Stan Blazyk

Stan Blazyk is a life-long weather enthusiast, long-time Galveston resident and author of "A Century of Galveston Weather." He has written about weather for The Daily News for more than a decade.

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Tropical Depression #3 has formed in the Bay of Campeche. It is generally expected by the National Hurricane Center to develop into Tropical Storm Chantal within 36-48 hours if it takes a northward track and doesn’t interact too much with the landmass of southern Mexico.

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Early Monday, a gusty line of thunderstorms roared across Galveston County, bringing 56-mph wind gusts and up to 1.68 inches of rain on Galveston Island. By contrast, an expected round of storms this morning failed to produce much in the way of rain, gusty winds or lightning. Rainfall amount…

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The weather over Galveston County has been close to idyllic the past couple of days. Low humidity levels clear skies and morning temperatures of 62° in League City and 64° in Galveston and high temperatures in the 70’s. Coming in the wake of a cold front and dramatic squall line on Friday th…

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The last thing we coastal residents want to think about right now is hurricane season! But it is just around the corner and May 3-9 is Hurricane Awareness Week. With hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin starting on June 1, now is the time for Galveston County residents to consider their pe…

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Thunderstorms rumbled across Galveston County yesterday afternoon as another upper-level disturbance moved east across the region. This round of storms brought more or less the same results as the day before, with the bulk of the rainfall located over the northern half of the County, with mu…

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With average temperatures running 6.7° above normal in Galveston and 7.8° above in League City through mid-month, the area is well on its way towards a top 10 warmest March. In addition, with only 0.03” of rain for the month in Galveston and 0.05” in League City, drought conditions persistin…

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Astronomically we are still in winter until the spring equinox on March 19. Climatologically, however, we are well into early spring over Southeast Texas with the average daily temperature having risen from 55.0° in mid-January to 60.5° currently as the increasing hours of sunlight and decre…