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Ice storm disrupts airline operations, prompts disaster declaration across Texas counties

A year after the February deep freeze, a multifaceted winter storm that trekked across the middle of the nation tested the mettle of the state’s power operations and caused icy mayhem across other hard-hit states. Ice plagued a large swath of the United States Thursday evening as the multifaced storm continued its trek, contributing to power outages and life-threatening travel conditions across the nation. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 17 counties Thursday […]

Risk Of Life-Threatening Flooding For Parts Of Texas Wednesday Night Into Thursday

Moisture from Hurricane Pamela is expected to reach Texas Wednesday evening and the result may be life-threatening flash flooding, especially within the Texas Hill country. Pamela is expected to make landfall as a category 2 hurricane along the coast of Mexico by very early Wednesday morning. Pamela is then expected to accelerate northeastward through Mexico and rapidly lose wind intensity. While Pamela is expected to lose almost all of its strong winds by the time […]

Incessant storms keep flood risk high in Texas, Louisiana

AccuWeather’s team of tropical weather experts says these forecasts are beginning to reveal signs of potential tropical development in the western Caribbean and perhaps the Gulf of Mexico during the second week of June. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – June 3, 2021 –  A relentless pattern of persistent showers and thunderstorms is not showing signs of easing across parts of waterlogged Texas and Louisiana. And to make matters more concerning, AccuWeather meteorologists say that a storm and tropical moisture […]

Historic Rainfall To Continue Deluging South Central States

“Not only is there a likelihood of life-threatening flash flooding during the event but also a slow-motion disaster brought on by rising river levels. High water may take days if not a week or more to recede below flood stage,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said.  AccuWeather Global Weather Center – May 19, 2021 –  With heavy rain pounding the South Central states day after day, rainfall amounts have soared to historic levels as residents gear up […]