Weather

Vehicles navigate past waves and debris washing over State Highway 87 as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in High Island, Texas. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 7:04 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to...
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Tricia Hayes records images of unusually large waves created by Tropical Storm Cindy on Bolivar Peninsula, Texas, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center to raise its readiness level. He also activated four Texas Task Force 1 boat squads and two Texas Military Department vehicles squads of five vehicles each to respond to any weather-related emergencies. (Guiseppe Barranco/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 5:10 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Tropical Storm Cindy has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana, bringing rain and the threat of flash flooding and tornadoes. As of about 4 a.m. CDT Thursday, the storm was centered about 30 miles (48 kilometers)...
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In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 photo, a surfer rides a wave near the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier near Fort Walton Beach, Fla.. Tropical Storm Cindy churned up the Gulf of Mexico, causing high surf and heavy winds along coastal northwest Florida. (Devon Ravine/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
June 21, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast. Baldwin County Sheriff's Capt. Stephen...
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Kenny Kuluz wades through flood waters at the Ocean Springs, Miss., harbor as the combination of high tide and the rain bands of Tropical Storm Cindy, dumped rain on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017. (Tim Isbell/The Sun Herald, via AP)
June 21, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Cindy sent drenching rain bands over the north Gulf Coast on Wednesday, swamping low-lying coastal roads and pushing a waterspout ashore in one beachfront community as residents from east Texas to the Florida Panhandle warily eyed the storm's slow crawl toward land...
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Xaviere Coleman pours water over his head to cool off in a Wookiee costume along the Las Vegas Strip, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Las Vegas. Coleman was taking a break from posing for photographs with tourists. The first day of summer is forecast to bring some of the worst heat the southwestern U.S. has seen in years. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 11:24 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Don Kushner emerged from his afternoon hike on Camelback Mountain clearly a little run down from the heat. Kushner was one of the few who ignored warnings to avoid strenuous outdoor activity and decided to exercise outside on one of the hottest days in Phoenix's recorded history. "...
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People sit in a car and watch the waves on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain as weather from Tropical Storm Cindy, in the Gulf of Mexico, impacts the region in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
June 21, 2017 - 5:44 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From the Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas, residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast kept an eye on slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy, which the National Weather Service said posed a threat of "life-threatening flash flooding." Rain bands from the weather...
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Xaviere Coleman pours water over his head to cool off in a Wookiee costume along the Las Vegas Strip, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Las Vegas. Coleman was taking a break from posing for photographs with tourists. The first day of summer is forecast to bring some of the worst heat the southwestern U.S. has seen in years. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 3:14 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Don Kushner emerged from his afternoon hike on Camelback Mountain clearly a little run down from the heat. Kushner was one of the few who ignored warnings to avoid strenuous outdoor activity and decided to exercise outside on one of the hottest days in Phoenix's recorded history. "...
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Crew members building the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway take a break as they try to keep hydrated and stay cool as temperatures climb to near-record highs Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 20, 2017 - 6:14 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The first day of summer brought some of the worst heat the Southwest U.S. has seen in years, forcing flights to be canceled, straining the power grid and making life miserable for workers toiling in temperatures that could reach 120 degrees in Phoenix. Arizona is seeing some of the...
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June 20, 2017 - 3:06 pm
LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) — Six people died in a 25-vehicle pileup caused by a sudden dust storm along an interstate highway in New Mexico where such conditions have caused deadly collisions in the past, authorities said. Those killed in the incident Monday near the Arizona border were a 9-month-old...
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Alan Schwandt, an air conditioning repairman, examines a broken outdoor unit in Scottsdale, Ariz., Monday, June 19, 2017. Repairmen are constantly on call in the summer, as temperatures in the Phoenix metro area rise to nearly 120 degrees. (AP Photo/Angie Wang)
June 20, 2017 - 4:19 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Alan Schwandt was rushing to his second job of the day when his phone rang with another desperate Phoenix homeowner calling about a broken air conditioner in the midst of a scorching heat wave. Dressed in gray shorts and navy long-sleeve shirt emblazoned with his company's bright red...
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