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Maintenance crews worked Thursday to clear roads after a storm dumped several inches of hail on parts of the Texas Panhandle, trapping motorists in muddy drifts that were waist- to shoulder-high.
Thousands of travelers were still facing delays and canceled flights Wednesday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport a day after massive storms packing tornadoes rolled through North Texas, but the disruptions were mostly isolated and hadn’t rippled out across the country.
Tornadoes and violent storms raked through the Dallas area, Tuesday, crumbling the wing of a nursing home, peeling roofs from dozens of homes and spiraling big-rig trailers into the air like footballs. More than a dozen injuries were reported.
Flooding and hazardous materials have caused the closure of the Bill Daniel Student Center basement and the displacement of bowling classes that normally take place there.
Storms are expected to sweep through the middle of the country over the next several days, bringing heavy rain and the threat of hail and tornadoes.
As a fierce thunderstorm that came out of nowhere closed in, hot-air balloon pilot Edward Ristaino spotted an open field and warned the five skydivers aboard the craft to jump before it was too late.
A historic drought has depleted Texas aquifers to lows rarely seen since 1948, and it could take months — or even years — for the groundwater supplies to fully recharge, scientists who study NASA satellite data said Wednesday.
NEW YORK — With our wireless Internet connections and far-ranging cell phones, it’s easy to forget the hard-wired electricity that powers our homes and gadgets until the lights go out.
Dr. Steve Lyons, the former Tropical Weather expert on The Weather Channel, explored the “Five Toes of the Hurricane Footprint” in a seminar Thursday evening in the Baylor Sciences Building.
Lightning stopped the game but not the Bears, as they defeated Stephen F. Austin 48-0 after three quarters.