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...

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...

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...

Residents prepare for Hanna, receive free sandbags

Thousands of residents throughout Cameron County braved the windy weather on Saturday morning to exit their homes and pick up free sandbags in several...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’s impact in Hidalgo, Starr 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...

Tropical storm forms in the Atlantic; rain later this week

A tropical depression in the Atlantic ocean strengthened into a storm on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service outpost in Brownsville. According to the...

BPUB crews work through night, restore service to all customers

Hurricane Hanna brought a few outages along with a tornado to the service territory of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board, but BPUB crews worked...

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...

Texas governor: Resources on standby for weather from Gulf

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Thursday that officials have placed various resources on standby across the state ahead of...

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...

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...

Residents fueling vehicles ahead of Hurricane Hanna

RIO HONDO – Across South Texas this morning residents were at one of two places – the grocery store or the gas station. Hurricane Hanna...

Tropical disturbance to bring heavy rain to Valley; Showers, thunderstorms expected this weekend

The National Weather Service in Brownsville advises residents of the Rio Grande Valley to monitor the progress of Tropical Depression No. 8 as it...

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...

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...

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...

Hanna’s winds wreak damage, heavy rains spur little flooding

PORT MANSFIELD — Residents Monday continued to dig out of soggy wreckage after Hurricane Hanna tore into this tiny fishing village late Saturday afternoon,...

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...

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...

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...

Tropical Storm Watch for Texas coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch from Port Mansfield to High Island, Texas, as a tropical disturbance makes its way...

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...

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...

Stormy Outlook: Hanna expected to make landfall Saturday

Tropical Storm Hanna is expected to make landfall Saturday afternoon as a Category One hurricane in the vicinity of Baffin Bay bringing heavy rains...

South Texas prepares for Tropical Storm Hanna amid pandemic

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in South Texas, which has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic in recent weeks,...