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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 …

Thousands of Texans still without water

HOUSTON, Texas (KPRC/NBC News) Nearly two weeks after historic freezing temperatures knocked out electricity and burst pipes, many residents of Houston, Texas are still without running water. In a press conference on Sunday, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said he believes the number …

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 …

Slow recovery begins in Texas

(NBC News)  Texas is slowly warming, with temperatures climbing above freezing for the first time in a week in many parts of the state. Still, the damage done by the winter storm that nearly collapsed the state’s power grid remains. “We have …

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. …

Houston water woes continue

HOUSTON, Texas (KPRC) — A boil water notice in Houston, Texas will likely be lifted Monday, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced during a briefing Thursday. “We’re still looking at some times, probably at the best I would say Sunday, but I’m just going …

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 …