Hanna becomes first hurricane of 2020 Atlantic season
MIAMI Tropical Storm Hanna was upgraded to a hurricane Saturday, moving toward the Texas coast and threatening to bring heavy rain, storm surge and possible tornadoes, all while another tropical storm approaches the Caribbean. Hanna is the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its Saturday morning update. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Gonzalo was still on track to move across the southern Windward Islands on Saturday afternoon or evening. A tropical storm warning was in effect for Tobago and Grenada and its dependencies. Gonzalo and Hanna broke the record for the earliest seventh and eighth Atlantic named storms, respectively, according to Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach.
LIST: Areas where residents must evacuate in mid-Michigan due to flooding after Edenville Dam breaks
Published: May 20, 2020, 7:46 amMIDLAND COUNTY, Mich. Residents in mid-Michigan are evacuating Tuesday night after the Edenville Dam was breached. MORE: Evacuations underway in mid-Michigan after Edenville Dam breaksHeavy rain and rising water caused the dam, which is in Midland County, to break. Gretchen Whitmer declared a State of Emergency for the county in response to the flooding. She is expected to provide an update to the situation Tuesday night. Whitmer gives update on states response to flooding, dam conditionsResidents in several areas are currently evacuating.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer declares State of Emergency after dam breaks in Midland County
MIDLAND COUNTY, Mich. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a State of Emergency for Midland County on Tuesday night after a dam broke, leading to flooding in the area. MORE: Evacuations underway in mid-Michigan after Edenville Dam breaksHeavy rain and rising water breached the Edenville Dam. Whitmer urged residents in the county to evacuate as soon as possible. READ: Midland could be under 9 feet of water: Gov.
6/17: A silver lining in flooded Texas; Technology to spot gun fire installed in U.S. school
Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Bill continues to raise fears of severe flooding in Texas. But as Omar Villafranca reports, the tremendous amount of rain has done much to rid the state of its drought; ShotSpotter technology uses microphones that can track the sound of gunfire as it happens and alert police to its location. While advocates say it could help prevent another school massacre, there are privacy concerns.cbsnews.com