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Heavy rainfall ends prolonged drought in Southern Plains

The heavy rains that caused severe flooding in the central U.S. this spring also had the positive effect of lifting the Southern Plains out of a prolonged drought.

UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.

UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 3:02 p.m.

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas no injuries reported

Officials say a tornado has touched down in a rural area of southwestern Oklahoma with no injuries or damage reported.