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Here’s how to protect yourself from lightning strikes

Two campers on the Blue Ridge Parkway survived strikes this weekend.

Weather Update: Monday Evening’s Forecast – June 24th, 2019

Tennessee Valley (WDEF) – More Shower & Storm Chances To Begin The Week. Another afternoon brings us severe weather across the Tennessee Valley. We are...

Summer storms prompt lightning safety awareness

HAMILTON CO. Tenn. (WDEF) - With constantly changing summer weather occurring Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management is reminding residents that  June 23-29, 2019 is...

Severe storms bring tornadoes and flooding across the U.S.

Atlanta — Potent thunderstorms have been blamed for one death and left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States. Fierce winds...

Mesmerizing wave-like clouds spotted over mountain in Virginia

Seven weird weather phenomenons When Amy Hunter looked up at the overcast sky over Virginia's picturesque Smith Mountain, what she saw looked like a surreal...
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Tornado touches down near Tennessee-Alabama state line

A tornado with wind speeds of 85 mph (135 kph) touched down Thursday near U.S. Highway 231 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

No deaths as plane carrying US military crashes into river

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A chartered jet carrying 143 people from the U.S. military base in Cuba tried to land in a thunderstorm and...

8th anniversary of deadly 2011 tornado “super outbreak”

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - Saturday marked 8 years since the tornado outbreak of April, 2011 tore across the Southeast. Hundreds of twisters ripped across the...

Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large...

Hail damage costs this year could hit new annual high in U.S.

While 2017 was the worst year for hail damage, 2019 is already "off and running," insurance experts say. Hail now costs the U.S....

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