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Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding. Continue reading

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US nearly drought-free as wet weather results in Mississippi River having longest stretch of flooding since 1927

Those April showers brought more than just May flowers as record-breaking flooding continues along the nation’s second-longest river while most of the country is nearly drought-free. Continue reading

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Heavy rains, ‘incredible’ flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system

Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment. Continue reading

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House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition

The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases. Continue reading

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The Latest: Small tornado confirmed in Arkansas

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Storms damage Arkansas apartments, leave damage in South

Several people were injured when a possible tornado tore the roof off an Arkansas apartment building, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that was dumping more rain Thursday on already drenched areas throughout the nation’s midsection. Continue reading

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The Latest: Damage reported in Alabama amid tornado warnings

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Severe storms tear roof from Arkansas apartment complex

Several people were injured when a possible tornado tore the roof off an Arkansas apartment building, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that was dumping more rain Thursday on already drenched areas throughout the nation’s midsection. Continue reading

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Iowa floods batter downtown Davenport as future of businesses in doubt

Swollen floodwaters have shutdown businesses in Downtown Davenport, and it’s unclear when the water will recede. Continue reading

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Air Force estimates $420M needed to rebuild Nebraska base

The Air Force is raising its cost estimate to $420 million to repair and replace structures damaged at Nebraska’s Offutt Air Force Base following severe flooding that inundated buildings with water. Continue reading

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30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma

A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois after severe storms earlier this week left 2 dead in Oklahoma. Continue reading

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Severe storms, flooding blamed for 2 deaths in Oklahoma

Authorities say a man and woman were killed in separate incidents when severe storms swept across Oklahoma. Continue reading

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Federal prosecutors probing use of flood relief money in WV

Federal prosecutors are investigating the use of federal disaster relief funds given to West Virginia after a massive flood in 2016. Continue reading

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Parts of Iowa city flood as barrier fails; buildings, cars evacuated

Floodwaters swamped downtown Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday evening after a temporary flood barrier failed, sending people to the rooftops of buildings to seek shelter.  Continue reading

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Nebraska National Guard pursues $62M plan to rebuild camp

The Nebraska National Guard plans to rebuild its Camp Ashland training site by fortifying its buildings and raising them on stilts after recent flooding caused extensive damage to the facility. Continue reading

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Kansas woman buys out shoe store for Nebraska flood victims

A Kansas woman donated 204 pairs of shoes to Nebraska flood victims after buying everything that was left at a closing Payless store. Continue reading

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The Latest: Winter storms swell California snowpack

The Latest on California officials using a spillway at the nation’s tallest dam for the first time in two years and surveying mountain snowpack (all times local): 1:20 p.m. California officials say the Sierra Nevada snowpack is now 162% of average to d… Continue reading

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Water flows down California dam’s rebuilt spillway after 2017 collapse

Officials in Northern California released water down the reconstructed spillway of the nation’s tallest dam Tuesday. Continue reading

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Dems playing politics with disaster relief funds for Midwest, Republicans say

Senate Republicans on Monday blasted their Democratic colleagues for blocking a disaster relief bill that was intended to help Midwestern regions affected by flooding because it supposedly didn’t go far enough to help Puerto Rico. Continue reading

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