A storm moving across the central United States late-week brought both severe and winter weather to several states.
In northeastern Nebraska and northwestern Iowa on Friday, severe storms spawned dangerous tornadoes. 15 were injured, the Associated Press reported.
On Saturday, the National Weather Service Omaha office reported that the damage survey team in Wayne found a some spots in an industrial park that suggested an EF-4 tornado had touched down. Mostly, however, the damage was rated EF-2 and EF-3, they said.
On Friday and Saturday, several feet of snow fell across Wyoming and South Dakota, bringing blizzard conditions to the region.
Numerous roadways were closed and thousands were without power. As much as 44 inches fell northwest of Rapid City in Lead, S.D., a National Weather Service observer reported.
RAPID CITY, SD FALL STORM OF 2013. This storm includes 4 foot drifts, 3 feet of snow, powers outages, RC closed. pic.twitter.com/IwA3XStSau— Danielle (@DanielleShuster) October 5, 2013
Snow bringing down trees in Casper, WY (facebook photo from Dixie McMechan) pic.twitter.com/TT8Zp0PKNP— SevereStudios (@severestudios) October 4, 2013
This is the Wayne softball complex after the tornado hit tonight. pic.twitter.com/GScEBJyFlT— Chuck Hughes (@ChuckHughes23) October 4, 2013
After a one-day delay due to the weather, a SpaceX supply mission to the International Space Station was successfully launched early Sunday morning.
Heavy, gusty thunderstorms rumbled across the Upper Midwest on Saturday and caused disruptions to at least three college football games.
Fung-wong will spread heavy rainfall across South Korea and Japan next week.
The fall season will start of seasonable for Minneapolis as high pressure yields several pleasant days through midweek.
A surge of warmth will quickly be erased as thunderstorms and a cold front sweep through the Northeast on Sunday.
The body of a missing Austin, Texas sheriff's deputy was found in a lake Friday afternoon, The Associated Press reports.
Hurricane Beulah spawned 115 tornadoes in Texas -- $5,000 damage, 28 injuries (Sept 20- 21, 1967).
West Yellowstone Montana (1983)
Minus 6 degrees (F) (Record for month is minus 9 degrees in continental U.S. This was also recorded at West Yellowstone).
Charleston, SC (1989)
Hurricane Hugo intensified throughout the day as it moved northwestward toward Charleston. Hugo made landfall just before midnight (Sept. 22) over Sullivans Island, north of Charleston, with winds estimated between 130 and 150 mph northeast of the eye. Central pressure at the time of landfall was 934 MB or 27.58 inches. Winds gusted from 100-119 mph in downtown Charleston. The storm surge northeast of Charleston reached 20 feet, destroying most beach homes on the Barrier Islands.