Clean up, assessments continue after heavy storms

Clean up, assessments continue after heavy storms

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – Biologists in scuba gear surveyed the bottom of Barton Springs Pool Monday morning to assess any damage to the fragile amphibian habitat that may have been caused by Friday’s storms.   Being locked out was a disappointment for Sean Lucas, who was visiting from Ohio.  “I got in Saturday morning, right before the concert I was supposed to go to got started. I got to see the concert, whatever…

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Severe storms and flash flooding possible this week

Severe storms and flash flooding possible this week

Another round of disturbances will march through the area this week, allowing for scattered thunderstorms and the risk for severe weather and flash flooding. kvue The best chance for severe storms on Tuesday will be for areas west of Austin in West Texas and the Texas Panhandle.  kvue The severe risk then shifts east to include Austin on Wednesday. The greatest threat for severe storms will be for parts of Central Texas (north of Austin)…

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Turn around: These Houston streets had most flooding incidents in 2018

Turn around: These Houston streets had most flooding incidents in 2018

By Peter Dawson, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle Published 2:37 pm CDT, Monday, May 6, 2019 >>>Click through to see which Houston-area streets saw the most flooding incidents in 2018.   (Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle) >>>Click through to see which Houston-area streets saw the most flooding incidents in 2018.   (Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle) Photo: Mark Mulligan, Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle Photo: Mark Mulligan, Mark Mulligan / Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 20 Caption Close…

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Greenbelt, trails, waterway bans. What remains closed after Friday's flooding?

Greenbelt, trails, waterway bans. What remains closed after Friday's flooding?

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to flooding conditions Friday, several popular outdoor areas throughout Austin were closed, but they’re now starting to reopen. According to the City of Austin, the Barton Creek Greenbelt reopened Monday morning. Officials added that the area is still slick and muddy, so park users should be careful with walking in that area. The Parks and Recreation Department originally asked that the public not use the Greenbelt due to trail erosion and…

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Greenbelt, trails, water way bans. What remains closed after Friday's flooding?

Greenbelt, trails, water way bans. What remains closed after Friday's flooding?

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to flooding conditions Friday, several popular outdoor areas throughout Austin were closed, but they’re now starting to reopen. According to the City of Austin, the Barton Creek Greenbelt reopened Monday morning. Officials added that the area is still slick and muddy, so park users should be careful with walking in that area. The Parks and Recreation Department originally asked that the public not use the Greenbelt due to trail erosion and…

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Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding

Trial to determine if government liable for Harvey flooding

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press Updated 1:57 pm CDT, Monday, May 6, 2019 HOUSTON (AP) — A trial has begun to determine if residents can be compensated after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The two-week trial in Houston federal court, which started Monday, is focusing on 13 flooded properties serving as test cases to determine whether the federal government would be liable for damages. Residents allege their…

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Storms could possibly bring river flooding to the Houston area this week

Storms could possibly bring river flooding to the Houston area this week

The Brazos River near Richmond is predicted to flood as storms roll through the Houston area this week. The Brazos River near Richmond is predicted to flood as storms roll through the Houston area this week. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 The Brazos River near Richmond is predicted to flood as storms roll through the Houston area this week. The Brazos…

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Severe weather warnings call for tornadoes, hail throughout South Texas

Severe weather warnings call for tornadoes, hail throughout South Texas

CLOSE The National Weather Service has operated an office in Corpus Christi, Texas since 1887. It moved to property at the international airport in 1995. Chris Ramirez/Caller-Times Tornadoes and hail were a possibility for Nueces and Kleberg counties as part of a severe thunderstorm warning issued by the National Weather Service in Corpus Christi. Just before noon, thunderstorms began to develop and strengthen from near Ben Bolt to Ricardo to eight miles southwest of Sarita. They were…

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Flash flooding possible as more heavy rain expected this week

Flash flooding possible as more heavy rain expected this week

After a dry and beautiful weekend, we’ll have to keep our eyes to the skies once again this week as the threat for heavy rain and strong storms increases. While no day this week is expected to be a washout, each day will bring a threat for scattered storms and, at times, torrential rainfall. kvue There may be a day or two where Central Texas won’t see wet weather, but through this week, we expect…

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Two floodgates opened at Longhorn Dam in East Austin after recent flooding

Two floodgates opened at Longhorn Dam in East Austin after recent flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — Following Friday night’s storms which caused flooding throughout parts of the Austin area, on Sunday afternoon, the Lower Colorado River Authority partially opened one floodgate at the Tom Miller Dam.  Early Monday morning, two floodgates also appeared to be partially opened at the Longhorn Dam in East Austin. Water from Lady Bird Lake moves through the Longhorn Dam to empty into the Colorado River. RELATED:  Explainer: How do the Highland Lakes and…

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Barton Creek Greenbelt reopened, for now

Barton Creek Greenbelt reopened, for now

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – The Barton Creek Greenbelt has been reopened. Some Austin trails and pools were fully or partially closed over the weekend due to flooding from the past week’s severe storms. Hikers and bikers are being warned that slick and muddy conditions still persist throughout the trail system. Park users should exercise caution and only use official trails. The Austin Parks & Recreation Department (PARD) began flood assessment on Saturday morning, evaluating conditions throughout…

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Barton Creek Greenbelt reopens after Friday flooding, parts of Hike and Bike Trail still closed

Barton Creek Greenbelt reopens after Friday flooding, parts of Hike and Bike Trail still closed

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to flooding conditions Friday, several popular outdoor areas throughout Austin were closed, but they’re now starting to reopen. According to the City of Austin, the Barton Creek Greenbelt reopened Monday morning. Officials added that the area is still slick and muddy, so park users should be careful with walking in that area. The Parks and Recreation Department originally asked that the public not use the Greenbelt due to trail erosion and…

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Flooding forecast: What you need to know about the weather

Flooding forecast: What you need to know about the weather

HOUSTON – After heavy rain and severe storms, another stretch of intense weather is on the way. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from 1 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m. Saturday. Here is what you need to know about upcoming severe weather and heavy rain impacting Southeast Texas through Saturday: Thursday  Morning weather will be warm and humid but rather uneventful. It is a good idea to take advantage of the…

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Weather Timeline: More severe weather possible across Texas this week

Weather Timeline: More severe weather possible across Texas this week

HOUSTON — The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center says much of Texas, including portions of the Houston area, have a slight risk of seeing severe weather again early this week. Areas west, northwest and north of Houston proper have the best chance for strong storms, although all of Southeast Texas will see rain. There are concerns that with grounds becoming saturated and more heavy rain expected later in the week and heading into the…

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Hurricane Harvey flooding victims get their day in federal court

Hurricane Harvey flooding victims get their day in federal court

A rescuer moves Paulina Tamirano, 92, from a boat to a truck bed as people evacuate from the Savannah Estates neighborhood as Addicks Reservoir surpasses capacity due to near constant rain from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 in Houston. ( Michael Ciaglo / Houston Chronicle ) less A rescuer moves Paulina Tamirano, 92, from a boat to a truck bed as people evacuate from the Savannah Estates neighborhood as Addicks Reservoir surpasses capacity…

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Wet week ahead, strong storms, localized flooding possible

Wet week ahead, strong storms, localized flooding possible

SAN ANTONIO – After a rain-free weekend, showers and thunderstorms will be returning to South Texas this week.  Our weather pattern will, once again, be very unsettled over the next week or so. This will lead to rounds of rain throughout the upcoming school and workweek.  LIVE DOPPLER RADAR While it won’t be raining all day, every day, periods of thunderstorm activity will be possible each day through next weekend. Some of this thunderstorm activity…

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Final beams to be placed on Kingsland 2900 bridge washed out in historic flooding

Final beams to be placed on Kingsland 2900 bridge washed out in historic flooding

KINGSLAND, Texas — It has been almost seven months since the town of Kingsland was split in two. The 2900 bridge collapsed during last October’s historic flooding along the Colorado River. “We’re down here at the Llano 2900 bridge in Kingsland,” said Charlotte Dilworth, as she spoke to the camera on her Facebook Live video. Her Facebook page has become flooded with likes and comments as she documents the progress of the 2900 bridge. RELATED: Kingsland…

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NWS hosts Hurricane Preparedness Week May 5-11

NWS hosts Hurricane Preparedness Week May 5-11

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – The National Weather Service is hosting Hurricane Preparedness Week May 5-11 with daily hurricane awareness themes and tour stops along the East Coast. The 2019 Hurricane Awareness Tour is set to stop in Quonset, R.I.; Harrisburg, Pa.; Roanoke, Va.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Brunswick, Ga. Each stop will feature a tour of the Hurricane Hunter aircrafts as well as a chance to meet the flight crew, speak with hurricane forecasters and meet…

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Police name boy with cancer its honorary captain

Police name boy with cancer its honorary captain

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Storm causes severe flooding in Dripping Springs

Storm causes severe flooding in Dripping Springs

DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – Friday night the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning in parts of northern Hays County. The heavy rains forced road closures in the area, along with flooding a number of downtown businesses and cars. As Saturday morning pushed past noon, the full extent of the flood damage caused by Friday night’s rainstorms was on display for all to see. For Matthew Smith the reality was too…

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Flood waters close Barton Springs

Flood waters close Barton Springs

AUSTIN (FOX 26 Houston/ Storyful) – The Barton Creek Greenbelt and Barton Springs Pool in Austin, Texas, remain closed on Saturday, May 4, following flash flooding in the area on May 3. Austin Parks and Recreation posted video of the flood waters in Barton Springs Pool on May 4 and warned residents to “be safe,” and stay away from the flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Colorado River:   At…

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Colorado River in Bastrop floods Saturday, expected to start receding Sunday

Colorado River in Bastrop floods Saturday, expected to start receding Sunday

AUSTIN, Texas — The National Weather Service issued a River Flood Warning for the Colorado River affecting Bastrop County Saturday after a stormy Friday night caused the water to rise significantly.  According to the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, the status of the river as of 10 p.m. in the Bastrop area show that its level was at 27.59 feet.  The riverwalk and Fisherman’s Park near downtown Bastrop was closed off a majority…

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Homespun in Dripping Springs recovering from flooding

Homespun in Dripping Springs recovering from flooding

DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas — After Friday’s flooding, Homespun Kitchen and Bar will be needing a little recovery project. The water came in and flooded the restaurant while about 70 people were inside. And even a day after the flooding there has been a dramatic difference. RELATED: Sheriff: Body found in Dripping Springs was that of missing man “As you can see we’ve cleaned up quite a bit now,” said owner Randy Ford. “The water’s about…

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Woman's body found in East Bouldin Creek

Woman's body found in East Bouldin Creek

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – Austin police blocked off the area surrounding The Soup Peddler Saturday afternoon due to a woman’s body found nearby. The restaurant says customers called 9-1-1 after seeing a woman lying face down in East Bouldin Creek. Businesses on West Mary Street say the water levels in the creek were high during Friday night’s showers.  “The weather was crazy last night, there were moments where it was letting up but it…

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Dripping Springs man washed away in floodwaters

Dripping Springs man washed away in floodwaters

DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – The body of a Dripping Springs man washed away in floodwaters has been found. The Hays County Sheriff’s Office says 55-year-old Michael Hurlbut was crossing a flooded bridge Friday night when he was swept into a creek.  According to HCSO, Hurlbut was in his car alone, trying to cross a bridge on Bail Springs Road over Barton Creek. The water was so strong it swept Hurlbut’s car off the…

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Storm damage leaves giant cleanup for Houston area

Storm damage leaves giant cleanup for Houston area

HOUSTON — Many residents across the Houston area spent Saturday afternoon cleaning up the damage left by a barrage of storms that hit the region Friday into early Saturday morning. Giant trees smashed into homes, a school was flooded and a young elementary school teacher was killed. Groves Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Amy Woodeshick, 25, was killed Friday evening along Kingwood Drive in the storm when her car hit a fallen tree. RELATED: Humble ISD…

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Tornado touchdowns confirmed in Tomball, Eagle Lake, La Grange, NWS says

Tornado touchdowns confirmed in Tomball, Eagle Lake, La Grange, NWS says

HOUSTON – The National Weather Service has rated three tornado touchdowns during Friday’s thunderstorms.  An EF0 tornado touchdown down in Eagle Lake another in Tomball, and an EF2 touched down in La Grange.  The damage in the Kingwood area was determined to be from straight line winds. Thankfully, no injuries. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.

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NWS: EF-0 tornadoes hit Tomball, Eagle Lake

NWS: EF-0 tornadoes hit Tomball, Eagle Lake

HOUSTON — A tornado briefly touched down in Tomball on Friday, the National Weather Service confirmed. There were no reports of injuries. The length of its path is unknown, according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Blake Mathews.  A tornado also touched down near Eagle Lake in Colorado County. It was also an EF-0 with an unknown path and no injuries reported. The La Grange tornado from Friday as been rated EF-2 with winds of 120 mph….

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You can now buy a bulletproof hoodie

You can now buy a bulletproof hoodie

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Tornadoes leave damage in Fayette County

Tornadoes leave damage in Fayette County

LA GRANGE, Texas — Damage from two tornadoes is being reported from Fayette County after strong storms passed through Friday morning. The National Weather Service said local storm reports came in while a tornado warning was still in place for damage to industrial buildings along Highway 71 near La Grange. On Saturday the National Weather Service confirmed an EF-2 tornado occurred near La Grange and two EF-0 tornadoes occurred near Flatonia. Fayette County EMS sent…

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Flooding in Austin parks, trails lead to closures

Flooding in Austin parks, trails lead to closures

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – Some Austin trails and pools are fully or partially closed due to flooding from this week’s severe storms. The Austin Parks & Recreation Department (PARD) began flood assessment on Saturday morning, evaluating conditions throughout the parks to help ensure safety. The Ann & Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail has partially reopened after experiencing varying degress of erosion overnight and the Barton Creek Greenbelt is closed due to trail erosion…

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Comal River remains closed after severe weather

Comal River remains closed after severe weather

The Comal River remains closed today as a result of yesterday’s severe weather.  Heavy rain caused an increased flow of water and filled the river with branches, tree limbs, and other natural debris.  Fortunately, the level of high water is quickly dropping due to no further rain. The river is expected to reopen as usual tomorrow morning. 

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Barton Creek Greenbelt, parts of Hike and Bike Trail, major waterways closed after Friday flooding

Barton Creek Greenbelt, parts of Hike and Bike Trail, major waterways closed after Friday flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to flooding conditions Friday, several popular outdoor areas throughout Austin have been closed. For the safety of Greenbelt patrons, the Parks and Recreation Department asked that the public not use the Greenbelt due to trail erosion and swift creek currents. Parks and Rec rangers are continuing to monitor the Greenbelt, and will provide updates as conditions improve. The Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail was completely closed Saturday morning….

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Flooding damages some parts of Kingwood HS

Flooding damages some parts of Kingwood HS

KINGWOOD, Texas – Some parts of Kingwood High School flooded after Friday’s severe weather, according to the principal. Dr. Michael Nasra said nearby storm drains flooded and about three to four inches of water leaked through the athletic entrances. “Water spread across flooring in the weight room, athletics classroom and training room,” Dr. Nasra said in a letter to parents.   Fencing near the track and tennis courts were also damaged and carpet in the…

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Barton Creek Greenbelt, Hike and Bike Trail, major waterways closed after Friday flooding

Barton Creek Greenbelt, Hike and Bike Trail, major waterways closed after Friday flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to flooding conditions Friday, the following areas will be closed until further notice: Barton Creek Greenbelt, the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, Barton Springs Pool and Lady Bird Lake. For the safety of Greenbelt patrons, the Parks and Recreation Department asked that the public not use the Greenbelt due to water, debris and erosion.  The Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail is also closed until a…

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Major flooding expected along the Colorado River at Bastrop

Major flooding expected along the Colorado River at Bastrop

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to heavy rains on Friday, the Colorado River east of Austin is on the rise.  A Flood Warning has been posted for the river from Bastrop to Smithville to La Grange.Major Flooding is expected along the Colorado River at Bastrop later this afternoon. kvue The river is expected to crest at 30.1 feet later this evening, then fall below flood stage by Sunday afternoon. The National Weather Service says when the…

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Houston weather: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris counties

Houston weather: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris counties

HOUSTON — A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Brazoria, Fort Bend and Harris counties until 3 a.m. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 3 a.m. Saturday for Brazoria, Colorado, Fort Bend, Harris, Matagorda and Wharton counties. A flash flood watch remains in effect through Saturday afternoon. Many areas have already seen 2 to 4 inches of rain and an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected. This could…

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Houston weather: Tornado Warning expires for Brazoria, Fort Bend counties | still a severe thunderstorm threat

Houston weather: Tornado Warning expires for Brazoria, Fort Bend counties | still a severe thunderstorm threat

HOUSTON — A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Brazoria and Fort Bend counties until 2:15 a.m. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 3 a.m. Saturday for Brazoria, Colorado, Fort Bend, Harris, Matagorda and Wharton counties. A flash flood watch remains in effect through Saturday afternoon. Many areas have already seen 2 to 4 inches of rain and an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected. This could cause…

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Houston weather: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Brazoria, Fort Bend counties

Houston weather: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Brazoria, Fort Bend counties

HOUSTON — A tornado warning has been issued for parts of Brazoria and Fort Bend counties until 2:15 a.m. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 3 a.m. Saturday for Brazoria, Colorado, Fort Bend, Harris, Matagorda and Wharton counties. A flash flood watch remains in effect through Saturday afternoon. Many areas have already seen 2 to 4 inches of rain and an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected. This could cause…

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Barton Creek Greenbelt, Barton Springs, Hike and Bike Trail closed after Friday flooding

Barton Creek Greenbelt, Barton Springs, Hike and Bike Trail closed after Friday flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — Due to flooding conditions Friday, the following areas will be closed until further notice: Barton Creek Greenbelt, the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail and Barton Springs Pool. For the safety of Greenbelt patrons, the Parks and Recreation Department asks that the public not use the greenbelt due to water, debris and erosion.  The Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail is also closed until a conditions assessment can…

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Storms bring flooding, strong winds to Kingwood

Storms bring flooding, strong winds to Kingwood

KINGWOOD, Texas – Friday’s afternoon strong storms caused flooding and power outages across Kingwood. “Oh, it’s crazy it was raining so hard I couldn’t see my neighbor’s house across the street it was crazy,” Tina Barber said. “I looked up the front door and it was way up over my curb, covered the bottom of my mailbox almost, and we didn’t even flood during Harvey.” Another neighbor, Paul Peterson, who lives in Mills Branch neighborhood…

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ATCEMS responds to at least 14 water rescues

ATCEMS responds to at least 14 water rescues

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – First responders with Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services have responded to at least 14 water rescue calls. Severe weather, along with heavy rainfall and flooding, continues to impact the City of Austin and the surrounding areas. As the old saying goes, stay indoors when thunder roars. Although the heaviest rains seems to be departing the Central Texas area for Friday, May 3, low water crossings continue to be hazardous from rain and runoff from…

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Tornado warning issued for Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria counties

Tornado warning issued for Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria counties

HOUSTON – A strong line of thunderstorms is moving toward the Houston area Friday night. A tornado warning is in effect issued Harris, Brazoria and Fort Bend counties until 2:15  A.M. A flash flood watch remains in effect for most of southeast Texas until 1 p.m. Saturday. A severe thunderstorm watch was issued of most of southeast Texas until 3 a.m. Saturday. A flood warning was issued for Burleson County from Saturday morning to late Saturday night, or…

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Tornado rips through 2.5 miles of Fayette County

Tornado rips through 2.5 miles of Fayette County

LA GRANGE, Texas – A tornado tore through Fayette County Friday morning, devastating parts of La Grange. Fayette County EMS officials said the tornado touched down in the county around 8:30 a.m. First Baptist Church in La Grange received some of the worst damage. “You can see these doors, the force of the wind that pulled these doors out of the locks,” said Jeremy Conard, the worship leader and contractor for the church. The church was…

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Buildings damaged by possible tornado

Buildings damaged by possible tornado

LA GRANGE, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – When the storm cut through the main building at McCourt & Sons equipment, the work day had just started and more than 30 employees were inside. The complex is located along Hwy 71 just west of La Grange. After the storm passed, a rain soaked Donald Davis walked out thankful to be alive. “I felt it felt like it was sucking pressure out of the building… Yeah just…

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Austin's Cap Metro experiences delays due to flooding

Austin's Cap Metro experiences delays due to flooding

AUSTIN, Texas — Capital Metro released a statement on Friday saying they are experiencing delays due to the severe weather. Cap Metro said MetroRail is experiencing delays due to a flooded track and also trespassers at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. are blocking the track to safely remove themselves from the flooded areas nearby. On top of delays for MetroRail, some rail-crossings reportedly have the arms down due to the flooded tracks and signal issues….

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Tornado damages historic church in La Grange

Tornado damages historic church in La Grange

LA GRANGE, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – The Mt. Zion Baptist Church in La Grange has more than a century of history. “It’s been here a while. And we just hate to see it go. That’s history, that’s part of our history that’s been destroyed here but that’s ok. Like I tell anybody, God is good,” said Brookshire Outland. Outland grew up here. She was married here. It’s a part of her life. “When I…

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2 reported South Texas tornadoes leave damage, no injuries

2 reported South Texas tornadoes leave damage, no injuries

https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/texas/article/2-reported-South-Texas-tornadoes-leave-damage-no-13818280.php Published 6:13 pm CDT, Friday, May 3, 2019 Melvin Jackson touches a cross that remained on the wall after a tornado destroyed Mt. Zion Baptist Church, a historic African American church, in La Grange, Texas, on Friday May 3, 2019. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) less Melvin Jackson touches a cross that remained on the wall after a tornado destroyed Mt. Zion Baptist Church, a historic African American church, in La Grange, Texas, on Friday…

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PICTURES: Six Flags debuts NEW Hurricane Harbor look this weekend

PICTURES: Six Flags debuts NEW Hurricane Harbor look this weekend

HOUSTON — Grand Prairie, Texas-based Six Flags Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: SIX) is making its return to Houston this weekend with the opening of a rebranded water park. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, which most recently went by Wet ‘n’ Wild SplashTown, opens for the 2019 season on May 4, according to a press release. The park, at 21300 Interstate 45 North in Spring, will be open only on Saturdays and Sundays until May 24, when…

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