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  • 52 dead in China floods, including 2 kids on overloaded bus

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in China's latest round of flooding has risen to at least 52, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said. At least six other people are missing in floods that have...

  • Two years later, some Moore residents still are recovering from tornado

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Two years after an EF5 tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, hundreds of residents still are recovering. Robin Eddy, program director for the Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project, said the group continues to manage 519 open cases statewide from the May 2013 tornadoes.

  • Oklahoma's lakes, boating industry slowly start recovering from drought

    By Adam Kemp, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Six weeks ago, with Oklahoma in the midst of a historic, yearslong drought, some area boaters worried whether they would get a chance to get on the water this summer. Today, some worry the water may be too high.

  • Thousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks river

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people fled villages and towns along a mountain river in northwest Nepal on Sunday after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods, officials said. The landslide created a dam and a lake 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) long on the...

  • Heavy rain causing flooding across Oklahoma City metro-area, state

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Oklahoma City, Bethany, Yukon and Warr Acres fire crews responded to more than 70 people and vehicles stuck in high water Saturday evening. The Oklahoma City Fire Department has about 25 fire crews out responding to flood-related calls, authorities said.

  • The Latest on flooding: Music festival evacuated in Oklahoma

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 10:20 p.m. A music festival in Oklahoma is being evacuated because of inclement weather. Officials with the Rocklahoma festival in Pryor, about 50 miles west of Tulsa, urged attendees around 9 p.m. to head to their cars or the nearby camping area to wait out the incoming...

  • Flooding in Elk City forces evacuation of some area homes

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Evacuations were ordered Saturday in Elk City after torrential rain forced the closure of part of an interstate highway and threatened to flood homes. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for parts of Beckham County and other western Oklahoma counties...

  • Tornado warning issued for part of Grady County

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for northwestern Grady County in central Oklahoma. Forecasters issued the warning shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday after a confirmed tornado was sighted west of Pocasset moving northeast at 20 mph. Forecasters say...

  • More flood warnings as rain, hail pelt Colorado

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — More flood warnings were issued on Saturday as rain and hail pelted parts of Colorado. A tornado watch was issued for 16 counties, including Denver and Denver International Airport, but there were no reports of tornadoes or damage. A flash flood warning was issued Saturday for...

  • Major flooding reported Saturday in Elk City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 12 hr ago

    The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for parts of five counties in western Oklahoma. The warning remains in effect until 2 p.m. Saturday.

  • Flash flood watches set for western, northwestern Arkansas

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — Flash flood watches are in effect for portions of northwest and central Arkansas. The National Weather Service says the watches extend through the long Memorial Day weekend. Forecasters say unsettled weather conditions will continue through the holiday weekend as a...

  • Flash flood watches in effect for much of Oklahoma

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Flash flood watches are in effect across Oklahoma as more thunderstorms move into the state. The National Weather Service says a slow moving storm system will bring several rounds of heavy rainfall to Oklahoma through the long Memorial Day holiday weekend. Forecasters say...