Posts tagged as: U.S.

Jul

21
2015

Heavy rainfall causes flooding in west, south Wichita

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Kansas.com reports that...

Heavy rainfall in the Wichita area on Tuesday afternoon snarled traffic during the evening commute, flooding streets across west and south Wichita and closing intersections.

Read more at www.kansas.com


Jul

15
2015

Officials say 4 dead, several still missing after Midwest floods

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Upi.com reports that...

Severe weather in the Midwest this week continues to have deadly consequences, as officials in Kentucky and Indiana said Wednesday that two more people have died there.

Two people had previously been reported dead in Kentucky, which was pummeled by heavy rains and subsequent flash flooding this week. Wednesday, another person was found dead in Kentucky and another in Indiana — bringing the storm’s total death toll to four.

Read more at www.upi.com


Jul

13
2015

Storms Roll Across Midwest, Threatening Millions

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

Severe thunderstorms rumbled across the Midwest and the Ohio Valley on Monday, as forecasters warned that 46 million people were in the path of potential rough weather.

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Jul

12
2015

Torrential Rain Triggers Flash Floods in Kentucky

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

Heavy storms overnight Saturday into Sunday morning left cars stranded, homes flooded and streets impassable in Kentucky.

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Jun

24
2015

800,000 Without Power as Violent Weather Sweeps Across Country

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

A tornado touched down near Boston, and 70 mph winds from Ohio to Maine uprooted trees as much of the Midwest braces for more severe storms.

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Jun

16
2015

Tropical Storm Bill strikes Texas

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Bbc.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Bill has made landfall on the coast of Texas. The second named Atlantic storm of the season is bringing heavy rain and strong winds to the state, which has been hit by severe flooding recently, just a few months after the area experienced a period of ‘exceptional’ drought.

BBC Weather’s Philip Avery reports on the storm for Global on BBC World.

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Jun

16
2015

New record high temperature for Midlands set Tuesday

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Wistv.com reports that...

The heat wave sweeping across the Midlands created a new record high on Tuesday.

Temperatures reached 101 degrees just before 6 p.m. breaking a record set back in 1920. The record was tied at 3 p.m when  the recorded temperature at Columbia Metropolitan Airport reached 100 degrees.

Read more at www.wistv.com


Jun

10
2015

Red River Flooding In Louisiana: Homes Submerged In Shreveport; Roads Underwater In Natchitoches Parish

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Weather.com reports that...

Weeks of heavy rainfall has waned across the Southern Plains, but there’s only one place for those billions of gallons of water to go: downstream. On its way to the Mississippi River, the Red flows past Shreveport, and the runoff from the Texas and Oklahoma floods have all funneled into one big stream, causing big problems for the city’s residents.

 

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Jun

06
2015

After 3-feet of hail, Colorado braces for more severe weather

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Csmonitor.com reports that...

Forecasters are warning that an unstable weather pattern could bring powerful storms over the weekend to areas of Colorado that are already saturated from weeks of rain.

Violent storms across the state spawned several tornadoes Thursday and Friday, destroying homes and dropping large amounts of hail in some places — at one point forcing residents to dig out of waist-deep ice with shovels.

Read more at www.csmonitor.com


Jun

02
2015

Flood Threat to Millions as Storms Bring Rain from South to Northeast

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

Millions of Americans were under the threat of flooding Tuesday as severe storms brought torrential rain from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast — including areas already waterlogged by recent downpours.

 

Read more at www.nbcnews.com