- Storms in West Texas leave behind high water, close schools Updated: May-05-15 12:55 pm
TAHOKA, Texas - A West Texas school district has called off classes for the day after nearly 7 inches of rain left behind flooded roads.
- More thunderstorms could sock eastern New Mexico Updated: May-05-15 10:25 am
PORTALES, New Mexico - Forecasters say New Mexico's eastern plains could get more severe thunderstorms with a potential for heavy rain, hail and damaging wind in a region where some communities already have experienced downpours.
- Work to start this summer on nature center closed by Katrina Updated: May-05-15 7:28 am
NEW ORLEANS - Work will begin this summer toward reopening an 86-acre eastern New Orleans nature center closed since Hurricane Katrina, the Audubon Nature Institute says.
- IOC president Bach visits cyclone-hit facilities on Vanuatu Updated: May-04-15 9:05 pm
- Tornado, hail reported in southeast Nebraska Updated: May-04-15 12:01 pm
BEATRICE, Nebraska - Two tornado sightings have been reported in southeast Nebraska but remain unconfirmed.
- Survey: States spent $1B-plus to clear winter snow and ice Updated: May-04-15 10:11 am
BOSTON - Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country, but once it did it was relentless, forcing state transportation agencies to spend more than $1 billion to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey.
- Nonstop flights boost Lakefront Airport expansion plans Updated: May-04-15 7:20 am
NEW ORLEANS - Southern Airways is bringing back nonstop flights between New Orleans' smaller airport and both Memphis, Tennessee, and Destin, Florida.
- Fort Knox to show off energy independence at ceremony Updated: May-04-15 5:05 am
FORT KNOX, Kentucky - Fort Knox will display its ability to operate without external power during a ceremony this week, an achievement expected to save the post $8 million a year and prompted by a crippling ice storm a few years ago.
- More NOAA drones planned for Atlantic hurricane season Updated: May-04-15 2:49 am
MIAMI - Scientists are planning to send more drones flying into hurricanes that develop during the upcoming Atlantic storm season.
- Troubled forecasters seek way to improve tornado warnings Updated: May-03-15 12:44 pm
NORMAN, Oklahoma - Forecasters troubled by the high death count from twisters in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri, four years ago say they must put away their "nerd-speak" and find better ways to communicate if the public is going to react appropriately when bad weather approaches.
- A historic change in governance for a New Orleans school Updated: May-02-15 10:41 am
NEW ORLEANS - Symbolically, it is one of the most important things to happen to public education in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina hit nearly 10 years ago - and if it goes smoothly, hardly anyone should notice.
- Letter: Hoboken Superstorm Sandy aid investigation closed Updated: May-01-15 8:04 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Federal authorities have closed an investigation into whether Gov. Chris Christie's administration threatened to withhold Superstorm Sandy relief money from Hoboken for political reasons.
- Obama declares disaster from severe Kentucky storms Updated: May-01-15 7:11 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in parts of Kentucky affected by severe winter storms.
- Barges recently struck Army Corps' West Closure floodgate Updated: May-01-15 6:16 pm
BELLE CHASSE, Louisiana - A tugboat with two barges slammed into the massive Army Corps of Engineers-built West Closure Complex on the West Bank of New Orleans and did minor damage to a sector gate, according to flood protection officials.
- Judge: US govt. liable for some Katrina flooding Updated: May-01-15 3:46 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A judge in Washington has ruled that federal authorities are liable for some of the catastrophic flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina and other storms - flooding blamed on a now-closed navigation channel.
- Hurricane Katrina survivor gives to Illinois tornado victims Updated: May-01-15 8:08 am
FAIRDALE, Illinois - A Missouri veteran who survived Hurricane Katrina has donated part of his vacation money to the victims of tornados that struck northern Illinois.
- Bodies of 2 sailors missing from race found on Alabama coast Updated: Apr-30-15 9:44 pm
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama - Search teams recovered the bodies of two boaters missing since a disastrous sailboat race Thursday as an investigation began into circumstances surrounding the competition, including whether it should have been canceled because of the threat of bad weather.
- Storms last weekend in Texas cause estimated $65M damage Updated: Apr-30-15 10:23 am
AUSTIN, Texas - An insurance group says last weekend's storms across north and central parts of Texas have caused at least $65 million in damage to vehicles.
- Senate advances limits on hail damage insurance claims Updated: Apr-29-15 5:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The Senate has voted to impose limits on Texas homeowners filing insurance claims for roof damage following hailstorms - despite opponents' worries it favors insurers over policyholders.
- Stern questions in post-Katrina bridge shootings case Updated: Apr-29-15 2:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Government prosecutors faced stern questions from openly skeptical appeals court judges who were asked Wednesday to reinstate convictions of five former New Orleans police officers in connection with deadly shootings amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
- Louisiana man missing after boat sinks during storms Updated: Apr-29-15 3:49 am
PRAIRIEVILLE, Louisiana - Search parties are looking for a man who went missing when his boat sank during storms in Louisiana.
- FEMA chief on Superstorm Sandy aid: 'We want to fix this' Updated: Apr-28-15 6:11 pm
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says he wants to fix what went wrong with the process of paying flood insurance claims following Superstorm Sandy.
- 1 year later: Rebuilding from devastating Mississippi storms Updated: Apr-28-15 12:51 pm
LOUISVILLE, Mississippi - One year ago, an outbreak of 23 tornados devastated parts of Mississippi, killing 14 people and destroying hundreds of buildings.
- Cleanup underway from Monday's severe weather in Louisiana Updated: Apr-28-15 11:46 am
NEW ORLEANS - Cleanup was underway and power companies continued to restore electricity to homes and businesses across southeast Louisiana on Tuesday in the aftermath of severe weather.
- NWS: At least 8 tornadoes touched down in Texas Sunday Updated: Apr-27-15 9:26 pm
DALLAS - A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday.