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Study: Climate Change May Be Linked To More Severe Tornado Outbreaks

A new study has found that climate change might be playing a role in the frequency and strength of tornadoes.

CBS Tampa–08/08/2014

2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding. (Getty Images)

Hundreds Rescued From Floodwaters In Florida And Alabama

2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding.

CBS Tampa–04/30/2014

Debris lies on the ground near trees void of foliage after a tornado on April 29, 2014 in Tupelo, Miss. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Up To 20 Inches Of Rain Falls In Florida Panhandle In 24 Hours

In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and other parts of the Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.

04/30/2014

Screen shot of Heather Town's Facebook page. (credit: Facebook)

Girl Found Alive In Dead Mom’s Arms After Tornado Throws Them From Home

A 3-year-old girl was found alive in her dead mother’s arms after the two were thrown hundreds of feet from their Venus home during a tornado spawned by Tropical Storm Debby.

CBS Tampa–06/26/2012

National Hurricane Center's 3-day cone forecast for Tropical Storm Debby. (credit: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov)

Tropical Storm Debby Turns Deadly Before Making Landfall

Tropical Storm Debby whipped Florida with bands of drenching rain Monday while its center was nearly stationary in the Gulf of Mexico. Its slow progress meant the most pressing threat from the storm was flooding, not wind.

06/25/2012

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