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[News Clip: Storms of century]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about advances in technology that allow the more accurate prediction of severe storm movement and more advanced warning for communities in the storm path. The story also discusses storms that were on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) list of top weather events in terms of damage and cost including the 1900 hurricane in Galveston, Texas, the 1993 Hurricane Andrew in South Florida and Louisiana, the great Midwest flood of 1993, and El Nino related weather events in the early 1980s and late 1990s. This footage includes storm damage, archival footage of Galveston, meteorologists at work at the National Weather Service, and an unidentified man speaking about the history of weather systems. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
Date: December 13, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Texas City]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a hydrofluoric acid spill. The footage shows evacuees at the Texas City Evacuation Center as well as a church, hospital, and community meeting. The story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: November 1, 1987
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Galveston Fire]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by Phil Archer about a fire in the historical district of Galveston, Texas and the destruction of two historical buildings, the Galveston Labor Temple and the Old Washington Hotel. Archer discusses the imapct of downed power lines from Hurricane Alicia on the response time of the fire department. The footage includes firefighters on the scene and an interview with an unidentified man about the historical structures. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: August 26, 1983
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Accident (Galveston ship)]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a cargo ship, Stella Lykes, in Galveston that crashed into Pier 10 causing damage to buildings and nearby machinery. This story aired at 12:00 P.M.
Date: November 30, 1977
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)