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  • TornadoesMore>>

  • Tornado cleanup continues in Wolcott

    Tornado cleanup continues in Wolcott

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:25:18 GMT
    Cleanup continued on Monday following a twister that barreled through Wolcott.
    Cleanup continued Monday following a twister that barreled through Wolcott.
  • Possible tornado touchdown in Henderson Co.

    Possible tornado touchdown in Henderson Co.

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-08-18 13:57:31 GMT
    Photo Credit: Grimlock @bluzmman via twitterPhoto Credit: Grimlock @bluzmman via twitter
    Henderson EMA Director Larry Koerber says he was at home when he got a call from the 911 service with reports of high winds and funnel clouds near the Robards area on Sunday.
    Henderson EMA Director Larry Koerber says he was at home when he got a call from the 911 service with reports of high winds and funnel clouds near the Robards area on Sunday.
  • EF2 tornado rips through Boston suburb

    EF2 tornado rips through Boston suburb

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:04:55 GMT
    An EF2 tornado hit a Boston suburb Monday morning.
    An EF2 tornado hit a Boston suburb Monday morning.
  • FloodsMore>>

  • Flood cleanup begins in Phoenix after heavy storms

    Flood cleanup begins in Phoenix after heavy storms

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:44:14 GMT
    Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save...
    Residents began cleaning up Wednesday from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona a day earlier, trapping people in vehicles and homes and washing away thousands of cactuses at a farm north of Phoenix.
  • UPDATE

    Cleanup begins in wake of Arizona flooding

    Cleanup begins in wake of Arizona flooding

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:56:27 GMT
    Residents, motorists trapped by raging AZ floodwatersResidents, motorists trapped by raging AZ floodwaters
    Standing water between Dixileta Drive and Happy Valley Road forced the Arizona Department of Transportation to close northbound traffic on I-17 at Happy Valley Road.
    There was a daring rescue, one of many, in the far Northwest Valley, where an elderly woman was trapped inside her minivan as water slowly pushed her partially submerged vehicle downstream.
  • ONLY ON 5

    Driver shares flash flood experience on Loop 303

    Driver shares flash flood experience on Loop 303

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-08-20 06:11:15 GMT
    Flash flood on Loop 303 (Courtesy: Shawn Rael)Flash flood on Loop 303 (Courtesy: Shawn Rael)
    Flash floods forced the closure of a portion of Loop 303 Tuesday afternoon. CBS 5 News spoke with a driver who had to slam on the breaks when water suddenly gushed across the highway.
    Flash floods forced the closure of a portion of Loop 303 Tuesday afternoon. CBS 5 News spoke with a driver who had to slam on the breaks when water suddenly gushed across the highway.
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