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Federal Aid Coming After Fall Storms In Texas

President Barack Obama has ordered federal aid to help state and local recovery efforts in areas of Central Texas hit with severe storms and flooding in late October.

12/20/2013

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La. Community Is ‘A Ghost Town’ A Year After Isaac

Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes.

08/26/2013

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San Antonio Flooding Kills Two; 200-Plus Rescued

Two women died after being swept away by floodwaters after weekend rains deluged numerous roads in San Antonio, forcing more than 235 rescues by emergency workers who aided stranded motorists and homeowners at times using inflatable boats.

05/26/2013

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Severe Weather Continues In Houston, Surrounding Areas

On Friday, a severe Thunderstorm Watch was in effect for Houston as well as neighboring counties. Tumultuous weather and travel was on the minds of many as folks began their weekend.

05/10/2013

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Houston Area Cleans Up, Assesses Damage From Hailstorm

A hailstorm and severe weather caused extensive damage to property in Houston and surrounding areas Tuesday.

04/03/2013

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Jindal Declares Emergency Because Of La. Storms

Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a statewide emergency Thursday after storms rolled across Louisiana, dumping huge amounts of rain and causing flooding in some areas.

01/10/2013

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Schools Cancel Activities, Evening Classes Due To Weather

Because of the heavy rains falling in Houston and surrounding areas as well as the flooded areas, many schools have cancelled classes and after-school activities.

01/09/2013

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City Of Houston To Activate EOC In Response To Weather, Flooding

In response to the severe weather impacting Houston, the City of Houston’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will partially activate the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Tuesday.

01/08/2013

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Severe Weather Possible For Tuesday

The Houston area enjoyed a relatively calm Monday but the threat of severe weather lingers for Tuesday and Wednesday.

01/07/2013

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Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

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