Scientists say warming makes storms, like Harvey, wetter

By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas — a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future global warming could bring, scientists say.

Houston to open more mega-shelters to house flooded families

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Louisiana’s governor offered Tuesday to take in Harvey victims from Texas, while Houston officials open two to three more mega-shelters to accommodate people who continue to arrive at the overflowing George R. Brown Convention Center seeking refuge from Harvey’s record-breaking flooding.

Track Hurricane Harvey

Track Hurricane Harvey with an interactive map as it makes its way into Texas.

1 Year Later: Tornado Outbreak

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9 tornadoes occurred in our viewing area on August 24, 2016, causing extensive damage to several farms and homes.

Heavy rains lead to water rescues in Kansas City area

Several streets were flooded and blocked off from traffic in the Kansas City area on Tuesday after overnight rains pounded the region, prompting numerous rescues of stranded motorists and others who scrambled to safety atop rooftops.

Rare August tornado sends 30 to hospital in Tulsa; no deaths

National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Teague said the tornado was rated an EF2, with wind speeds of 111-135 mph and that two smaller, “probably” EF0 tornadoes with winds of 65-85 mph were seen shortly afterward on radar near Inola and Claremore, about 25 miles east and northeast of Tulsa.