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Water is released from the Keystone Dam into the Arkansas River northwest of Tulsa, Okla., Friday, May 24, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began increasing the amount of water being released from the dam on Friday to control the flooding. (Tom Gilbert/Tulsa World via AP)
May 25, 2019 - 10:08 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River. City officials said Saturday that people living west of downtown should consider leaving for higher ground, even though the levees...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2016, file photo, visitors pass outside the front of a replica Noah's Ark at the Ark Encounter theme park during a media preview day, in Williamstown, Ky. In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company rescue them from flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damage. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 25, 2019 - 9:55 am
WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was caused by heavy rains over a period of two years. A corrected version of the story is below: In the...
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May 23, 2019 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlantic hurricane season is off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near normal year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes...
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May 22, 2019 - 5:04 pm
The Southland's unsettled spring weather continued today, as a storm front pushed its way across the region, bringing thunder and lighting to some areas and prompting a closure of many Los Angeles County beaches. Clouds began building Wednesday morning as the system moved through, and by early...
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May 16, 2019 - 7:23 am
A weather system out of the Pacific will generate widespread rainfall in the Southland today, and there's a slight chance of thunderstorms accompanied by brief but intense downpours and small hail, National Weather Service forecasters said. The storm could produce roadway flooding, flooding near...
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May 14, 2019 - 9:08 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Communities that were flooded when levees failed along the Missouri River earlier this spring will likely remain exposed to high water for months to come, leaving displaced residents wondering when — or if — they will be able to return and rebuild their homes. The U.S. Army Corps...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Aaron Bessant Amphitheater, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Panama City Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 08, 2019 - 6:17 pm
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump promised a swift infusion of federal aid to the Florida Panhandle seven months after the devastating Hurricane Michael as he rallied supporters Wednesday for his re-election. Trump addressed a crowd of thousands at an outdoor amphitheater,...
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President Trump speaks at a rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 08, 2019 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to the Florida Panhandle (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is telling supporters that Florida will get $448 million in disaster recovery funds to help it recover from Hurricane Michael last year. At a rally Wednesday in...
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Women wear hats before the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 04, 2019 - 1:05 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's 145th running of the Kentucky Derby (all times local): 4 p.m. After several hours of an overcast but dry sky, a light drizzle is falling at Churchill Downs in the prelude to heavier rain expected to arrive in time for the Kentucky Derby. The main...
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An aerial shot shows widespread destruction caused by Cyclone Kenneth when it struck Ibo island north of Pemba city in Mozambique, Wednesday, May, 1, 2019. The government has said more than 40 people have died after the cyclone made landfall on Thursday, and the humanitarian situation in Pemba and other areas is dire. More than 22 inches (55 centimeters) of rain have fallen in Pemba since Kenneth arrived just six weeks after Cyclone Idai tore into central Mozambique. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
May 02, 2019 - 1:46 am
IBO ISLAND, Mozambique (AP) — Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique ripped the island of Ibo apart. Nearly a week after the storm roared in, a visit by The Associated Press found widespread devastation. Roofs were peeled away from the overwhelming majority of homes. Wells were contaminated,...
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