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Andrew Greenstein
April 18, 2019 - 6:22 pm
DENTON (1080 KRLD) - While last night's storms didn't produce the softball-sized hail that had been feared, it did cause significant damage at the UNT Rafes Urban Astronomy Center in Denton. "We came this morning to make sure everything was really nice for our open house coming this Saturday," says...
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cumulus and layered stratus clouds
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Dan Brounoff
April 18, 2019 - 7:52 am
Definition of a CAP : (also called "Lid") A layer of relatively warm air aloft, usually several thousand feet above the ground, which suppresses or delays the development of thunderstorms. Air parcels rising into this layer become cooler than the surrounding air, which inhibits their ability to...
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The Paseo de Diego sits empty in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. New Census Bureau data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria - the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island, according to one demographer. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
April 17, 2019 - 11:03 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New Census Bureau data shows Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria — the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island, according to one demographer. Data released Thursday shows the U.S. territory's population dropped by...
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In this Friday, April 12, 2019 photo, bridges over the Missouri River connect Plattsmouth, Neb., bottom, and Mills County, Iowa, top. This spring’s massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while devastating communities and causing more than $3 billion in damage. The flooding and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ actions will be the focus of a U.S. Senate hearing in western Iowa on Wednesday, April 17, and critics will demand the agency make flood control its top priority. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
April 17, 2019 - 2:12 pm
GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — The federal agency that manages dams along the Missouri River received stern criticism from several U.S. senators Wednesday during a hearing held in Iowa to examine the massive spring flooding this year that caused more than $3 billion in damage in the Midwest. The flooding...
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Southwest Airlines
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April 17, 2019 - 2:11 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Southwest Airlines has canceled flights from Dallas Love Field between the hours of 6pm - 10pm Wednesday, due to the threat of severe weather across North Texas. A release from the Dallas-based airline says, "Based on the forecast for tonight’s storms, we’ve proactively...
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Storm Clouds
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Dan Brounoff
April 17, 2019 - 8:28 am
Patchy drizzle, VERY mild temperatures and wind are your early morning highlights. Areas of warming sunshine and wind are your afternoon highlights, with the exception of some isolated super.cells east of a Sulphur Springs to Athens line between 3 and 6pm. All eyes shift west towards the I-35...
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, walks with climate analyst John Davis, of Hamburg, Iowa, while touring flood damage, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hamburg, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 16, 2019 - 1:21 pm
HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently toured this waterlogged town near the Missouri River, blasting President Donald Trump as complicit in the flooding that has plagued large swaths of western Iowa in recent weeks. "We have a president who says that climate change is a hoax,"...
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Daniel Romanchuk, of Urbana, Ill., breaks the tape to win the men's handcycle division of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 15, 2019 - 9:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Daniel Romanchuk has won the men's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon with the fastest time ever by an American. Romanchuk crossed the finish line on Boylston Street on Monday in an official time of 1 hour, 21 minutes...
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