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North Texas Makes History, With The Wettest Year To Date

The rainstorms on July 8 were history making. It’s officially been the wettest year in North Texas to date – but experts say we probably won’t keep the record.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2015

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Dallas Anticipating More Flooding; Activating Emergency Ops Center Tuesday

Tropical Storm Bill could bring heavy rain to Texas and the greater Dallas area tomorrow evening through early Thursday morning.

06/15/2015

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Twister Kills 13 In Mexico Border City; 12 Missing In Texas

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother’s arms.

05/25/2015

First Baptist Church in Mineral Wells damaged by Tuesday night tornado.

Mineral Wells Church Deals With Significant Tornado Damage

Wednesday evening’s service at the church has been cancelled. But, Pastor Buchanan says he hopes to worship in the sanctuary on Sunday if the building is deemed safe.

05/20/2015

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Severe Storms Spur Flooding Throughout North Texas

Rain-soaked North Texas saw flash floods, high-water rescues and motorists stranded on roads overwhelmed by torrential rains Saturday night.

05/17/2015

Police in Van tighten security to prevent looting.
Jeff Paul - CBS11

New Information On Van Tornado As Early Curfew Take Effect

The National Weather Service says the twister’s path was 10 miles long and 700 yards wide.

05/12/2015

David Tapley and his wife were killed in the Van tornado Sunday.

Remaining Missing Van Tornado Victims Found Alive

Two people have been confirmed dead after a tornado hit the town of Van, just east of Dallas. During a Monday afternoon press conference officials confirmed that the number of people unaccounted for was down from 14 to three.

CBSDFW.COM–05/11/2015

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Storms Leave Behind Damage In Van

About two dozen people were injured and some homes destroyed after a severe storm struck the small town of Van in northeast Texas, an emergency management official said.

05/11/2015

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Official Number Of April North Texas Tornadoes Upped To 15

Last month there was a rash of EF-0 tornadoes, with winds between 65 and 85 mph, that hit in five North Texas counties. First there were eight, then 11, and now 15… well kind of.

CBSDFW.COM–05/05/2015

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NWS: At Least 8 Tornadoes Touched Down In Texas Sunday

A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday.

04/27/2015

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Southwest Airlines Testing “Secret Weapon” In Forecasting

Southwest Airlines, UPS and the National Weather Service are testing new technology that could lead to more accurate forecasts.

03/09/2015

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Dallas-Area Ice Forces Cancellation Of Nearly 1,000 Flights

Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma for the second consecutive day.

CBS 11–02/28/2015

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