- The Latest: Chapman tornado had winds of up to 180 mph Updated: May-26-16 6:10 pm
CHAPMAN, Kansas - The Latest on severe weather in the Plains (all times local):
- Assistance approved for 5 Oklahoma counties hit by storms Updated: May-26-16 5:15 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Federal disaster assistance has been approved for five Oklahoma counties hit by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding earlier this month.
- Authorities may close parts of Missouri rivers to paddlers Updated: May-26-16 1:23 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Authorities have been closely monitoring high water levels along the Current and Jacks Fork rivers in southwest Missouri to determine if sections of the rivers have to be closed to canoes and kayaks for the Memorial Day weekend.
- Flooded homeowners sue Houston, alleging negligence Updated: May-25-16 8:35 pm
HOUSTON - A citizen's group and homeowners who have recently suffered repeat flood damage sued Houston in federal court Wednesday, alleging the city backed improvements at a commercial development they say were made without putting in adequate drainage.
- Flooding from pipe break forces 3-month Iowa library closure Updated: May-25-16 10:18 am
BETTENDORF, Iowa - The water pipe break that caused flooding in much of the Bettendorf Public Library will keep it closed for at least three months.
- New storm surge maps coming for Outer Banks this summer Updated: May-25-16 10:13 am
NAGS HEAD, North Carolina - New storm surge maps for the Outer Banks of North Carolina will be available this summer.
- Boy swept away in Arkansas floodwaters rescued alive Updated: May-25-16 9:38 am
JONESBORO, Arkansas - Authorities in northeast Arkansas say a 13-year-old boy was found safe three hours after he was swept away in a flooded drainage pipe.
- Des Moines bridge to be raised to fit flood regulations Updated: May-24-16 6:57 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A bridge in downtown Des Moines will close for a year as engineers elevate it to meet updated flood rules.
- Thousands of sandbags deployed in Saratoga Updated: May-24-16 4:30 pm
SARATOGA, Wyoming - Residents aided by troops from the Wyoming National Guard and others have filled and placed thousands of sandbags along the North Platte River in Saratoga.
- Pierre, Fort Pierre mayors reflect on flood 5 years later Updated: May-24-16 12:54 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - On Tuesday, May 24, 2011, Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill got a call from the state Department of Public Safety asking her to come to a meeting at 4 p.m. That meeting would change her life.
- Terrebonne council rejects bids for storm upgrades to annex Updated: May-24-16 8:17 am
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish Council has rejected all wind-hardening and flood-proofing bids for the Terrebonne Parish Courthouse Annex.
- After Sandy victims complain, FEMA tweaks flood program Updated: May-23-16 5:27 pm
NEW YORK - After learning some hard lessons from Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it is reforming the way it handles appeals from disgruntled policyholders in the National Flood Insurance Program.
- Columbus hospital to open long-awaited emergency department Updated: May-23-16 3:47 pm
COLUMBUS, Indiana - A southern Indiana hospital is wrapping up an expansion project that was delayed for several years after flash flooding in 2008 caused nearly $180 million in damage.
- Flood leaves many Fremont homeowners with damaged property Updated: May-23-16 2:19 pm
RIVERTON, Wyoming - Officials say four homes were destroyed and 200 more were damaged by flooding in Wyoming.
- Heavy rains caused localized flooding in Northwest Montana Updated: May-23-16 2:07 pm
KALISPELL, Montana - Heavy weekend rains have caused localized flooding in northwestern Montana and road closures near Columbia Falls, Hungry Horse and in Glacier National Park.
- Tucson home invasion leads to gunfire, flooding Updated: May-22-16 6:25 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - Police say a home invasion led to an exchange of gunfire and a flood at a Tucson apartment complex.
- North Platte River flooding forces zoo, campground to close Updated: May-22-16 5:58 pm
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska - Flooding along the North Platte River in Scottsbluff forced the closure of the zoo and nearby campground and park.
- Death toll from weeklong storms in Sri Lanka rises to 92 Updated: May-22-16 12:01 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The death toll from landslides and floods in Sri Lanka as a result of weeklong heavy storms has risen to 92, officials said Sunday.
- Governor activates National Guard for flood prevention Updated: May-20-16 10:35 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Gov. Matt Mead has activated the Wyoming National Guard to help with flood prevention efforts in Carbon and Fremont counties.
- Plan to raise Arrowrock Dam fails federal feasibility study Updated: May-19-16 3:29 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Hopes of Idaho officials to increase the height of a Boise River dam to double water storage and also create enough space to handle a 500-year flood ran aground after the project failed a federal feasibility study.
- At last: National chains open in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward Updated: May-19-16 3:29 pm
NEW ORLEANS - It's been a long time coming: National retailers are open again in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward, a neighborhood that was drowned more than 10 years ago when catastrophic floodwaters crashed in and smashed homes after inadequate floodwalls and levees burst during Hurricane Katrina.
- Grand Junction Riverfront Trail closed due to flooding Updated: May-19-16 2:39 pm
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - Portions of the Riverfront Trail in Grand Junction have been closed due to the Colorado River running higher and faster than normal for this time of year.
- Nearly $40M in storm disaster help approved for East Texas Updated: May-19-16 1:19 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Federal officials have approved nearly $40 million in disaster assistance for 13 East Texas counties slammed by March heavy rain, tornadoes and flooding.
- Study: Water-sucking industry a factor as New Orleans sinks Updated: May-19-16 1:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Geologists have long known that New Orleans is slowly sinking - but now, scientists using radar technology say groundwater sucked up by industrial facilities such as a power plant, oil refineries and chemical complexes may be contributing to the problem and could even be undermining levees.
- Senate overrides veto; $40M in help heading to SC farmers Updated: May-18-16 6:24 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - About $40 million in state aid will soon be heading to South Carolina farmers after the Senate delivered its own sharp rebuke to Gov. Nikki Haley on Wednesday by overriding her veto of a farm aid bill.