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Tornado Confirmed in Central Texas

Severe weather late on June 12 spawned a Central Texas tornado that damaged several homes and floodwaters that washed away a car and left its driver missing. The National Weather Service says a tornado packing winds of up to 125 …

Saving Southern California Drivers From Flooding Aim of Signs

Southern California may be in a drought, but San Bernardino County is thinking about the safety of motorists who use roads prone to flash flooding. Signs warning drivers to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” during floods were recently posted in the …

Last Day of Austin Music Fest Canceled Due to Rain

Heavy rain showers and thunderstorms with some flash flooding have canceled the final day of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Organizers posted on the festival’s website Sunday, Oct. 13, that a third of the ticket price will be refunded …

Crews Carry Out 18 Rescues Due To Flash Flooding in Vegas

Authorities say crews carried out 18 swift water rescues after flash flooding hit the Las Vegas area. Fire and Rescue spokesman Timothy R. Szymanski says many of rescues came on Sunday after vehicles stalled in flooded roadways He says that …