The storm system that forced cancellation of a football game in Texas due to lightning drove blizzard conditions through parts of the Midwest.
Roofs have been badly damaged and cars have been destroyed, but residents are thankful the hailstorm was not worse.
Everyone knows tornadoes are primarily a Midwestern thing. Apparently, a twister that touched down near Seattle didn't get that memo.
Historically, tornadoes have been thought to originate in the clouds, reaching turbulent fingers down to Earth. But now a team of climatologists has demonstrated that