Wichita Falls Mayor Glenn Barham says the evacuation area due to the increased risk for flooding has been expanded in the city and in Wichita County.
Mandatory evacuations have already been ordered and power shut off to some areas to avoid possible fires if the flood waters come.
A tiny North Dakota town was evacuated Wednesday after a train carrying crude oil derailed and 10 cars burst into flames, local authorities said.
The parent of a Lakewood Elementary School student says her child, and several others, reported headaches and vomiting a day before the Dallas school was evacuated over dangerous levels of carbon monoxide gas.
An alert was sent out Monday morning from Midwestern State University telling students to evacuate the campus.
The discovery of a possible pipe bomb in an underground cellar forces the evacuation of an Olney neighborhood Tuesday night.
A number of courthouses across Tennessee were evacuated Tuesday after bomb threats were called in, state officials said.
Downtown Electra is evacuated this morning after a trash truck catches fire.
A wildfire began burning late Tuesday evening in Northern Wichita County.
Sheriff David Duke says it started shortly before 8 p.m. in a wheat
field at FM 1177 and Cooper Road.