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Flood waters rise as more rain expected across Missouri

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Rain is expected across Missouri the next 10 days just as rivers are cresting along the eastern side of the state. Rivers and lakes continued to fill and crest, breaking years of ...

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Bible survives tornado that caused house to fly

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That scene in the Wizard of Oz where a house can fly, thrown into the wind by a tornado? It happens. An entire home lifted off the ground by a massive tornado ...

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Kansas City suburb Linwood takes direct hit from twister

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A massive tornado plowed through the western Kansas City suburb of Linwood, Kan. Tuesday night leaving a trail of destruction and injuries. The twister, which was just one of four that touched ...

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Tornadoes touch down in Kansas City metro

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One or more massive tornadoes have touched down in the southwestern suburbs of the greater Kansas City area Tuesday evening. A Tornado Warning has just been issued for Kearney, Mo. New reports ...

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MO Governor reports on storm recovery

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Governor Parson reports on storm recovery and urges Missourians to be prepared to take protective actions over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in which severe weather and flooding continue across the state. ...

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Eye witness accounts of Jeff City tornado sought

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The National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis says the Wednesday night tornado that struck Jefferson City appears to be an EF-3 but eye witness accounts could raise that category. NWS St. ...

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Photos show devastation in Jefferson City

Missouri’s state capitol of Jefferson City remains stunned by the devastation today after what some say may be categorized as an F-5 tornado hit the city. At least 12 other tornadoes tore ...

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‘Catastrophic’ tornado hits Jefferson City, other Missouri communities

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A major and catastrophic tornado has hit Missouri’s capital, Jefferson City. Gov. Mike Parson has issued a state-wide emergency saying that at least 13 tornadoes have touched down causing widespread destruction and ...

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3 storm tips that will keep you alive

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This week is the anniversary of the devastating tornado that leveled much of Joplin, Mo. And this year, spring weather is causing havoc with historic flooding and tornadoes.  What storm tips can ...

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Kansas, western Missouri at risk for huge tornado outbreak today

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Kansas City is included in a severe risk area for tornado activity today and tonight. Nineteen million other Americans are also in the path of destruction today after nearly four dozen tornadoes ...

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Tornado rips roof from church as 40 kids miraculously shielded while singing ‘Jesus Loves Me’

A miracle story is emerging after a tornado struck Paducah, KY last month, devastating a church building where 40 preschool kids and 10 church staff were going about their day. The miracle? ...

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Prayer closet all that remains after deadly tornado

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The deadly, monster EF-4 tornado that recently tore through Lee County, Alabama, devoured nearly everything in its path. But one Christian family miraculously survived – huddled inside a prayer closet that was ...

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Tornado season kicks off early with 23 dead in Alabama

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A tornado killed at least 23 people in southeast Alabama on March 3, part of a powerful storm system, which ravaged the Southeast and unleashed other tornadoes. “Unfortunately our toll, as far ...

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Region at risk for higher Spring tornado activity

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After a winter that started in the fall and broke several records along the way, now comes a forecast for a stormy spring. Kansas and Missouri are already in tornado alley but ...

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5 Injured as Tornado Strikes Eureka; Emergency Response Underway

A tornado struck the community of Eureka, Ks, in Greenwood County at approximately 7:31 p.m. Tuesday evening, June 26.  It is reported to be a ‘direct hit,’ and search and rescue efforts ...

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Kansas City cleans up, more tornado threats today

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Kansas City residents are cleaning up from straight-line winds and at least one tornado that touched down west of Belton overnight. Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and isolated tornadoes will continue threaten lives ...

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Former Kansan forever changed by Joplin tornado

Author’s note: Like my subject in the combination story and interview that follows, I was in Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, May 22, 2011, where I ultimately found myself in the path of ...

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Joplin sees amazing progress in rebuilding

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After one of the most destructive tornadoes in U.S. history carved a mile-wide scar through Joplin in 2011 and killed 161 people, some thought the southwest Missouri city would never regain its ...

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