A top-level EF1 tornado damaged trees, power lines and roofs in Mount July, Illinois, on the evening of July 4, 2014.
A powerful, long-lasting EF2 tornado has struck the city of Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, damaging 100 cars, overturning 12 tractor-trailers and knocking down trees, lamp posts and power lines. Numerous tornadoes, albeit weak and short-lived, occurred in the United States on July 4, 2014. The most devastating tornado was an EF1 tornado that struck Westminster, Louisiana, tearing down buildings, knocking down fences, ripping out windows and injuring two people in Harrisburg. The MCS hit Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, causing a maximum-level EF 1 tornado that caused significant damage and injured one person in Keefeton Oklahoma. A low pressure system dominated a series of tornadoes that damaged homes, businesses, roads, buildings and roadsides in the US and Mexico. Extensive tree damage was reported in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and New York, as well as in Texas and Oklahoma City.
Two EF1 tornadoes also hit eastern Oklahoma, one destroying a mobile home in Kinta and one in Oklahoma City. A top-level EF2 tornado also caused significant damage in the city of El Paso, Texas, as well as in New York City and New Jersey. Three EF3 tornadoes also touched down in Arkansas, with one being tracked several miles from east to west and causing significant damage to homes.
An EF0-magnitude tornado hit the northwestern suburb of Crystal, Minneapolis, damaging roofs, knocking down trees and uprooting them and several other homes. Trees buckled and were uprooted, trees fell on roads, power lines and yards. An EF1 tornado also hit a mobile home park in St. Louis County, Missouri, with trees falling onto the roadway and power lines and yards, while several other homes were lost.
At least 21 houses were damaged, several roofs were torn off and many others suffered partial or total damage. An EF2 tornado hit a mobile home park in St. Louis County, Missouri, where five homes were partially to fully covered and one house tore down some exterior walls upstairs. It tore off large parts of the roof of a house, tore down power lines, destroyed a metal building in McComb and toppled numerous trees. The house had few walls, but many other houses in the area, such as one whose roof lost more than half of its roof, had no roofs and only one outer wall.
In Italy, areas of Verona and Vicenza have been hit by strong gusts, and the regions of Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia-Friuli have been hit by severe storms with gusts of up to 200 km / h.
On March 28, the SPC issued a moderate severe weather risk for much of the US East Coast, including a 15% tornado risk. The most serious damage and deaths were reported in Illinois, while other destructive tornadoes were reported in Missouri, Alabama and Kentucky. Severe weather is also expected to hit parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.
According to the National Weather Service, 14 more tornadoes hit Illinois on March 28, 11 of which raged in the city of St. Louis, Illinois, and Missouri, as well as Missouri and Kentucky.
A total of 13 tornadoes were confirmed, the most significant being a highest-level tornado (EF1) that damaged a nursing home and destroyed a propane gas supply company in Malakoff, Texas. The storm responsible for the tornado led to an EF2 tornado that damaged two homes in the city of St. Louis, Illinois, and two homes in St. Louis County, Missouri. In Illinois, severe structural damage and five deaths were reported on March 28 as a result of a tornado that struck the city of Elgin, Illinois, according to the National Weather Service. A total of 38 tornadoes hit the US from March 26 to 29, 2016, with 38 more in Missouri and Kentucky.
While most were weak, numerous tornadoes hit Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky, as well as Indiana and Wisconsin. These included an EF0 tornado that caused damage in the Chicago suburbs of Minooka and Shorewood, toppled trees and power poles, flipped a car on I-80 and injured the driver.
Later in the evening, several supercell thunderstorms developed, and a large EF2 cone tornado hit the town of Madill, completely destroying a mobile home. The powerful and violent tornado prompted the National Weather Service to declare several tornado emergencies in several cities in Jackson, Mississippi. On the morning of April 22, the SPC issued an increased severe weather risk for the entire state of Illinois, including a 10% tornado risk. Later in the day, several tornadoes struck Illinois and Missouri, including two deaths and at least 30 injuries in Madills.
In the early morning of March 29, the same storm system caused an EF0 tornado that damaged mainly trees in Sparta, Tennessee. On March 30, a high-level low led to a local outbreak of weak tornadoes in the region, some of which caused significant damage, the SPC said.