Severe Weather

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties impacted by severe weather and flooding as a tropical system approaches the state.  Prior to today’s disaster declaration, the Governor has ordered the Texas State Operations Center (SOC) to increase its readiness level to level II (escalated response conditions) … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Approaching Tropical Disturbance

Canceled openers leave ISU, Huskers scrambling to find games

With bowl eligibility potentially at stake for both schools later in the season, officials at Nebraska and Iowa State said Sunday they’ll work to find new opponents to fill out their schedules after their openers were canceled because of severe weather. Nebraska and Iowa State were among several teams across the nation that contended with … Continue reading Canceled openers leave ISU, Huskers scrambling to find games

Cyclones seeking a new opponent after weather wrecks opener

After having to cancel its season opener because of severe weather, Iowa State is trying to find an opponent to play either on its October open date or on Dec. 1 if, at that time, it needs another win to achieve bowl eligibility, athletic director Jamie Pollard wrote in a letter to fans Sunday. The … Continue reading Cyclones seeking a new opponent after weather wrecks opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. | Snedeker takes 1-shot lead into final round at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Brandt Snedeker took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the weather-delayed Wyndham Championship after finishing the third round Sunday with a 2-under 68. Snedeker was at 16-under 194 through three rounds of the final PGA Tour event of the regular season. Brian Gay and David Hearn were at 15 under, … Continue reading GREENSBORO, N.C. | Snedeker takes 1-shot lead into final round at Wyndham

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Pearce (3 HRs), Red Sox pounce on Yankees, win 15-7

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.  — Severe weather forced fans at Beyonce and Jay-Z’s concert out of their seats to wait inside MetLife Stadium because of bad weather in the area. Officials said Thursday night in East Rutherford, New Jersey — where the New York Giants and New York Jets play — that concertgoers must head inside … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Pearce (3 HRs), Red Sox pounce on Yankees, win 15-7

Pennsylvania | Death toll in Pennsylvania floods hits 2 after body found

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa.  — Authorities have identified a second victim of this week’s flooding in Pennsylvania. The coroner said Friday a woman found by a civilian in Conewago Creek near Elizabethtown is 19-year-old Laura Olweiler. He says she died of accidental drowning. Her body was recovered Thursday less than a mile downstream from where police said … Continue reading Pennsylvania | Death toll in Pennsylvania floods hits 2 after body found

Michigan News: Michigan State Emergency Operations Center Activated Due to Flooding, Severe Weather in Houghton & Menominee Counties

MICHIGAN – The State of Michigan activated the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) yesterday, June 17, 2018, due to flooding and severe weather in Houghton and Menominee counties. The SEOC was activated as of 11:23 a.m., according to the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD).  SEOC personnel are monitoring the situation … Continue reading Michigan News: Michigan State Emergency Operations Center Activated Due to Flooding, Severe Weather in Houghton & Menominee Counties

Florida News: FLorida Governor Scott – Floridians Should Pay Attention to Potential Severe Weather

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Governor Rick Scott today made the following statement regarding the National Hurricane Center’s monitoring of a weather system that could potentially develop into a tropical or sub-tropical depression.  Governor Scott was briefed this afternoon by FDEM while traveling back to Florida.  The Governor also directed the Florida Division of Emergency Management … Continue reading Florida News: FLorida Governor Scott – Floridians Should Pay Attention to Potential Severe Weather