- Father: Utah girls swam for hours after deadly boat accident Updated: Jun-03-15 8:04 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Two Utah girls survived a deadly boating accident that claimed four lives after they swam for hours, singing songs and shouting prayers as they fought exhaustion, the father of one of the girls said Wednesday.
- Some Caddo, Bossier residents evacuate as Red River rises Updated: Jun-03-15 7:49 pm
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - Some Caddo and Bossier parish residents have evacuated as water threatened their homes. The Red River is rising as floodwaters drain from Oklahoma and Texas.
- Tornado, flash flood watches for Wyoming Updated: Jun-03-15 4:50 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The National Weather Service has posted tornado and flash flood watches for a large portion of central and eastern Wyoming.
- Houston-area man sues after flooding displaces wife's casket Updated: Jun-03-15 4:48 pm
DALLAS - A Houston-area man has filed a lawsuit after his wife's casket was unearthed and carried away by recent floodwaters and deposited along a trail where it was discovered by people on a morning walk.
- California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer Updated: Jun-03-15 3:43 pm
SALTON CITY, California - Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life.
- Lawton cancels cloud-seeding contract after heavy rains Updated: Jun-03-15 3:15 pm
LAWTON, Oklahoma - Lawton officials have canceled a contract with a firm that would have dropped chemicals on clouds to help induce rainfall.
- Wind damages wing of solar plane sidelined in Japan Updated: Jun-03-15 2:16 pm
NAGOYA, Japan - A solar-powered plane forced to land in Japan when it hit bad weather during its trip around the globe has encountered more challenges after wind gusts damaged a wing on the grounded aircraft.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Jun-03-15 11:53 am
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- China escalates effort to recover missing from capsized ship Updated: Jun-03-15 11:30 am
JIANLI, China - Chinese authorities deployed scores more divers and a large crane as they escalated efforts Wednesday to recover more than 410 people believed to be trapped inside an overturned river cruise ship.
- Storm system brings property damage, flooding, record rains Updated: Jun-03-15 10:01 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The storm system moving through South Carolina has left property damage, street flooding and record rainfall.
- Storms bring heavy rain and large hail to the Dakotas Updated: Jun-03-15 6:56 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Storms that have passed through the Dakotas this week have dumped heavy rain and large hail and spawned funnel clouds.
- Officials say bad weather brings home improvement scams Updated: Jun-03-15 5:59 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - The Pennington County Sheriff's Office is reminding the public to be wary of scam artists in light of severe weather in the region.
- Andres weakens to tropical storm, Blanca gains strength Updated: Jun-03-15 5:17 am
MIAMI - Andres has weakened to a tropical storm in the eastern Pacific while Hurricane Blanca is rapidly strengthening and is expected to become a major hurricane.
- June 29 is deadline for applying for disaster loans in SW Va Updated: Jun-03-15 3:01 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Southwest Virginia residents, businesses and non-profit organizations affected by severe storms and flooding from mid-February through early March have until June 29 to apply for low-interest disaster loans.
- Yangtze River: Long river, long history, top tourist spot Updated: Jun-03-15 1:51 am
BEIJING - The scene of a capsized cruise ship with hundreds on board is one of the longest and most famous rivers in the world. The Yangtze has dramatic cliffs, peaks and waterfalls that are often featured in Chinese paintings, but its importance goes far beyond that to its role as a major transportation artery that created some of the country's biggest cities.
- Strong thunderstorm could bring tennis ball-size hail to ND Updated: Jun-02-15 8:28 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A strong storm system that moved through south-central North Dakota on Tuesday prompted the National Weather Service in Bismarck to warn residents about the potential for tennis ball-size hail and tornadoes.
- Another victim of Blanco River flood identified Updated: Jun-02-15 8:20 pm
SAN MARCOS, Texas - Authorities have identified another victim of the deadly flooding along the Blanco River in Central Texas.
- 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.
- Oklahoma severe weather death toll rises to 6 with drowning Updated: Jun-02-15 6:15 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The death toll from severe weather, flooding and tornadoes in Oklahoma since the Memorial Day weekend has risen to six with the drowning death of a 42-year-old man.
- Oregon wildfire outlook: normal until July Updated: Jun-02-15 5:51 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Oregon is expected to see above-normal wildfire danger starting in July, and fire seasons imposing restrictions on open burning are starting in the southwestern corner of the state.
- American Pharoah arrives in New York for Triple Crown try Updated: Jun-02-15 5:20 pm
NEW YORK - American Pharoah arrived in New York on Tuesday to begin final preparations for this weekend's Belmont Stakes, in which the colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
- Some Kansas regions report near record rainfall in May Updated: Jun-02-15 4:29 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kansas - To no one's surprise, some Kansas areas reported near record amounts of rain for the month of May.
- Trooper: Oklahoma man, 73, killed by floodwaters Updated: Jun-02-15 3:00 pm
TOM, Oklahoma - Oklahoma authorities say a 73-year-old man has drowned after driving around a barricade and into floodwaters.
- Storm topples 100s of Grand Teton trees, strands tourists Updated: Jun-02-15 12:55 pm
MOOSE, Wyoming - A gusty thunderstorm blew down hundreds of trees and stranded dozens of tourists for several hours on roads in Grand Teton National Park.
- Kitten named 'Lucky' after surviving Texas flooding Updated: Jun-02-15 9:18 am
ROSHARON, Texas - A Houston-area woman has named her new kitten Lucky after the furry friend hitched a ride under the hood of her SUV to escape Central Texas flooding.