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Wichita Falls About To Enter Drought Watch: Stage One

 

So, fellow, Wichitans, it looks likes we need to implement some big-time water conservation!  City leaders met today to discuss the conditions we've undergone the last few months and it looks like Drought Watch 2011 will be upon us sooner than we'd like to believe.  Here's the official statement from the City: 

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Magnitude 8.9 Strong Earthquake Jolts Northern Japan
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How You Can Help Victims of Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

Many of you are wondering how you can help the Japanese people, in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has struck the island nation. Here are some organizations involved in the rescue and recovery effort that you can donate to.

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4-Year-Old Girl Crawls Through Snow to Save Family [VIDEO]

The pick-up truck 4-year-old Averie Carrion was riding in with her mother and one-year-old brother slid off an icy Iowa highway, flipping over into the snow.

It was night, and the temperature was well below freezing. But Averie managed to crawl her way out of the overturned vehicle, and then trudged a quarter mile through the snow to the nearest farmhouse to get help. She told the family who lived in the farmhouse that her brother was injured and she thought her mother was dead.

Averie’s mom wasn‘t dead -- she thinks that she blacked out after the accident -- and was obviously very upset when she couldn‘t find Averie. However, not long after the emergency vehicles arrived, the folks from the farmhouse got to the scene and informed everyone that Averie was back at the house and doing fine.

Luckily, nobody was seriously injured, making for an especially happy ending.

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(Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
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Winter Weather Advisories, Cancellations and Delays

Winter Weather Update:

Warmer temperatures are on the way to Texoma, with highs reaching the upper 40's and maybe even the low 50's by Friday afternoon.

While no additional snow or frozen precipitation is forecast, some patchy ice will still exist on roads tomorrow morning.  Officials advise cauti

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LIVE! Snow Cam: Wichita Falls Snowpocalypse 2011

See the snow accumulation from our LIVE! Snow Cam broadcasting from our Studios in the Fidelity Bank Building at Kemp & Kell. Forecasts are calling for 6-10 inches of the white stuff.
Here we go again.

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City Of Wichita Falls Issues Press Release on Winter Weather Impact

City Offices Closed-Bus Service Cancelled

Wichita Falls City Manager Darron Leiker has called for the closure of City offices for non-essential employees for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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Winter Weather To Whack Wichita

A rough patch of wintry weather is expected to hit Texoma tonight and into tomorrow. hazardous driving conditions are imminent. TRN reports that Daryl Williams, forecaster with the National Weather Service in Norman, Okla., said:

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