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Tropical Storm Pounds East Coast After Killing 1 in Florida

SAVANNAH, Ga.—Tropical Storm Elsa carved a destructive and soaking path up the East Coast after killing at least one person in Florida and spinning up a tornado at a Georgia Navy base that flipped recreational vehicles upside-down and blew one of them into a lake. Elsa’s winds strengthened slightly Thursday morning to 45 mph, and…


Outages Drop Below One Million in Texas; Icy Weather Goes East

AUSTIN, Texas—Power outages in Texas dropped below 1 million on Thursday morning for the first time in four days, but many people remained without electricity or safe drinking water after winter storms wreaked havoc on the state’s power grid and utilities. Meanwhile, heavy snow and ice were expected Thursday in the Appalachians, northern Maryland, and…