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A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Southeast Texas, including all of Galveston County from noon Friday until noon on Saturday. Total rainfall amounts of 2 ½ inches to 3 ½ inches are currently projected for Galveston County with higher totals north and west of Houston. However, there is eno…

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The Houston Texans coasted to their ninth consecutive win with a 29-13 victory over the Cleveland Browns at home on Sunday.

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Texas’s own NASA Johnson Space Center has served as the iconic beginning to some of the greatest moments in American history, from landing man on the moon to assembling the International Space Station, a triumph of engineering and international cooperation.

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The weather this weekend will hardly resemble that of London in early December with temperatures in the low to mid-70’s likely for Saturday along with sunny skies. Certainly, the weather over the coming week will be nothing like the extremes on this day (a 26° low on November 29, 1911 and an…

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The Houston Texans extended their winning streak to a franchise record eight games with a 34-17 win over the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night Football.

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Sunny to partly cloudy skies and milder temperatures are in store for most of this weekend, with temperatures climbing into the upper-60’s and low 70’s tomorrow and Sunday. This will be a welcome relief from the 37° low in Galveston on Wednesday morning (the coldest temperature on the Island…

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The coldest weather of the season dropped temperatures into the 40’s across the County today and pelted parts of the mainland and island with light sleet mixed with rain. Fortunately, temperatures are too warm (relatively speaking) for any accumulations or icing to occur, though winds gustin…

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In response to the story ("Ike Dike plan released, corps now turns to details," The Daily News, Oct. 31): If they were to actually move forward and build a coastal spine as currently being proposed down state Highway 87 on the Bolivar Peninsula and down FM 3005 in west Galveston, then you wi…

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In reference to Dick Hensley's letter ("Why I voted a straight Republican ticket," The Daily News, Oct. 20): The hate crime that took place at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh brings urgent reminder of a very bad time.

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In late 2016, two children yelled “build the wall” at a Mexican-American driving an old pickup truck loaded with tree debris. After a few minutes, he realized why they did that.

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Tomorrow is Halloween and we expect that a number of “trick or treaters” will be out and about. There is some concern that a threat of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain could put a damper on celebrations, although there is some hope that decent weather will hold at least through the evenin…

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A new change under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid could soon alter whether Medicare will continue to cover a life-saving procedure called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

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A complex pattern with yet another surface low and trough forming off the Texas coast and an influx of moisture from the southwest, attributable in part to Major Hurricane Willa, should result in more rain and clouds from early Tuesday into Thursday. Rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches will be po…

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The Houston Astros season came to an end Thursday night as they fell 4-1 to the Boston Red Sox in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series.

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The Boston Red Sox emerged victorious over the Houston Astros in a four hour and thirty three minute slug fest that saw 14 runs on 24 hits stretch into early Thursday morning. With the win in Game 4 the Red Sox are on the verge of eliminating the Astros and clinching the best of seven Americ…

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Although cloudy skies, brisk north and northeast winds, cool temperatures and some mist and fog continue over our area, rainfall with this latest cold front has proven to be somewhat less than original forecasts suggested. Luckily, Galveston County has remained sandwiched between heavy rains…

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The Houston Astros returned home to continue the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.

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Weather this weekend will be fairly good overall with sunny to partly cloudy skies and only a low chance of rain on Sunday. There will be a slight fly in the ointment as brisk southerly winds will bring increasing humidity levels back to our area along with warmer temperature. Still, the out…

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The Houston Astros held a team workout prior to departing for Boston to face the Red Sox in the ALCS on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

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Over the past couple of weeks, I have been keeping up with the political chatter on social media and via network news sources, and to my surprise, it has been the total disregard for your opinion if you disagree with them.

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Coastal Flood Watches and Advisories are in effect for Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula through tomorrow night. Brisk east to southeast winds as a result of from high pressure to the east and low pressure to the north and west, are already resulting in tides running 1-2 feet above normal.

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A record crowd of 72,008 was on hand as the Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys battled into overtime on Sunday Night Football.

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The Houston Astros took a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League Division Series with a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.

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A crowd of 43,514 was on hand as the Houston Astros opened the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians at home on Friday afternoon.

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The high pressure that brought welcome relief in terms of sunshine and mostly dry conditions is slowly lifting off to the east as a low pressure trough deepens to our west and moves east. This will set the stage for a gradual increase in clouds and rain chances, though it looks as though the…

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The University of Houston Cougars took on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane Thursday night at home in a back and forth game.

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The Houston Astros worked out at Minute Maid Park on Thursday afternoon in preparation for Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians on Friday.

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Welcome sunshine has returned to our area after one of the wettest spells ever. This past month gave our area the second wettest September and the third wettest month ever. In addition, it may surprise nobody to learn that September, 2018 had more days with measurable rainfall (22) than any …

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Despite an absence of any hurricanes or tropical storms along the upper-Texas coast, September, 2018 will not easily be forgotten. It is already the 3rd wettest month ever (topped only by Harvey influenced August, 2017 and an exceedingly wet September, 1885 in which some of the rainfall was …

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A man arrested in California under suspicion of killing three men with a baseball bat, and badly beating another, is also in a suspect in the disappearance of two people who police searched for on Galveston Island last month.

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The Houston Cougars shook off the rain on their way to a dominating 70-14 over the Texas Southern Tigers on Saturday night.

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Presidential daughter and senior Whitehouse advisor Ivanka Trump visited NASA's Johnson Space Center where she spoke about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math education. 

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced he would donate up to 10 metal detectors to the Santa Fe Independent School District in response to the shooting that left eight students and two teachers dead. As much as this seems like a possible solution to gun violence, it’s not. In fact it’s worse, …

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The Houston Astros dropped the opener of a three game series against the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Monday night.

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Heavy rains overnight and this morning have led to widespread street flooding in Galveston. Unfortunately, radar trends show a band of rain training across the island and northwest Gulf of Mexico.

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Thunderstorms rumbled across Galveston County early this morning, bringing more rain to the already water-logged area. So far this month, Scholes Field in Galveston has picked up 13.78 inches of rain already, while the National Weather Service Office in League City had recorded 12.80 inches …

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A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through tomorrow as heavy downpours rolled into Galveston as expected. A stalled frontal boundary along the coast, a coastal trough and abundant moisture are the main drivers behind this stormy outlook. Although we may see a break in the rain this evening, th…

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31,011 fans were in attendance as the Houston Astros finished up a ten game home stand with a 9-1 win, and three game sweep, of the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.

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Heavy rains overnight brought from 3- 5 inches of rain to much of Galveston County by 7 a.m. and continued heavy rainfall this morning has added another 4-5 inches, causing widespread street flooding around the City of Galveston. The downpours are a result of a trough along the coast interac…

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University of Houston junior quarterback D’Eriq King threw for 320 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, while junior All-American defensive lineman Ed Oliver posted a game-high 13 tackles, including 3.5 for a loss, to lead the Cougars in a 45-27 win over Rice on Saturday afternoon at Ric…

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The Houston Texans beat the Dallas Cowboys 14-6 on Thursday night in the last preseason game of the year. The Texans open the season next week on the road in New England.

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I'm a retired senior citizen, and a fortunate recipient who received a portable air conditioner from DSW Homes this summer. I want to thank them with all of my heart for your kindness. I only have two names; Steve and Carmen Mataro, thank you.