Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change

By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press VENICE, Italy — After Venice suffered the second-worst flood in its history in November 2019, it was inundated with four more exceptional tides within six weeks, shocking Venetians and triggering fears about the worsening impact of climate change. The repeated invasion of brackish lagoon water into St. Mark’s Basilica this summer is a quiet reminder that the threat hasn’t receded. “I can only say that in August, a month when…

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Drawing Hope: Illustrator volunteers to sketch homes lost in California wildfires

Drawing Hope: Illustrator volunteers to sketch homes lost in California wildfires

PIEDMONT, Calif. — Meg Adler illustrates as a hobby. When a friend approached her about commissioning a drawing of a home that burned down in a wildfire, she got the idea to make herself available to anyone interested in commemorating their lost homes, free of charge. Alex Hencken reached out to Meg about getting a drawing of her family’s 60-year-old South Lake Tahoe cabin that burned down in the Caldor Fire. Alex wanted to surprise…

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'She couldn't swim' | Family of flooding victim speaks about loss, lack of barricades

'She couldn't swim' | Family of flooding victim speaks about loss, lack of barricades

Five-year-old Alyssa Layman and 52-year-old Esther Rodriguez-Conde didn’t survive. The two were in separate cars when the floodwaters swept them away. SAN ANTONIO — Questions continue to linger after floodwaters killed two people last week in east Bexar County.  Five-year-old Alyssa Layman and 52-year-old Esther Rodriguez-Conde didn’t survive. The two were in separate cars when the floodwaters swept them away.   Elisa Durda, Esther’s older sister, and Izaiah Rodriguez-Conde, her son, spoke to KENS 5…

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Floods, landslides kill at least 28 people in southern India

Floods, landslides kill at least 28 people in southern India

By ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL, AP Science Writer NEW DELHI — Officials predicted more rain as the death toll from floods and landslides in the southern Indian state of Kerala rose to 28 on Monday. Since the ferocious downpours began last week, swollen rivers have decimated bridges, and vehicles and homes have been swept away. Several dams were nearing full capacity. K.J. Ramesh, one of India’s top meteorologists and the former chief of the weather agency, said…

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Thailand hit with more flooding amid heavy rains

Thailand hit with more flooding amid heavy rains

By CHALIDA EKVITTHAYAVECHNUKUL, Associated Press BANGKOK — Heavy rains in central and northeastern Thailand caused new flooding on Monday, with authorities forced to release water into an already swollen river after a reservoir reached full capacity, and others facing the same possibility. Authorities in the central province of Suphan Buri said flood warnings were in effect for communities along the Tha Chin River after water was released into it from the Krasiao reservoir. More than…

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'They took a child's sense of safety': School in Nixon broken into, computers stolen during floods

'They took a child's sense of safety': School in Nixon broken into, computers stolen during floods

A teacher with Union Valley Christian Academy said several laptops and TVs were stolen Thursday morning. NIXON, Texas — Teachers and staff at Union Valley Christian Academy are feeling uneasy as they prepare to return to school Monday. They say someone broke into the school recently, and stole several computers. Videos taken on a phone show cabinet doors thrown open and classroom furniture strewn about. Dona Ruiz is a kindergarten teacher at the school, and…

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Flash Flooding: Second Body Recovered After Vehicle Swept From Texas Bridge

Flash Flooding: Second Body Recovered After Vehicle Swept From Texas Bridge

ST. HEDWIG, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The body of a 52-year-old woman who drowned when the vehicle she was driving was swept from a bridge near San Antonio has been recovered. Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazer says the body was recovered from the vehicle Friday afternoon in the town of St. Hedwig on the outskirts of San Antonio. READ MORE: Police: 1 Deputy Killed, 2 Wounded In Ambush At Texas Bar Source: Bexar County Sheriff’s Office…

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NWS sends flash flood emergency alert to San Antonio area

NWS sends flash flood emergency alert to San Antonio area

Priscilla Aguirre Oct. 15, 2021Updated: Oct. 15, 2021 4:32 p.m. Emergency flash flood warning sent out by NWS. Sadie Layher/MySA/ TOM REEL/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS The National Weather Service wants you to stay home for the next few hours.  At around 4 p.m. on Friday, October 15, the NWS sent an emergency alert for the west central Bexar County area about a flash flood warning in effect until 7 p.m.  “This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation,”…

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At least five cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

At least five cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

“Water started filling up the car and I’m like, ‘OK, Lord, if this is my way to go… thy will be done,’” said Serena Hood Flowers, a passenger rescued Wednesday. SAN ANTONIO — Water rescue teams saved at least seven people who lost control of their cars to a flooding Olmos Creek Wednesday night as storms drenched San Antonio.  At least five cars remained, flooded and stalled, in the creek Thursday afternoon.  “We can replace…

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2 dead in Texas flash flood from Hurricane Pamela remnants

2 dead in Texas flash flood from Hurricane Pamela remnants

ST. HEDWIG, Texas (AP) — A flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept a woman and a young girl to their deaths in a Texas creek as they were heading to a school and officials worked Friday to recover the woman’s body, authorities said. The 52-year-old woman and a 5-year-old girl died when the separate vehicles they were in were swept from a bridge Thursday morning into the flood-swollen Martinez Creek in St….

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At least 5 cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

At least 5 cars stuck in Olmos Creek after Orsinger Lane floods

“Water started filling up the car and I’m like, ‘OK, Lord, if this is my way to go… thy will be done,’” said Serena Hood Flowers, a passenger rescued Wednesday. SAN ANTONIO — Water rescue teams saved at least seven people who lost control of their cars to a flooding Olmos Creek Wednesday night as storms drenched San Antonio.  At least five cars remained, flooded and stalled, in the creek Thursday afternoon.  “We can replace…

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Residents clean up after flooding engulfs New Braunfels RV park

Residents clean up after flooding engulfs New Braunfels RV park

Several trailers were damaged and one was completely swept down the river. NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — Several people spent Thursday cleaning up the damage after flooding swept through an RV park in New Braunfels. “The water just gushed through here,” Don Long said, pointing towards the wooden framing and big hole that used to be his trailer’s living area. “My neighbor’s thinking the water washed through the window.” Despite all the damage, Long can’t help…

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5-year-old girl's body pulled from submerged car after severe flooding; second victim expected to be recovered Friday

5-year-old girl's body pulled from submerged car after severe flooding; second victim expected to be recovered Friday

Authorities said fast-moving currents made it impossible to recover the second, 52-year-old victim on Thursday. SAN ANTONIO — A 5-year-old girl’s body was pulled from a submerged vehicle on a roadway south of Schertz by first responders after severe flooding hit the area early Thursday morning, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar confirmed. Another 52-year-old woman’s remains are expected to be recovered Friday after attempts to pull her vehicle from fast-moving currents were unsuccessful.  Salazar said…

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CityFest keynote speaker Char Miller explains how floods shaped politics in San Antonio

CityFest keynote speaker Char Miller explains how floods shaped politics in San Antonio

Char Miller, San Antonio’s foremost environmental historian, considers the city’s violent floods the most important natural force in its 300-year history. His research draws a line from deadly floods to the city’s current political makeup. “Floods reveal social structures,” Miller said. “They may power through a place and disappear, but what happens in those places is left behind.” Get our free newsletter The Daily Reach delivered to your inbox every morning. Processing… Success! You’re on…

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La Niña has arrived and will stick around. Here is what that means for the dry Southwest and US hurricanes

La Niña has arrived and will stick around. Here is what that means for the dry Southwest and US hurricanes

By Brandon Miller and Judson Jones, CNN Winter weather, ongoing drought conditions and even the remainder of hurricane season will see impacts from a recent cooling of sea surface temperatures in the Pacific. La Niña conditions — the opposite phase of El Niño — have emerged in the tropical Pacific Ocean over the past month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center said Thursday. La Niña typically brings conditions that are wetter and cooler than…

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Heavy rain causes flooding, power outages in Corpus Christi area

Heavy rain causes flooding, power outages in Corpus Christi area

Heavy rain continued across the Coastal Bend on Thursday, leading to minor flooding in some areas. Showers and thunderstorms were moving southeast toward the coast Thursday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Corpus Christi. South Texas is expected to receive 2 to 4 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts. The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi said 2.26 inches of rain fell at the Corpus Christi International Airport on Thursday, including 1.97…

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Here are the San Antonio-area schools closed due to flooding

Here are the San Antonio-area schools closed due to flooding

Priscilla Aguirre Oct. 14, 2021 Rain closed some schools in the San Antonio area. Gettyimages Heavy rainfall overnight on Wednesday resulted in several schools closing in the San Antonio area.  Comal Independent School District announced on Facebook all schools and departments will be closed on Thursday, October 14, out of an abundance of caution. While the severe weather has moved out of the area, residual flooding and road debris are still making it unsafe for…

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Here's what you need to know for Carolina Hurricanes opening night at PNC Arena

Here's what you need to know for Carolina Hurricanes opening night at PNC Arena

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The Canes are back and ready to tear up the ice at PNC for a sold-out crowd. Last year, the Carolina Hurricanes began the season with an empty arena and a team ravaged by COVID-19. By March, easing capacity limits allowed some fans back into the arena, and by the playoffs in May, 12,000 fans took their seats. Thursday’s sold-out game could feel bizarre to those who haven’t fought a crowd…

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3 Bexar County Parks temporarily closed due to flooding

3 Bexar County Parks temporarily closed due to flooding

Priscilla Aguirre Oct. 14, 2021 Fall colors at a cold and solitary Raymond Russell Park off IH10 near Camp Bullis Rd earlier this month. GLORIA FENRIZ/STAFFGLORIA FERNIZ/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS Some parks in San Antonio are not open to the public following Wednesday night’s storms.  On Thursday, October 14, Bexar County tweeted that three local parks are temporarily closed due to flooding. There are park restrictions at Rodriguez Park, Raymond Russell Park, and Comanche Park.  The…

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Flood Warning issued for Onion Creek in Travis County; expected to rise above flood stage Thursday morning

Flood Warning issued for Onion Creek in Travis County; expected to rise above flood stage Thursday morning

The Flood Warning has been issued until after midnight Thursday. AUSTIN, Texas — A Flood Warning has been issued for Onion Creek after heavy rain on Oct. 14. According to the National Weather Service, a Flood Warning has been issued for the Travis County river at U.S. 183 until after midnight Thursday. At 7 a.m., the flood stage at the river was at 15 feet. The flood stage is 17 feet, so minor flooding is…

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Several school districts cancel Thursday classes following severe overnight flooding

Several school districts cancel Thursday classes following severe overnight flooding

Flooding and road debris is making it unsafe for buses to travel, one district spokesperson said. COMAL COUNTY, Texas — Several school districts – including Seguin, Navarro, Comal, Gonzales ISD –announced schools will be closed for Thursday, October 14, following severe flooding. Initially, Comal ISD had said there only would be a 2-hour delayed start, but then the district released new information around 7:20 a.m. Gonzales ISD announced its decision just before 8 a.m. In…

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Several districts close schools after severe flooding

Several districts close schools after severe flooding

COMAL COUNTY, Texas — Several school districts – including Seguin, Navarro, Comal, Gonzales ISD –announced schools will be closed for Thursday, October 14, following severe flooding. Initially, Comal ISD had said there only would be a 2-hour delayed start, but then the district released new information around 7:20 a.m. Gonzales ISD announced its decision just before 8 a.m. In a news release posted to social media, Comal ISD said: “Throughout the morning, our transportation supervisors…

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Clear bags, masks required at Carolina Hurricanes home opener

Clear bags, masks required at Carolina Hurricanes home opener

By Cory Dinkel, WRAL mulitplatform producer Raleigh, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday announced PNC Arena’s policies for fans attending the team’s season opener on Thursday night. The Hurricanes open the regular season in a sold out game against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Because of the North Carolina State Fair opening on the same day, fans are advised to arrive early and carpool if possible. Lots…

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Comal ISD closes schools after severe flooding

COMAL COUNTY, Texas — Comal Independent School District announced schools will be closed for Thursday, October 14, following severe flooding. Initially, the district had said there would be a 2-hour delayed start, but then the district released new information around 7:20 a.m. In a news release posted to social media, Comal ISD said: “Throughout the morning, our transportation supervisors have been evaluating the roadways and our Emergency Management Teams has been in contact with local…

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Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll out of south-central Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll out of south-central Texas | Track the rain

Dozens of low water crossings are closed across Bexar County. Drivers should be careful on roads this morning. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for numerous counties after several inches of rain fell in just a few hours. Flash Flood Warning until 8:45 a.m.: Southeastern Comal County Central and southeastern Guadalupe County Gonzales County Wilson County Flash Flood Warning until 12:30 p.m.: DeWitt County Karnes County Lavaca County As of 75…

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Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning continues for several counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Dozens of low water crossings are closed across Bexar County, and power remains out for some local customers. Drivers should be careful on roads this morning. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for numerous counties after several inches of rain fell in just a few hours. The Flash Flood Warning lasts until 6:45 a.m. for portions of Caldwell, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, Lavaca and Wilson counties. An earlier Flash Flood Warning lasts…

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Flash Flood Warning continues for Bexar, other counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning continues for Bexar, other counties as storms slowly roll across south-central Texas | Track the rain

Dozens of low water crossings are closed across Bexar County, and power remains out for some local customers. Drivers should be careful on roads this morning. SAN ANTONIO — A TORNADO WARNING is in effect for EAST CENTRAL GONZALES AND NORTHWESTERN LAVACA COUNTIES until 4:15 a.m. Take cover now if you live in these areas! A Flash Flood Warning remained in effect for numerous counties after several inches of rain fell in just a few…

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Tornado Warning for parts of Gonzales, Lavaca counties; Flash Flood Warning for SA area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

Tornado Warning for parts of Gonzales, Lavaca counties; Flash Flood Warning for SA area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

The latest warning was issued due to the two to five inches of rain that has already fallen, leading to multiple low water crossings inundated with water SAN ANTONIO — A TORNADO WARNING is in effect for EAST CENTRAL GONZALES AND NORTHWESTERN LAVACA COUNTIES until 3:15 a.m. Take cover now if you live in these areas! As of 3 a.m., just over 1,000 San Antonio residents were without power due to the ongoing storms. CPS…

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At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

By The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines — A tropical storm in the Philippines has left dead at least 19 people, disaster response officials said Thursday. Philippine authorities say they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods as it barreled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday. Another 14 people have been reported missing in the Philippines….

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Forecast: Heavy rain brings flood threat to Central Texas; Flash Flood Watch remains in effect Thursday

Forecast: Heavy rain brings flood threat to Central Texas; Flash Flood Watch remains in effect Thursday

Here are the latest updates from the KVUE Storm Team. Author: Shane Hinton (KVUE), Mariel Ruiz, Hunter Williams, Erika Lopez Published: 11:46 AM CST March 6, 2019 Updated: 12:37 AM CDT October 14, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas — *FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL THURSDAY EVENING FOR BLANCO, BURNET, GILLESPIE, HAYS, LLANO, TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON, BASTROP AND CALDWELL COUNTIES.* Showers and storms are slowly moving from west to east early Monday morning as moisture from remnants of…

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Flash Flood Warning in effect for San Antonio area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

Flash Flood Warning in effect for San Antonio area as storms move across South Texas | Track the rain

Parts of South Texas may get more than four inches of rain, which could lead to flooding. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for parts of Bexar and Comal counties, including San Antonio, until 1 a.m. Thursday as storms caused by Tropical Depression Pamela continue to push through South Texas. A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Kendall and Blanco counties where an estimated three inches of rain…

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Flash flooding threat continues as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Flash flooding threat continues as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Parts of South Texas may get more than four inches of rain, which could lead to flooding. SAN ANTONIO — A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Kendall and Blanco counties where an estimated three inches of rain has fallen and two additional inches are possible.   A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of Gillespie, Kerr and Bandera counties expired at 6:30 p.m. Previously, a Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of…

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Flooding possible as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Flooding possible as storms from Tropical Depression Pamela moves across South Texas | Track the rain

Parts of South Texas may get more than four inches of rain, which could lead to flooding. SAN ANTONIO — An intense thunderstorm with frequent lightning, heavy rain, and strong wind is moving toward western Kendall and southeast Kerr counties from Bandera County as of 6:45 p.m. KENS 5 Meteorologist Andrew Wilson says to head indoors if you are in this region. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of Gillespie, Kerr and Bandera counties expired…

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Forecast: Strong storms and heavy rain moving in tonight; Flash Flood Watch in effect

Forecast: Strong storms and heavy rain moving in tonight; Flash Flood Watch in effect

Here are the latest updates from the KVUE Storm Team. Author: Shane Hinton (KVUE), Mariel Ruiz, Hunter Williams, Erika Lopez Published: 11:46 AM CST March 6, 2019 Updated: 6:03 PM CDT October 13, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas — *FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR BLANCO, BURNET, GILLESPIE, HAYS, LLANO, TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON, BASTROP, AND CALDWELL COUNTIES.* Expect Wednesday to stay humid, warm, cloudy and breezy. Scattered showers and an isolated storm…

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Texans can expect rainy conditions from Hurricane Pamela over next few days

Texans can expect rainy conditions from Hurricane Pamela over next few days

Hurricane Pamela, the 16th named storm of the year, made landfall early Wednesday morning on Mexico’s west coast. The Category 1 storm is expected to weaken rapidly as it passes over Mexico’s mountainous regions. Though Texans are more used to seeing rain from hurricanes on the Gulf side, the central and northeastern parts of the state are likely to get rain – and potentially some flooding – as the remnants of the storm moves northeast…

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Flash flooding is possible overnight ahead of the strongest cold front so far this fall

Flash flooding is possible overnight ahead of the strongest cold front so far this fall

A flash flood watch is in effect for the Austin area until 7 p.m. Thursday, as the remnants of Hurricane Pamela — which made landfall in western Mexico on Wednesday morning — interact with an incoming cold front. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible in the watch area, which includes Travis, Williamson and Hays counties, the National Weather Service says. Isolated pockets of up to 5 to 7 inches of rain are possible, with…

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Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast

Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast

By The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Pamela made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast just north of Mazatlan Wednesday, bringing high winds and rain to the port city. Pamela regained hurricane strength just before it hit the coast 40 miles (65 kms) north of Mazatlan, which also serves as a resort for Mexican tourists. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Pamela had maximum winds of about 75 mph (120 kph) at landfall, though it…

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Hurricane season ends Nov. 30. Here's an update

Hurricane season ends Nov. 30. Here's an update

By Zach Maloch, WRAL meteorologist At first look, we knew the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season would be active, but we didn’t know it would try to compete with the most active season on record set just one year ago. So far, the Atlantic hurricane season has seen 20 named storms — seven becoming hurricanes and four becoming major hurricanes. Of the seven hurricanes, the first five formed at near-record pace, matching 1966, 1995, 1996, 2004,…

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Pamela could be hurricane again as it makes Mexico landfall

Oct. 12, 2021Updated: Oct. 12, 2021 11:04 p.m. 1of12People surf at Pinitos beach prior landfall of tropical storm Pamela, in Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Hurricane Pamela weakened to a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon as it meandered off Mexico’s Pacific coast. Forecasters said it was expected to regain strength overnight and be a hurricane when making landfall somewhere near the port of Mazatlan Wednesday.Roberto Echeagaray/APShow MoreShow Less 2of12A man puts tape to protect the windows…

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Forecast: Flash Flood Watch in effect Wednesday and Thursday

Forecast: Flash Flood Watch in effect Wednesday and Thursday

Here are the latest updates from the KVUE Storm Team. Author: Shane Hinton (KVUE), Mariel Ruiz, Hunter Williams, Erika Lopez Published: 11:46 AM CST March 6, 2019 Updated: 5:57 PM CDT October 12, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas — A warm front brought in the clouds, high humidity and warm weather Tuesday morning. Fog will lift late morning with a mostly cloudy sky the rest of the day. The warm front is also keeping scattered rain chances…

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Flash Flood Watch issued for San Antonio on Wednesday as Hurricane Pamela strengthens

Flash Flood Watch issued for San Antonio on Wednesday as Hurricane Pamela strengthens

A Flash Flood Watch goes into effect Tuesday nights for parts of the Edwards Plateau and Rio Grande Plains. On Wednesday morning, the watch expands to include the Hill Country and San Antonio.  Forecasters predict areas could see two to fives inches of rain, with higher totals possible. “The greatest threat for this is currently forecast to be across the Hill Country, southern Edwards Plateau, and Rio Grande,” the National Weather Service says.  San Antonio…

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Hurricane Pamela barrels toward Mexico's Pacific coast

Hurricane Pamela barrels toward Mexico's Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Pamela continued to strengthen Tuesday as it moved along Mexico’s Pacific coast and could become a near-major hurricane before hitting somewhere near the port of Mazatlan Wednesday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Pamela’s center was about 280 miles (455 kilometers) southwest of Mazatlan Tuesday and was moving north at about 13 mph (20 kph). The storm had maximum winds of about 80 mph (130 kph). Pamela was forecast to…

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Storm leaves 11 dead in landslides, floods in Philippines

Storm leaves 11 dead in landslides, floods in Philippines

By The Associated Press BAGUIO, Philippines — A tropical storm set off landslides and flash floods as it barreled over the tip of the northern Philippines, leaving at least 11 people dead and seven missing, officials said Tuesday. More than 6,500 villagers were evacuated from homes in several towns and cities swamped by floods and battered by pounding rains and wind that toppled trees and knocked down power. Tropical Storm Kompasu was last tracked over…

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Hurricane Ida in Louisiana: Caskets, vaults still displaced

Hurricane Ida in Louisiana: Caskets, vaults still displaced

By REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press LAFITTE, La. — Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana with furious winds that ripped roofs off buildings and storm surge so powerful it moved homes. What it wrought on the living it also wrought on the dead, moving vaults and caskets and adding another layer of trauma for families and communities recovering from the powerful storm. “Once you bury a relative, you expect that to be the permanent resting place,” said…

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Interstate 95 widening project hopes to avoid flooding

Interstate 95 widening project hopes to avoid flooding

I-95 (Photo: WPDE) LUMBERTON, NC (AP) — The N.C. Department of Transportation has signed a $432 million contract this month to rebuild eight miles of Interstate 95 through one county with an eye on eliminating a recurring flooding problem. Flooding resulting from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and Hurricane Florence in 2018 closed the highway in Robeson County for several days, The News & Observer of Raleigh reported. – Advertisement – Starting next year, contractors will…

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Tropical Storm Pamela to strengthen into major hurricane, bring rain to San Antonio area

Tropical Storm Pamela to strengthen into major hurricane, bring rain to San Antonio area

Candice Avila-Garcia, mySanAntonio.com Oct. 11, 2021 Graphic shows wind speeds associated with Tropical Storm Pamela.  National Hurricane Center San Antonio could see heavy rain with a risk for flooding, forecasters say. According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Pamela will likely gain strength and turn into a major hurricane before hitting land in Mexico late Wednesday. The storm is forecast to move through Texas on Thursday. As it weakens, it’s expected to combine with moisture…

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