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Snow in Texas makes Houston star J.J. Watt, Lone Star residents merry

Residents in some parts of southern Texas woke up to a rare sight Friday – snow.   Snow in many parts of South and Southeast Texas began overnight with as much as 2.5 inches accumulating in parts of San


Northeast towns delay Halloween trick-or-treating due to storm damage

The severe storm that pounded the Northeast on Monday, knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses also affected Halloween festivities in some communities.   Due to damage from the stor


Massive storm leaves about 1.2M without power in Northeast

A massive storm system packing powerful winds and drenching rains left more 1.2 million without power Monday across the Northeast, forcing hundreds of schools to close.   The National Weather Service issued fl


Nate to unleash heavy rain, threaten urban flooding across Northeast Monday

Nate will unleash a soaking but heavy rain across the Northeast Monday, raising the risk for flooding across the region. After making two landfalls along the central Gulf Coast Saturday evening and early Sunday mornin


Nate makes 2nd landfall in Mississippi, weakens while spreading heavy rainfall inland

Hurricane Nate made a second landfall early Sunday in Mississippi, the first hurricane to make landfall in the state since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, after cutting a deadly path through Central America that left at least


Hurricane Nate: Storm powers across Gulf, toward US

Gathering strength as it arrived in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday night, Tropical Storm Nate intensified early Saturday to Hurricane Nate, the National Hurricane Center reported.   The Category 1 storm was appr


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