US & Canada 28 July 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44990976 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsCalifornia wildfires A raging wildfire in northern California has killed two firefighters and forced tens … [Read more...] about Thousands flee ‘tornado’ California fires
The Gazette Have you been paying attention to last week's stories and their photos? Take this quiz to find out. CONTINUE READING MORE News ARTICLES TO READ NEXT ... Iowa Libertarian candidates for governor favor eliminating state taxes and deregulating abortion, marijuana, gun ownership Nearly 4,000 Iowa faces anchor World War I exhibit Gas prices climb ahead of big travel weekend Guaranty Bank Building nearly empty in preparation for sale 10 years later: How Parkersburg triumphed over a tornado TOP STORIES FROM THE GAZETTE Pepsi to buy snack maker Iowa City police arrest 'bored,' pantless man on acid trying to get into neighbor's house for sex Hubbell is taking heat for wealth Big draws coming Saturday to downtown Cedar Rapids Most Read Tiffin is Iowa’s fastest growing city State finally suspends license of Cedar Rapids man convicted in … [Read more...] about The Gazette photo quiz is here, what will you score?
CLEVELAND, Ohio - It's severe weather season in Ohio. Starting in April, the Buckeye State starts warming up enough to give showers and storms the kick they need to produce damaging winds, hail, and sometimes: tornadoes. According to National Centers for Environmental Information, 10 tornadoes have reached the strongest level possible on the Fujita scale, or in modern days, the Enhanced-Fujita scale, and more than 40 have reached the second-strongest level. How many of these infamous tornadoes do you remember? Put your Ohio tornado knowledge to the test. (And don't forget to check your answers at the bottom after the quiz!) Answers explained: 1. On June 8, 1953, a swath of severe thunderstorms produced six F4 tornadoes across Ohio, but also affected Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, and later New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. In Cleveland, according to The Plain Dealer, "Ohio National Guard troops were posted in the West 130th Street area, where looting was feared in some … [Read more...] about What do you remember about Ohio’s most infamous tornadoes? Weather quiz Wednesday
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest 15 tips that could save your life if an active shooter comes to your school or business Though mass shootings are rare, it's important to have a plan for an active shooter the way we plan for fires or tornadoes, trainers say. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Daniel P. Finney, [email protected] Published 11:44 a.m. CT April 12, 2018 | Updated 12:25 p.m. CT April 12, 2018 CLOSE Billy Fox, Security and Emergency Preparedness Manager at Vermeer, explains a few steps to take if you face an armed threat at work. Brian … [Read more...] about 15 tips that could save your life if an active shooter comes to your school or business
Learn, practice, share.Those were the lessons students at Arlington Elementary learned March 28 during a presentation by representatives from the American Red Cross, who visited the school to promote The Pillow Case Project, which focuses on what to do in the event of an emergency, such as house fires and tornadoes."What we teach is preparedness," Juanita Sieben of the Red Cross said. "How to prepare before it happens so you know what to do when it happens." As part of the presentation, students were given a workbook that outlines ways to prepare."What we need you to do tonight when you go home is sit down with your parents and go through it with them because there are activities to go over to prepare for a house fire and tornado," Sieben said."There's a page where you can draw your house and a (separate) card where you can draw your house and put on the refrigerator so everyone in the house knows the fire escape plan."The workbook also contained information about snowstorms and … [Read more...] about Arlington Elementary students learn how to prepare for fires, tornadoes