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Drought emergency declared for Klamath County

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Governor Kate Brown officially declared a “drought emergency” in Klamath County. Lack of precipitation and low snowpack prompted Brown to issue Executive Order 21-07, allowing state agencies to provide assistance to Klamath County in the first local drought …

At least five killed in Southeast storms

(NBC) – At least five people have been killed after a line of severe weather swept through the south. The deadly storms spawned tornadoes that cut a path of destruction for 150 miles as it moved across Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Major …

Texas recovery update

DALLAS, Texas (NBC) – a massive recovery effort is underway in Texas after last week’s dangerous and deadly winter weather left the state crippled. President Biden has signed a major disaster declaration sending federal aid to help with the most costly weather …

Oregon neighbors helping those without power

OREGON CITY, Ore. (KPTV/CNN) – After a week without power, desperate times call for desperate measures in northwest Oregon. Tracy Stone is still without power. He said, “You know you’re resorting to stuff like how you can create heat in the house. …

Texas governor gives winter storm update

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN/NBC) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott gave an update on the state’s response to mass power failures during the severe bout of winter weather. While the initial winter storm starts to move out of the state, the governor said Wednesday …

Texas power outages continue

DALLAS, Texas (KXAS/NBC) – Many Texans are still dealing with power issues following a winter storm and continuing frigid temperatures throughout the state. ERCOT, which runs the state’s electricity grid, said power companies are still trying to restore dozens of generating plants …

Winter weather turns deadly

(NBC News) The massive winter storm that has gripped much of the nation over the last several days is now being blamed for at least 28 deaths in seven states. Millions are without power amid record low temperatures. The frigid weather has …