Severe Storms Threaten South on St. Patrick’s Day; Fort Worth, Texas Hit By Two Severe Storms Packing Large Hail

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Severe thunderstorms packing large hail and possible damaging wind gusts are taking aim on parts of the South for St. Patrick’s Day, from Texas to the Gulf Coast. Many in the Fort Worth, Texas, area were awakened by severe thunderstorms packing large hail as they moved through early Thursday morning. Just after 4 a.m. CDT… Read more »

Deweyville, Texas, Completely Cut Off by Record-Breaking Floodwaters; Mandatory Evacuations Ordered

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The Sabine River has risen to more than 32 feet at Deweyville, Texas, breaking the unofficial highest gage set over 130 years ago and completely isolating the small Newton County town of about 1,200. Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in Deweyville after a week of storms have pushed the nearby Sabine River over historic flood levels as of… Read more »

Over 20 Inches of Rain Triggers Historic Flash Flooding In Parts of the South

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Torrential rainfall continues to swamp parts of the South, smashing March records, and triggering major flash flooding and worsening river flooding in parts of Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. Heavy rain has also spread into parts of western Tennessee, western Kentucky, and western Mississippi. More than 20 inches of rain had fallen near Monroe, Louisiana,… Read more »

Texas led nation in 2015 weather-related insured losses

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Catastrophic weather events caused more than $3 billion in insured losses in Texas in 2015, according to the Austin-based Insurance Council of Texas. Referring to data prepared by Verisk Analytics Inc.’s Insurance Services Office’s Property Claim Services unit, Texas suffered 16 catastrophic weather events — which PCS defines as a storm that causes more than… Read more »

NORTH TEXAS TORNADO VICTIMS MOVE INTO MANSIONS

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COLEYVILLE, TX Two families displaced by the deadly tornadoes that broke out in north Texas last month now have a safe place to stay thanks to the generosity of a Texas real estate investor. Their temporary homes, however, aren’t what you would expect. Catherine Jenkins and her daughter Amber are just one of the families… Read more »

Texans pick up pieces following deadly EF4 tornado in Garland Saturday

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Residents of northeastern Texas are picking up the pieces after a weekend filled with severe weather, flooding rain and multiple tornadoes. Saturday night brought the worst of the severe weather when multiple tornadoes touched down around Dallas, leading to at least 11 fatalities, dozens of injuries and extensive travel delays, according to the Associated Press…. Read more »