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Tropical Storm Harvey Adds to Texas Floods as Trump Set to Visit Region

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 5:15am MDT

Heavy rain continued to pour Tuesday on southeastern Texas where Tropical Storm Harvey has already caused catastrophic flooding in one of the largest cities in the United States. The National Weather Service expected the storm to drop 25 to 50 centimeters of rain before it finally moved out of the region Thursday. That is in […]

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Human chains and jet skis: Texans come to the rescue

Monday, August 28th, 2017 5:07am MDT

Bryan Curtis normally rides his jet ski for fun. On Sunday, he turned it into an emergency rescue vehicle. Curtis — who lives in Conroe, a little to the north of Houston — was one of the many civilians who pitched in to help evacuate those stranded in rapidly rising floodwaters in Texas’s biggest city […]

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15 Senior Citizens Saved from Floodwaters

Sunday, August 27th, 2017 5:07am MDT

One of the most stunning photos shared over the weekend in regard to the is this image of senior citizens (below) sitting in waist-deep water at their nursing home. Fifteen senior citizens were evacuated from the La Vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson, Texas, David Popoff, the city’s emergency management coordinator, told The Galveston County […]

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Texas tornado’s winds topped 200 mph; 11 dead in storms

Sunday, December 27th, 2015 6:33pm MDT

A tornado that blew through Garland, Texas, killing eight people Saturday night has been classified as an EF4, with winds up to 200 mph. It was one of two confirmed tornadoes that tore through North Texas in a storm that killed 11 people, including an infant. The National Weather Service confirmed that the tornado that […]

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Slideshow – Amazing images captured by Storm Chase 2010

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 5:58am MDT

Certainly the highlight of storm chasing is tornadoes and ThorntonWeather.com’s Storm Chase 2010 had plenty of those – five in one day in fact.  However, as great of satisfaction can be derived from simpler, less violent storms.  The images from a week of chasing on the Great Plains show the fury and the beauty of […]

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