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Yesterday, Galveston saw record heat for the day with the muggy morning low of 86° and afternoon high of 96°exceeding the previous record temperatures for the day. League City, likewise, felt the heat with the overnight temperature dropping to only 82°, followed by an afternoon high of 94°. …

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The Houston Texans defeated the Detroit Lions 30-23 in the second week of the NFL preseason at home on Saturday night.

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An upper-level high pressure ridge currently stretching northwestward from Texas to the Pacific Northwest will settle over Texas in the coming few days, leading to hot temperatures, sunny skies and generally dry conditions for Texas and Galveston County.

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The Houston Astros downed the Colorado Rockies 14-3 to complete a two game series sweep and a five game homestand sweep on Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

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The Houston Astros defeated the Colorado Rockies 11-6 on Tuesday night in Zack Greinke's first start since being acquired at the trade deadline.

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The Houston Astros treated the 41,444 fans in attendance to fireworks both during and after the game on Friday night with a 10-2 win over the Seattle Mariners to open a three game series and five game homestand.

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Although scattered storms popped up across Galveston County in July, most areas had hotter and much drier conditions than would be expected. League City ended the month with 1.64 inches of rain (2.94 less than average), with temperatures overall running 2.3° above normal. Likewise, Galveston…

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Galveston residents are enjoying a short-term break from the hot, muggy conditions that have prevailed for most of this month. Overnight temperatures dipped to the mid-70’s at the coast and to around 70°over northwest parts of the County. Combined with low humidity levels and fresh northerly…

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Apollo 11 night at Minute Maid Park resulted in a lot of interesting statistics from the Houston Astros 11-1 win over the Oakland Athletics:

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The Houston Astros completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 5-3 victory on Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

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The Houston Astros returned home to Minute Maid Park for the first time since the All Star break and beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 in front of 42,287 fans.

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Cold fronts that reach the Texas coast in July are about as rare as penguins in the Amazon. Still, it seems as though we have a good chance for a “cold front” to reach Galveston County by the middle of next week.

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The disturbance in the northern Gulf of Mexico has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Barry. At 10 am, Barry was centered near 27.8 N and 88.7 W, or about 95 miles south-southeast of the Mississippi River. Sustained winds were 40 mph and barometric pressure was 1005 MB (29.68 inches). Barry was…

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At 10 am, the National Hurricane Center announced that a tropical cyclone is likely to form in the northern Gulf of Mexico and may present a threat to Louisiana or the Upper-Texas coast. At that time, the system was centered near 25.8 N and 86.4 W., or about 170 miles south of the mouth of t…

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High pressure aloft and at the surface will continue to bring typical mid-summer weather with sunny days, seasonably hot temperatures and light winds to the Galveston area for the next few days.

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The Houston Astros emerged with a 11-10 win after battling the Los Angeles Angels for 4 hours and 49 minutes to close out the first half of the season on Sunday afternoon.