Like the heat index, the MedStar call volume continues to soar.
“If 130 homeless people were dying in any other way it would be considered a mass casualty event,” said Kristie L. Ebi, a professor of global health at the University of Washington.
The state is aware of at least 2,000 cattle deaths in the southwest region, but that number could be higher.
Park officials say over 10,000 visitors left the nation’s oldest national park after historic flooding tore through the area, washing out bridges and roads.
Well-above-average temperatures are expected from the central Rockies across the Plains and into the lower and mid-Mississippi, Tennessee and lower Ohio valleys.
The driver that Arlington firefighters rescued from high waters Friday night has died.
As of Friday afternoon, this developing system located less than 400 miles southwest of Fort Myers, Florida, was producing clusters of showers and thunderstorms.
Red flag warnings of critical fire conditions were issued by the National Weather Service in eight states.
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Dallas-Fort Worth area through 10 p.m. Thunderstorms with hail, isolated tornadoes and flooding are possible.
Michigan State Police said the Gaylord tornado that touched down Friday killed two people. The second victim was found in a home overnight.
“We are always saddened at a loss like this, but realize that events like this happen in nature,“ an Alabama farmer said.
“The fan was destroyed and the toilet bowl was severely damaged,” Okmulgee’s Fire Chief Dewayne Hurt told FOX TV Stations.
The National Weather Service issued the Tornado Watch through 10 p.m. Wednesday for areas north and west of Dallas-Fort Worth including Weatherford, Decatur and Denton counties.
Only minor injuries have been reported at this time
Gov. Greg Abbott spoke in Salado about the state's response to the severe weather and tornadoes that tore through the area.
Amongst the rubble is the site of the Victory Baptist Church, which is essentially now nothing more than a concrete slab.
After Gina Brown found a huge haillstone in her backyard, she preserved it in her freezer so experts could travel to Texas to 3D scan and measure the stone.
No place has had to defend against tornados as much as Mississippi this year. There have already been 87 tornado reports in the state -- more than Texas despite being 1/6th the size,
The 5.5-inch hailstone fell in Salado, Texas.
A Dairy Queen in the Ellis County city of Ennis took a serious hit. The entire front section of the restaurant came crashing down on vehicles parked in front.