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Tornado victim reunited with dog found under rubble

The Associated Press
Nov 29 2013 - 12:02pm

WASHINGTON, Ill. -- A dog and his owner have been reunited after the animal was found under a pile of rubble more than a week after a tornado ripped through a central Illinois city.Jacob Montgomery of Washington and his dog Dexter were separated when the Nov. 17 tornado damaged Montgomery's third floor apartment.Montgomery is a member of the...

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VIDEO: Windstorm cleanup continues as Top of Utah residents brace for more

Loretta Park, Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner
Nov 22 2013 - 7:34pm

Davis and Weber residents will wake up this morning to some high winds, but the gusts should not get as high as they did Thursday night, metrologists say.

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Northern Utahns cope with wind damage, power outages

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 22 2013 - 2:44pm

OGDEN - It's been an unpleasant day and a half for many in northern as high winds have had an effect on their homes and lives. Wallace and Gloria Gross of North Ogden have been without power since 7 p.m. Thursday night. It really hits them hard because they both use C-Pap machines to sleep at night and Gloria is on oxygen round-the-clock that...

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GALLERY: Images from Nov. 21, 2013 wind storm

Ray Knudson, left to right, AAA Tree Surgeons of Utah owner Warren Smith, and Michael Gallegos finish cleaning up the 25 foot limb that fell on the home of Bonnie Hayes in Ogden on November 22, 2013. This is the second time a branch from this tree has fallen during a wind storm.
"Its an evil tree," Hayes joked. "I think it needs to go." (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 12:42pm

Here is a collection of photos from the wind storm that blew across Northern Utah Nov. 21. Do you have photos of wind damage? Email us at cityed@standard.net.

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VIDEO: High winds in N. Utah cause power outages

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 6:12am

The Northern Wasatch region was hit with a high-speed windstorm that caused several large-scale power outages Thursday night, Nov. 21.

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GALLERY: Images from tornado-torn Midwest

The Associated Press
Nov 18 2013 - 8:22am

With millions in property damage and at least six people killed, Midwesterners are still reeling from tornadoes touching down in the region.

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GALLERY: Scenes from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

The Associated Press
Nov 11 2013 - 9:52am

Typhoon Haiyan-ravaged Philippine islands faced a daunting relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. Photos by the Associated Press

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Reeling from Manuel, Mexico braces for Hurricane Raymond

Mark Stevenson, The Associated Press
Oct 21 2013 - 7:21am

MEXICO CITY -- Hurricane Raymond strengthened to a Category 3 storm early Monday and threatened to hurl heavy new rains onto a sodden region of Mexico's Pacific Coast already devastated by last month's Tropical Storm Manuel.The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the newly formed storm had nearly stalled offshore, about 165 miles (265 kilometers)...

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VIDEO: California storms stoke flood fears

The Associated Press
Mar 1 2014 - 5:40pm

LOS ANGELES -- Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously high rates.Evacuation orders remained in effect for hundreds of homes in Los Angeles County foothill communities where fires have burned...

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VIDEO: Mudslide forces South Weber evacuations

Andreas Rivera
Mar 1 2014 - 8:56am

SOUTH WEBER -- A retention pool swollen by heavy overnight rains broke, sending mud coursing 500 feet down toward homes and forcing the evacuations of four families.The Davis County Sheriff's Office heard reports early Friday morning of flooding in the area of 1650 East and 7650 South, Davis County Undersheriff Brent Peters said.

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VIDEO: Windstorm cleanup continues as Top of Utah residents brace for more

Loretta Park, Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner
Nov 22 2013 - 7:34pm

Davis and Weber residents will wake up this morning to some high winds, but the gusts should not get as high as they did Thursday night, metrologists say.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 24 2013 - 9:11am


VIDEO: High winds in N. Utah cause power outages

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 6:12am

The Northern Wasatch region was hit with a high-speed windstorm that caused several large-scale power outages Thursday night, Nov. 21.

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Nonstop deliveries at area landfills

Jasen Asay
Dec 5 2011 - 11:36pm

LAYTON -- The lines to get into the landfills were not as long Monday as on previous days, but the tree trunks, branches and leaves kept coming at a fast pace.

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Video of wind damage in Northern Utah

Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 2 2011 - 1:10pm

Watch a Standard-Examiner video showing damage from wind through Northern Utah.

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Wild winds wallop Weber County

NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner
A wall from the new dormitory building at Weber State University in Ogden was toppled by high winds Thursday.

Michael McFall
Dec 2 2011 - 1:15am

OGDEN -- Chris Dallin said he was surprised he did not see Toto fly by him Thursday morning. The high winds that blew through the Top of Utah injured dozens of people, a few critically, left tens of thousands without power and damaged or destroyed property all over Weber County.

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High winds fell trees, divert SLC flights

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) 
Larry Leavitt stands on a downed tree and cuts a limb as Kerry Gibson, Jerry Lerohl and Clair Hugie pull the branch away from a home on 5100 West on Wednesday in western Weber County.

Michael McFall
Jun 29 2011 - 9:48pm

A summer storm inconvenienced people with afternoon plans as it blew across the Top of Utah.

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GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

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GALLERY: The Standard-Examiner reports from the Philippines

Alexis Adams, from Syracuse, sweeps leaves from the walkway outside a school classroom on the Salazar Institue of Technology campus in Madridejos, Philippines. (DYLAN BROWN/Standard-Examiner)

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 2 2013 - 9:36am

Standard-Examiner visual journalist Dylan Brown's photo coverage from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. This gallery will be updated regularly.

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GALLERY: Images from Nov. 21, 2013 wind storm

Ray Knudson, left to right, AAA Tree Surgeons of Utah owner Warren Smith, and Michael Gallegos finish cleaning up the 25 foot limb that fell on the home of Bonnie Hayes in Ogden on November 22, 2013. This is the second time a branch from this tree has fallen during a wind storm.
"Its an evil tree," Hayes joked. "I think it needs to go." (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 12:42pm

Here is a collection of photos from the wind storm that blew across Northern Utah Nov. 21. Do you have photos of wind damage? Email us at cityed@standard.net.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 22 2013 - 6:36pm


GALLERY: Images from tornado-torn Midwest

The Associated Press
Nov 18 2013 - 8:22am

With millions in property damage and at least six people killed, Midwesterners are still reeling from tornadoes touching down in the region.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 18 2013 - 8:23am


GALLERY: Scenes from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

The Associated Press
Nov 11 2013 - 9:52am

Typhoon Haiyan-ravaged Philippine islands faced a daunting relief effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine. Photos by the Associated Press

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 11 2013 - 9:52am


VIDEO: California storms stoke flood fears

The Associated Press
Mar 1 2014 - 5:40pm

LOS ANGELES -- Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously high rates.Evacuation orders remained in effect for hundreds of homes in Los Angeles County foothill communities where fires have burned...

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VIDEO: Mudslide forces South Weber evacuations

Andreas Rivera
Mar 1 2014 - 8:56am

SOUTH WEBER -- A retention pool swollen by heavy overnight rains broke, sending mud coursing 500 feet down toward homes and forcing the evacuations of four families.The Davis County Sheriff's Office heard reports early Friday morning of flooding in the area of 1650 East and 7650 South, Davis County Undersheriff Brent Peters said.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 1 2014 - 8:56am


GALLERY: Cold, snow, ice blast eastward across the U.S.

A drop of water falls from an icy tree branch in Cockeysville, Md., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Associated Press
Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm

Snow and ice cover the northeast after a storm moved through the area Sunday and Monday morning. A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 9 2013 - 1:01pm


GALLERY: The Standard-Examiner reports from the Philippines

Alexis Adams, from Syracuse, sweeps leaves from the walkway outside a school classroom on the Salazar Institue of Technology campus in Madridejos, Philippines. (DYLAN BROWN/Standard-Examiner)

Dylan Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 2 2013 - 9:36am

Standard-Examiner visual journalist Dylan Brown's photo coverage from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. This gallery will be updated regularly.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Dec 10 2013 - 7:04pm


VIDEO: Windstorm cleanup continues as Top of Utah residents brace for more

Loretta Park, Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner
Nov 22 2013 - 7:34pm

Davis and Weber residents will wake up this morning to some high winds, but the gusts should not get as high as they did Thursday night, metrologists say.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 24 2013 - 9:11am


GALLERY: Images from Nov. 21, 2013 wind storm

Ray Knudson, left to right, AAA Tree Surgeons of Utah owner Warren Smith, and Michael Gallegos finish cleaning up the 25 foot limb that fell on the home of Bonnie Hayes in Ogden on November 22, 2013. This is the second time a branch from this tree has fallen during a wind storm.
"Its an evil tree," Hayes joked. "I think it needs to go." (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Contributed, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 12:42pm

Here is a collection of photos from the wind storm that blew across Northern Utah Nov. 21. Do you have photos of wind damage? Email us at cityed@standard.net.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 22 2013 - 6:36pm


VIDEO: High winds in N. Utah cause power outages

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 22 2013 - 6:12am

The Northern Wasatch region was hit with a high-speed windstorm that caused several large-scale power outages Thursday night, Nov. 21.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 23 2013 - 12:03am


GALLERY: Images from tornado-torn Midwest

The Associated Press
Nov 18 2013 - 8:22am

With millions in property damage and at least six people killed, Midwesterners are still reeling from tornadoes touching down in the region.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 18 2013 - 8:23am


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