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How to understand tornadoes and stay safe

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Not every thunderstorm spawns a tornado, but when they do, the strong rotating wind can really wreak havoc. So what causes a tornado to form?...
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Storms with attitude slide over Central Florida Thursday

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A system sparking a severe weather outbreak over parts of the southeastern U.S. today will sweep a line of strong to possibly severe storms into...
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The ways wildfire smoke affects your health

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Wildfires do a great deal of damage not only to the environment but also to our health. What You Need To Know Wildfire smoke can...
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Home runs and warm air: Weather’s impact on baseball

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The crack of a bat, the cheering of a crowd and the vendor guy yelling “hot dogs here, get yer hot dogs here…” On a...
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What happens when Doppler radar goes dark

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You’re at home on a hot summer day and you made plans to have your child’s birthday party at the park this afternoon. Suddenly, you...
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25 years since worst tornado outbreak in Florida history

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The sun had been down for hours and many Central Floridians were fast asleep on Feb. 22, 1998, when the first of seven tornadoes touched...
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Feds hope new website can prevent deaths from worsening heat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government hopes a new website can help people and local governments beat the increasingly deadly heat of an ever-warming world. Days...