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Line of thunderstorms moving across Texas heading toward Deep South


NEW ORLEANS — A line of thunderstorms moving across Texas was expected to bring severe weather to the Deep South on Tuesday. The storms caused some wind damage in south Texas, according to the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. The weather service estimates that more than 7 million people in parts of five states — Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida ...

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Storms knock out power to thousands of customers in Western Pa.

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Thousands of customers were left without electrical service as storms rolled through the region Monday evening, downing trees and power lines. The National Weather Service, which issued various severe thunderstorm warnings throughout the evening, said the storms were expected to continue until until 1 a.m. Tuesday. Hail said to be the size of dimes, quarters and half dollars or larger ...

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Storms through Texas cause oil fire

Last weekend storms barreled through Northern Texas.  Many were left without power and those commuting fought against flooded streets and highways. A total of 7,000 residents from Tarrant, Dallas and Denton counties were left with no power due to the storms damaging winds.  According to the National Weather Service office in Fort Worth, wind gusts up to 60 mph were ...

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Power problems in the Permian Basin

BY JON VANDERLAAN | Odessa American, TX Amid several power outages over the past week putting thousands without electricity, an Oncor spokesman said the outages are to be expected. Gus Ortega, area manager with Oncor, said it takes time to repair outages. “We can’t predict outages and we can’t guarantee no outages,” Ortega said. “There are always outages throughout our ...

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Storms continue to drench southwest ND


The Dickinson Press Strong thunderstorms continued to pass through southwest and south central North Dakota as of midnight Tuesday. Related: Former general sees climate change as ‘catalyst for conflict’ The storms are bringing heavy rains and winds, as well as pea-sized hail and dangerous lightning. The storm has moved through areas south of Interstate 94 and is headed toward the Bismarck-Mandan ...

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