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Tornadoes rip through Dallas, northern Texas

Authorities went door to door in parts of northern Dallas Monday after a powerful weekend tornado knocked out power and caused severe damage. A line of storms continued on to lash parts of the Great Plains, killing two people.

Tropical storm Humberto gets closer

Tropical Storm Humberto was dropping rain on the Bahamas' Abaco Islands as it began to crawl away Saturday evening, bringing the kind of stormy conditions the islands don't need after Hurricane Dorian ravaged them nearly two weeks ago.

NYT: Mick Mulvaney instructed Wilbur Ross to pressure NOAA

President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, instructed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to pressure the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to disavow a tweet from a National Weather Service's regional office that contradicted Trump's false claim that Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

NOAA acting administrator says no jobs under threat in Alabama speech

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's acting administrator sought to assure his employees Tuesday that their jobs are safe, following a report that NOAA's top officials were threatened to be fired if they didn't disavow a regional office's tweet that contradicted President Donald Trump's false claim that Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama.

NYT: Ross threatened to fire top NOAA employees over storm tweet

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross threatened to fire top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration employees if the agency didn't disavow a tweet from a regional office that contradicted President Donald Trump's false claim that Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama, according to a report by The New York Times.

NWS told to focus on Dorian forecasts after Trump claims

The National Weather Service sent a memo last week to staffers directing them to focus on Hurricane Dorian and not "national level social media posts," an apparent reference to false claims made by President Donald Trump that the storm would impact Alabama.