Weather Aware conditions continue overnight due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 7 a.m. for the northernmost portions of Texoma including Atoka, Coal, Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc Counties Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Rain ends NW to SE during the day Thursday.
Since last October, about 50,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended on the Mexican border - most in Texas and Arizona.
DALLAS (AP) - President Barack Obama has met with officials and religious leaders in Dallas to discuss the humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.
But Obama rejected criticism that he should make a personal tour of the border to see the flood of young Central Americans.
He said the situation is a problem, "not theater." Obama called on lawmakers, including the Texas delegation, to approve his $3.7 billion request for emergency spending.
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