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    NWS upgrades rating of tornado that hit Mansfield paper plant

    NWS upgrades rating of tornado that hit Mansfield paper plant

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-09-03 20:50:56 GMT
    (Source: Melinda Deas)(Source: Melinda Deas)
    A warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down at the International Paper Company in Mansfield near the Red River Parish line on Tuesday afternoon.
    A warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down at the International Paper Company in Mansfield near the Red River Parish line on Tuesday afternoon.
  • 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.
  • WildfiresMore>>

  • Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California town

    Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California town

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:22:29 GMT
    Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
    Fire crews aided by calmer winds and aircraft knocked down a wildfire Tuesday that damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church and forced more than 1,000 people to flee a small town near the Oregon border.
  • 36 Pit Fire swells to more than 3,500 acres

    36 Pit Fire swells to more than 3,500 acres

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:06:46 GMT
    A fast-moving wildfire near Estacada spread to 3,500 acres by Tuesday morning.
    A firefighter was injured, and more evacuations were ordered Monday as the 36 Pit Fire grew to more than 2,300 acres near Estacada.
  • King Fire burns 8K acres in CA

    King Fire burns 8K acres in CA

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:27:58 GMT

    The King Fire has charred about 8,600 acres in the El Dorado National Forest in California.

    The King Fire has charred about 8,600 acres in the El Dorado National Forest in California.

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