lakes back through the central Plains will be the focus for strong to severe thunderstorms today.  There’s a greater than average risk of these stronger storms for the Midwest so that means the risk of damaging winds, large hail, some tornadoes and heavy rain for the region.
June 17, 2020: Elizabeth Hurley oozes sex appeal in her latest swimsuit snap.
June 5, 2020: The latest day of protests of police treatment of African Americans was peaceful again, and some demonstrators outside the White House stayed, even as rain, thunder and lightning pounded the capital.
May 30, 2020: The SpaceX launched was scrapped on Wednesday because of weather and that could happen again Saturday.
May 21, 2020: A Texas meteorologist shared weather radar footage showing a large swarm of bats being dispersed by gusts from a thunderstorm.
April 30, 2020: The Storm Prediction Center's severe weather outlooks are a mainstay of weather forecasts during the spring and summer. Knowing the dangers represented by each category can help you stay safe ahead of severe weather.
April 30, 2020: A powerful thunderstorm two years ago in Argentina didn't just pelt a city with large hail, it dropped hailstones large enough to potentially set a new world record, according to researchers.
April 29, 2020: Severe thunderstorms are also possible around the Tallahassee, Florida region on Wednesday evening, while the storm system moves into the eastern region by Friday.