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Texas Storms Injure 1, Damage Buildings, Flip Small Airplanes

Severe thunderstorms in North Texas have left at least one person hurt, damaged buildings and flipped small planes at a suburban airport. The Storm Prediction Center says gusts of more than 75 mph (120 kph) were reported Wednesday morning at …

State Auto Financial Reports Net Loss of $24.6M in Q2 2016

Columbus, Ohio-based super regional insurer, State Auto Financial Corp. (STFC), has reported a second quarter 2016 net loss of $24.6 million, or $0.59 per diluted share, versus net income of $2.7 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, for the second …

AIR Worldwide: Storms in Texas Brought Up to 600% of Long-Term Average Rain Amounts

Catastrophe modeling firm, AIR Worldwide, reports that over the last several weeks, much of Texas has experienced 400 percent to 600 percent of long-term average rainfall amounts. The storms have subsided for now, but during the recent storm period many …

Storms Set Oil Field Equipment on Fire Near Houston

Lingering thunderstorms were blamed for a fire that damaged an oil field equipment site on March 19 near Houston and power outages in South Texas that left more than 50,000 homes and businesses without electricity. Emergency officials said no injuries …