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Fire crews prep for weekend lightning

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This weekend’s increased risk of lightning storms has the Oregon Department of Forestry on high alert. The agency’s Southwest Oregon District said its staff is on board and their mountaintop detection cameras are up and running. ODF said …

Michigan floods trigger state of emergency

MIDLAND, Mich. (NBC) – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency after floodwaters breached multiple dams. The breach allowed floodwaters to flow causing a major flooding emergency. About 10,000 people were asked to evacuate their homes. Tuesday catastrophic dam …

Deadly tornadoes hit southern plains

(NBC News) – At least five people are dead and dozens more injured after a series of tornadoes swept across Oklahoma and Texas overnight Wednesday. A disaster declaration was issued for Polk County, Texas where entire neighborhoods were destroyed. Ashley Dreahn saw …

7 killed by Mississippi storms

COVINGTON COUNTY, Miss. (NBC) – A series of deadly storms ripped through Mississippi, leaving behind a path of destruction. The storms damaged homes and scattered debris in Covington County, where there are reports of multiple injuries. According to the National Weather Service, …

Dry winter takes toll on California water reserves

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) – California water managers report despite March rain and snow, the state’s snowpack statewide is 53% of its historical average. The Sierra snowpack typically reaches its peak depth and water content by the start of April, giving water managers …

Tornado hits downtown Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency now reports over 20 people have died in the severe weather that tore through middle Tennessee early Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service reports that tornadoes were reported at least three times along …

Mudslides cut off Washington community

MONROE, Wash. (KING) – More than a hundred residents who live in a neighborhood near Monroe, Washington are cut off from the rest of the county after the private road to access their community became covered in mud. There are 44 homes …