Hurricane Delta enters Gulf after lashing Mexico

By LUIS ANDRÉS HENAO Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta emerged into the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday and headed toward Louisiana, after making...

Delta grows into hurricane in Caribbean; eyes Yucatan, Cuba

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Delta rapidly strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean Monday, aiming to hit Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula potentially as...

Tropical Storm Delta joins Gamma in busy hurricane season

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As deadly Tropical Storm Gamma stalled just north of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on Monday, a potentially more threatening Tropical Storm...

Tropical Depression 25 forms in the Caribbean

The National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression has formed in the northwest Caribbean. Forecasters say satellite images indicate cloudiness and showers that are part...

Biggest unknown with Beta is how much rain it will bring

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall...

Tropical Storm Beta forms in Gulf; Headed towards Texas coast

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Beta has formed in the Gulf of Mexico 280 miles east south east of the Rio Grande...

Watching the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical development expected soon

Although there are still over two months left in the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, we are just about to run out of names for...

All eyes watching the Southwestern Gulf of Mexico

All eyes are on a disturbance in the southwestern Gulf which the National Hurricane Center now says has a 70 percent likelihood of a...

As Sally chugs to coast, Gulf residents get ready

By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Storm-weary Gulf Coast residents rushed to finish last-minute preparations Monday as Tropical Storm...

Tropical systems could develop in Gulf

Just as the Atlantic Hurricane Season reaches its peak, forecasters are watching a couple of tropical systems that could develop into something much more...

Marco collapses, sets stage for Laura to hit US as hurricane

By REBECCA SANTANA and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Marco began falling apart Monday, easing one threat to the Gulf...

State disaster declared as storms headed for Gulf; Valley to be spared

The Rio Grande Valley has been in the crosshairs of many hurricanes and tropical storms in recent years, most recently Hurricane Hanna. With two...

Abbott requests federal emergency response ahead of storms

Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a state disaster declaration and requested a federal emergency declaration in response to Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura,...

2 tropical storms a potential double threat to US Gulf Coast

By DÁNICA COTO and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Two tropical storms advanced across the Caribbean Saturday as potentially historic...

Valley’s cotton crop, much of citrus, has been destroyed

HARLINGEN — A growing season that began with searing drought had farmers worrying about adequate irrigation. It’s ending on quite another note. Too much wind and...

NOAA: 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be ‘extremely active’

BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer Already smashing records, this year's hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In the...

Tornado Scare: ‘We heard the noise — like a train. A big, loud train.’

Hurricane Hanna spawned a tornado that left behind damages at two different locations in Brownsville when the storm passed through South Texas over the...

Hurricane Hanna strengthens to 85 mph

The National Hurricane Center says an Air Force hurricane hunter plane and Doppler Radar indicate Hurricane Hanna has strengthened. Maximum sustained winds are now 85...

‘More ready than ever before’: FEMA says COVID-19 prepared it for hurricane season

By Samantha J. Gross, The Miami Herald MIAMI — After months of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic across the nation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says...

City prepares to distribute sandbags this week

Hurricane season is now underway and the City of Brownsville is holding a sandbag distribution event this week for residents concerned about the possibility...

Tropical Storm Cristobal drenching Mexico’s Gulf coast; may threaten U.S.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Cristobal crept along just inland over Mexico's Gulf coast state of Campeche on Thursday, threatening to cause flooding...

Depression forms in Gulf, heavy rain threat for south Mexico

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Monday in the Gulf of Mexico and forecasters warn it could become a tropical storm during the...

NOAA: Above-normal hurricane season forecast

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its 2020 Atlantic hurricane season forecast on Thursday and is forecasting an above-normal season with the possibility...

Hurricane season approaches

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — From high wind speeds to heavy rainfall, hurricanes are capable of wreaking havoc in communities from June through November, especially...

Weather Service advises community to prepare for hurricane season

The National Weather Service invites the community to be ready for hurricane season as part of the “Hurricane Preparedness Week,” which ends on Saturday. The...