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11-inch rain has Houston under siege

updated: 05/27/2015 4:13 a.m. Discuss

Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city.

After 2 twisters, river up

updated: 05/27/2015 4:10 a.m. Discuss

Storms that produced two tornadoes in Yell County on Monday dumped more rain overnight in the western half of the state and caused the Arkansas River to rise above flood stage again Tuesday.

Search resumes for those missing in Texas floodwaters

posted: 05/26/2015 11:06 a.m. Discuss

WIMBERLEY, Texas — Recovery teams resumed the search Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river carried a Texas vacation home off its foundation and slammed it into a bridge downstream.

Thousands without power morning after storms

posted: 05/26/2015 7:03 a.m. Discuss

More than 11,000 Entergy customers remained in the dark Tuesday morning, a day after strong storms caused high winds and at least one tornado across much of the state.

12 lost in Texas river; Mexico twister kills 13

updated: 05/26/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

Intense storms lash, soak state, spawn tornado

posted: 05/26/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Severe storms that originated in north Texas and southern Oklahoma pushed into Arkansas on Monday afternoon with heavy rains and winds clocking in at up to 80 mph.

Texas flooding wreaks havoc

updated: 05/25/2015 3:23 a.m. Discuss

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of Texas, Oklahoma and other states on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.

Along Red River, flood warnings rise

posted: 05/25/2015 2:49 a.m. Discuss

The elements are fluid for officials trying to predict possible flooding of the Red River in the next week.

Flash flood warning in effect in western Arkansas counties

posted: 05/24/2015 10:51 a.m. Discuss

A flash flood warning is in effect in seven western Arkansas counties as a large area of thunderstorms moves into the area.

Residents rescued from flooded homes in Texas, Oklahoma

posted: 05/24/2015 9:12 a.m. Discuss

WIMBERLEY, Texas — Flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has led to numerous evacuations and rescues and the death of a firefighter.

Storms, flooding buffet state

updated: 05/24/2015 2:52 a.m. Discuss

Spotty showers and wind gusts caused structural damage, power failures and flooding in parts of the state Sunday evening, and meteorologists predicted more rounds of thunderstorms today and throughout the week.

Firms, farms prepare for floods

updated: 05/23/2015 3:58 a.m. Discuss

Emergency officials in southwest Arkansas are preparing for 4 to 8 inches of rainfall during the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend and are warning vacationers to be aware of the potential for flash flooding.

Disaster assistance available for some Arkansas storm damage

posted: 05/22/2015 3:56 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management says disaster assistance is available for some state residents who had uninsured losses because of storms and flooding on May 8.

Forecasters warn of more rain on holiday

posted: 05/22/2015 7:14 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Downpours have flooded lakeside campsites and made the Arkansas River unsafe for recreation heading into the Memorial Day weekend, when even more rain is projected to fall across the state.

Meteorologists: Thunderstorms in holiday weekend forecast

posted: 05/21/2015 3:10 p.m. Discuss

Much of the state will see showers and thunderstorms this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.


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