• Philippines on Alert for Typhoon Noul

    May 6, 2015; 1:49 AM ET

    Residents of the Philippines are being put on alert for potential impacts from Typhoon Noul, which will be a powerful typhoon when it approaches the Philippines this weekend.

  • How Common are Atlantic Tropical Systems in May?

    May 6, 2015; 1:32 AM ET

    A tropical system could form near the Southeast coast of the United States later this week, which is several weeks ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

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This Day In Weather History

Omaha, NE (1975)
Massive tornado killed 3 people and injured 133 while causing 150 million dollars worth of damage. Tornado cut a swath 10 miles long and one-quarter of a mile wide through the industrial and residential areas of west-central Omaha before lifting over the northern section of the city. Most costly U.S. tornado to date.

Plains (1983)
Thunderstorms rake over Nebraska and Kansas with golf ball-sized hail, wind gusts close to 90 mph at Superior, NE, and 3-1/2 inches of rain at Kensaw, NE.

Sheridan Lake, ND (1984)
Lightning struck a boat out on the water, killing two occupants. A life vest was torn to bits by the powerful bolt.