The Storm That Broke Records -- And Hearts

A mother learns that her newborn is part of a hospital evacuation. Facebook posts from a member of the HMS Bounty turn ominous. A man worries about the wind and rain, but another force of nature hits home.

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  • A change of weather is on the way
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    04/10/2021 - 3:26 pm | View Link
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    04/3/2021 - 1:29 pm | View Link
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    04/2/2021 - 8:30 am | View Link
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    04/2/2021 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Sweltering Easter weekend in store for the Southwest as heat wave ramps up
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    04/2/2021 - 1:27 am | View Link
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