disaster

Tears flow as flood waters rise

Midland, La. (KLAF) — Residents of Midland, Louisiana are working to pick up the pieces after flood waters inundated communities and destroyed homes. Backwater flooding from the Mermentau River has left six feet of flooding in many homes. As homes and streets …

At least seven dead in Louisiana flooding

(NBC News) — Severe flooding in Louisiana has killed seven people and left thousands homeless since the downpours began Friday. 20,000 people have been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard since Friday and while the rain has stopped, the threat for some …

Elementary students practice earthquake drill

Gold Hill — Students at Patrick Elementary in Gold Hill got to practice earthquake drills on Thursday, however, this exercise included their bedtime fuzzy friends. Using stuffed animals, students got to practice registering their pet and assigning them a crate at a …

Five dead in Houston flooding

Houston, Tex. (NBC News) — At least five people are dead following widespread flooding in Houston, Texas and the surrounding area. All of the deaths came from vehicles that had gone into high water at the height of the storm, which dumped …

Prepping for Disasters

MEDFORD, ORE. —  Wildfires are just one of the many natural disasters our region faces, but officials say there are things you can do today, to prepare for a disaster tomorrow. We spoke with Medford’s Emergency Management Coordinator, who says it’s paramount …