KKTV 11 News Storm Team | Colorado Springs, Pueblo | Weather

Storm to Bring PM Rain & Snow

Dolly dousing South Texas with heavy rains

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

It's weakening rapidly, but still packing a wallop.

Hurricane Dolly roared ashore in South Texas Wednesday afternoon just north of the Mexican border with winds just under 100 miles-per-hour. South Padre Island and small communities just north of Brownsville bore the brunt of the storm. There have been no reports of death in Texas or Mexico.

Dolly, now about 60 miles northwest of Brownsville, is weakening steadily. At 8 p.m. Eastern, it had winds of 75 miles per hour.

The big fear in the region is from flooding. But officials say levees along the Rio Grande are holding.


KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 25835519