The Astros defeated the Yankees 4-0 in a decisive ALCS Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Astros returned home to Houston Friday trailing the New York Yankees 3-2 in the American League Championship Series. Behind another strong outing by starting pitcher Justin Verlander the Astros won 7-1 forcing a decisive Game 7 on Saturday.
Near ideal autumn weather continued yesterday as cool temperatures finally brought a real touch of fall. Temperatures dipped well into the 50’s overnight across inland areas of the County and a 61° low yesterday morning in Galveston was the coolest temperature there since a 60° degree readin…
The Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 2-1 in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. Houston leads 2-0 as the Series moves to New York on Monday.
The Astros held a second pre-ALCS workout open to the media at Minute Maid Park on Thursday afternoon. Houston will open the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees at home on Friday night.
The Astros held a pre-ALCS workout open to the media on Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. Houston advanced to the American League Championship Series with their win over Boston on Monday but will not know who they face in the next round until after the Cleveland Indians and New York Y…
Currently, October, 2017 is on track to become the warmest October since observations began in 1871, possibly surpassing October, 2006 and last October as the first or second warmest ever.
Behind an overpowering defensive effort and the running of senior Mason Barnes, the Friendswood Mustangs defeated the Clear Falls Knights 38-0 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in League City on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
The Houston Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox 8-2 in Game 2 of the American League Division Series on Fridy afternoon. Houston holds a 2-0 lead as the best of five series heads to Fenway Park.
Tropical Storm Nate continues to strengthen and move rapidly north-northwest in the general direction of Cozumel and the Gulf of Mexico.
Even now, weeks after Hurricane Harvey stalled over southeast Texas dropping historical amounts of rain and causing unprecedented flooding, the full extent of the damage has not been fully realized. Galveston County officials estimate 20,000 homes were flooded, many very severely. As many as…
The American League Division Series between the Astros and Boston Red Sox opened in Houston Thursday afternoon. Powered by Jose Altuve's three home runs the Astros defeated the Red Sox 8-2 in Game 1.
As I suggested in my blog on Monday, an area of low pressure in the southwest Caribbean was upgraded to Tropical Depression 16 by the National Hurricane Center.
A complex weather pattern involving weak disturbances tracking west across the Gulf, an influx of deep moisture, high pressure to our east and persistent low pressure to our south will contribute to a good chance of rain through early Wednesday.
The Ball High Tors beat the Texas City Stings 41-40 in overtime Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Stingaree Stadium. The Tors erased a 20-point second half deficit to send the game into overtime.
Sept. 26 marked one month since devastating flooding occurred in Galveston County as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The water has receded, but left many homes and businesses damaged, and destroyed cars and other property in communities all over the county. During the flood, our photographers captured numerous images in places that were almost hard to recognize. They recently returned to some of those places to compare how they look now to what they looked like four weeks ago.
A weak cold front should slide through Galveston County late Thursday into Friday. There will be a slight chance of rain along and ahead of the front, but it appears as though most of the rain over the next 2-3 days will remain west of Southeast Texas.
The Houston Cougars hosted the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday afternoon at TDECU Stadium. The Red Raiders won the slow back and forth game 27-24.
First looking at our local weather: after a welcome taste of autumn weather following Harvey, summer conditions have returned with a vengeance. In addition to a sorely needed dry spell, temperatures have climbed back to summertime levels. Over the past six days, temperatures have run from 1-…
The Houston Astros clinched the American League West, guaranteeing a playoff berth, on Sunday with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. The division championship is the team's first since 2001 when they won the National League Central.
The Dickinson Gators finally saw their first game action of the year on Friday night after Hurricane Harvey delayed the season by several weeks. The Gators dominated the Texas City Stings on their way to a 47-7 victory.
It is said that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does mimic itself. The same can be said for tropical cyclones. While each storm is unique, there are enough commonalities that we can learn from them.
The Houston Texans opened their season at home Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Starting quarterback Tom Savage was pulled and replaced by rookie Deshaun Watson at halftime as the Texans fell 29-7.
First responders from area fire and law enforcement departments squared off in the ring for charity at the 9th Annual Battle of the Badges at Moody Gardens in Galveston.
The Ball High Golden Tornadoes defeated the La Marque Cougars in the traditional "Clash of the Causeway" 34-13 at Etheredge Stadium in La Marque on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.
Cooler and drier conditions have been a welcome balm for those recovering from the ravages of Hurricane Harvey. Even better, despite three active hurricanes in the Tropical Atlantic Basin, none are expected to threaten the local area in any significant manner. A high pressure ridge building …
An evolving weather pattern with an upper-level high pressure ridge to our west and a deepening low pressure trough moving into the Great Lakes and Midwest and eastern third of the country this week will play a very important role in our weather both locally and over the U.S.
Rains yesterday and overnight, ranging from near 8 inches in Galveston to 14 inches in Friendswood have exacerbated already disastrous flooding over Galveston and surrounding Counties and contributed to massive street flooding in Galveston this morning. Friendswood has received an incredible…
Tropical Storm Harvey is moving offshore near Matagorda, Texas this morning and is expected to make a landfall somewhere near Galveston Island sometime late tomorrow night or very early Wednesday.
Tropical Storm Harvey inundated most of Galveston County on Saturday night continuing into Sunday. Parts of League City and Friendswood have seen more than 20 inches of rain, with more expected. Readers can submit their photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Weather Service has posted Flash Flood Emergencies for most of Southeast Texas, including Galveston and Harris Counties with total rain amounts of 15-25 inches possible by Thursday morning.
I would like to say that better weather is on its way, but that is not the case. At 8 a.m., Hurricane Harvey was still packing sustained winds of 80 mph as it moved slowly north-northwest near Victoria.
Harvey will make landfall northeast of Corpus Christi in a few hours as a major (Category 3) hurricane with sustained winds of 120-mph. We can expect major damage in areas near the path of the eye as it moves inland. Meanwhile, the Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for much …
Harvey is a Category 2 hurricane with 110-mph sustained winds this morning and is expected to intensify to a Category 3 hurricane with 120-mph sustained winds prior to landfall late tonight or very early tomorrow near Port Aransas.
At 1 pm, the National Hurricane Center upgraded Harvey to a Category 1 hurricane. On its projected path, Harvey will likely become the first hurricane to directly strike the Texas coast since Hurricane Ike in 2008. At that time, Harvey was located near 24.0 N and 93.6 W, or about 335 miles s…
At 10 a.m., the National Hurricane Center upgraded Harvey to a tropical depression. A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect from San Luis Pass to High Island. In addition, Hurricane Watch is in effect from Port Mansfield to High Island and a Storm Surge Watch from Port Mansfield to High Island.