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Severe Weather hits the Midwest and Plains yesterday. Here are state-by-state impacts ~Sean Breslin, WeatherUnderground

Severe storms with tornadoes tore through the Midwest and Upper Midwest Monday, killing at least two people, including a 5-year-old girl. Storm chasers captured chilling images of rare twin tornadoes in the backdrop of Pilger, Nebraska, where police say as much as 75 percent of the town was either heavily damaged or destroyed. Overnight in…


Pensacola, Florida, and Mobile, Alabama, Swamped by Flash Flooding; One Dead ~John Erdman, The Weather Channel

I swear, wake up from covering 2 straight days and nights of incredible Heavy Weather tornadoes and see Pensacola underwater! So of course we checked in with our partners at The Weather Channel and Dr. Jeff Masters, Weather Underground. ~Bruce Biles Torrential rain from a pair of thunderstorm clusters triggered major flash flooding along parts…


Innovating to Improve Disaster Response and Recovery

Last week, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) jointly challenged a group of over 80 top innovators from around the country to come up with ways to improve disaster response and recovery efforts.  This diverse group of stakeholders, consisting of representatives from Zappos, Airbnb,…