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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Tennessee Man Finds Stolen Tools in Neighbor’s Tornado-Damaged Home [Video]

As if it's not bad enough that a tornado nearly destroyed your neighborhood, now this.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Bolt of Lightning Nearly Strikes Couple Taking Selfie [Video]

This couple was snorkeling on their honeymoon in Mexico when a storm rolled in. The lifeguards instructed them to get out of the water, which they did.

So they were probably in the clear, right? Wrong!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: No One Wants to be This Close to a Lightning Strike [Video]

Here's some advice to live by: If there's lightning, stay inside and hide.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Freak Hail Storm at the Beach In Siberia [Video]

At a beach in Siberia, Russia -- yeah, you read that right, a beach in Siberia -- there was a sudden change in weather Saturday that led everyone to leave the water and take shelter.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Meteorologist Freaked Out By Wasp During Weather Report [Video]

Meteorologists are a rare breed.

They have no problem standing outside in a crazy storm to report the weather. Why they can't just set up a camera outside and do the report from the safety and convenience of a studio, we are still not sure. But whatever.

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Watch Today’s Storm Move in to Downtown Grand Rapids [Timelapse]

I love a good storm, and so far, Grand Rapids has had some nice rains, but today's storm was awesome!  It got dark and the rain came down really hard today, as you got to experience, I'm sure.

I started my camera shooting a time lapse before the storm made it downtown, and at about :22 seconds in, you can see almost a wall of clouds come in from the left and everything gets dark and the rain comes.

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Grand Rapids National Weather Service: Torrential Downpours and Isolated Severe Storms Today

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office reports:
Potential for torrential downpours and isolated severe storms this afternoon and evening."

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Storm Chaser Struck By Lightning While Recording Weather [Video]

Some storms were rolling through Fairburn, S.D., on Tuesday. So, storm chaser Scott Sheppard grabbed his camera and began recording out the window of his car.

He appears to have been recording a rainbow when, all of a sudden, he was struck by lightning.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: South Dakota News Anchor Gives Viewers Lecture About Weather Coverage [Video]

Everyone has been in the situation before when you're waiting to watch your favorite show, but it gets preempted by some breaking news on TV.

It's a bummer, but, hey, we've all had to deal with it from time to time.

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Strong Storms Pound West Michigan, More Coming [Video]

Extremely strong thunderstorms ripped through portions of West Michigan on Saturday, leaving some pretty significant damage.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Texas Woman Has Ridiculous Reaction to Hail Damage [Video]

A hail storm hit parts of Texas a few days ago.

Most people have probably experienced hail before. And even if you haven't, it shouldn't really be that confusing for you.

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Brr! Another Stupid Polar Vortex Visiting Grand Rapids

Brr.

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has some advice for everyone: Stay inside over the next couple days, if you can!

It was 6 degrees at lunchtime, and with the wind chill it was 12 degrees below zero out at the airport.

There are lots of closings out there. It's nasty weather. Thanks polar vortex!

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