Wild World of Weather: Lava threatens homes and a Louisiana tornado
Flowing lava threatens homes on
Hawaii's big island. Authorities have declared a state of emergency as
scientists say lava from the Kilauea Volcano is less than a mile from a
Severe weather brought
on tornadoes and flooding. The National Weather Service confirms a
tornado touched down in Louisiana Tuesday afternoon. Workers at the International Paper Company in Mansfield near Shreveport say the storm dropped
out of the sky without warning.
The tornado damaged several vehicles in the company parking lot. Another
twister touched down near the town of Worcester, Massachusetts on Sunday. It
clocked winds of 85 miles per hour downing tree branches that crushed cars and
pushed into homes. Some areas saw two inches of rain in 40 minutes.
A levee breach in an Iowa town
forced some residents out of their homes following an evacuation order.
The Boyer River sent water
pouring into streets and homes into Missouri Valley. Plus an amazing photo
captures a thunderstorm in action over the Washington DC area. The photographer
had to snap 50 pictures before getting the perfect shot.
And FOX 8 viewer Linda
sent us an image of a rainbow arching over the Mississippi River near New
Orleans. That's this week's wild world of weather.