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...