Texas panhandle News

Interest Rising in Storm Shelters in Panhandle

Interest in tornado shelters appears to be rising in the Texas Panhandle, particularly as officials in Lubbock make a push to improve tornado awareness. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports that the effort continues to find out how many area residents have …

Texas DPS: 4 People Hurt in 18-Vehicle Pileup

Authorities say four motorists have been hurt in an 18-vehicle pileup during smoky conditions from grass fires in the Texas Panhandle. Department of Public Safety Trooper Gabriel Medrano said Friday that the crashes near Amarillo happened during low visibility from …