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Powerful storms causing damage in southeastern South Dakota

Jul. 17, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Powerful thunderstorms that blew through southeastern South Dakota damaged farm buildings and trees and cut power to hundreds. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning early Wednesday that included the cities of Armour, Parkston, Tripp, Delmont, Alcester and Wakonda....

Disaster flooding aid approved for 41 Oklahoma counties

Jul. 17, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Kevin Stitt says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster assistance for 41 Oklahoma counties as a result of spring flooding and severe weather in the state. The storms produced historic flooding throughout the northern half of the state and spawned a tornado...

Temperature in Phoenix spikes to hottest of the year

Jul. 16, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The temperature in Phoenix hit a whopping 115 degrees Tuesday, making it the city's hottest day so far this year. The scorching weather prompted an excessive heat warning earlier in the day from the National Weather Service. It was in effect until 8 p.m. Forecasters were urging people to...

Suspected tornado in Mississippi from Barry's wet remnants

Jul. 16, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A suspected tornado struck a rural area of north Mississippi on Tuesday, damaging homes and knocking down trees and power lines as the wet remnants of Tropical Storm Barry rumbled through several states, officials said. A storm that may have included a tornado passed through Victoria,...

The Latest: Phoenix reaches hottest temperature of the year

Jul. 16, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on high temperatures in Phoenix (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Phoenix is having its hottest day of the year. The National Weather Service in Phoenix confirmed on social media Tuesday afternoon that the city's high temperature has hit 115 degrees. The sweltering conditions prompted...

New Haven activates excessive heat protocol for residents

Jul. 16, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — New Haven is activating cooling centers for the public as it issues an excessive heat and humidity alert for the next several days. Mayor Toni Harp will start the alert at noon on Wednesday while cooling centers will be open throughout the weekend and next week until further notice...

Students bused from LSU during Barry to finish at Rice

Jul. 16, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — About 125 visiting students who evacuated from Louisiana State University to Texas as Tropical Storm Barry approached will stay in Houston to finish their three-week summer program. Shawna Young with the Duke University Talent Identification Program said Tuesday that the youths, from middle...

The Latest: Suspected tornado part of Barry's remnants

Jul. 16, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the effects of the remnants of Hurricane Barry (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Officials say a suspected tornado has moved through a rural area of north Mississippi, damaging homes and knocking down trees and power lines. National Weather Service forecaster Andrew...

Eastern Sierra's Mammoth ski season won't make it to August

Jul. 16, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) — The Mammoth Mountain resort in the Eastern Sierra had hoped a winter of epic snowfall would allow skiing into August, but instead will end its season this month. The resort says weather has been heating up and the remaining snow is melting fast. The last day for skiing and...

Emergency officials urge flood victims to document damage

Jul. 16, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State emergency officials are urging south-central Nebraska residents and local governments to document any damage they experienced from flooding earlier this month. Officials with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency say they're still collecting damage reports from local emergency...