Texas couple gets engaged after finding missing ring during tornado cleanup

Texas couple gets engaged after finding missing ring during tornado cleanup

The tornado that struck Hopwell in Lamar County leveled the home of Dakota Hudson and Lauren Patterson, leaving Hudson with the belief he would never see the ring again, KXII reports. The Paris Junior College softball team arrived to help the couple clean up. The group learned about the missing ring and began to dig through the rubble in a search and the unthinkable happened: it was found.  “When you tell 20 girls someone is…

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Video shows shocking Texas, Oklahoma tornado outbreak and aftermath

Video shows shocking Texas, Oklahoma tornado outbreak and aftermath

According to reporting by the Associated Press, at least 50 homes in Lamar County were damaged or destroyed and at least 10 people were being treated at hospitals, two were being treated with critical injuries. Powderly, Texas, which sits at the state’s border with Oklahoma was reportedly hit hard.  [embedded content] The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Management said a tornado touched down just after 4 p.m. and traveled north-northeast through the communities of…

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Dallas-area couple survives dramatic encounter with suspected tornado

Dallas-area couple survives dramatic encounter with suspected tornado

No one in the Miller Grove community was hurt as a result of Friday night’s storms, but multiple homes were heavily damaged. TEXAS, USA — Strong storms brought suspected tornados to north Texas Friday night, including to the tiny Dallas-area town of Miller Grove.  An older couple in that community was inside a maroon truck heading out to eat dinner when the twister hit. They are safe and uninjured, despite the dramatic visuals left in…

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North Texas couple survives dramatic encounter with suspected tornado

North Texas couple survives dramatic encounter with suspected tornado

No one in the Miller Grove community was hurt as a result of Friday night’s storms, but multiple homes were heavily damaged. TEXAS, USA — Strong storms brought suspected tornados to north Texas Friday night, including to the tiny Dallas-area town of Miller Grove.  An older couple in that community was inside a maroon truck heading out to eat dinner when the twister hit. They are safe and uninjured, despite the dramatic visuals left in…

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Cold front to bring thunderstorms, possible tornado to San Antonio, NWS says

Cold front to bring thunderstorms, possible tornado to San Antonio, NWS says

The National Weather Service said a strong cold front could bring severe thunderstorms and a low chance of a tornado to San Antonio on Friday, November 4. Bob Fogarty, a meteorologist for the NWS, told MySA that the front is likely to also bring hail to the area. Fogarty said the primary hazard will be damaging straight-line gusty winds, but large hail and perhaps an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out as of the morning…

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San Antonio could face damaging winds and hail ahead of Halloween weekend

San Antonio could face damaging winds and hail ahead of Halloween weekend

The National Weather Service issued an updated forecast for the Bexar County and Texas Hill Country Regions Thursday afternoon, October 27. The slight risk of strong to severe storms, roughly 40%, has been expanded throughout most of the Hill Country. The biggest potential for severe weather will begin in the early morning hours of Friday, after 4 a.m. and lasting through 4 p.m., according to NWS. The I-35 corridor is expected to be hit with…

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Strong storms flip trucks, damage buildings after Texas tornado warning

Strong storms flip trucks, damage buildings after Texas tornado warning

Severe storms that possibly included a tornado did damage across parts of Central Texas Monday night. David Kozlowski – http://dallasp/Getty Images Severe storms, which possibly included a tornado, damaged parts of Central Texas on Monday, October 24. While many areas of San Antonio didn’t experience a ton of rainfall, residents in Jarrell, which is about 12 miles north of Georgetown, are cleaning up after the thunderstorms roared through the city. According to a spokesperson with…

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NWS: Hail, tornadoes a possibility for San Antonio due to severe storms

NWS: Hail, tornadoes a possibility for San Antonio due to severe storms

Update: 11:11 a.m. Monday, October 24: As parts of San Antonio already deal with light, rainy conditions Monday morning, the National Weather Service has added the possibility of hail and tornadoes hitting the area. An upper level low, cold front and moisture from Hurricane Roslyn will lead to the possibility of strong to severe storms late this afternoon and into tonight. The primary hazard will be strong winds but hail up to an inch in…

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San Antonio Zoo sends disaster response crew to Florida animal facilities damaged by hurricane

San Antonio Zoo sends disaster response crew to Florida animal facilities damaged by hurricane

click to enlarge Instagram / sanantoniozoo The San Antonio Zoo’s Disaster Response, Rescue, and Recovery team headed to Punta Gorda, Florida on Sunday. The San Antonio Zoo’s disaster response team hit the road Sunday to support Florida wildlife facilities damaged by Hurricane Ian, according to officials with the organization. Ian slammed into Southwest Florida as a category four storm last week, rendering barrier islands off the coast of Fort Myers “unrecognizable” and leaving at least…

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San Antonio Zoo mobilizing support to help with Hurricane Ian relief

San Antonio Zoo mobilizing support to help with Hurricane Ian relief

The zoo is sending leadership, an electrician, a welder and additional multi-trade individuals Sye Bennefield Jr Oct. 2, 2022Updated: Oct. 2, 2022 9:14 a.m. The San Antonio Zoo is mobilizing a support unit Sunday morning to the main impact zones of Hurricane Ian in Punta Gorda, Florida Courtesy of the San Antonio Zoo In one more effort of kindness by the Alamo City, the San Antonio Zoo is extending a helping hand to our neighbors out…

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San Antonio Zoo sending team to help with Hurricane Ian recovery

San Antonio Zoo sending team to help with Hurricane Ian recovery

The zoo is mobilizing a support unit to the main impact zone of Hurricane Ian in Punta Gorda, as part of the Zoological Disaster Response, Rescue, and Recovery. SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Zoo is mobilizing a support unit Sunday morning to the main impact zone of Hurricane Ian in Punta Gorda, Florida, as part of the Zoological Disaster Response, Rescue, and Recovery (ZDR3).  The zoo is sending leadership, an electrician, a welder, and…

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South Texas Blood and Tissue Center accepting donations to help Florida following Hurricane Ian

South Texas Blood and Tissue Center accepting donations to help Florida following Hurricane Ian

click to enlarge Twitter / Nicole Lauren Damage caused by Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Following the destruction left behind by Hurricane Ian, the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is collecting San Antonio blood donations to send to the Sunshine State. Around 2 million Florida customers are still without power as of Friday morning, and at least 12 people there are confirmed dead in the storm’s wake, according to NBC News. Although…

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Texas Diaper Bank in urgent need of donations due to inflation, Hurricane Ian

Texas Diaper Bank in urgent need of donations due to inflation, Hurricane Ian

This week is National Diaper Needs Awareness Week and the largest diaper bank in San Antonio is asking for help. SAN ANTONIO — With recent inflation, there is a lot of focus on families with little ones who are struggling to survive.  This week is National Diaper Needs Awareness Week and the largest diaper bank in San Antonio is asking for help. The Texas Diaper Bank serves 75,000 Bexar County residents. They helped Houston during…

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'Supposed to get worse': San Antonian bracing for impact as Hurricane Ian inches toward Orlando

'Supposed to get worse': San Antonian bracing for impact as Hurricane Ian inches toward Orlando

Andrea Canchola moved to Orlando from San Antonio a year ago to work at Disney. SAN ANTONIO — More than 1.8 million people are without power in Florida right now as Hurricane Ian slams the Florida coast. The powerful storm turned streets into rivers and is threatening catastrophic damage further inland as it inches closer to Orlando. That’s where Andrea Canchola, a San Antonio native, will ride out her first hurricane. As of Wednesday evening,…

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San Antonian bracing for impact as Hurricane Ian inches toward Orlando

San Antonian bracing for impact as Hurricane Ian inches toward Orlando

Andrea Canchola moved to Orlando from San Antonio a year ago to work at Disney. SAN ANTONIO — More than 1.8 million people are without power in Florida right now as Hurricane Ian slams the Florida coast. The powerful storm turned streets into rivers and is threatening catastrophic damage further inland as it inches closer to Orlando. That’s where Andrea Canchola, a San Antonio native, will ride out her first hurricane. As of Wednesday evening,…

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San Antonio-area organizations mobilizing to help Florida as Hurricane Ian bears down

San Antonio-area organizations mobilizing to help Florida as Hurricane Ian bears down

Crews from CPS Energy will leave San Antonio to respond, while the Salvation Army is on standby. SAN ANTONIO — Hurricane Ian is growing in strength as it pushes closer to Florida’s west coast and the race to prepare for the storm is underway. Here in San Antonio, organizations are also answering the call for help. Crews from CPS Energy will be sending 35 employees to join other energy workers from across the county to…

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Hurricane Ian nears Category 5 strength as Florida braces for direct impact

Hurricane Ian nears Category 5 strength as Florida braces for direct impact

Hurricane Ian has grown to a monstrous storm as it barrels toward Florida’s southern coast. Conditions there are rapidly deteriorating. The latest reports from the National Hurricane Center show the Category 4 storm has shifted to make landfall near Fort Myers late Wednesday afternoon, September 28. At last check, wind speeds are up to 155 mph, nearing Category 5 strength, according to the Associated Press.  Folks are already seeing the effects of the storm as…

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Texas closes Padre Island National Seashore beaches ahead of Hurricane Ian

Texas closes Padre Island National Seashore beaches ahead of Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian has caused some beaches to close out of precaution, according to officials.  Padre Island National Seashore If you’re thinking of heading to some beaches, think twice. Hurricane Ian caused some Texas beaches to close as a precaution. Padre Island National Seashore told MySA that its driving beaches will be closed until Friday, September 30. However, officials said it’s still unclear if they will open for the weekend as it depends on the weather….

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CPS Energy sends crews to Florida as Hurricane Ian builds in Gulf Coast

CPS Energy sends crews to Florida as Hurricane Ian builds in Gulf Coast

Visitors to the Southernmost Point buoy brave the high waves from Hurricane Ian crash for photos, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Key West, Fla. Ian was forecast to strengthen even more over warm Gulf of Mexico waters, reaching top winds of 140 mph (225 kmh) as it approaches the Florida’s southwest coast. (Rob O’Neal/The Key West Citizen via AP) Rob O’Neal/AP Heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 130 miles per hour are expected…

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How San Antonio organizations are expected to assist Florida during Hurricane Ian

How San Antonio organizations are expected to assist Florida during Hurricane Ian

Crews from CPS Energy will leave San Antonio to respond while the Salvation Army is on standby. SAN ANTONIO — Hurricane Ian is growing in strength as it pushes closer to Florida’s west coast and the race to prepare for the storm is underway. Here in San Antonio, organizations are also answering the call for help. Crews from CPS Energy will be sending 35 employees to join other energy workers from across the county to…

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Hurricane Fiona decimates Puerto Rico farm with San Antonio ties

Hurricane Fiona decimates Puerto Rico farm with San Antonio ties

5000 Plantain Trees and 4,000 pounds of coffee were lost. SAN ANTONIO — Just last week Hurricane Fiona hit the island of Puerto Rico, before making its way to Canada and though it has now dissipated, its effects are still being felt on the island. Phone calls with Claudia Juarbe’s brother, Rafael, take a lot of planning. “Sometimes we try to call them and because they don’t have power, electricity or internet, it’s super hard…

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Hurricane Ian hits Cuba; Drive-by shooting caught on camera; Catalytic converter theft attempt | KENS 5 News Now

Hurricane Ian hits Cuba; Drive-by shooting caught on camera; Catalytic converter theft attempt | KENS 5 News Now

Follow us here to get the latest top headlines with KENS 5 anchor Sarah Forgany every weekday. SAN ANTONIO — Police are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a woman who was riding in the back of an SUV after an argument at an east-side bar. Police responded to the 800 block of Hammond Avenue off S New Braunfels around 12:17 a.m. Monday for reports of a shooting in progress, saying they had…

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Here's how San Antonians can help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona

Here's how San Antonians can help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona hit the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico on Sunday, September 18, knocking out power, causing significant flooding and hindering access to drinking water across the island. President Joe Biden has declared an emergency situation in the wake of the storm, asking the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin the disaster relief process in Puerto Rico. To more directly impact residents navigating the storm, here is a…

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How San Antonians from Puerto Rico cope with blackouts and destruction from Hurricane Fiona

How San Antonians from Puerto Rico cope with blackouts and destruction from Hurricane Fiona

More news coverage keep many from feeling completely in the dark. SAN ANTONIO — The impact of Hurricane Fiona is being felt here in San Antonio by loved ones trying to contact family in Puerto Rico, but many of them draw strength and hope from what they’ve been through before. According to the governor of Puerto Rico, it could be days before they restore power. “You feel powerless here, you want to do so much…

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As San Antonians brace for more — and worse — flooding, regional plan targets $1B for flood control

As San Antonians brace for more — and worse — flooding, regional plan targets $1B for flood control

From the deadly flood of 1921 that killed more than 200 people and devastated the West Side of San Antonio to the record-setting flood of 1998 that caused 31 deaths and an estimated $750 million in property damage, San Antonio has seen more than its share of deadly floods — and will likely see more as a result of climate change. Nor is San Antonio alone. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey caused $125 billion in damage…

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Heavy rainfall, possible flooding stay on radar for San Antonio

Heavy rainfall, possible flooding stay on radar for San Antonio

News // Weather Isolated showers are anticipated throughout the day and could eventually lead to minor flooding Sye Bennefield Jr Aug. 30, 2022Updated: Aug. 30, 2022 2:21 p.m. The NWS anticipates isolated showers throughout the day that could eventually lead to minor flooding in San Antonio Bill Barfield/Getty Images The tried old adage of being careful what you ask for seems to be ringing loud and clear in the Alamo City as the National Weather Service…

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San Antonio warned of minor flooding Monday as rain expected all week

San Antonio warned of minor flooding Monday as rain expected all week

The San Antonio area could see minor flooding Monday night as isolated and scattered storms continue into the week. Caleb Downs The National Weather Service put San Antonio and the South Central Texas area under a hazardous weather outlook warning as pockets of rain and thunderstorms could lead to minor flooding Monday afternoon and into tonight. Continuing off of last week’s heavy rainfall, isolated and scattered rain is expected throughout the rest of this week….

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Five years after Hurricane Harvey | Port Aransas business owner talks about the recovery

Five years after Hurricane Harvey | Port Aransas business owner talks about the recovery

The hurricane tied Katrina for the costliest hurricane on record, $125 billion dollars. PORT ARANSAS, Texas — Five years ago on Thursday, August 25, a tropical depression would explode rapidly, turning into a major Category 4 hurricane known as Harvey. Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the Texas coast. causing catastrophic flooding, and more than 100 deaths It cost $125 billion dollars in damage, tying Katrina for the costliest hurricane on record. Coastal communities were devastated as…

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Five years after Hurricane Harvey | We check in with a Port Aransas business owner to see if she rebuilt

Five years after Hurricane Harvey | We check in with a Port Aransas business owner to see if she rebuilt

The hurricane tied Katrina for the costliest hurricane on record, $125 billion dollars. PORT ARANSAS, Texas — Five years ago on Thursday, August 25, a tropical depression would explode rapidly, turning into a major Category 4 hurricane known as Harvey. Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the Texas coast. causing catastrophic flooding, and more than 100 deaths It cost $125 billion dollars in damage, tying Katrina for the costliest hurricane on record. Coastal communities were devastated as…

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Texans captured lighthearted rain, panicked flooding in TikTok videos

Texans captured lighthearted rain, panicked flooding in TikTok videos

Most of North and Central Texas was hit with some version of rain in August after a little over a month or more of hot and dry weather. Texans took to TikTok to share their videos of elation, some joking about the rain finally showing up. But then the videos started to show up on TikTok this week as that rainwater couldn’t be absorbed into the drought-ridden ground fast enough. The videos started off lighthearted…

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From parched to drenched: Flooding possible this week as heavy rains move in

From parched to drenched: Flooding possible this week as heavy rains move in

Following months of extreme drought and triple-digit temperatures, San Antonio may now face possible flash floods this week as heavy rains move into the Central Texas area. Drought and flooding aren’t unrelated, said National Weather Service Meteorologist Mack Morris; flooding is more common during a drought because when heavy rains move in, the hard, compacted ground takes a while to soften up and absorb the water, Morris explained. “This is especially true for the Hill…

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San Antonio facing heavy rain, potential flooding this week, NWS says

San Antonio facing heavy rain, potential flooding this week, NWS says

We’re in for a wet week.  sarayut Thaneerat/Getty Images After a prolonged dry spell, San Antonio is finally in for a rainy week ahead, according to the National Weather Service. “It’s like night and day,” says Mack Morris, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service (NWS).   According to the NWS’ seven-day forecast, every day this week has some potential for rain. Strong storms and flooding are possible in the early part of the week over…

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Rockport’s artists bend but refuse to break after Hurricane Harvey

Rockport’s artists bend but refuse to break after Hurricane Harvey

This is the sixth in an occasional series exploring Texas locales near and far that offer uncommon sights and experiences. In the days before Hurricane Harvey wreaked coastal devastation, the chief symbol of Rockport’s staying power would have been the Big Tree, a live oak anchored on sandy soil near the coast for an estimated 1,000 years or more. Five years on from Harvey, that symbol might now be the Rockport Center for the Arts, an…

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Separate Hill Country fires burn more than 2,000 acres as heat and drought increase danger

Separate Hill Country fires burn more than 2,000 acres as heat and drought increase danger

Firefighters worked Thursday to fully contain two intense wildfires that have burned at least 2,200 acres in the Hill Country this week. Amid the summer’s record heat and dry conditions making vegetation ready fuel, fire crews outside of Fredericksburg continued to battle the Big Sky Fire, a blaze that has scorched 1,400 acres and which was about halfway contained Thursday afternoon, while crews outside of Blanco contended with the Smoke Rider Fire, a blaze at…

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Two state parks close due to proximity to Hill Country wildfires

Two state parks close due to proximity to Hill Country wildfires

Enchanted Rock State Park and Perdenales State Park both announced they were closed Wednesday due to wild fires in close proximity.  Crews are responding to multiple wildfires in the Hill Country area. The “Smoke Rider Fire” in Hays County is estimated at around 800 acres and is 30% contained, as of Wednesday morning.  The forest service also reported a fire burning northeast of Fredericksburg on Tuesday afternoon off of Eckert Road, near Big Sky Drive…

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Two state parks close due to proximity to Hill County wildfires

Two state parks close due to proximity to Hill County wildfires

Enchanted Rock State Park and Perdenales State Park both announced they were closed Wednesday due to wild fires in close proximity.  Crews are responding to multiple wildfires in the Hill Country area. The “Smoke Rider Fire” in Hays County is estimated at around 800 acres and is 30% contained, as of Wednesday morning.  The forest service also reported a fire burning northeast of Fredericksburg on Tuesday afternoon off of Eckert Road, near Big Sky Drive…

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Enchanted Rock and Pedernales Falls State Parks close due to nearby wildfires

Enchanted Rock and Pedernales Falls State Parks close due to nearby wildfires

Enchanted Rock State Park and Perdenales State Park both announced they were closed Wednesday due to wild fires in close proximity.  Crews are responding to multiple wildfires in the Hill Country area. The “Smoke Rider Fire” in Hays County is estimated at around 800 acres and is 30% contained, as of Wednesday morning.  The forest service also reported a fire burning northeast of Fredericksburg on Tuesday afternoon off of Eckert Road, near Big Sky Drive…

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1,400-acre wildfire closes San Antonio-area's Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

1,400-acre wildfire closes San Antonio-area's Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Enchanted Rock State National Area closed on Wednesday, August 3 due to the Big Sky Fire.  Enchanted Rock State National Area A massive 1,400-acre wildfire called “Big Sky Fire” caused the temporary closure of one of San Antonio’s most popular area state parks, Enchanted Rock State National Area. The large wildfire is burning north of Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service.  The Fredericksburg natural area posted about its closure on…

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San Antonio-area's Enchanted Rock reopens after 1,400-acre wildfire

San Antonio-area's Enchanted Rock reopens after 1,400-acre wildfire

The fire is now 50% contained in Gillespie County. Priscilla Aguirre Aug. 3, 2022Updated: Aug. 4, 2022 9:07 a.m. Enchanted Rock State National Area closed on Wednesday, August 3 due to the Big Sky Fire.  Enchanted Rock State National Area Update as of 9 a.m., Thursday, August 4: Enchanted Rock, the site of a large wildfire, has reopened. No extra details were given about the state of the wildfire. However, park visitors are encouraged to do…

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Everything we know about the wildfires burning across Texas

Everything we know about the wildfires burning across Texas

Critical fire danger and widespread drought conditions have resulted in multiple wildfires continuing to burn across Texas this week, according to officials. Here’s what we know so far about the wildfires in Texas as of Wednesday, July 20. According to Texas A&M Forest Service, the areas of concern include the eastern Rolling Plains, Cross Timbers, Central Texas, North Texas near the Waco and Dallas-Fort Worth areas, and south along the I-35 corridor near the Capital…

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Texas officials close state park due to massive 500-acre wildfire

Texas officials close state park due to massive 500-acre wildfire

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has closed a state park due to the massive wildfire in Palo Pino County. Officials announced on social media how Dinosaur Valley State Park is now closed as of Tuesday, July 19. According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, the destructive fire in Palo Pinto County has burned more than 500 acres and reportedly destroyed at least eight homes. As of Tuesday morning, 10% of the fire has been…

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Two brothers died in a crash near Lockhart on their way back from fighting wildfires

Two brothers died in a crash near Lockhart on their way back from fighting wildfires

Two brothers, who were both members of the Maxwell Community Volunteer Fire Department (MCVFD), died on their way back from fighting a wildfire in Lockhart on Monday afternoon, June 20. Around 2 p.m., Assistant Fire Chief Jonathon Coco, 25, and firefighter Hunter Coco, 20, were driving a brush truck back to the firehouse when their vehicle rolled over on Hwy. 20 near San Jacinto Boulevard in Lockhart. MCVFD spokesperson Samantha Lucas says a driver failed…

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Memories come flooding back: How lessons from history can help San Antonio manage stormwater

Memories come flooding back: How lessons from history can help San Antonio manage stormwater

On an evening in October 1998, a police sergeant pounded on the door of my family’s home. I watched as he issued an urgent request to my father to use our canoe. The policeman explained there had been a disaster in our city, and there were people who needed to be saved.  I watched as my family’s red Old Town canoe was marched to a convoy of flashing lights and pick-up trucks. Away the heroes…

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Storm chaser captures video of ‘monster’ tornado in West Texas

Storm chaser captures video of ‘monster’ tornado in West Texas

The massive tornado blew across the highway in dramatic video posted on social media.  Warren Faidley/Getty Images Storms rolled into San Antonio and most of Texas on Monday, May 23, as a cold front blew its way into the Lone Star State. The severe storms also brought what weather officials are calling a super tornado to Morton, a small town west of Lubbock, and one storm chaser caught it on camera. The storm chaser, Chad…

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Texas tornado-surviving teen is new face of TxDOT's 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

Texas tornado-surviving teen is new face of TxDOT's 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

TxDOT held an event on Tuesday, May 17, at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio to celebrate the campaign’s 20-year anniversary, while an event featuring Leon was held in Austin a day earlier. A TxDOT news release claims 6,972 people have been saved by seat belts since “Click It or Ticket” began. 16-year-old Riley Leon shares his story of how a seatbelt saved his life when a tornado rolled his pickup….

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Parts of Texas under a Tornado Watch, NWS reports

Parts of Texas under a Tornado Watch, NWS reports

Rain stock photo Westend61/Getty Images/Westend61 The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Val Verde County through 10 p.m. Sunday. The risk of strong to severe storms has expanded farther east into the Austin metro area Sunday evening into early Monday morning. A tornado watch has been issued for parts of New Mexico and Texas until 10 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/iZ1zTcSjMO — NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWSSanAntonio) May 1, 2022 San Antonio may hear rumbles…

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Bexar County cold front brings chance of severe weather across San Antonio

Bexar County cold front brings chance of severe weather across San Antonio

San Antonio braces for potential severe threat of weather and cool front. Douglas Sacha/Getty Images Residents of the Bexar County area may want to think twice before hitting the roads this afternoon on Monday, April 25. As of this writing, there is a marginal risk for isolated strong to severe storms, according to the National Weather Service.  “We have a cold front moving across our area as we speak, and as the frontal boundary pushes…

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Pregnant Texas woman loses baby after Salado tornado

Pregnant Texas woman loses baby after Salado tornado

A tornado with a maximum wind speed of around 165 miles per hour hit Bell County and into the Salado area on Tuesday, April 12. Survey teams have confirmed it was a high-end EF-3 tornado, according to the National Weather Service. In Texas, the powerful tornado in Bell County – northeast of Austin – injured 23 people and damaged 61 homes and two churches, County Judge David Blackburn said Wednesday, April 13 during a news…

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Severe weather alert issued for parts of Bexar County as storms move through the area

Severe weather alert issued for parts of Bexar County as storms move through the area

Follow KENS 5 on air and online for breaking severe weather coverage. Get the KENS 5 app for alerts when severe weather threatens South Texas. TEXAS, USA — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for North Central Bexar County and South Central Comal County until 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.  Hazards will include quarter-size hail as storms continue to spark up along a dryline. At 5:04 p.m. a severe thunderstorm…

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