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    Tropical Depression Beta continues to impact the Texas Coast and Southeast Texas, and is expected to dump up to 20 inches of rain in some areas over a 48-hour period. The National Weather Service forecast office in Houston warned the area would receive "excessive rainfall" and several counties issued flash flood warnings through Tuesday....
    A Texas city released nightmarish video this week showing piles of ants floating in floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Beta. The frightening footage posted Tuesday by officials in League City southeast of Houston shows a mammoth mound of insects that appeared to be fire ants floating together in floodwater at a city park. “This is...
    A Texas city released nightmarish video this week showing piles of ants floating in floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Beta. The frightening footage posted Tuesday by officials in League City southeast of Houston shows a mammoth mound of insects that appeared to be fire ants floating together in floodwater at a city park. “This is...
    HOUSTON (AP) — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas farther inland. Beta, which made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of Port O’Connor, is the first storm named for a Greek letter to make...
    Heavy rains from Beta have shifted away from the Houston area after causing extensive flooding, but the storm on Tuesday is threatening to cause more damage in parts of Louisiana still recovering from Hurricane Laura. Beta, which made landfall in Texas as a tropical storm before being downgraded to a tropical depression, is bringing heavy...
    HOUSTON — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas farther inland. Beta, which made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of Port O’Connor, is the first storm named for a Greek letter to make...
    Beta weakened into a post-tropical cyclone late Tuesday, and may still bring flooding over portions of the upper Texas coast into the lower Mississippi River Valley. The storm was located about 40 miles west-southwest of Galveston, Texas with maximum sustained winds of 30 mph as of 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center. Beta...
    HOUSTON — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas farther inland. Beta, which made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of Port O’Connor, is the first storm named for a Greek letter to make landfall...
    HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Beta stalled Tuesday along the Texas coast, flooding streets in Houston and Galveston hours after making landfall. The storm reached the coast late Monday just north of Port O’Connor, Texas, and has the distinction of being the first time a storm named for a Greek letter made landfall in the...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Hurricane Teddy will be making its closest pass by New England Tuesday, coming within about 300 miles of our shoreline before slamming into Nova Scotia later tonight. While it won’t be close enough for any of the rain bands to reach eastern New England, there will be some strong, gusty winds and...
    A large and powerful Hurricane Teddy is set to make a direct impact in Atlantic Canada, but the storm's vast size is creating problems along the East Coast of the U.S. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Tuesday that Hurricane Teddy is a Category 2 storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 105 mph and is located about 365 miles south of...
    HOUSTON - Storm surge and rainfall combined Tuesday to bring more flooding along the Texas coast after Tropical Storm Beta made landfall, threatening areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. The storm made landfall late Monday just north of Port O'Connor, Texas. Early Tuesday, Beta was 35...
    Storm surge and rainfall combined Tuesday to bring more flooding along the Texas coast after Tropical Storm Beta made landfall, threatening areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. The storm made landfall late Monday just north of Port O'Connor, Texas. Early Tuesday, Beta was 35 miles...
    HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The core of Tropical Storm Beta began moving inland Tuesday morning after making landfall between Galveston and Corpus Christi late Monday night. Storm surge and rainfall combined Tuesday to bring more flooding along the coast, threatening areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. The...
    A thunderstorm on July 6 produced more than 4 inches of rain across parts of Prince George’s County, Maryland. WTOP/Dave Dildine Flooding damaged a section of Temple Hill Road at Pea Branch. WTOP/Dave Dildine Deep water submerged Route 50 in Cheverly on Sept. 10, 2020. WTOP/Dave Dildine (1/3) Share...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Day-long downpours created flood problems in some South Florida neighborhoods. In particular, one neighborhood just off Las Olas Boulevard was drenched. “It’s a little dramatic outside. The high tide is not nice at all,” said Morien, a Las Olas resident. Morien, who lives in a neighborhood off of Las Olas Boulevard,...
    ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Following two 1,000-year flooding events in Ellicott City in just the span of two years, more help has been set up to help residents in case of another major flooding event. A team from the University of Maryland Baltimore County has developed a rapid flood warning system for the town...
    Tropical Storm Beta currently is forecast to make landfall over the Texas coastline Monday, bringing tropical storm conditions and flooding. The tropical storm currently has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. Tropical storm-force winds will begin spreading westward across the Texas coast Monday into Tuesday. Beta's slow moving...
    (CNN image)    (CNN) — Tropical Storm Beta is churning off the coast of Texas with winds of 60 mph as it takes aim for a potential landfall Monday night or Tuesday morning. A storm surge warning is in place from Port Aransas, Texas, to Cameron Parish, Louisiana, where 2 to 4 feet of storm...
    Tropical storm conditions will spread over the Texas coast on Monday morning as Tropical Storm Beta churns toward landfall, even as the storm is already bringing flooding to low-lying areas. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said early Monday that Tropical Storm Beta is packing maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and is located about 110 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas,...
    HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Rain starts moving into North Texas and tropical storm conditions begin along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Beta slowly works its way into a part of the country that’s already been drenched and battered during this year’s exceptionally busy hurricane season. No longer expected to gain hurricane strength, forecasters also decreased...
    (CNN)Tropical Storm Beta is churning off the coast of Texas with winds of 60 mph as it takes aim for a potential landfall Monday night or Tuesday morning.A storm surge warning is in place from Port Aransas, Texas, to Cameron Parish, Louisiana, where 2 to 4 feet of storm surge is possible. Flood waters fill...
    The National Hurricane Center said Sunday that Tropical Storm Beta is moving a little faster toward the central Texas coast. The slow-moving storm is expected to produce a long duration rainfall event from the middle Texas coast to central Louisiana, with storm surge warning in effect from Corpus Christi, Texas, to Rockefeller Wildfire Refuge in...
    HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress to a part of the country that has already been drenched and battered during this year’s unusually busy hurricane season. While Beta could bring up to 20 inches of rain to...
    RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Portions of the primary road linking North Carolina’s Outer Banks barrier islands to the mainland were closed on Sunday due to coastal flooding from high tides and Hurricane Teddy. Traffic on North Carolina Highway 12 was halted on long stretches on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, the Department of Transportation reported. On...
    At least three people were killed and hundreds have been rescued in Greece after a rare storm system known as a "medicane" spawned severe flooding after making landfall on Friday, according to officials. The storm, named Ianos, hit the Ionian islands and western Peloponnese on Friday before lashing the rest of the country on Saturday....
    The latest tropical storm in an exceptionally busy 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is crawling off the coast of Texas, threatening to bring flash flooding to areas still impacted by Hurricane Laura. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said early Sunday that Tropical Storm Beta is packing maximum sustained winds of 60 mph and is located about 200 miles southeast of...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Flooding was probably the last thing on many people’s minds Saturday, with deep blue skies and crisp Fall-like temperatures. But that’s exactly what some areas of downtown Boston saw during the afternoon high tide cycle. King Tide, or “Sunny Day Flooding” causes minor flooding in Long Wharf today. As sea levels continue...
    CHARLESTON. S.C. (AP) — Several Charleston streets were closed Saturday because of high tide flooding that is expected to continue through Monday morning. The Charleston Police Department announced that the roads were closed. The streets were later reopened, but the police department cautioned that flooding could continue during high tides on Saturday evening, Sunday and...
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A storm pounded parts of central Greece, creating flooding Saturday that killed two people, left 1 missing and forced emergency workers to rescue more than 600 people. Authorities identified the two victims as an elderly woman found dead in her flooded home in the region of Thessaly and a 63-year-old shepherd...
    Artists are taking to Instagram and Twitter to share paintings and drawings in honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Joel Tesch/Desiree Kelly Many artists shared illustrations and paintings of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on social media in memory of the Supreme Court Justice, who died at age 87 on Friday. Ginsburg was the second woman...
    TWO people are dead as buildings and roads have collapsed in severe floods after a Storm Ianos battered Greece. The Medicane, or "Mediterranean hurricane", pounded central Greece today, flooding streets and homes, authorities said. 13This image shows the partially collapsed medical centre next to the flooded Pamisos riverCredit: Reuters 13 A man walks in a flooded...
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    SAN ANTONIO – Bracing for flooding due to Tropical Depression 22, the Padre Island National Seashore will close its South Beach to visitors this weekend. South Beach will be closed to vehicles starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, the national seashore said in an email. It will remain closed until conditions allow it to safely reopen....
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Flooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic locust outbreak and the coronavirus pandemic. The Nile River has hit its highest levels in a half-century under heavy seasonal rainfall, and large parts of Sudan, Ethiopia and South Sudan have...
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Flooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic locust outbreak and the coronavirus pandemic. The Nile River has hit its highest levels in a half-century under heavy seasonal rainfall, and large parts of Sudan, Ethiopia and South Sudan have...
    HOLIDAY islands in Western Greece were battered by hurricane-force winds and inches of rain this morning, causing flash floods and power cuts. Kefalonia, Zante, Ithaca and Lefkada were hit hardest as Storm Ianos lashed through the Ionian islands on the way to the Greek mainland. 9Damaged boats in Zante today after Storm Ianos wreaked havocCredit:...
    Forecasts of light rain in the Pacific Northwest raised hopes that firefighters could control some of the wildfires raging in Oregon Thursday. But rain also carries the risk of flash flooding in areas that have burned, according to the National Weather Service. Areas near the Archie Creek and Thielsen fires are flash flood watches until 11 p.m....
    CANTONMENT, Fla. -- The firetrucks and rescue vehicles kept passing her house even after Elaine Hulgan, 76, wrote "IN ATTIC HELP" on the front door. So Hulgan's 84-year-old husband resorted to his best emergency signal: an ear-splitting whistle.The noise rose above the din, and a firefighter on a Jet Ski soon rescued the couple and...
    © Dan AndersonA flooded parking space in Alabama Port, this Tuesday. Part of a bridge collapsed in Pensacola, Florida, when 30 inches of rain and a storm surge turned streets into rivers on Wednesday, after Hurricane Sally hit the Gulf Coast. Although downgraded to a tropical storm since Wednesday...
    PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Homeowners and businesses along the soggy Gulf Coast began cleaning up Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Sally, even as the region braced for a delayed, second round of flooding in the coming days from rivers and creeks swollen by the storm's heavy rains.In hard-hit Pensacola and surrounding Escambia County, where Sally's...