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  2. Lewisville, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    The city is seldom affected by extreme weather, but Hurricane Carla in 1961 brought 86-mile-per-hour (138 km/h) winds and caused 6-foot (1.8 m) swells on Lewisville Lake. During heavy rains, Timber Creek can overflow its banks, and on rare occasions, flood some of the surrounding homes. [55]

  3. St. Louis tornado history - Wikipedia

    In Missouri, this includes the counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin, and Jefferson. In Illinois, this includes the counties of Madison, St. Clair, and Monroe. Data for the independent city of St. Louis is not part of these tables unless part of the path of the tornado striking these counties also struck the city. 1870–1950

  4. Houston - Wikipedia

    The city once relied on groundwater for its needs, but land subsidence forced the city to turn to ground-level water sources such as Lake Houston, Lake Conroe, and Lake Livingston. The city owns surface water rights for 1.20 billion US gallons (4.5 Gl) of water a day in addition to 150 million US gallons (570 Ml) a day of groundwater.

  5. KODE-TV - Wikipedia

    The station began broadcasting on September 26, 1954 as KSWM-TV (for Southwestern Missouri) and was a primary CBS affiliate, but shared ABC with then-NBC affiliate KOAM-TV. It was locally founded by Austin Harrison who also owned radio station KODE AM 1230 (now KZYM). It originally operated from studios and transmitter located on West 13th ...

  6. Keller, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    Keller is a suburban city in Tarrant County, Texas, in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. According to the 2010 census, the city's population is 39,627, making Keller the 74th most populated city in Texas. The most recent population estimate, as of July 1, 2019, is 47,213.

  7. Tomball, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    The city of Tomball is primarily served by FM 2920 (Main Street) east to west and State Highway 249 (Tomball Parkway) north to south. David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport, a general aviation airport, is located outside of the Tomball city limits in northwest Harris County. On June 27, 2007, the Texas State Legislature approved Tomball's request ...

  8. West University Place, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    West University Place is located at (29.715929, −95.432992 According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km 2), all of it land.

  9. Storm Prediction Center - Wikipedia

    History. The Storm Prediction Center began in 1952 as SELS (Severe Local Storms Unit), the U.S. Weather Bureau in Washington, D.C. In 1954, the unit moved its forecast operations to Kansas City, Missouri.