Articles tagged "texas"

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Tropical Storm "Beta" makes landfall, expected to stall inland over Texas

Tropical Storm "Beta" made landfall near the southern end of Matagorda Peninsula, Texas -- about 10 km (6 miles) N of Port O'Connor -- at 04:00 UTC on September 22, 2020, with maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h (45 mph) and minimum central pressure of...

September 22, 2020

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Laura forecast to rapidly strengthen into Category 4 hurricane before making landfall, U.S.

Hurricane "Laura" is expected to rapidly strengthen to a Category 4 hurricane before it approaches Upper Texas and southwest Louisiana coasts and moves island near those areas tonight, August 26 or Thursday morning (LT), August 27, 2020. Potentially...

August 26, 2020

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Hurricane "Hanna" makes historic landfall in Texas as first rapidly intensifying named storm of 2020

Category 1 Hurricane "Hanna" made landfall on Padre Island, Texas, at around 22:00 UTC (17:00 LT) on July 25, 2020, as the first rapidly-intensifying named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The state now has 9 hurricane landfalls in July since...

July 27, 2020

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Texas bracing for Hurricane "Hanna" - landfall expected this afternoon or early this evening

Tropical Storm "Hanna" remains in an atmospheric and oceanic environment conducive for strengthening, and is expected to reach hurricane status before it makes landfall this afternoon (LT) or early this evening, July 25, 2020, along the coast of southern...

July 25, 2020

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Intense hailstorm and strong winds leave a trail of damage in Texas, U.S.

Strong winds of up to 97 km/h (60 mph) and hail up to 2.5 cm (1 inch) pounded Williamson County in Texas Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, May 27 to 28, 2020, causing damage to properties. The storm fell late Wednesday, bringing hail and strong winds into...

May 29, 2020

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Incredibly rare, massive hail strikes Texas, damaging cars and leaving craters in the ground, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms dropped hailstones as much as 13.5 cm (5.33 inches) in diameter on Burkburnett, Texas, on May 22, 2020, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed. It caused extensive damage to roofs and cars, and left craters in the ground. Residents took to...

May 25, 2020

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Red sprites and airglow over West Texas

A large column of red sprites and airglow put on a fantastic display over West Texas on May 13, 2020. The phenomenon was captured by Stephen Hummel of the McDonald Observatory. A line of storms more than 161 km (100 miles) away generated the astonishing display in...

May 18, 2020

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Very heavy rainfall causes flooding in parts of Louisiana and Texas, another storm to drench South, U.S.

Parts of Texas and southern Louisiana were hit by very heavy rains on Thursday and Friday, May 14 and 15, 2020, resulting in widespread flooding. Another storm system is forecast to continue its track across the Southern states through the end of the weekend,...

May 16, 2020

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Destructive tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana, claiming lives of 7 people and injuring dozens

7 people have been killed and dozens injured after a series of tornadoes ripped through Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana on April 22, 2020, destroying homes, businesses, and cars. More than 150 000 customers lost power. Two people were killed and one was critically...

April 23, 2020

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At least 8 tornadoes cause heavy damage in parts of North Texas, U.S.

At least eight tornadoes up to EF-2 with winds as strong as 217 km/h (135 mph) wreaked havoc in parts of rural North Texas on Wednesday, March 18, 2020-- the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed Thursday, March 19. Severe storms sparked at least eight tornadoes...

March 20, 2020

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Texas Panhandle near 'whiteout' conditions as unusual October snowstorm blankets roads

Heavy snow fell in parts of the Texas Panhandle on Thursday, October 24, 2019, resulting in near "whiteout" conditions in Amarillo, the National Weather Service (NWS) reports. Authorities prompted motorists to find alternate routes as the unusual October...

October 25, 2019

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ICT: 2019 Dallas tornadoes the costliest tornado event in Texas history, USA

A tornado outbreak that hit Dallas on October 20, 2019, is now the costliest tornado event in the history of Texas and the 11th weather disaster in the USA in 2019 whose damage topped 1 billion dollars. The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) has estimated about $2...

October 25, 2019

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EF-3 tornado rips through Dallas, leaving major damage, USA

An EF-3 tornado left major damage on structures and power towers in Dallas, USA on Sunday night, October 20, 2019. Authorities urged commuters to avoid affected areas as emergency services are conducting major roadway repairs. According to the National Weather...

October 21, 2019

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Major, catastrophic flooding hits Texas, at least two people dead as slow-moving storm dumps over 1 100 mm (43 inches) of rain

Major, catastrophic flooding is occurring across much of Southeast Texas, NWS said September 18, a day after Tropical Storm "Imelda" made landfall near Freeport, TX, adding that some areas could see up to 1 000 mm (40 inches) of rain through Friday,...

September 20, 2019

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Imelda continues dumping heavy rain on parts of the Southeast Texas, already the 5th wettest tropical cyclone for the contiguous US

Tropical Depression "Imelda" formed on September 17 and strengthened into a tropical storm just before making landfall near Freeport, Texas. The storm continues to unleash life-threatening floods in the southeast part of the state, particularly in the...

September 19, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Imelda" hits Freeport, Texas - significant to life-threatening flash floods expected

Tropical Storm "Imelda" formed at 17:45 UTC on September 17, 2019, as the 9th named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. Shortly after, Imelda made landfall near Freeport, Texas. Heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash flooding is expected to...

September 17, 2019

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Slow-moving storm to drop heavy rain on parts of Louisiana and Texas, USA

While Hurricane "Humberto" continues to move further away from the southeastern U.S. and toward the Bermuda, heavy showers and thunderstorms associated with a broad area of low pressure are moving onshore into the western Gulf coast. NWS said its forecast...

September 17, 2019

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Violent thunderstorm hits Tamaulipas - Texas border region with 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rain in 4 hours

Violent thunderstorms hit Tamaulipas, Mexico - Texas, US border region on June 24, 2019, dumping more than 300 mm (12 inches) of rain in 4 hours. One person died in the municipality of Reynosa, Mexico where floods damaged roads, homes and other buildings in over 50...

June 26, 2019

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350 000 customers without power, 1 person killed as powerful storm hits Texas

As many as 350 000 Oncor Energy customers across Dallas County lost power as a powerful storm swept through parts of Texas on June 9, 2019. 146 000 are still without power as of 07:00 UTC, June 11. One person was killed and 5 injured. Oncor spokesperson said this...

June 11, 2019

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Month's worth of rain in 24 hours hits parts of U.S. Gulf Coast, at least one person killed

A month's worth of rain hit parts of Texas and Louisiana in just 24 hours on June 5 to June 6, 2019, causing flash flooding and leaving at least one person dead. At least 4 tornadoes touched down in Louisiana. A tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico is...

June 07, 2019

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Significant outbreak of severe thunderstorms, violent tornadoes, and heavy rain in the Plains, U.S.

A significant outbreak of severe thunderstorms, violent tornadoes, and heavy rain is expected across the U.S. Plains on Monday, May 20, 2019. ​A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today, NWS...

May 20, 2019

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A major severe weather outbreak in Texas and Oklahoma

Very dangerous weather is expected in parts of Texas and Oklahoma today. High Risks of flash flooding and severe weather are in place for Monday and Monday evening, May 20, 2019. An outbreak of tornadoes, some potentially long-track and violent, is expected today...

May 20, 2019

3 day total rainfall forecast may 9 to 12 2019

End of the week brings more heavy to excessive rainfall for parts of Texas, numerous flash floods expected

The end of this week will bring more heavy to excessive rainfall for parts of Texas where very heavy rainfall fell this week, especially for areas between Corpus Christi and Houston where WPC has highlighted a moderate risk for flash flooding both Thursday and...

May 09, 2019

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Thousands stranded at schools as very heavy rain and flash floods hit Texas

Very heavy rain and flash floods stranded thousands of students in parts of Texas on May 7, 2019. The storm dropped an estimated 355 mm (14 inches) of rain near Houston (within 18 hours) and 254 mm (10 inches) on Cleveland where most of the affected students live....

May 08, 2019

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Very large hail, intense tornadoes possible in portions of West Texas

Hail the size of baseballs and flash floods were already reported in parts of Texas on Tuesday afternoon, May 7, 2019 as severe storms roll over portions of the state. The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch for portions of West Texas, effective Tuesday...

May 07, 2019

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Heavy rain, flash flooding hits Dallas, parts of North Texas

Severe thunderstorms hit North Texas on April 23 and 24, 2019, flooding roadways and causing power outages across the region. ​Dallas Love Field received 83.8 mm (3.3 inches) of rain overnight, flooding the lower levels of the airport's garages and reaching...

April 24, 2019

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At least 8 people killed after more than 20 tornadoes hit southern U.S.

At least 8 people were killed after severe thunderstorms swept through the southern United States on April 13 and 14, 2019, producing flash flooding and at least 22 tornadoes in Texas, Lousiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Two children were killed in Angelina County,...

April 15, 2019

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Significant damage, injuries reported after large tornado hits Franklin, Texas

Powerful thunderstorms swept through Texas on Saturday, April 13, 2019, producing several damaging tornadoes. More than 75 460 people are without power as of 19:31 UTC. Significant damage was reported in Franklin, TX after a long-track tornado that began south of...

April 13, 2019

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Severe thunderstorm outbreak expected from eastern Texas into western Alabama on April 13

A strong area of low pressure will develop across the southern Plains Saturday, April 13 and move northeastward across the Ohio Valley by Sunday, April 14. Severe thunderstorms are likely from east Texas across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on...

April 13, 2019

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Numerous car crashes as severe dust storm creates zero visibility in Lubbock, Texas

Numerous car crashes were reported around Lubbock, Texas on April 10, 2019, as strong winds swept over the region, blowing huge amounts of dust. NWS reported sustained winds of 65 - 80 km/h (40 - 50 km/h) and gusts to 117 km/h (73 mph) along with low humidity and...

April 12, 2019

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Major dust storm hits parts of Texas and New Mexico

Powerful winds produced a major dust storm over parts of Texas and New Mexico on April 10, 2019. NWS El Paso station at San Augustin Pass east of Las Cruces recorded a wind gust of 102 mph (164 km/h). NWS office in Santa Teresa recorded wind gusts to 60 mph (96...

April 11, 2019

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Severe thunderstorms, baseball-sized hail hit Texas, leaving 1 person injured and 175 000 customers without power

Severe thunderstorms, large hail and at least one tornado hit Texas on April 6 and 7, 2019, leaving at least one person injured and more than 175 000 customers without power. Severe weather continues over the country on April 8. An 11-year-old girl was reportedly...

April 08, 2019

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Severe thunderstorms, large hail and at least one confirmed tornado hit southern U.S.

Severe thunderstorms hit parts of southern United States on March 23 and 24, 2019, producing large hail, damaging winds and at least one tornado. The worst affected Sunday night was Collin County, Texas where a round of severe storms moved through the area producing...

March 25, 2019

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Bright fireball over San Antonio and Austin, Texas

A bright fireball was seen and recorded streaking through the night sky over southern Texas around 19:59 CST on December 10, 2018 (01:59 UTC, December 11). The event lasted 7 seconds before the object disappeared in a bright flash. The American Meteor Society...

December 11, 2018

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Very bright fireball caught on camera over Texas, sonic boom reported

A very bright meteor was caught on camera over Texas at 03:25 UTC on November 16 (21:25 CDT, November 15). The object was seen for about 3 to 7 seconds and was followed by a sonic boom. It was primarily seen from Texas but was also seen from Louisiana and Oklahoma,...

November 16, 2018

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Deadly storms move through southeastern United States

Intense and damaging thunderstorms moved over the southern Plains and into the Southeast over the past couple of days, dumping heavy rain and producing strong winds and 17 reported tornadoes. At least 2 people have lost their lives, one in Texas and another in...

November 02, 2018

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Deadly floods hit Texas after extreme rainfall, state of emergency declared

Central Texas received extreme rainfall over the past couple of days leading to major floods that claimed a life of at least one person and forced authorities to declare a state of emergency for 18. Texas governor urged "all Texans to take their safety into...

October 17, 2018

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High risk of excessive rainfall/flash flooding for parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma

Heavy rain and flooding are expected to make weather headlines for the end of the week across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, NWS said. Meanwhile, significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Pacific moisture associated with former Tropical...

September 21, 2018

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Record rain floods Houston, 167 vehicles removed and towed, Texas

Entire neighborhoods were left underwater after rapid rainfall swept through Houston overnight Wednesday, July 4, 2018, washing away roads and stranding motorists. Local media described the event as 'extreme.' The police said they had 167 vehicles removed...

July 06, 2018

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Parts of southern Texas receive record-breaking June rainfall, worst flooding since Hurricane "Harvey"

A slow-moving low pressure area dropped record-breaking June rainfall on parts of southern Texas this week, causing the worst flooding this region has seen since Hurricane "Harvey" in August 2017. Some locations have received 127 to 381 mm (5 to 15 inches)...

June 21, 2018