texas severe weather News

North, Central Texas Pummeled by Tornadoes, Hail

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth reported that its preliminary storm results survey from the severe weather that swept north and central Texas on May 3 showed two EF-2 tornadoes and three EF-0 tornadoes. The storms also pelted the …

Texas Cleaning Up After Storms; Dallas Crane Collapse Victim Identified

Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person and injuring …

Texas Governor Adds More Counties to Disaster Declaration, Requests Federal Aid

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has added Brown, Caldwell, Callahan, Clay, Comanche, Eastland, Falls, Hardin, Harris, Houston, Madison, Somervell, Stephens, Travis and Trinity to the list of counties declared disaster areas following recent severe weather and flooding in the state. Previously, …

Texas Inundated as Storms Dump More than a Foot of Rain

A slow moving weather system has dumped up to 20 inches of rainfall west and northwest of Houston causing flooding and travel cancellations, the Insurance Council of Texas reports. Heavy rain primarily east of Austin has sent the Colorado River …