As a fierce storm with heavy rains that already flooded parts of central Texas barreled to the northeast Thursday, prompting some cities to put
Thursday, heavy rain across central Texas regions, including Austin, caused flooding and led to fire department rescues. The storm is expected to reach much of the South, Midwest and Northeast, the
In Madison, Ind., trick-or-treating was postponed until Friday night, when the weather should be better.
“We had several members of the community saying ‘Please, please consider changing it so the kids have a safer night to come out,” Tammy
Acosta said the city expects winds of up to 35 miles per hour, a chance of isolated
She said that although it was raining early Thursday afternoon in Madison, it was still light.
In Travis County, Texas, emergency crews responded to at least 81 flood-related incidents on Thursday, including 32 water rescues and 46 flood assistance and barricade calls, fire officials told the Times.
Hundreds of homes in the county were affected, and shelters were opened for the displaced, Austin fire officials said.
That storm is expected to hit cities including Louisville, Ky., with rain and winds of 15 to 25 miles per hour and a chance of an isolated tornado in the evening, the National Weather Service said.
Tracy Dohn, treasurer of the Middletown neighborhood of Louisville, told the Times that trick-or-treating had been postponed to Friday night.