Strong winds swept through Freeport, Texas, on Sept. 14 as Nicholas pushed through the area, bringing with it heavy rain and storm surge.
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Nicholas weakened to a tropical depression as it crawled from Texas into southern Louisiana, leaving Texas residents to try to clean up the damage. (Sept. 15)
As Tropical Storm Nicholas moves out of Texas, several Texas A&M Task Force 1 units remain deployed along the coast.
Ford Motor Company (F) closed the most recent trading day at $12.86, moving -1% from the previous trading session.
Port Houston remains closed as the Texas Gulf Coast continues to feel the impact of Tropical Storm Nicholas, which has been pounding the area with high winds, rain, and flooding over the last 24 hours. The storm made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane in Texas early Tuesday morning, bringing winds of 60 mph and up to 12 inches of rainfall. "Due to the continued effects of Hurricane Nicholas and widespread power outages, all Port Houston terminals will remain closed Tuesday. This includes the Tur
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Forecasters are monitoring three disturbances early Thursday and two have a high chance of turning into tropical depressions soon as they move across the Atlantic.
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A chilly second half of the week for parts of the Prairies will include the chance of frost and even high-elevation snow.
Strong thunderstorms are dropping hail and bringing winds gusts up to 60 miles an hour across the Front Range, mostly in eastern El Paso County.
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The U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that all but five California national forests closed in late August will reopen two days early.
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A pair of lightning-sparked wildfires in California’s Sierra Nevada have shuttered Sequoia National Park.
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A tropical wave in the Eastern Atlantic has a high chance of development and a tropical depression could form in the next couple of days.
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More than 1,400 dolphins were killed on Sunday (September 12) off the coast of the Faroe Islands in a single day, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society said, as part of the Danish territory's century-old traditional Grindadrap hunt.The U.S.-based NGO said the slaughter of 1428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins is considered to be the largest single hunt of cetaceans ever recorded worldwide.The annual dolphin drive, when several hundred pilot whales are slaughtered for their meat and blubber, is part of a 1,000-year-old tradition in the North Atlantic archipelago.This year the number of mammals slaughtered prompted an outcry from animal rights groups for the excessive killing, producing "more dolphin meat from this hunt than anyone wants to take," Sea Shepherds said in a press release.
Severe thunderstorms with winds up to 70 miles per hour and hail up to an inch in diameter blew across southeastern Colorado on Sept. 14, causing minor damage in some areas.
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Thunderstorm threat continues overnight into Thursday, though reduced severe chance.
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When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America's largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters. The evacuation order for thousands to flee their homes has been lifted, but those who returned have found black stripes of ash building up on the shoreline — a reminder that success fighting the Caldor Fire won’t insulate the resort region on the California-Nevada line from effects that outlast wildfire season. Scientists say it’s too soon to draw conclusions about the lasting damage that record-setting wildfires will have on Lake Tahoe.
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More than 100,000 Texas homes and businesses remained without power for a second day as the remnants of Hurricane Nicholas slid across the Gulf Coast.
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More firefighting resources were being brought in Thursday to battle two forest fires that have shut down California's Sequoia National Park and threaten its ancient trees. A national interagency management team “equipped to handle the largest and highest-complexity emergency situations” was scheduled to take command of the firefighting effort, according to a statement from Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks. The Colony and Paradise fires named for the areas where they started were ignited by lightning strikes last week and on Wednesday covered about 14 square miles (36 square kilometers) in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada.
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For the second time this month a Yellowstone National Park tourist has captured footage showing a wolf biting a grizzly bear’s butt.