Killeen firefighters extinguished a grass fire at a city airport Wednesday.
Temple Police Officer Marco Maldonado, right, hands out coupons Wednesday for free Slurpees at 7-Eleven stores to Kayla Thornton, 5, left, and Ryleigh Thornton, 8, at Lions Junction Family Water Park in Temple. Kayla and Ryleigh were visiting Temple with their family from Topeka, Kan.
Tropical Storm Barry's wind and rain began hitting parts of Louisiana early Friday as New Orleans and coastal communities braced for a drenching from what's expected to be the first hurricane of the season.
A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for coastal Louisiana and Mississippi — the possibility that the flooded Mississippi River will be lapping at the tops of levees this weekend, and a danger of flash floods like the one that unexpectedly walloped New Orleans on Wednesday.
Storm-weary Oklahoma and Arkansas have seen another round of severe weather that has flooded roadways. Almost 4 inches of rain per hour caused widespread street flooding in the Tulsa area on Thursday, leading to multiple stalled vehicles and high-water rescues.
Mary Storm of Wills Point uses a grabber Thursday to pick items out of her sister’s destroyed Ford Focus, the day after several tornadoes came through Van Zandt County and Canton. Storm’s sister, Linda Meyers of Canton, said her car was hit by an uprooted tree in the driveway of her nephew’s…
A tornado caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing at least three deaths and injuring nearly two dozen people as homes and businesses were ripped apart.
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 crosshairs Tuesday. By Wednesday, the storm will move into Great Lakes region, where it will weaken. But another storm system was gathering steam for later this week, potentially covering an area from Texas to Chicago, according to the National Weather Service.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A powerful storm system spawned a confirmed tornado Tuesday morning near Tulsa International Airport, after shutting down an interstate highway and prompting water rescues elsewhere in the state.
Schools shut down Friday in the Houston area after an overnight storm dumped heavy rainfall on the flood-prone city, though forecasters said the high waters were expected to recede as the storms let up.