Hello folks and good Monday morning. For Memorial Day, it's going to be sunny and warm for much of the area, after last night's severe weather in southwest Kansas. The exception to that will be a few thunderstorms that come to our southeastern counties during the day time. Right now, we're looking at heavy rain, that could lead to flooded
AMARILLO -- Mosquito larvae are beginning to hatch and it doesn't take long for them to grow into adults. But don't worry, the city of Amarillo is already starting to combat the potential problem. Environmental health crews began fogging to kill mosquitoes today and will continue to do so tomorrow morning. On Tuesday, they'll continuing spraying larvacide.
AMARILLO -- The Texas Panhandle War Memorial will host a ceremony honoring all fallen heroes of all wars. It will be tomorrow morning at eleven at the memorial on Georgia. First Lieutenant Mendell Schlein will be the guest speaker.
AMARILLO -- Plainview officials are reminding people to register their phone numbers for the Code Red Emergency Notification System. The system provides the officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire city and surrounding area. Police Chief Ken Coughlin says this system is only as good as the telephone number database supporting it. He says
AMARILLO -- The recent rains in the Panhandle have done everything but keep the people and wildlife away from Palo Duro Canyon this Memorial weekend. Mark Hassell the PDC State Park Resource Manager says, "Not really affected us as much as you would think. We have had some people cancel reservations for camping and what not. There were some here
AMARILLO -- Police are investigating a shooting incident that happened around 1:20 p.m. on the 4100 block of South Washington. Witnesses told police the suspect was talking to people inside a vehicle that was stopped in the street. They say the suspect then backed away from the vehicle. As it began to drive off, the suspect pulled out a semi-automatic
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AMARILLO -- Areas such as Bushland, Thompson Park, John Stiff Park and others were flooded today after immense rainfall over the last couple weeks.
AMARILLO -- Captain Patrick Whitney announced his retirement yesterday. Captain Whiney has served the city of Clovis since 1996. The department says he will be missed.
AMARILLO -- Despite the flooding at John Stiff Park. The show went on for the Insane Inflatable 5-K. It was a different type of challenge. The course was about three miles and included some inflatable obstacles. Amarillo is just one of 70 cities hosting the event.
AMARILLO -- The weather also had an impact on thousands of Xcel customers. One-thousand customers were affected in Amarillo alone. Xcel staff says most of the issues were on tap lines off main feeders, transformers, and individual service lines. They say the primary causes were lightning and wind.
AMARILLO -- Due to all this flooding across the area, the Amarillo Fire Department responded to numerous water rescues. Emergency responders answered a variety of calls from people who had been stranded in their vehicles or blocking roadways to keep people from driving into water and becoming stranded.
AMARILLO -- With between five and seven inches of rainfall in Bushland in a matter of two weeks, there is a lot of flooding occurring in and around the town. George Griese, a Bushland resident says, "We actually got a sump pump that we have in our backyard, we recently planted the grass in the backyard. We're trying to get
AMARILLO -- Major street flooding in Amarillo has the police and fire departments busy handling calls for people who've gotten their cars stuck in deep water. The water has affected their ability to get to calls. The City of Amarillo's Office of Emergency Management says there is major flooding at: 45 th between Soncy & Western, SW 6 th ,
AMARILLO -- It's a great day for the Yellow city as Amarillo has the lowest unemployment numbers in the state. But around this time of year, it's not unheard of. Trent Morris, the Workforce Solutions of the Panhandle Director says, " Traditionally, when you look at the past eight or ten years you're gonna see a drop from the March
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AMARILLO -- On Thursday Potter County deputies stopped a motor vehicle in the 6600 block of Pavillard on a routine traffic violation. During the course of the stop the driver was identified and found to be wanted on a Parole Violation warrant for Burglary of Habitation. As deputies attempted to place the suspect under arrest the suspect fled the scene
AMARILLO -- Local students taught each other about the importance of leadership today. It was leadership day at Tradewinds Elementary School. Students got to make boards or movies explaining the importance of leadership. They have seven habits to follow and students tour the other classes to learn what leadership means to their classmates... The students say those who show great leadership
AMARILLO -- DPS is reporting that 18-wheeler traveling on I-40 wreck early Friday morning near mile marker 7. DPS reports that the truck drifted into the medium and the driver, 65-year-old John Klima, attempted to correct back. The vehicle rolled onto its left side and began sliding east. The truck came to rest on its left side, impaled by a
AMARILLO -- River Road High School students are wrapping up their NutriBullet University program today. Participants will get to enjoy a healthy NutriBlast at the student-run Blast Bar Results were released from the students' health assessments, which were conducted before the program began and again at its conclusion