'It’s just been absolute hell' | Moving back into homes damaged by Watson explosion unknown

'It’s just been absolute hell' | Moving back into homes damaged by Watson explosion unknown

HOUSTON — It has been nearly 48 hours since an explosion at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing killed two people and injured nearly 20 others. The aftermath of the blast continued to affect residents in the Westbranch neighborhood on Saturday evening forced out their homes because of damage. Some of the homes on several blocks have been damaged to the point where many of the residents can’t stay there. KHOU Homeowners have done what they can…

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2 victims killed in massive explosion in northwest Houston identified; hundreds of homes damaged

2 victims killed in massive explosion in northwest Houston identified; hundreds of homes damaged

HOUSTON — Two people were killed early Friday in a massive explosion at an industrial site in northwest Houston. The two victims were apparently employees of the business there. A nearby resident was also taken to the hospital with unknown injuries and 18 people self-reported to emergency rooms with minor injuries, such as cuts and breathing issues, associated with the blast. The explosion at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing at 4500 Gessner was heard and felt…

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2 dead in massive explosion in northwest Houston; hundreds of homes damaged

2 dead in massive explosion in northwest Houston; hundreds of homes damaged

HOUSTON — Two people were killed early Friday in a massive explosion at an industrial site in northwest Houston. The two victims were apparently employees of the business there. A nearby resident was also taken to the hospital with unknown injuries and 18 people self-reported to emergency rooms with minor injuries, such as cuts and breathing issues, associated with the blast. The explosion at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing at 4500 Gessner was heard and felt…

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Australia wildfires: King High School students make cloth pouches for marsupials

Australia wildfires: King High School students make cloth pouches for marsupials

CLOSE A police officer in New South Wales, helped a kangaroo impacted by a wildfire raging in the area. Accuweather A sewing machine hummed as King High School junior Paige Hart guided layers of flannel and fleece under the needle. With soft fabric in maroon and pastel shades, she crafted a pouch Friday afternoon that would hold a young orphaned or displaced marsupial  affected by Australia’s relentless wildfires. The project, a collaboration between student council members…

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Alamo Heights High grad dies fighting wildfires in Australia

Alamo Heights High grad dies fighting wildfires in Australia

Paul Clyde Hudson, a 1995 Alamo Heights High School graduate, was one of three American firefighters killed in a plane crash while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia. Paul Clyde Hudson, a 1995 Alamo Heights High School graduate, was one of three American firefighters killed in a plane crash while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia. Photo: Coulson Aviation Photo: Coulson Aviation Image 1 of / 15 Caption Close Image 1 of 15 Paul Clyde Hudson, a…

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The latest: 2 killed, 200 homes damaged in massive west Houston explosion

The latest: 2 killed, 200 homes damaged in massive west Houston explosion

Maria Giraldo stands in backyard of her neighbor’s home in the 5400 block of Talina Way just one street east of Watson Grinding and Manufacturing, located at 4525 Gessner Rd., where an explosion occurred Friday, January 24, 2020 in Houston. At the home, the door blew off the hinges, most of the windows were broken and walls cracked from the explosion. less Maria Giraldo stands in backyard of her neighbor’s home in the 5400 block…

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Alamo Heights graduate among three killed fighting Australian wildfires

Alamo Heights graduate among three killed fighting Australian wildfires

Paul Clyde Hudson, a 1995 Alamo Heights High School graduate, was one of three American firefighters killed in a plane crash while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia. Paul Clyde Hudson, a 1995 Alamo Heights High School graduate, was one of three American firefighters killed in a plane crash while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia. Photo: Courtesy Photo /Coulson Aviation Photo: Courtesy Photo /Coulson Aviation Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12…

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New Houston-Area Rules To Prevent Flooding Are ‘Obsolete On Arrival’, Some Experts Say

New Houston-Area Rules To Prevent Flooding Are ‘Obsolete On Arrival’, Some Experts Say

Brazos River in Fort Bend County. To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: <iframe src=”https://embed.hpm.io/357969/357965″ style=”height: 115px; width: 100%;”></iframe> Fort Bend County officials are the latest in the Houston area to implement stricter development requirements to prevent flooding, with new regulations that went into effect on January 1.  They’re now requiring developers to plan for more rainfall — a 30% increase over their prior estimates, which were based on…

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The Pentagon Says Wildfires, Driven By Climate Change, Are A Growing National Security Threat

The Pentagon Says Wildfires, Driven By Climate Change, Are A Growing National Security Threat

From Texas Public Radio: A 2019 Department of Defense report concluded that the effects of a changing climate, including wildfires, threaten dozens of military bases. Wildfires, exacerbated by climate change, are a growing concern for the Department of Defense as a threat to military installations around the world. Read more. 

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Recent Earthquakes Exacerbate Exodus From Puerto Rico, But Some People Choose To Stay

Recent Earthquakes Exacerbate Exodus From Puerto Rico, But Some People Choose To Stay

From Texas Standard: The massive exodus of Puerto Ricans heading to the mainland started in 2006 with the island’s recession. Then came the government’s debt crisis of 2014 and more people left. After hurricanes Maria and Irma, people also left in droves to the point that the Pew Research Center released a study in 2018 saying the island’s population had reached a 40-year low. Now, the recent earthquakes that started in December of 2019 and…

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Puerto Rico Relief: Trump Declares Major Disaster After Series Of Earthquakes

Puerto Rico Relief: Trump Declares Major Disaster After Series Of Earthquakes

Weeks after a powerful earthquake and dozens of aftershocks rocked Puerto Rico, citizens whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the quakes will be granted access to some financial relief, officials announced on Thursday. President Trump “declared that a major disaster exists” in the southern regions of Puerto Rico and “ordered Federal assistance to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery efforts,” the White House said in a statement. The announcement of the disaster declaration comes on…

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Heavy Rain Increases Chance For Flash Flooding Across North Texas

Heavy Rain Increases Chance For Flash Flooding Across North Texas

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – While the risk for severe weather is slim, heavy rain is causing ponding on roadways and flash flooding in some parts. The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning from just after 6:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. Problems along streets and highways had already been a problem the warning was issued. (credit: CBSDFW.COM) Police and firefighters in Fort Worth spent part of the morning blocking off the intersection at Rosedale and Loop…

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This San Antonio bar is selling a &#039;Koala Cocktail&#039; to raise money for the Australia wildfires

This San Antonio bar is selling a 'Koala Cocktail' to raise money for the Australia wildfires

Published 7:05 am CST, Thursday, January 16, 2020 The Green Lantern, a speakeasy-style bar on the North Side, is selling a new drink through the end of February with the proceeds going to the Australian Red Cross and the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital. The Green Lantern, a speakeasy-style bar on the North Side, is selling a new drink through the end of February with the proceeds going to the Australian Red Cross and the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital….

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Months After Blowing Deadline, Trump Administration Lifts Hold On Puerto Rico Aid

Months After Blowing Deadline, Trump Administration Lifts Hold On Puerto Rico Aid

Updated at 5:27 p.m. ET The Trump administration is releasing its hold on billions of dollars of aid to Puerto Rico after a months-long delay. But it is still unclear exactly when those funds will reach the hurricane-ravaged island. The tranche of money, more than $8 billion, is allocated through a Department of Housing and Urban Development disaster recovery fund. It was supposed to be released months ago to help the island rebuild in the…

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As Caddo Mounds Reopens, Tornado Survivors Heal Together

As Caddo Mounds Reopens, Tornado Survivors Heal Together

“When I pulled myself up out of the mud, one of the first things I saw were the mounds were still there,” Williams says. Caddo Mounds was closed for nine months after the tornado struck. It reopened on Saturday – a major milestone for both the site itself, and survivors like Williams. They didn’t know it then, but the tornado folded them into another Caddo tradition of sorts: “shaho.” “Shaho is a Caddo word for…

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Greg Abbott Seeks Federal Recovery Funds For Tornadoes That Struck Last Fall

Greg Abbott Seeks Federal Recovery Funds For Tornadoes That Struck Last Fall

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is asking President Donald Trump to issue a presidential disaster declaration, which would help Texas residents who are still recovering from tornadoes that struck in October. A presidential disaster declaration would free up millions more federal dollars for people rebuilding in Dallas, as well as counties in South and Central Texas. Jesus Jimenez covers weather and climate for The Dallas Morning News. He says Abbott’s Monday letter to Trump asked for…

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Border Wall Threatens National Wildlife Refuge That&#039;s Been 40 Years In The Making

Border Wall Threatens National Wildlife Refuge That's Been 40 Years In The Making

Over the past 41 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been buying up land on the lower Texas-Mexico border to protect one of the most biologically diverse regions in North America from developers and farmers. But the Rio Grande Valley of Texas is a hotspot for illegal immigration and drug smuggling, as well as biodiversity. That’s why the Trump administration is planning to build 110 miles of border wall through the valley (which…

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Hurricanes meshing veterans and newcomers to build success

Hurricanes meshing veterans and newcomers to build success

By Mike Considine, Correspondent Published 12:00 am CST, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Sam Houston was getting it all together as the District 27-5A season reached the halfway mark. The Hurricanes (13-13, 6-2) were never at full strength in their three tournaments before district, as senior captains Kaliyah Brown, Khadija Derry and Levolea Wallace each took their turns battling injuries. With a 42-37 decision over Jefferson (10-16, 4-4) Jan. 10, Sam Houston won its third-consecutive game and…

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Tornado damage versus straight-line wind damage | WEATHER MINDS

Tornado damage versus straight-line wind damage | WEATHER MINDS

SAN ANTONIO — The calendar shows January, but the weather brought spring-like storms to parts of South Texas last Friday. Storms moving through San Antonio Friday night KENS There were multiple wind, hail and damage reports across South Texas on Friday. Powerful wind gusts of 77 miles per hour blew through Stinson Airport before 8 p.m. Local storm reports in South Texas on Friday KENS As severe thunderstorms moved east, straight-line winds were the primary…

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Tornado damage versus straight-line wind damage

Tornado damage versus straight-line wind damage

SAN ANTONIO — The calendar shows January, but the weather brought spring-like storms to parts of South Texas last Friday. Storms moving through San Antonio Friday night KENS There were multiple wind, hail and damage reports across South Texas on Friday. Powerful wind gusts of 77 miles per hour blew through Stinson Airport before 8 p.m. Local storm reports in South Texas on Friday KENS As severe thunderstorms moved east, straight-line winds were the primary…

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Austin Artist Duo Raising Money for Australian Wildfire Relief with Adorable Koala Pin

Austin Artist Duo Raising Money for Australian Wildfire Relief with Adorable Koala Pin

click image Instagram / namepinding In the face of the nightmarish brushfires ravaging Australia, people worldwide are offering whatever help they can, from crafting pouches for orphaned kangaroo joeys to offering to send veterinarians to help care for injured wildlife. Artists and designers are getting in on the relief efforts as well, including Austin-based duo Name Pinding, who are known for their whimsical Texas-themed merch including Coach Pop and H-E-B prayer candle enamel pins. Last Wednesday,…

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National Weather Service Confirms 2 Tornadoes During Texas Severe Weather Outbreak Friday

National Weather Service Confirms 2 Tornadoes During Texas Severe Weather Outbreak Friday

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The National Weather Service office in Fort Worth has confirmed two weak EF0 tornadoes that occurred during the severe weather outbreak on Friday. One happened on the west side of Cooper, Texas in Delta County with 80 miles-per-hour winds. The other one happened in Enlow, Texas, also in Delta County with 70 miles-per-hour winds. Delta County is about 83 miles northeast of Dallas. NWS investigators are still going out to a…

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As Drought Persists, Texas Ranchers Take Stock

As Drought Persists, Texas Ranchers Take Stock

Cattle ranchers in the Texas Hill Country are facing a tough decision after months of drought. “You have to decide where’s your quitting point in terms of buying feed, buying hay and feeding your animals,” says Jamie Osbourn, an agent with the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension office in Llano County. Llano is one of a handful of counties in the state experiencing severe drought. Osbourn says there is practically no grass left in the area…

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Is Central Texas prepared for another major wildfire?

Is Central Texas prepared for another major wildfire?

DEL VALLE, Texas — Editor’s note: The above video is from a September 2019 story marking the eighth anniversary of the Bastrop County fire. The deadly wildfires in Australia are bringing a lot of attention to fire dangers – even here at home. Right now, Central Texas is in a drought and the big question is: Are we prepared for a big wildfire? This area has seen big fires before, like the one in Bastrop…

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Deadly Storms Sweep Through Southern United States, Leaving At Least 9 Dead

Deadly Storms Sweep Through Southern United States, Leaving At Least 9 Dead

Authorities say at least nine people have died in severe storms that are spreading across much of the United States, bringing dangerous winds across the South and blinding snow and ice to parts of the Great Plains and Midwest. At least seven tornadoes have been confirmed in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, according to the National Weather Service. Three people were confirmed dead in Alabama near the town of Carrollton in Pickens County after “an…

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Entergy brings in additional crews to restore power back to homes following severe weather

Entergy brings in additional crews to restore power back to homes following severe weather

There are still around 7,000 Entergy Texas customers who are without power following the severe weather overnight. Entergy officials said they have brought in additional crews to assist in restoration work in the hardest-hit areas: Grimes, Walker, Montgomery and Hardin counties. “We know how vital electricity is for our customers,” said Stuart Barrett, vice president of customer service for Entergy Texas, Inc. “We have made good progress following last night’s storms and continue to work…

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Overnight line of storms brings ‘quite a bit of wind damage,’ downed trees and gas pumps

Overnight line of storms brings ‘quite a bit of wind damage,’ downed trees and gas pumps

Storms carrying high winds of at least 60 miles per hour caused power outages and property damage across southeast Texas overnight, downing trees, power lines and even gas pumps across the region. A line of heavy storms moved through just after midnight with winds that caused power outages for nearly 33,000 residents here, according to CenterPoint Energy figures. As of 8:30 a.m., that figure was down to about 8,300 Harris County homes and businesses. The…

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Weather watch: Tornado watch in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m.

Weather watch: Tornado watch in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m.

HOUSTON — A strong line of storms is moving through southeast Texas right now. A tornado watch is in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. There were reports of damage early Saturday morning, including at a Chevron gas station on West Orem Drive at Buffalo Speedway on Houston’s south side. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, was possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours…

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Watch live: Tornado watch in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m.

Watch live: Tornado watch in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m.

HOUSTON — A strong line of storms is moving through southeast Texas right now. A tornado watch is in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, was possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours Saturday. RELATED: Tornadoes, large hail possible in DFW area RELATED: Several flights cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth ahead of tonight’s storms After the storms roll through, we…

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Watch live: Tornado warning in effect for Brazoria, Galveston counties until 1:15 a.m.

Watch live: Tornado warning in effect for Brazoria, Galveston counties until 1:15 a.m.

HOUSTON — A strong line of storms is moving through southeast Texas right now. A tornado warning in effect for Brazoria and Galveston counties until 1:15 a.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Brazoria, Fort Bend and Harris Counties until 1:15 a.m. A tornado watch is in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, was possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday…

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Watch live: Tornado warning in effect for Brazoria County until 1:15 a.m.

Watch live: Tornado warning in effect for Brazoria County until 1:15 a.m.

HOUSTON — A strong line of storms is moving through southeast Texas right now. A tornado warning in effect for Brazoria County until 1:15 a.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Brazoria, Fort Bend and Harris Counties until 1:15 a.m. A tornado watch is in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, was possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the…

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Watch live: Tornado warning in effect for Harris County until 12:30 a.m.

Watch live: Tornado warning in effect for Harris County until 12:30 a.m.

HOUSTON — A strong line of storms is moving through southeast Texas right now. A tornado warning is in effect for Harris County until 12:30 a.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Brazoria, Fort Bend and Harris Counties until 12:30 a.m. A tornado watch is in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, was possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into…

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Tornado warning in effect for Harris and Fort Bend Counties until 12:15 a.m.

Tornado warning in effect for Harris and Fort Bend Counties until 12:15 a.m.

HOUSTON — A strong line of storms is moving through southeast Texas right now.  A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Brazoria, Fort Bend and Harris Counties until 12:30 a.m. A tornado watch is in effect for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, was possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours Saturday. RELATED: Tornadoes, large hail possible in DFW area…

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Tornado warning in effect for Harris, Montgomery and Waller counties until 11:15 p.m.

Tornado warning in effect for Harris, Montgomery and Waller counties until 11:15 p.m.

HOUSTON — A tornado warning is in effect for Harris, Montgomery and Waller Counties until 11:15pm.  A tornado watch has been issued for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Saturday. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, is possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours Saturday. Our neighbors in North and East Texas will want to keep a very close eye on this system. RELATED: Tornadoes, large hail…

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Tornado warning in effect for Harris, Montgomery and Waller County until 11:15pm

Tornado warning in effect for Harris, Montgomery and Waller County until 11:15pm

HOUSTON — A tornado warning is in effect for Harris, Montgomery and Waller Counties until 11:15pm.  A tornado watch has been issued for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Saturday. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, is possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours Saturday. Our neighbors in North and East Texas will want to keep a very close eye on this system. RELATED: Tornadoes, large hail…

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Tornado watch in effect for Houston, southeast Texas until 4 a.m.

Tornado watch in effect for Houston, southeast Texas until 4 a.m.

HOUSTON — A tornado watch has been issued for southeast Texas until 4 a.m. Saturday. Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, is possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours Saturday. Our neighbors in North and East Texas will want to keep a very close eye on this system. RELATED: Tornadoes, large hail possible in DFW area RELATED: Several flights cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth ahead of tonight’s…

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Timeline: Storms to hit Houston late tonight; DFW, Central Texas to see severe weather

Timeline: Storms to hit Houston late tonight; DFW, Central Texas to see severe weather

HOUSTON — Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, is possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours Saturday. Our neighbors in North and East Texas will want to keep a very close eye on this system. RELATED: Tornadoes, large hail possible in DFW area RELATED: Several flights cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth ahead of tonight’s storms It’s too soon to say which parts of the Houston area will…

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Timeline: Storms expected in Houston tonight; DFW prepares for possible hail, tornadoes

Timeline: Storms expected in Houston tonight; DFW prepares for possible hail, tornadoes

HOUSTON — Severe weather, including damaging winds and hail, is possible from Texas into Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Tennessee late Friday into the very early-morning hours Saturday. Our neighbors in North and East Texas will want to keep a very close eye on this system. RELATED: Tornadoes, large hail possible in DFW area RELATED: Several flights cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth ahead of tonight’s storms It’s too soon to say which parts of the Houston area will…

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect Until 10 PM; Blistering Winds, Apple-Sized Hail Expected

Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect Until 10 PM; Blistering Winds, Apple-Sized Hail Expected

Strong winds, severe thunderstorms, hail and a possible tornado could hit the Austin area as soon as this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, and a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for much of Central and South Texas until 10 p.m. NWS expects wind speeds to reach as high as 70 mph, and it says apple-sized hail and isolated tornadoes are possible. Meteorologists expect the line of storms to reach Central Texas by…

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Storms with hurricane-force winds, huge hail threaten South

Storms with hurricane-force winds, huge hail threaten South

Jeff Martin, Associated Press Updated 7:20 am CST, Friday, January 10, 2020 Hurricane-force wind gusts and hail the size of baseballs could accompany potent storms that also threaten to spin up tornadoes and drench the South with heavy rains, forecasters said Friday. The national Storm Prediction Center said more than 18 million people in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma will be at an enhanced risk of storms that could include strong tornadoes and flooding rains. The…

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Wind, hail and isolated tornadoes possible Friday

Wind, hail and isolated tornadoes possible Friday

AUSTIN, Texas — Over the next 12 to 24 hours, conditions will align themselves towards an active evening of strong to severe thunderstorms for Central Texas. A strong frontal system is expected to reach our Hill Country residents mid-to-late afternoon before approaching the IH-35 corridor around dinner time.  Here’s a look at the timeline and the side effects of this system. KVUE RELATED:  Allergy Alert: Cedar pollen remains very high in Central Texas Some associated…

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Wind, Hail, and Isolated tornadoes possible Friday

Wind, Hail, and Isolated tornadoes possible Friday

AUSTIN, Texas — The second of two cold fronts this week will bring on a different weather pattern.  As a strong cold front approaches from the west on Thursday, rain chances will be small with isolated showers possible mainly east of Austin. When the front approaches Interstate 35 on Friday, widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will take shape.  Here’s a look at the timeline and the side effects of this system. RELATED:  Allergy Alert: Cedar…

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Here&#039;s what you need to be prepared for Friday&#039;s storm bringing strong winds, tornado risk, power outage threats to Southeast Texas

Here's what you need to be prepared for Friday's storm bringing strong winds, tornado risk, power outage threats to Southeast Texas

HOUSTON — The Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management wants people to be prepared for Friday night’s storm that will hit southeast Texas. The storm carries the risk of tornadoes, strong winds, and likely power outages. “We’ve been watching the weather for this weekend very closely,” said Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Francisco Sanchez. He said one challenge is that the storm should hit in the late evening, which will make it tough…

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Timeline: Severe weather possible Friday night

Timeline: Severe weather possible Friday night

HOUSTON — Severe weather is possible across Southeast Texas into Louisiana late Friday with a drop in the temperatures for Saturday.  It’s too soon to say which parts of our area will get the worst of the weather, if any, but given that this will likely be a nighttime event we’ll all want to make sure we stay alert and keep an eye on the radar. GET ALERTS ON YOUR PHONE: Download our new app TRACK…

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Wicked Weekend Weather Threatens Parts Of North Texas With Possible Tornados, Flooding

Wicked Weekend Weather Threatens Parts Of North Texas With Possible Tornados, Flooding

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A storm system approaching a handful of southern states is looking more and more menacing, forecasters say. The Storm Prediction Center says nearly 19 million people in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma will be at an enhanced threat of storms Friday that could include strong tornadoes and flooding rains. The area includes several major Texas cities including Dallas, Houston and Austin. On Thursday, the Storm Prediction Center projected that a more…

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Timeline: Friday night storms could bring damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes

HOUSTON — Severe weather is possible across Southeast Texas into Louisiana late Friday with a drop in the temperatures for Saturday.  It’s too soon to say which parts of our area will get the worst of the weather, if any, but given that this will likely be a nighttime event we’ll all want to make sure we stay alert and keep an eye on the radar. GET ALERTS ON YOUR PHONE: Download our new app TRACK…

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How to set up severe weather alerts on your iPhone or Android before Friday&#039;s storm

How to set up severe weather alerts on your iPhone or Android before Friday's storm

HOUSTON — Harris County Office of Emergency Management staff are urging people to be aware of the severe weather headed towards southeast Texas Friday afternoon. Forecasts are calling for strong winds, and the possibility of tornadoes and even hail. Meteorologists are not expecting severe flooding from rainfall. The tips are simple: Go to an interior room on the lowest floor of your home away from doors and windows. “Don’t leave loose items out in the…

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Timeline: Severe weather threat Friday night

Timeline: Severe weather threat Friday night

HOUSTON — Severe weather is possible across Southeast Texas into Louisiana late Friday with a drop in the temperatures for Saturday.  It’s too soon to say which parts of our area will get the worst of the weather, if any, but given that this will likely be a nighttime event we’ll all want to make sure we stay alert and keep an eye on the radar. GET ALERTS ON YOUR PHONE: Download our new app TRACK…

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NWS Houston narrows timing, expands scope of severe weather threat Friday night

NWS Houston narrows timing, expands scope of severe weather threat Friday night

This National Weather Service map shows the scope and timing of a severe weather threat to the Greater Houston area on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. This National Weather Service map shows the scope and timing of a severe weather threat to the Greater Houston area on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 This National Weather Service map shows…

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