As hurricanes go, Nicholas was minor, a Category 1 storm that left little damage in its wake. But even Nicholas was enough to knock out power for thousands of people across Galveston County, leaving some without electricity for days.
Federal officials made more than two dozen recommendations Thursday designed to further safeguard power plants and natural gas supplies to prevent a repeat of the February blackouts that caused more than 200 deaths in Texas.
Haitian migrants milled around makeshift shelters held up with giant reeds, as wind blew dust through the camp littered with plastic bottles and overflowing trash bags. Some migrants sat on plastic paint cans or the ground while others hung clothes to dry on the bamboo-like carrizo cane.
Superintendent Jerry Gibson said the district would look into complaints about a lack of communication to parents while students were being evacuated from a public school campus.
Cooler temperatures, sunny skies and low humidity levels have brought near ideal Fall weather to Galveston County. Minimum temperatures this morning ranged from 70 degrees on Galveston Island to the low-60’s over northwest portions of the County. Cool mornings and mild to warm afternoons (wi…
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Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, undercutting the Biden administration’s public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.
Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11, and it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.
More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately expelling migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and using horse patrols to stop them from entering the town.
As if on cue, the cold front is due to reach the upper-Texas coast late Tuesday or early Wednesday, just as the Autumn Equinox arrives on Sept. 22 at precisely 2:21 p.m.
President Joe Biden’s recent move to require millions of workers to get vaccinated or tested weekly could create avenues for more people to return to the office and return to a workplace that’s closer to normal, businesses and experts said.
Many large, local businesses still are waiting on exact guidance from the federal government on how they'll be required to enforce vaccine and testing rules.
A third shot of the Pfizer vaccine also increases protection against the more contagious delta variant, University of Texas Medical Branch research shows.
Some people in Texas City and La Marque might not have power back until Sunday evening, according to Texas-New Mexico Power.
Galveston Mayor Craig Brown said Nicholas' extended outages should prompt a conversation about prepping the local electric grid.