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Texas Floods

Tropical Storm Bill Makes Landfall In Texas, Heavy Rains And Floods Expected

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.17.2015 | Green

Texas is bracing for more flooding and heavy rainfall as Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall on the coast this morning. Here's a radar view of #Tro...

The Story Behind This Incredible Drone-Assisted Flood Rescue

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.10.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Record rainfall hit Texas over Memorial Day weekend, destroying homes and taking at least 23 lives -- but thanks to one man and his drone, Bill and Tr...

Man Sues Funeral Home After Wife's Casket Surfaces During Flood

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weird News

A Houston man is suing the cemetery where his wife was buried eight years ago after the woman's casket rose up out of the ground during recent floods ...

Texas Could Face Flood Threats For Weeks

AP | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

HOUSTON (AP) — This week's record rainfall in Texas eased the state's drought and swelled rivers and lakes to the point that they may not return to ...

New Flood Warning For Texas, Where Storms Have Killed At Least 16

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, May 28 (Reuters) - The National Weather Service issued a new flash flood watch on Thursday for large ...

Floodwaters Deepen After Storms Dump More Rain On Texas

AP | Posted 05.28.2015 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundr...

Obama Promises Quick Federal Aid For Texas Areas Affected By Floods

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Tuesday to offer his condolences to those affected by deadly floods that tore through ...

Texas Teen Killed By Floods On Her Way Home From Prom

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.26.2015 | Crime

A Devine, Texas, teen died in the region's torrential floods Sunday night while driving home from prom. Alyssa Ramirez, 18, was a few miles from h...

Stunning Aerial Footage Reveals Extent Of Austin Flooding

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms slammed parts of central Texas over Memorial Day weekend, causing flash flooding and at least 11 deaths. Video co...

Houston Residents Capture Incredible Images Of Flooding In Texas

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender & Chris McGonigal | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has declared states of disaster in 24 Texas counties after tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding rocked a l...

'Absolutely Massive' Texas Flooding Leaves Motorists Stranded, People Missing

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hund...

'Tsunami-Type' Flooding Called Texas' Worst Ever

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2015 | Green

(Adds dam gives way, forecast, Kansas rain, paragraphs 6-8) By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, May 25 (Reuters) - Texas Governo...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott: Deadly Flooding Is 'Absolutely Massive'

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, May 25 (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday described the flash flooding that had killed at le...

Deadly Flooding Hits Texas, Oklahoma

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.26.2015 | Green

A firefighter was killed during severe flooding that hit Oklahoma Saturday night, local officials said, according to NBC News. Parts of Texas were als...

Frightening Halloween Weather Spawns Texas Flooding

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2013 | Green

By Karen Brooks AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Halloween began with frightening weather in central Texas on Thursday as torrential ...