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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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High winds knock out power to 11K customers in upstate New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — High winds are being blamed for downing power lines and knocking out electricity service to more than 11,000 utility customers in parts of upstate New York. The National Weather Service says wind gusts topping 40 mph have been recorded early Wednesday morning in Dunkirk in Chautauqua County, where NYSEG (NYE’-sehg) says about 3,700 of its 5,400 total ...

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Northern lights making a splash in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. — The northern lights have been making a splash in the Dakotas this week. The North Dakota Department of Commerce’s tourism Twitter account has been busy retweeting residents’ brightly colored photographs of the aurora borealis from across the state. Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based KELO-TV even caught a shot of the aurora on its Chamberlain sky-camera. Patrick Ayd of ...

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More high temperatures across the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The National Weather Service is forecasting more hot temperatures across the Dakotas on Thursday. The Weather Service’s Bismarck office says Williston, North Dakota, reached 100 degrees on Wednesday, breaking the record of 99 for this day set in 1901. The heat index, which takes into account humidity, is expected to reach 100 in some areas on ...

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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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Longtime regional weather forecaster Terry Spies dies

Terry Spies, weatherman for KFGO-AM and the voice that guided North Dakota residents through the region’s quickly changing climate, passed away Monday night after suffering a heart attack. The KFGO news team reports “with heavy hearts” that Spies, a “beloved member of [the KFGO] family,” will be dearly missed. He will be remembered for his sharp wit and genial personality ...

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Texas oil patches brace for more rains, possible floods

HOUSTON – Texas oilfields could see strong rains and thunderstorms later this week, though they were spared the heaviest flooding that struck central and eastern Texas over the Memorial Day weekend, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday. There were reports of flooded roads in parts of the Permian Basin of west Texas and swollen creeks in the Eagle Ford ...

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