- Official: Oklahoma storm damage may reach $200 million Updated: Jun-02-15 7:01 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Damage from severe storms that dropped historic levels of rainfall and spawned tornadoes and flooding across Oklahoma could reach $200 million, the state's emergency management director said Tuesday.
- 4 tsunami warning sirens fail test in Hawaii County Updated: Jun-02-15 2:57 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Hawaii County is continuing to test the reliability of its sirens after four tsunami sirens failed to pass the monthly test.
- Fargo international airport plans mock disaster drill Updated: Jun-02-15 8:15 am
FARGO, North Dakota - A mock disaster drill is planned at Hector International Airport in Fargo.
- Earthquake safety bills advance out of California Assembly Updated: Jun-01-15 8:41 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The California Assembly is advancing a pair of bills designed to help buildings withstand earthquakes.
- Silo firefighters rescued from flooded Oklahoma highway Updated: Jun-01-15 8:49 am
SILO, Oklahoma - Three Oklahoma firefighters had to be rescued when their fire truck stalled after they drove onto a flooded roadway to check on a stranded vehicle in southern Oklahoma.
- Indiana driver rescued from flooded road by off-duty trooper Updated: Jun-01-15 5:37 am
ALBANY, Indiana - Authorities say a driver was rescued from a flooded Randolph County roadway by an off-duty Indiana State Police trooper.
- The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out Updated: Jun-01-15 1:30 am
OCEAN CITY, Maryland - For millions of Americans living in the hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet - maybe too quiet.
- Latest on weather: Dallas-area officials warn of flood risk Updated: Jun-01-15 12:43 am
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- Sun returns to Texas, revealing flood damage across state Updated: May-31-15 11:25 pm
DALLAS - Most of Texas was set to get its first period of extended sunshine in weeks, allowing surging rivers to recede as emergency-management officials turn their attention to cleanup efforts in such places as Houston, where damage estimates top $45 million.
- Flash flood damages air patrol building; focus on rebuilding Updated: May-31-15 6:04 pm
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Flash flooding has forced the Civil Air Patrol's Vicksburg squadron to focus on rebuilding after a storm left more than a foot of water in its headquarters building.
- Some Arkansas residents evacuate ahead of expected flooding Updated: May-31-15 3:25 pm
Some residents of the southwest Arkansas town of Garland City were leaving their homes Sunday ahead of expected flooding along the Red River, an emergency management official said.
- Southeast Eugene residents told to prepare for wildfires Updated: May-31-15 12:25 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Firefighters spent time this weekend warning residents of southeast Eugene about wildfire preparedness and prevention.
- Washington farmers, wildlife managers prepare for drought Updated: May-31-15 12:13 pm
SEATTLE - With Washington state experiencing the worst mountain snowpack in decades and a drought emergency declared two weeks ago, farmers, growers and wildlife managers are preparing for a tough summer as conditions are expected to worsen.
- Rain of little relief to south India; heat toll nears 2,200 Updated: May-31-15 9:47 am
HYDERABAD, India - Despite hopes that weekend thundershowers would help end a raging heat wave in southern India, the rain brought only limited relief as the death toll since mid-April approached 2,200.
- Coast Guard defends cleanup response to California oil spill Updated: May-30-15 11:10 am
LOS ANGELES - The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were workers on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches.
- Branstad extends state of emergency in response to bird flu Updated: May-29-15 6:51 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he has extended a state of disaster emergency until July 1 as farms continue to report new cases of the bird flu virus in their poultry operations.
- Timeline of the California oil spill and response Updated: May-29-15 2:46 pm
SANTA BARBARA, California - On May 19, an underground pipeline on California's Central Coast leaked up to 101,000 gallons of crude oil. It fouled nearby beaches, and an estimated 21,000 gallons flowed into the ocean. It was the worst spill in the area since a platform blowout in 1969 spilled several million gallons and helped give rise to the modern environmental movement.
- Senate approves drought relief money, awaits House action Updated: May-29-15 1:36 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The state Senate has approved $18 million in emergency drought relief as lawmakers wrapped up its first special session Thursday.
- Gov. Cuomo proclaims hurricane preparedness week in New York Updated: May-29-15 3:08 am
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is encouraging New Yorkers to prepare for dangerous storms as hurricane season nears.
- Flash flood warning in effect after thunderstorm, heavy rain Updated: May-28-15 9:46 pm
TOMS RIVER, New Jersey - Flash flood waters have begun receding in a coastal New Jersey town and there were no reports of injuries after people had to be rescued from flood waters.
- SW Ohio city hit by tornado doesn't use warning sirens Updated: May-28-15 7:17 am
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio - The southwest Ohio city hit by a tornado this week doesn't use sirens to warn residents about severe weather, but officials say such an alert might not have been much help because the twister struck quickly and unexpectedly.
- Operation Blessing team heads to Texas for flood relief Updated: May-28-15 2:34 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Operation Blessing International's U.S. Disaster Relief team is deploying to San Marcos, Texas to help following flooding of the Blancos River.
- Deaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drains Updated: May-27-15 11:38 pm
The drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through those states highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and rescue workers.
- New York steps up crude-by-rail spill response, monitoring Updated: May-27-15 6:17 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's Department of Environmental Conservation says it's stepping up air monitoring at the Port of Albany and enhancing spill response capabilities along rail corridors to reduce health and environmental risks stemming from crude oil transport through the state.
- Red River in Louisiana expected to flood by June Updated: May-27-15 12:50 pm
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - A National Weather Service scientist has warned Louisiana officials that the Red River could soon reach its highest level in 25 years.