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Texas tornadoes caused $1.2 billion in insured damage

FORT WORTH — Weekend tornadoes that ripped through North Texas, killing 11, caused $1.2 billion worth of insured damage, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday by the Insurance Council of Texas. Also Tuesday, National Weather Service survey crews reported that a tornado struck Farmersville Saturday night, raising the number of twisters that pounded Collin, Dallas, and Ellis counties from nine ...

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Oil up on forecasts for colder weather but supply curbs gains

LONDON – Oil prices rose by $1 a barrel on Tuesday in thin trade amid prospects of colder weather in coming weeks but the outlook for 2016 remained bearish due to slowing global demand and abundant supplies from OPEC members. Brent and U.S. WTI crude prices gained more than 2 percent to trade above $37 per barrel as of 1415 GMT ...

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The Latest: No Halliburton crews at Pampa site during storm

DALLAS — The latest on severe weather in parts of Texas (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Halliburton officials say no employees were at a chemical facility in the Texas Panhandle when the site was hit by a tornado. The National Weather Service says at least five tornadoes touched down in the area Monday night. A statement Tuesday says Halliburton’s district ...

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Overnight storm brings damaging winds to Dallas-Fort Worth

FORT WORTH — An overnight line of storms brought straightline winds of up to 65 miles an hour and more than an inch of rain to North Texas, the National Weather Service of Fort Worth reported Tuesday morning. Although the NWS received “plenty” of reports of damage, most of the severe weather was out of Dallas-Fort Worth by the start ...

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October rains made month 5th wettest in 120 years

LUBBOCK, Texas — Weather officials say October’s plentiful rains made it the fifth-wettest going back to 1895. National Weather Service meteorologist Victor Murphy said in an email that October’s 5.84-inch statewide average was 230 percent of the 2.53-inch average. The rainfall last month nearly took the state out of drought. Thursday’s U.S. Drought Monitor map showed only about 4 percent ...

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Thunderstorms cause power outages, flight delays in Texas

HOUSTON — Storms packing winds approaching 90 mph swept across parts of Texas and Oklahoma, causing widespread power outages in the Dallas area — including at a professional soccer game. FC Dallas tweeted that its game against Toronto was being delayed Saturday night because the storm had knocked out half the lights at Toyota Stadium. The Dallas Morning News reports the ...

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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday: WEATHER OUTSIDE IS FRIGHTFUL, MAKING MORNING COMMUTE IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA ANYTHING BUT DELIGHTFUL Dozens of districts in the Pittsburgh area were on a two-hour delay Tuesday as 3 to 5 inches of snow was expected in some areas. PennDOT even reduced ...

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Cold front incoming

A beautiful snowy white setting after a winter snow. This country road, line with trees at the base of a hill is located in the Piney Woods of East Texas.

Shorts weather will take a short hiatus in the middle of this week as a cold front will drop temperatures as much as 40 degrees from Monday’s balmy weather, only to return to the 60s by the weekend. Meteorologist Andrew Arnold with the National Weather Service in Midland said the cold front that moved through Monday evening and this morning ...

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Storm from north to drop temps in eastern Colorado

DENVER — A powerful storm moving in from the north is expected to bring snow and frigid weather to eastern Colorado this week. Denver is expected to reach a high of around 50 degrees at noon on Monday. From there, the temperature is expected to plunge as the remnants of Typhoon Nuri spreads into the state. The National Weather Service ...

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