Hurricane Maria made landfall one year ago in Puerto Rico. Before it came, one beloved meteorologist took to social media and whatever else she could find to help warn the public. Ada Monzon’s broadcasts reached over 31 million viewers and saved many lives. AccuWeather’s Jonathan Petramala spoke with Monzon in Puerto Rico where she tells her story.
A father and two teenage daughters were trapped in their car from flooded road that turned into a raging river on Sept. 22 in Southlake, Texas. Firefighters were able to rescue them by breaking the back window and transporting them with a ladder.