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  1. Harvey center of circulation moves over SW LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | KAUZ

    Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall just west of Cameron, Louisiana, early Wednesday morning and is now moving over southwestern Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center reported. At 7 a.m., the center of circulation was located near 30.2 North, 93.6 West, or about 25 miles west-northwest of Lake Charles.

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  2. Thunderstorms tear down about 40 utility poles in PampaRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | KAUZ

    Thunderstorms packing winds of nearly 70 mph rolled through part of the Texas Panhandle and tore down about 40 utility poles in Pampa. Xcel Energy spokesman Wes Reeves says about 7,300 customers lost electricity.

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  3. Man recovering from deadly Mojave rattlesnake bite near KlondikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KAUZ

    A man who lives south of Klondike, TX is recovering in a Lubbock hospital after being bitten by a deadly Mojave rattlesnake on Sunday. According to the Lamesa Press-Reporter, 53-year-old Milton Richards tried to kill the snake in his backyard around 9 p.m. The snake bit Richards on the hand and within minutes, he began having seizures from the effect of the venom.

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  4. 7 p.m. Update: Tropical Storm CindyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | KAUZ

    The 7 p.m. coordinates from the National Hurricane Center - Tropical Storm Cindy is located about 125 miles south of Lake Charles, LA, and 115 miles southeast of Galveston, TX. Cindy is moving NW at 8 miles per hour, packing winds of 50 mph with a minimum pressure of 992 mb.

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  5. 10 p.m. Update: Tropical Storm CindyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | KAUZ

    The 10 p.m. coordinates from the National Hurricane Center - Tropical Storm Cindy is located about 230 miles south of Morgan City, LA, and 305 miles southeast of Galveston, TX. Cindy is stationary, packing winds of 45 mph with a minimum pressure of 997 mb.

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  6. More rain expected in Texas after storms drench some citiesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2017 | KAUZ

    A rainy weekend is expected across parts of Texas after storms already drenched streets, stranded motorists and caused some flooding. Forecasters said Saturday that flash flooding could occur in some areas already saturated.

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  7. Texomans help those impacted by TX Panhandle wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    Texomans are coming together to help those impacted by the deadly Texas Panhandle Wildfires that burned an estimated 400,000 acres. That is why Cheryl Miller, the Director of the Humane Society of Wichita County, is doing whatever she can to help.

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  8. Congressman Thornberry urges action on Panhandle wildfire assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry is urging agriculture producers who have suffered livestock and property losses in the recent wildfires to file a Notice of Loss with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin the federal assistance process. A Notice of Loss must be filed within 30 days of the time of the loss by phone or in person at a local USDA county service center.

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  9. The Latest: 2 of 3 fires burning in Texas fully containedRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    Officials say two of the three fires that have burned the Texas Panhandle this week are fully contained and firefighters are tamping down the largest of the three. The Texas A&M Forest Service says a fire in the northeast corner of the Panhandle near the Oklahoma border has burned nearly 500 square miles and was 75 percent contained Thursday.

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  10. 2 of 3 wildfires in Texas Panhandle now fully containedRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | KAUZ

    Officials say two of the three fires that have burned the Texas Panhandle this week now are fully contained and firefighters continue to tamp down the largest of the three. The Texas A&M Forest Service says a fire in the northeast corner of the Panhandle near the Oklahoma border has burned nearly 500 square miles and was 75 percent contained Thursday.

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  11. House owned by author of 'Hank the Cowdog' destroyed in TX panhandle firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | KAUZ

    A barn, pickup and tractor are all that are left on the M-Cross Ranch after fires in the Texas Panhandle devoured more than 400,000 acres. The M-Cross Ranch is home to the author of the Hank the Cowdog books, John R. Erickson.

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  12. The Latest: Firefighters injured battling Texas blazeRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | KAUZ

    Texas A&M Forest Service spokesman Phillip Truitt says the four were hurt Monday as one fire intensified near Amarillo and another larger one spread in the far northeast corner of the Panhandle near the Oklahoma border. Truitt said Tuesday that one of the firefighters injured worked for Pantex, the nuclear facility northeast of Amarillo, and the other for a volunteer department in the region.

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  13. Crews fight fires in Colorado, Texas, Kansas and OklahomaRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | KAUZ

    A pair of fires in the Texas Panhandle burned more than 100 square miles. One of the blazes near Amarillo threatened about 150 homes.

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  14. Wildfires in Texas Panhandle prompt some evacuationsRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | KAUZ

    The Texas A&M Forest Service says one fire in Potter County near Amarillo has grown to 23,000 acres but its forward progression has been stopped and crews are making good progress battling it. About 150 homes are threatened by this blaze.

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  15. Wildfire threatens Texas Panhandle townRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | KAUZ

    Texas A&M Forest Service spokesman Phillip Truitt said the fire advanced Tuesday evening on Tulia, 50 miles south of Amarillo, prompting the evacuation of almost 1,200 homes in the Mackenzie Hills neighborhood on the southern edge of town. Crews halted the forward progress of the fire shortly after nightfall, though, and the agency reported the fire 25 percent contained after charring 2,200 acres.

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  16. 'Extremely critical' wildfire alert issued for 3 statesRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | KAUZ

    Firefighters in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas are bracing for a busy day as unseasonably warm temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity are expected to create dangerous wildfire conditions. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says "extremely critical" fire conditions are expected Thursday in eastern New Mexico, western Texas and the Oklahoma Panhandle.

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  17. 'Critical' wildfire weather expected in Oklahoma, TexasRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | KAUZ

    Red flag warnings have been issued for western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and parts of West Texas. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says the area at critical risk for fires covers more than 157,000 square miles and includes the cities of Oklahoma City and Norman in Oklahoma and Amarillo, Lubbock and Midland in Texas.

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