Zeta becomes a hurricane as it nears Yucatan, heading for Gulf Coast

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Zeta strengthened to a hurricane Monday afternoon as it continued on a track for Mexico's Yucatan...

Cameron County beaches reopened

Sunday morning Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. ordered the following county beach access areas to open: County Beach Access No. 3 County Beach...

Part of Highway 100 under water on the Island

The National Weather Service in Brownsville forecast that high tides would wash over the northern end of Highway 100 on South Padre Island and...

State takes over Houston’s Harvey home repair program

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — All Houston resident Alice Torres has wanted in the three years since Hurricane Harvey hit was...

County orders beach access closed

High tides caused by Hurricane Delta prompted Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr yesterday to order the temporary closure of Boca Chica Beach and...

Hurricane may cause beach erosion, dangerous waves

As Hurricane Delta cuts a path north across the western Gulf of Mexico Friday, a number of coastal warnings will remain in effect and...

Hurricane Delta now Category 4, roars at Mexico’s Yucatan

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a Category 4 hurricane with 130 mph (215 kmh) winds Tuesday...

Tropical Storm Gamma moving into Gulf, may turn northward

The National Hurricane Center says a hurricane hunter plane has flown over an area near the Yucatan Peninsula. Tropical Storm Gamma should continue to move...

Tropical wave developing in Caribbean Sea

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical wave over the west-central Caribbean Sea that could develop into something more serious in the next...

Beta continues slow trek, bringing rain to several states

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A weakened Beta continued its slow trek across several Southern states on Wednesday, bringing rainfall to...

County beaches reopened to traffic

Cameron County officials reopened all the county beaches on South Padre Island Tuesday afternoon. The beaches had been closed to vehicular traffic since the weekend...

Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas, Louisiana

By JUAN A. LOZANO The Associated Press HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more...

Beta takes turn away from Valley; Storm watch remains in effect for Cameron, Willacy

As Tropical Storm Beta continued to move slowly away from Deep South Texas, heavy rainfall and flooding will no longer be a problem for...

Counties, cities distributing sandbags

Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. is advising residents to continue to monitor the weather as Tropical Depression 22 is expected to become a...

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...

Abbott declares state of disaster in 23 counties ahead of Marco, Laura

By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune HOUSTON — With two storms gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico, Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday declared a state...

Texas resources placed on standby ahead of Laura

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Various resources to respond to severe weather were placed on standby Sunday across Texas ahead of Tropical Storm Laura, which...

Offshore oil and gas production is crimped by Gulf storms

By DAVID KOENIG AP Business Writer Oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico was slowed Sunday by the approach of two storms that...

New tropical storm poses potential hurricane threat to US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Laura formed Friday in the eastern Caribbean and forecasters said it poses a potential hurricane threat to Florida...

Tropical depression forms in the tropics

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression #14 has formed in the Caribbean Sea. Forecasters say the system could be near or at hurricane strength...

Chance of rain on Tuesday; forecasters watching tropical waves

There is a chance of rain on Tuesday as a cold front stalls across South Texas. The National Weather Service in Brownsville says there is...

Depression in the Atlantic could become Tropical Storm Josephine

By Alex Harris, Devoun Cetoute and Michelle Marchante Miami Herald MIAMI _ A tropical depression traveling west through the Atlantic could strengthen into Tropical Storm...

Red Cross to offer assistance for Hurricane Hanna damage

HARLINGEN — The American Red Cross will begin providing financial assistance and recovery planning to eligible households damaged by Hurricane Hanna. The program will serve...

Experts: Be prepared for the rest of hurricane season

The National Weather Service said on Thursday the community still needs to be prepared for the remainder of the hurricane season, which goes through...

Hurricane Hanna’s impact in Cameron, Willacy counties

Hurricane Hanna took its pound of flesh over the weekend and dispersed into a line of ominous colors on the radar rumbling off to...

Farewell rain, hello heat

In case you're wondering why the rain kept coming in the Rio Grande Valley days after Hurricane Hanna blew through, and whether it was...

Rio Grande may crest; threatens migrant camp

Volunteer engineers working in collaboration with Resource Center Matamoros, Global Response Management, and the Dignity Village collective are monitoring the rising level of 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...

Water Woes: County deploys pump trucks to flooded areas

Colonias north of Los Fresnos experienced significant flooding over the weekend as Hurricane Hanna’s powerful rain bands hit the South Texas coast. On Monday, just...

Cameron County escapes worst with Hanna

Cameron County dodged a bullet over the weekend with respect to Hurricane Hanna, though residents of Hidalgo County weren’t so lucky. That’s according to Cameron...