As this first round of storms sweep through, flash flooding is possible as we have watches in effect since heavy rainfall is expected. These storms are on the strong side, but severe threat will be more towards later this afternoon into the night as they could become severe out west.
12-5-03 - A fire south of Gainesville destroys a home and takes the life of a woman Friday morning.
Forty-six-year-old Donna Parrish died inside a house on farm road 1630 just south of Gainesville. It began around 8 p.m. and by the time firefighters arrived, the rent house was fully engulfed. Parrish was found in the kitchen.
Officials are still investigating how the fire started.