The Houston Texans defeated the Arizona Cardinals 31-21 on Sunday.
With mild weather and plenty of sunshine, it should come as no surprise that the first 15 days of November have given us much warmer and drier conditions than normal. Temperatures in League City are averaging a whopping 7.8 degrees above normal through the first half of this month and they a…
Sunday’s and Monday’s high temperatures of 83° in Galveston respectively tied for the all-time daily record highs for those dates. Meanwhile, League City-Dickenson sweltered in 88° heat as November temperatures run 13.5° warmer than would be expected at that location for the first week of November.
Thousands of fans filled the streets of downtown Houston on Friday to celebrate the Houston Astros 2017 World Series victory.
This weekend’s cold front brought the chilliest weather of the season so far. In fact, the 37 degree low in League City on Saturday was the coldest temperature at that location since Jan. 29 (thanks in part to abnormally warm weather in February and March), while the 49 degree low in Galvest…
The Astros defeated the Dodgers in an epic back-and-forth World Series Game 5 early Monday morning in Houston to send the series back to Los Angeles with a 3-2 lead.
A reinforcing push of cool, dry air brought 35-mph gusts to Galveston yesterday morning and ensured that the cool weather that roared into the County over the weekend will continue. Sunny skies and low humidity levels are likely to persist for most of this week, with only a modest warm-up li…
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.
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.
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster is one of four area hospitals that will pay $8.6 million as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over claims they received illegal kickbacks from ambulance companies for lucrative Medicaid and Medicare-funded transports, according to the U.S. Distri…
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.
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.
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.
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.
Catastrophic and life-threatening flooding is expected to continue coming days as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump rain onto Galveston County and the greater Houston area.
Galveston County and several cities are requesting assistance from experienced boaters willing to help with the large number of high water rescues waiting to be made across the area.
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.
Photographs related to Hurricane Harvey in Galveston County. New photos will be added to this gallery as the disaster unfolds. (August 30 - September 1, 2017)
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 …