A Tornado Watch remains in effect for all of Galveston County until 6 p.m. this evening. In addition, a Wind Advisory and Beach Hazard Advisory remain in effect as winds gusting to 44 mph in Galveston have led to tides running 2 ½ feet above expected values at Pier 21 and to some beach erosi…
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.
Area residents found sunny skies and seasonably chilly temperatures this morning with temperatures ranging the mid-40s at the coast to near 40 degrees on the mainland. Our bright sunshine will quickly giving way to increasing clouds tonight and winds gradually veering to the east ahead of a …
An advancing cold front will bring a chance of thunderstorms with a slight possibility of severe storms later today.
After our Christmas freeze and five consecutive days with periods of dense fog (visibility of ¼ mile or less), locals awoke to bright sunshine, light winds and a drier atmosphere. Morning lows ranging from the upper 40s in the Friendswood area to the upper 50s at the coast had rebounded by n…
The recent Arctic outbreak brought the accompanying problem of burst water pipes and electrical shortages to county residents. Temperatures in Galveston had plunged to 28 degrees by 11:59 pm Thursday night, bottoming out at 21 degrees by Friday morning (with 54 mph wind gusts driving single …
The coldest Christmas season weather since 1989 (which brought both snow and temperatures as low as 14° to Galveston) is likely to arrive this afternoon, pushing off the coast by late afternoon or early evening.
Heavy rains, lightning, small hail and winds gusting to 41 mph in Galveston raked the area Monday as a coastal low and upper-level disturbance moved across the area.
An approaching cold front and associated upper-level low is already bringing thunderstorms and severe weather to North Texas.
December 2022 has been remarkably mild to warm. Temperatures this month through Tuesday have averaged 7.9 degrees above normal in Galveston and 8.2 degrees above on the mainland, with three afternoon readings of 80 degrees or higher recorded in Dickinson.
With yet another round of rain this morning and temperatures in the 40s, locals can be forgiven for thinking that Seattle has somehow transported its weather to Southeast Texas.
A Gale Watch has been issued for offshore waters tonight and Saturday as an approaching cold front and a developing trough along the Texas coast promises a gusty, chilly, and wet weekend for the County.
Weather through the first nine days of this month has resembled early autumn, rather than November, despite the seasonal appearance of fog.
An upper-level disturbance moving across the region resulted in widespread moderate rainfall across the county today. The disturbance, combined with a weak surface low to our south and high pressure to our east resulted in brisk east to east-northeast winds and the issuance of a Small Craft …
A surface trough and upper-level low tracking across the Great Plains and Texas and associated cold front will bring a good chance of heavy rain overnight and into Friday.
Two cold fronts are expected to move across Southeast Texas over the next five or six days, bringing much needed rain, lower humidity and cooler temperatures.
As expected, the strongest cold front so far this season brought wind gusts to 39 mph and the coldest temperatures so far this season to the county.