Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region

JERUSALEM — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country’s main international airport and outside Jerusalem. A major Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway was also closed to traffic because of the fire. Israel and the region are gripped by a major heatwave, with temperatures around the country reaching 100 F…

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All students to get free food at a North Carolina school district still recovering from Hurricane Florence

All students to get free food at a North Carolina school district still recovering from Hurricane Florence

BRUNSWICK CO., N.C. (WTVD) — A school district in North Carolina will be giving all students free breakfast and lunch in the next school year. Brunswick County Schools announced the lunch policy change Wednesday. Students were already eligible for free breakfast, but the school is expanding that to include healthy lunches. The district cited Hurricane Florence, and its lasting devastation, as a reason for the policy change. According to a news release, with more than…

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Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

David A. Lieb, Associated Press Updated 7:34 am CDT, Thursday, May 23, 2019 A car is trapped under the fallen metal roof of the Break Time gas station and convenience store in tornado-hit Jefferson City, MO., Thursday, May 23, 2019. The National Weather Service has confirmed a large and destructive tornado has touched down in Missouri’s state capital, causing heavy damage and trapping multiple people in the wreckage of their homes. less A car is trapped…

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Deaths reported after severe weather in Missouri

Deaths reported after severe weather in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, causing heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and leaving many people trapped in the wreckage of their homes. The service reported that a “confirmed large and destructive tornado” was observed over Jefferson City at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, moving northeast at 40 mph (64 kph). The capital city has a population of…

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3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

The sign for the Hidden Oaks apartment complex in Jefferson City Missouri stands bent on May 23, 2019, from an apparent tornado in front of a tree that was ripped apart. A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing possible fatalities, according to the National Weather Service David A. Lieb AP Photo JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight,…

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Missouri Tornadoes: 3 killed in Golden City near Joplin, 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City

Missouri Tornadoes: 3 killed in Golden City near Joplin, 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri — A tornado outbreak in Missouri has left three people killed and left major damage in the state capitol of Jefferson City Wednesday. One tornado touched down in the Golden City area, killing three people. Golden City is not far from Joplin, where exactly eight years ago more than 150 people were killed in a tornado. In Jefferson City, the National Weather Service reported that a “confirmed large and destructive tornado” was…

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‘Violent tornado’ touches down in Missouri capital

‘Violent tornado’ touches down in Missouri capital

This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of the Joplin airport. (Chris Higgins via AP) Chris Higgins AP JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage, according to the National Weather Service, but there were no immediate…

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4 years ago today, 'tidal wave of water' hit Wimberley, causing catastrophic flooding

4 years ago today, 'tidal wave of water' hit Wimberley, causing catastrophic flooding

SAN ANTONIO – Thursday marks four years since heavy rain that triggered record flooding began to fall in the Texas Hill Country. The towns of Wimberley and San Marcos were ravaged by what was called a “tidal wave” along the Blanco and San Marcos rivers. Thirteen fatalities were reported across the affected area, and the aftermath of the storm was devastating for both communities. Large piles of debris and trees littered both towns and water flooded parts…

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A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri

A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri — A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The service reported that a “confirmed large and destructive tornado” was observed over Jefferson City at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, moving northeast at 40 mph (64 kph). The capital city has a population of about 40,000 and is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) west of St. Louis. No fatalities have been reported but…

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A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri

A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri

This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of the Joplin airport. (Chris Higgins via AP) Chris Higgins AP JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. The National Weather Service says a “violent tornado” has touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing possible fatalities and heavy damage. The service…

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How to protect your home the next time it floods in Houston

How to protect your home the next time it floods in Houston

HOUSTON – The rain and flooding on May 7 caused a rise in Jennifer Coulter’s stress level. “It literally all came flooding back. No pun intended,” she said. “It has been a hard week emotionally, and I have certainly felt things that I thought I was OK with. And I thought I was over with, and I’m not.” The flooding was an unwanted, yet familiar reminder for the Kingwood resident whose home flooded two years…

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The Latest: Tornado warning for Joplin, Missouri

The Latest: Tornado warning for Joplin, Missouri

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt talks with the media following an aerial tour of tornado and flood damaged areas of the state, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Oklahoma City. Sue Ogrocki AP Photo OKLAHOMA CITY The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A tornado warning has been issued for the city of Joplin, Missouri, eight years to the day since a massive tornado devastated the city and…

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One Man’s Search For The Lost Galveston Hurricane Statue

One Man’s Search For The Lost Galveston Hurricane Statue

A closeup of Victims of the Galveston Flood, a statue originally designed by celebrated sculptor Pompeo Coppini in 1904 that went missing. To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code: <iframe src=”https://embed.hpm.io/334159/334056″ style=”height: 115px; width: 100%;”></iframe> After the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900, which killed thousands, celebrated sculptor Pompeo Coppini memorialized the Victims of the Galveston Flood in clay, and then plaster, anticipating funding for a final bronze version. But…

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NWS to host hurricane preparedness forum in Holly Ridge

NWS to host hurricane preparedness forum in Holly Ridge

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Hurricane Florence as seen from the ISS on Monday morning. (Photo: Ricky Arnold / ISS) HOLLY RIDGE, NC (WWAY) — The National Weather Service office in Morehead City is holding community forums to make sure we are all prepared for the next major storm. Happening Thursday, May 23, you can attend one of the free public discussions on hurricane preparedness. – Advertisement – You will hear a presentation from…

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Bogus hurricane damage claims net one guilty plea, another arrest

Bogus hurricane damage claims net one guilty plea, another arrest

Raleigh, N.C. — A Rocky Mount woman pleaded guilty to getting federal disaster assistance she wasn’t entitled to, while a Goldsboro woman is charged with making up hurricane damage in order to bilk her insurance company, authorities said Wednesday. Sheila Ruffin, 50, pleaded guilty to 15 counts of disaster fraud related to the Hurricane Matthew recovery effort conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, authorities said. Ruffin submitted fraudulent documents to FEMA and collected more…

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Andrea’s already done: So who else is on 2019′s list of hurricane names?

Andrea’s already done: So who else is on 2019′s list of hurricane names?

Mother Nature this week delivered the first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season that was powerful enough to earn a name: Subtropical Storm Andrea. It wasn’t long though before Andrea began to weaken and was downgraded. The storm wasn’t expected to pose a hazard to anyone on land, according to the National Hurricane Center. But that got us thinking — now that we can scratch Andrea off the official roster of Atlantic tropical cyclone names…

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Full Show: Raising The Age For Tobacco, And The Lost Galveston Hurricane Statue (May 22, 2019)

Full Show: Raising The Age For Tobacco, And The Lost Galveston Hurricane Statue (May 22, 2019)

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Assuming Gov. Greg Abbott signs a bill passed by state lawmakers, you may soon need to be 21 to buy tobacco products in Texas. We discuss what this bill might accomplish, and what else is being done to try to curb tobacco use among young people. Also this hour: Nancy Sims and Brandon Rottinghaus join us to discuss political developments in Austin, Washington, and here in Houston. Then, we discuss a proposed…

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Descent of Kellen Winslow II, on trial for alleged rapes, disturbs former Miami Hurricanes

Descent of Kellen Winslow II, on trial for alleged rapes, disturbs former Miami Hurricanes

Trial begins for ex-NFL player in series of rapes A jury in Southern California heard opening statements in the trial of former Miami Hurricane and NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. on May 20, 2019. He faces charges of raping two women in 2018 and an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003. By × A jury in Southern California heard opening statements in the trial of former Miami Hurricane and NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. on May…

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Who are the Hurricane Harvey relief champs in Congress?

Who are the Hurricane Harvey relief champs in Congress?

CLOSE National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17) AP, AP Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect that U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud signed on as a co-sponsor this week. Remember those billions of federal dollars Congress approved for relief from Hurricane Harvey and…

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In &#039;This Hurricane Blows,&#039; Celia Rivenbark looks to Florence for laughs

In 'This Hurricane Blows,' Celia Rivenbark looks to Florence for laughs

The “Cat 5 Comedy” by Rivenbark and Kevin Parker starts a six-week dinner theater run at TheatreNOW in Wilmington on May 24. Are we ready to laugh about Hurricane Florence yet? The destructive, marathon storm hit Southeastern North Carolina more than eight months ago. And while it caused plenty of misery, no one who endured Florence’s worn-out welcome can deny, in retrospect, that she spawned a few funny situations as well. Mining our collective storm…

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Kayakers rushed to shore during West Virginia hail storm. It was a deadly choice

Kayakers rushed to shore during West Virginia hail storm. It was a deadly choice

The Cheat River through West Virginia, where a kayaker was killed when a tree fell during a storm Sunday. Facebook screenshot/Friends of the Cheat A kayaker died in a “terrible freak thing” Sunday on West Virginia’s Cheat River, after he and two companions rushed to shore during a severe storm and got hit by a tree. David Treadaway of Maryland died under the weight of the tree, according to witness Doug Pollard, who was also…

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Hurricanes revamped social media team part of a magical 2019 season

Hurricanes revamped social media team part of a magical 2019 season

By Lauren Brownlow, WRALSportsFan columnist/reporter Raleigh, N.C. — THUNK. Two rather large hockey players collide loudly with the tempered glass just in front of her at full speed, one of the only noises loud enough to penetrate the steady roar of the PNC Arena playoff hockey crowd in what would be the Hurricanes’ final game of their magical run to the Eastern Conference Finals. But Nikki Stoudt does not even flinch. “You get used to…

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Tornadoes, flooding continue in Midwest

Tornadoes, flooding continue in Midwest

A dangerous storm system in the Midwest produced dozens of tornadoes for the second consecutive day Tuesday, demolishing a racetrack grandstand and damaging buildings in a wild animal park in Missouri but sparing St. Louis, the biggest city in its path. Two deaths, both in Missouri, were blamed on the severe weather that started in the Southern Plains Monday night and moved to the northeast. Missouri and parts of Illinois and Arkansas were in the…

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Who are the Hurricane Harvey relief champs in Congress? You might be surprised who isn&apos;t

Who are the Hurricane Harvey relief champs in Congress? You might be surprised who isn&apos;t

CLOSE National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17) AP, AP Remember those billions of federal dollars Congress approved for relief from Hurricane Harvey and other weather disasters from 2017? The government is still sitting on it. WHY SHOULD YOU CARE? For the folks in Puerto…

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Official: Southern Nevada faces higher risk of wildfires

Official: Southern Nevada faces higher risk of wildfires

CARSON CITY, Nev. Southern Nevada faces a higher risk of wildfires this summer after winter and spring precipitation fueled more grass and vegetation that could burn, officials said Tuesday. The above-normal grass growth has rarely been seen in the past decade, Nevada state Forester and Firewarden Kacey KC told Gov. Steve Sisolak during a briefing in Carson City. The snowpack in northern Nevada and the state’s higher mountain elevations have produced cooler, wetter conditions that…

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6 Texas Gas Stations Agree To Refund Customers For Hurricane Harvey Price Gouging

6 Texas Gas Stations Agree To Refund Customers For Hurricane Harvey Price Gouging

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –  The Texas Attorney General’s Office’s Consumer Protection Division settled lawsuits against two Texas gas stations accused of price gouging during the Hurricane Harvey disaster. The AG’s Office also secured Assurances of Voluntary Compliance with four Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex gas stations. Under separate agreements, Encinal Fuel LLC and Lafayette C-Store will each pay $17,500 in civil restitution to refund Texans who were charged up to $9.99 a gallon for gas from August…

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Hurricanes’ goalie decision like many they face: Status quo or try to get better

Hurricanes’ goalie decision like many they face: Status quo or try to get better

Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour on having two goalies : ‘They both work well together’ Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour talks about his two goalies following the Hurricanes’ practice By × Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour talks about his two goalies following the Hurricanes’ practice By Raleigh For all that’s changed in the past year, since the Carolina Hurricanes gave Rod Brind’Amour the keys and told him to go build a team in his own image,…

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Tornadoes flip campers, damage homes in Southern Plains

Tornadoes flip campers, damage homes in Southern Plains

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A tornado touched down Tuesday near Tulsa International Airport, injuring at least one person and damaging about a dozen homes, amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway. Storms could bring more tornadoes and flash flooding to parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma on Tuesday. – Advertisement – Storms Monday evening flipped campers…

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More changes could be coming for the Hurricanes

More changes could be coming for the Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind’Amour watches play from the bench during the third period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the Ottawa Senators, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Raleigh Karl B DeBlaker AP Raleigh It’s hard to imagine a team undergoing a lot more change than the Carolina Hurricanes in the past year or so. The Canes had a new head coach, Rod Brind’Amour, and newly named general manager, Don Waddell. It had a…

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Hurricane Center: Andrea will &#039;degenerate,&#039; no harm to land

Hurricane Center: Andrea will 'degenerate,' no harm to land

MIAMI — The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was fizzling out Tuesday over the western Atlantic, far from any shore. The National Hurricane Center said Subtropical Storm Andrea was about 280 miles (450 kilometers) west-southwest of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds dropping to about 35 mph (55 kph). As of 11 a.m., it was moving northward at 8 mph (13 kph) and turning northeastward. The Miami-based center said people in Bermuda should…

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At least 19 tornadoes touch down from Texas to Oklahoma, causing widespread damage

At least 19 tornadoes touch down from Texas to Oklahoma, causing widespread damage

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain but not the “particularly dangerous” twisters that forecasters had feared. No injuries were reported. Late Monday, the National Weather Service reduced the severe threat of violent storms to a small area of southern Oklahoma and northern Texas. But it kept an area stretching from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Wichita Falls,…

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At least 19 tornadoes touched down from Texas to Oklahoma, causing widespread damage

At least 19 tornadoes touched down from Texas to Oklahoma, causing widespread damage

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain but not the “particularly dangerous” twisters that forecasters had feared. No injuries were reported. Late Monday, the National Weather Service reduced the severe threat of violent storms to a small area of southern Oklahoma and northern Texas. But it kept an area stretching from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Wichita Falls,…

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Tornado confirmed near Tulsa airport; water closes highway

Tornado confirmed near Tulsa airport; water closes highway

This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. (KWTV-KOTV via AP) AP OKLAHOMA CITY A powerful storm system spawned a confirmed tornado Tuesday morning near Tulsa International Airport, after…

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The Latest: Confirmed tornado spotted near Tulsa airport

The Latest: Confirmed tornado spotted near Tulsa airport

Updated 6:50 am CDT, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. (KWTV-KOTV via AP) less This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two…

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Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead

A car makes his way through a flooded road near Marquartstein, Germany, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Matthias Schrader AP Photo BERLIN Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver died after losing control of his vehicle on a wet road near the town of Aurach late Monday and crashing into a forest. German news agency dpa reported that…

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Flash floods shut down Oklahoma interstate, prompt rescues

Flash floods shut down Oklahoma interstate, prompt rescues

This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. (KWTV-KOTV via AP) less This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday,…

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More Than A Dozen Tornadoes Touch Down From Texas To Oklahoma

More Than A Dozen Tornadoes Touch Down From Texas To Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday night, spawning tornadoes that caused damage and a deluge of rain but not the “particularly dangerous” twisters that forecasters had feared. No injuries were reported. Late Monday, the National Weather Service reduced the severe threat of violent storms to a small area of southern Oklahoma and northern Texas. But it kept an area stretching from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Wichita Falls,…

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Subtropical storm Andrea forms near Bermuda

Subtropical storm Andrea forms near Bermuda

Hurricane season doesn’t start until June 1, but we’re already seeing some action in the tropics. Subtropical storm Andrea has formed in the Atlantic between Bermuda and the Bahamas. The storm is moving north at 6 mph with sustained winds of 40 mph. It is expected to stay out to sea and weaken over the next 36 hours, bringing only rain to Bermuda. READ MORE: ABC11’S Hurricane Central Experts do not expect the storm to…

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Subtropical storm Andrea expected to weaken in coming days

Subtropical storm Andrea expected to weaken in coming days

MIAMI — Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, is maintaining a northward motion over the western Atlantic but meteorologists say it is expected to weaken late Tuesday and dissipate on Wednesday. The National Hurricane Center on Tuesday morning said that Andrea was about 295 miles (475 kilometers) west southwest of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph (64 kph). The center says the storm is moving northward at…

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Tornadoes, storms in the Plains not as bad as feared

Tornadoes, storms in the Plains not as bad as feared

This image made from video provided by KWTV-KOTV shows two funnel clouds formed in Crescent, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. (KWTV-KOTV via AP) AP OKLAHOMA CITY An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning a tornadoes that…

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The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma

The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma

A pickup truck drives on a flooded street in Enid, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. The Enid News & Eagle via AP Billy Hefton OKLAHOMA CITY The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local):…

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Topless Jeep Weekend brings chaos, complaints

Topless Jeep Weekend brings chaos, complaints

CRYSTAL BEACH, Texas – Between Thursday and Sunday, 305 people were booked into the Galveston County Jail. According to the sheriff, 125 of those arrests were made on Bolivar Peninsula. The Wednesday before the four-day Topless Jeep Weekend began, only one arrest was made on the Peninsula. Longtime cops in Galveston County describe the chaos brought on by the topless jeep weekend as a blast from the past. “Because pre-Hurricane Ike, this would be like…

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Andrea, Atlantic season’s 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season’s 1st named subtropical storm, forms

MIAMI Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, has formed hundreds of miles (kilometers) southwest of Bermuda. The National Hurricane Center on Monday tweeted that Andrea had a “well-defined center” with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph (64 kph). It said in an advisory Monday evening that the storm is centered about 335 miles (540 kilometers) southwest of Bermuda in the western Atlantic and moving northward at 14 mph (22…

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Dangerous storm sweeps Southern Plains, spawning tornadoes

Dangerous storm sweeps Southern Plains, spawning tornadoes

OKLAHOMA CITY — An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. The National Weather Service had warned that Monday evening could bring perilous weather to a large swath of western Texas, most of Oklahoma and southern Kansas. The storm was expected to move later Monday into western Arkansas. As…

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New tool to fight flooding installed at Lyric Market

New tool to fight flooding installed at Lyric Market

HOUSTON — Standing on the edge of Houston’s theater district means the Lyric Market is at the mercy of nearby Buffalo Bayou. It swamped the area during Hurricane Harvey with several feet of water and filled underground garages to their ceilings. Building management wants to make sure the investment is as protected as possible when the next flood hits. That’s why new flood gates, named “flood planks” by their manufacturer, were installed and tested. “It’s…

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Will the captain return? Hurricanes exit with lingering questions

Will the captain return? Hurricanes exit with lingering questions

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The Hurricanes cleaned out their locker-room stalls as the hockey off-season officially began in Raleigh. As always there are several roster decisions for management to make before fall camp. Justin Williams is a big piece of the puzzle. Mr. Game 7 completed his original mission of getting the Canes to the playoffs. Now, his contract is expiring and after almost two decades of hockey, Williams said he’ll take some time before…

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Subtropical Storm Andrea becomes first named storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season

Subtropical Storm Andrea becomes first named storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season

The National Hurricane Center has confirmed that the disturbance discovered in the Atlantic has officially formed into a subtropical storm Monday. Subtropical Storm Andrea is located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda. The NHC had previously predicted its formation earlier in the afternoon as it had a 70 percent change of becoming a short-lived subtropical storm or topical cyclone. This formation is the first named subtropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which officially doesn’t…

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