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Galileo Stands By

Galileo Stands By

Since Gene Roddenberry ordered The Federation to “go places and help people,” Federation chapters around the world have done just that, focusing on the needs of those in each community.  At times of disaster, the efforts of all of our chapters around the world are...

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Becoming a SKYWARN Spotter

Becoming a SKYWARN Spotter

  It begins as to how one can help in their community. Believe or not it starts with the little things. Over the last couple of years, we through the benefit if social media and technological advances in communication we now have new 24/7 and we have become witness to...

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THE DISASTER RECOVERY UNIT IS NOW LIVE!

THE DISASTER RECOVERY UNIT IS NOW LIVE!

THE DISASTER RECOVERY UNIT IS NOW LIVE! It’s been a busy week for me as I step into my duties into my duties with the Trek Federation. Thankfully the spring Tornado Season has been somewhat quiet and hopefully that will continue into the upcoming Hurricane Season. I...

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Indiana

Weather Service: Multiple tornadoes in central Indiana

Multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roofs off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.

Another confirmed tornado in central Indiana

UPDATE @ 6:40 p.m.: The confirmed tornado at 6:40 p.m. was located eight miles northwest of Swayzee, or 10 miles northeast of Kokomo, heading east at 20 mph, the National Weather Service reported.

6 CONFIRMED TORNADO TOUCHDOWNS NEAR KOKOMO, INDIANA

A tornado outbreak has been reported in central and north central Indiana, with six confirmed tornado touchdowns so far.

Louisiana

Louisiana Governer: The State's 'Historic' Flooding is Being Ignored

The devastating flooding in Louisiana is the worst natural disaster to hit the U.S. since Superstorm Sandy four years ago.

The week after devastating floods, Obama tours Louisiana damage

Wearing khakis and hiking boots, President Obama toured a flood-damaged Baton Rouge suburb Tuesday, assessing damage from what’s being described as the worst natural disaster in the United States since Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

FEMA approves $132 million in disaster aid after devastating Louisiana floods

The number of people registering for federal disaster aid after Louisiana’s devastating flooding rose to 119,000, state officials announced Wednesday.

Ohio

Storm system that brought tornado to Indiana headed toward Ohio

The storm system that lashed central Indiana this afternoon and spawned tornadoes there is heading toward central Ohio, but is expected to weaken by the time it reaches here, said Kristen Cassady, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Tornado warning: Van Wert

The National Weather Service has extended a tornado warning for Van Wert County until 7 p.m. Warnings for Adams and Mercer counties are expiring.

Tornado spotted near Indiana – Ohio state line

The Mercer County Emergency Management Office told 2 NEWS they had a tornado on the ground near the Indiana state line.

Italy

Rescuer Calms Woman Trapped Under Rubble After Italy Earthquake

As rescue workers searched among debris in the wake of a deadly earthquake in Italy early this morning, video from Italy’s State Forestry Corp shows one rescue worker in the rural Italian town of Capodacqua trying to calm a woman who was trapped under the rubble of her home.

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to at least 159, Italian authorities say

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled a remote area of central Italy on Wednesday has risen to at least 159, Italian authorities say.