SC officials urging residents to prepare for start of hurricane season

SC officials urging residents to prepare for start of hurricane season

Hurricane Dorian (Photo: NASA) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, officials in South Carolina are encouraging residents to get their supplies and plans in order, in case the state is impacted by storms again this year. Gov. Henry McMaster has proclaimed this week South Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week. – Advertisement – Emergency managers are urging South Carolinians to start making storm preparation plans. Those should include reviewing insurance policies and discussing…

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Goodrow helps Lightning beat Hurricanes 2-1 in series opener

Goodrow helps Lightning beat Hurricanes 2-1 in series opener

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Barclay Goodrow beat Alex Nedeljkovic for the go-ahead goal at 12:39 of the third period to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 to open their second-round playoff series. Goodrow put the reigning Stanley Cup champions ahead for good when he shot from a sharp angle on the left side. – Advertisement – The puck skid underneath Nedeljkovic’s right pad as it lifted slightly off the ice near…

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Thousands still without power in San Antonio nearly 24 hours after severe weather

Thousands still without power in San Antonio nearly 24 hours after severe weather

SAN ANTONIO — Nearly 24 hours after severe storms swept through San Antonio, more than 8,000 households are still without power.  Those outages are mostly concentrated on the city’s northwest side, particularly in the Thunderbird Hills, Oak Grove and Braun’s Farm neighborhoods. The latest updates can be seen via CPS Energy’s outage map below: The number of CPS Energy customers without power peaked at about 32,000 Friday night, and the utility tweeted at around 10…

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Hurricanes fans raise nearly $10,000 in 3 days for special needs community

Hurricanes fans raise nearly $10,000 in 3 days for special needs community

RALEIGH, N.C> (WTVD) — Since the Carolina Hurricanes moved to Raleigh in 1997, the team and the Caniacs have supported the community in many different ways from filling up trucks during hurricanes to donating food to those in need during the pandemic. But this time, fans are going a step further turning a social media post into thousands of dollars for the special needs community. The Carolina Hurricanes are 3-0 at home this postseason and…

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Tropics: Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on Tuesday

Tropics: Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on Tuesday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — After being named the first storm of the 2021 hurricane season last weekend, Ana is no longer. There are no other systems across the basin and there is no development expected within the next 5 days. While there are no threats to the First Coast, it’s a good reminder that hurricane season is here and the time to prepare is now. This year, NOAA released the new seasonal averages for the Atlantic basin….

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Damaging wind gusts, hail possible on Saturday during Level 1 risk for severe weather

Damaging wind gusts, hail possible on Saturday during Level 1 risk for severe weather

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — After a hot week of temperatures reaching near record highs for this time of year, Memorial Day weekend will usher in cooler temperatures – but also rain and storms. WRAL meteorologist Kat Campbell said big changes are in store for the weekend. “We have rain and storm chances coming back and a huge temperature dip,” said Campbell. Parts of central North Carolina will be under a Level…

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Louisiana governor seeks disaster order for flooding

Louisiana governor seeks disaster order for flooding

News // U.S. & World May 28, 2021Updated: May 28, 2021 6:56 p.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks Thursday, May 6, 2021, in Lake Charles, La.Alex Brandon/AP BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday asked President Joe Biden to declare a federal disaster for the state after severe weather and flash flooding caused damage to at least 2,000 homes. Edwards’ request is for individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management…

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North Topsail Beach awarded $3.5M for beach renourishment after Hurricane Dorian

North Topsail Beach awarded $3.5M for beach renourishment after Hurricane Dorian

North Topsail Beach (Photo: WCTI) RALEIGH, NC (News Release) — The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $3,505,603 to help the Town of North Topsail Beach renourish its beaches and restore dune plants destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in 2019. Funding from FEMA’s Public Assistance program covers restoring 45,734 cubic yards of beach sand and 240,000 native dune plants along 27,000 linear feet at the north- and south-end beaches in Onslow County. – Advertisement…

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Hurricanes beat Predators in another overtime thriller to advance to round 2

Hurricanes beat Predators in another overtime thriller to advance to round 2

NASHVILLE, TN — The Carolina Hurricanes spent their first-round playoff series falling behind early and grinding through tough overtime games. Yet the Hurricanes showed enough resilience to push through and advance anyway, earning a second round matchup with reigning Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay. The Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 in overtime on Thursday night to close the best-of-seven series in six games. That came after they rallied from a two-goal deficit while playing…

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5 things Texas beachgoers should know before the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season 

5 things Texas beachgoers should know before the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season 

With summer around the corner, many of you might want to bring out those swimming suits and plan a trip to a South Texas beach. However, in the Gulf of Mexico, storms and hurricanes also get bit by the travel bug this time of year. Those planning a vacation need to remember that the Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30 – and meteorologists are predicting it will be an active one….

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'Nothing looks good' preparing for summer wildfire season

'Nothing looks good' preparing for summer wildfire season

By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — Wearing soot-smudged, fire-resistant clothing and helmets, several wildland firefighters armed with hoes moved through a stand of ponderosa pines as flames tore through the underbrush. The firefighters weren’t there to extinguish the fire. They had started it. The prescribed burn, ignited this month near the scenic mountain town of Bend, is part of a massive effort in wildlands across the U.S. West to prepare for a fire…

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Hurricane preparedness: How and when to evacuate your home — maps, tips

Hurricane preparedness: How and when to evacuate your home — maps, tips

In the event authorities order an evacuation for the Houston area, TxDOT has a number of tools to help speed the process. HOUSTON — Hurricane season starts June 1. And if you lived in Houston for more than a year, not only do you dread it but you have one question when it comes to hurricanes. Should I evacuate? When a hurricane is on the horizon, everyone turns to the news and city leaders to…

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George P. Bush asks for $750M after Harris County left out of last round of Hurricane Harvey relief

George P. Bush asks for $750M after Harris County left out of last round of Hurricane Harvey relief

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said he is requesting $750 million in federal funds to be sent directly to Harris County after the county and Houston were awarded $0 out of the $1 billion pot in the latest round of Hurricane Harvey relief funds. This announcement comes after an outcry from Houston and Harris County leaders who requested $1.3 billion from the land office, which was provided relief funds by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development….

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After Harris County was left out of latest round of Hurricane Harvey relief funds, George P. Bush asks feds for $750 million

After Harris County was left out of latest round of Hurricane Harvey relief funds, George P. Bush asks feds for $750 million

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush said he is requesting $750 million in federal funds to be sent directly to Harris County after the county and Houston were awarded $0 out of the $1 billion pot in the latest round of Hurricane Harvey relief funds. This announcement comes after an outcry from Houston and Harris…

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Forest Service: Brunswick County with most wildfire activity on May 25 during drought

Forest Service: Brunswick County with most wildfire activity on May 25 during drought

Firefighter uniform (Photo: Pixabay) LUMBERTON, N.C. (WWAY) — The state’s Forest Service says that moderate drought conditions continue to impact about half of North Carolina, Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville, Greenville and Wilmington. While the week is expected to remain hot and dry, an approaching cold front and thunderstorms may bring some relief to the region for the weekend. – Advertisement – N.C. Forest Service says that there were 25 fires in 12 of the 26 counties…

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EF-1 tornado confirmed in Fayette County last week

EF-1 tornado confirmed in Fayette County last week

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas — After experiencing active weather across Central Texas last week, the National Weather Service has confirmed details on the tornado in Fayette County from Tuesday, May 18. At 6:42 p.m., an EF-1 tornado occurred near Swiss Alp just west of Highway 77 and lasted for approximately 10 minutes. Peak winds were estimated to be around 100 mph.  EF-1 tornadoes are considered to be weak systems with peak winds ranging from 86 to…

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'I can't stop smiling' | WCNC Charlotte helps business secure $500,000 federal loan following storm damage

'I can't stop smiling' | WCNC Charlotte helps business secure $500,000 federal loan following storm damage

While covering storm damage at Karessa Jackson’s business, WCNC Charlotte learned her federal pandemic loans never arrived. That changed in the days after. MATTHEWS, N.C. — A fallen tree that almost permanently closed a Matthews car shop led to a $500,000 federal loan that ended up saving the business. “God is good. I can’t believe it. I’m so grateful,” Independence Collision and Auto Repair owner Karessa Jackson said. “I can’t stop smiling. I truly feel…

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'I can't stop smiling' | Storm damage allows WCNC Charlotte to help business secure $500,000 federal loan

'I can't stop smiling' | Storm damage allows WCNC Charlotte to help business secure $500,000 federal loan

While covering storm damage at Karessa Jackson’s business, WCNC Charlotte learned her federal pandemic loans never arrived. That changed in the days after. MATTHEWS, N.C. — A fallen tree that almost permanently closed a Matthews car shop led to a $500,000 federal loan that ended up saving the business. “God is good. I can’t believe it. I’m so grateful,” Independence Collision and Auto Repair owner Karessa Jackson said. “I can’t stop smiling. I truly feel…

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NWS: Confirmed tornado touched down in Lavaca County

NWS: Confirmed tornado touched down in Lavaca County

The EF-1 tornado moved northwest and severely damaged a small house as well as snapped large tree branches during storms on May 18. SAN ANTONIO — Video evidence and a National Weather Service storm survey confirmed that a tornado touched down on May 18 in Lavaca County. The EF-1 tornado moved northwest and severely damaged a small house as well as snapped large tree branches.  After the tornado crossed CR 142, it crossed the Navidad…

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Are these key items in your hurricane preparedness kit?

Are these key items in your hurricane preparedness kit?

HOUSTON — June 1 marks the official start of hurricane season, but there are things you can do ahead of time to prepare, such as making your kit and having a plan.  A hurricane kit is great to have on stand by for any severe weather that comes our way. Here is a list of items that should be included. Some items you may have seen or heard of and other items will probably surprise…

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Deadliest natural disaster in US history hit Galveston in 1900, forever changing hurricane preparedness

Deadliest natural disaster in US history hit Galveston in 1900, forever changing hurricane preparedness

The Great Storm of 1900 claimed the lives of 12,000 people, including 8,000 on the Island. No one saw it coming. GALVESTON, Texas — The Great Storm of 1900 got its name because back then they didn’t name hurricanes and this one was like nothing before it and nothing after it. Scientists at that time didn’t believe a catastrophic cyclone could form near Galveston because of how shallow the continental shelf is. Until September 8,…

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Carolina Hurricanes beat Nashville Predators with 3-2 overtime win in Game 5, lead series 3-2

Carolina Hurricanes beat Nashville Predators with 3-2 overtime win in Game 5, lead series 3-2

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Coach Rod Brind’Amour figured the puck would eventually have to bounce the right way for his Carolina Hurricanes. Fittingly, his captain was ready when it did. – Advertisement – Jordan Staal scored off a rebound at 2:03 of overtime to give the Hurricanes a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night, pushing Carolina to a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series. Read more here.

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Are hail storms becoming more frequent in South Texas?

Are hail storms becoming more frequent in South Texas?

This spring, we’ve had hailstones and damage caused by a series of severe storms. But why is this year different from the past? SAN ANTONIO — It has been a busy severe weather season with hail damage like many of us have never seen before. But does that mean it will continue to get worse, or could this season have been a fluke? Meteorologist Jeremy Baker heads to the KENS 5 weather experts to find…

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Flash Flood Watch expires for Houston area

Flash Flood Watch expires for Houston area

We could see more flash flooding today as rain pops up in the early afternoon hours — watch KHOU 11 News. HOUSTON — A Flash Flood Watch for the Houston area has been allowed to expire at 7 p.m. However, the chance for rain will return Wednesday morning. Rain chances remain high but drop down to about 50 percent compared to what we saw on Tuesday. We will see some scattered showers pop up through…

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LIVE RADAR: Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 p.m.

LIVE RADAR: Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 p.m.

We could see more flash flooding today as rain pops up in the early afternoon hours — watch KHOU 11 News. HOUSTON — Tuesday was another day of heavy downpours around the Houston area, but fortunately, we avoided any major flooding.  RELATED: How to check bayou water levels and rainfall amounts RELATED: Jeff Lindner: We’ll want to watch our northwest and western communities today due to Flash Flood Watch Northern counties added to Flash Flood Watch…

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LIVE RADAR: Storms popping up; Flash Flood Watch expanded to northern counties

LIVE RADAR: Storms popping up; Flash Flood Watch expanded to northern counties

We could see more flash flooding today as rain pops up in the early afternoon hours — watch KHOU 11 News. HOUSTON — We’re looking at another round of scattered, heavy downpours across the Houston area again on Tuesday. Unlike Monday, today’s storms will mostly be a threat in the early afternoon hours. As of noon, we were watching heavy rain, especially north of Houston where a Flash Flood Watch has been expanded. RELATED: How to…

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Jeff Lindner: We'll want to watch our northwest and western communities today due to Flash Flood Watch

Jeff Lindner: We'll want to watch our northwest and western communities today due to Flash Flood Watch

Harris County Meteorologist Jeff Lindner talks with KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft about Houston’s recent flood threat HOUSTON — KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft this morning spoke with Harris County Meteorologist Jeff Lindner about the recent flood threat in Houston and what we can expect with Tuesday’s weather. Lindner said Tuesday afternoon’s biggest threat is going to be, again, “if we see some of those really heavy rainfall rates in a short period of time…

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LIVE RADAR: Storms popping up in the Houston area as Flash Flood Watch continues until 7 p.m.

LIVE RADAR: Storms popping up in the Houston area as Flash Flood Watch continues until 7 p.m.

We could see more flash flooding today as rain pops up through the early afternoon hours — watch KHOU 11 News. HOUSTON — Storms rolled through the Houston area on Monday, causing a big mess on the roads. Will we see a repeat again today? Some parts of town yesterday got more than 7″ of rain, especially on the city’s northeast side. And on the south side, flooding was reported along Highway 288. Thankfully, the…

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More heavy rain on the way: Flash Flood Watch continues until 7 p.m. tonight

More heavy rain on the way: Flash Flood Watch continues until 7 p.m. tonight

I-45 and Highway 288 are no longer impacted by Monday’s high water, but we could see more flash flooding today. HOUSTON — Storms rolled through the Houston area on Monday, causing a big mess on the roads. Will we see a repeat again today? Some parts of town yesterday got more than 7″ of rain, especially on the city’s northeast side. And on the south side, flooding was reported along Highway 288. Thankfully, the high…

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More flooding could be on the way to Houston; Flash Flood Watch in effect until Tuesday evening

More flooding could be on the way to Houston; Flash Flood Watch in effect until Tuesday evening

There was high water in several parts of Houston on Monday, and with rain the forecast again, we could see a repeat. HOUSTON — Storms rolled through the Houston area on Monday, causing a big mess on the roads. As of 9:45 p.m.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Austin, Brazoria, Harris, Jackson, Matagorda, Colorado, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Waller, Washington and Wharton counties until 7 p.m. Tuesday. As the rain fell, we were…

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Houston area could be in for more flooding Tuesday

Houston area could be in for more flooding Tuesday

There was high water in several parts of Houston on Monday, and with rain the forecast again, we could see a repeat. HOUSTON — Storms rolled through the Houston area on Monday, causing a big mess on the roads. As of 9:45 p.m.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Austin, Brazoria, Harris, Jackson, Matagorda, Colorado, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Waller, Washington and Wharton counties. As the rain fell, we were keeping up with high-water…

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Rain in Houston bringing flooding and termites

Rain in Houston bringing flooding and termites

Experts say termites love the rain and they’re more likely to survive in a wet environment. A different kind of bad guys are creating problems in your homes — and no we’re not talking about the pets. We’re talking termites! And the constant rain is making the infestation even worse. We spoke with a local pest control company, ABC Home and Commercial Services, and they said these little insects have been quite a problem for…

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Flash Flood Watch continues for much of southeast Texas until 9 p.m.

Flash Flood Watch continues for much of southeast Texas until 9 p.m.

It’s rained 17 out of the last 24 days so the ground is very saturated. Tuesday, we saw high was cause traffic issues all over town. HOUSTON — Storms rolled through the Houston area on Monday, causing a big mess on the roads. As of 4 p.m. – A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for Austin, Brazoria, Colorado, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Montgomery, Waller and Washington counties until 9 p.m.  And while the rain will…

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Flash Flood Watch continues for southeast Texas until 9 p.m.

Flash Flood Watch continues for southeast Texas until 9 p.m.

It’s rained 17 out of the last 24 days so the ground is very saturated and we’ve already seen some traffic nightmares around Houston. HOUSTON — Thunderstorms are rolling through the area bringing heavy rain and some traffic headaches. As of 4 p.m. – All area counties remain under a Flash Flood Watch until 9 p.m. There are already flooded roadways in the Houston area. Click here for a list of high water locations.  There’s a…

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Biden doubles spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

Biden doubles spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

Last year alone, the nation endured 22 separate weather and climate-related disasters with losses greater than $1 billion each. WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events, while launching a new effort at NASA to better understand and track the impacts of climate change. The $1 billion in spending announced Monday is a small fraction of what the U.S. spends on weather-related…

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Flash Flood Warning Issued For Harris County

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Harris County

There’s a flash flood warning for Harris County until 3:45 p.m. CT Monday, May 24, 2021. Houston’s National Weather Service on Monday declared a flash flood warning through 3:45 p.m. CT across much of Harris County, including most of Houston, Atascosita, Channelview amid days of heavy rainfall. The NWS in League City has also issued a general flood advisory for the region. Parts of Interstate 45 near North Main Street and near Beltway 8 took…

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Flash Flood Warning for Harris, Montgomery counties until 3:45 p.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Harris, Montgomery counties until 3:45 p.m.

It’s rained 17 out of the last 24 days so the ground is very saturated and we’ve already seen some traffic nightmares around Houston. HOUSTON — Thunderstorms are rolling through the area bringing heavy rain and some traffic headaches. As of 12:45 p.m. — A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Harris and Montgomery counties until 3:45 p.m.; all area counties remain under a Flash Flood Watch until 9 p.m. There are already flooded roadways…

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Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

Storm debris in Wilmington from Hurricane Isaias on August 4, 2020. (Photo: WWAY) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says he’s doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events. Biden traveled to FEMA headquarters in Washington on Monday to get an update on preparations for the hurricane season. – Advertisement – The $1 billion in U.S. emergency spending is a small fraction of what the U.S. spends on…

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Flash Flood Watch for multiple counties until 9 p.m. as more rain moves in

Flash Flood Watch for multiple counties until 9 p.m. as more rain moves in

It’s rained 18 out of the last 24 days so the ground is very saturated and it won’t take much for ponding to form on our roadways. HOUSTON — Keep the umbrella handy again today. We are starting the day wet and will end the day wet. There’s a 70 percent change of rain throughout the day, with temperatures staying in the 70s. It’s rained 18 out of the last 24 days so the ground…

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Flash Flood Watch for multiple counties until 9 p.m. Monday as more rain moves in

Flash Flood Watch for multiple counties until 9 p.m. Monday as more rain moves in

The ground is very saturated, so it won’t take much for ponding to form on our roadways. HOUSTON — Keep the umbrella handy again today. Starting the day wet and end the day wet. There’s a 70 percent change of rain throughout the day, with temperatures staying in the 70s. Flash Flood Watch A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Austin, Coastal Brazoria, Fort Bend, Grimes, Inland Brazoria, Inland Harris, Montgomery, Waller…

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Flash Flood Watch is in effect for southeast counties until Monday evening

Flash Flood Watch is in effect for southeast counties until Monday evening

Follow KENS 5 on air and online for breaking severe weather coverage. Get the KENS 5 app for alerts when severe weather threatens South Texas. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for southeast counties through Monday evening as the work week starts with more wet weather. The Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for the SE. Chances for storms for the eastern half of the area. pic.twitter.com/8QzDPK1ZCz — NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWSSanAntonio) May 24,…

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Hurricane 101: What is a hurricane?

Hurricane 101: What is a hurricane?

Hurricane season officially begins June 1. Are you prepared? HOUSTON — June 1 marks the officials start of hurricane season. And as we pack those emergency kits and restock the pantry with can goods, it’s the perfect time to review our Hurricane 101 knowledge. First, a quick reminder of what makes a hurricane. According to the national weather service, a hurricane is a tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph or greater. Our…

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Preparing For Hurricane Season (May 24, 2021)

Preparing For Hurricane Season (May 24, 2021)

Houston Matters begins at 9 a.m. CT on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, talk@houstonmatters.org or @HoustonMatters. On Monday’s Houston Matters: Houston missed out on major flooding last week thanks to a fast-moving weather system, but we could be in for another week of heavy showers. We talk through what we can expect this week and how to prepare for the fast-approaching Hurricane season. Also this hour: Diversity in the workplace –…

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Kure Beach held information sessions for residents to prep residents for hurricane season

Kure Beach held information sessions for residents to prep residents for hurricane season

(Photo: WWAY) NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The town of Kure Beach held hurricane information sessions, hoping to help prep residents for the soon approaching hurricane season. Two sessions were held at town hall on Friday and Saturday, and were led by the Mayor Pro Tem, David Heglar. The sessions detailed what to do in case evacuation is needed, where to take shelter, and how to plan in case you choose not to evacuate….

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What's in a name? A look at the 'A' names of the 2021 hurricane season

What's in a name? A look at the 'A' names of the 2021 hurricane season

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season started with Ana on May 22. We look back at the most powerful A-named storms and some other interesting A-name facts. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Brief History: Every hurricane season will start with an ‘A’ named storm, that alternates between a male and a female name, but it wasn’t always like that. Names were first used for hurricanes starting in 1950 where the first ‘A’ name was Able. This name…

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Hurricane Season: The 'A' Names

Hurricane Season: The 'A' Names

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season started with Ana on May 22. We look back at the most powerful A-named storms and some other interesting A-name facts. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Brief History: Every hurricane season will start with an ‘A’ named storm, that alternates between a male and a female name, but it wasn’t always like that. Names were first used for hurricanes starting in 1950 where the first ‘A’ name was Able. This name…

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Ana now a tropical storm as it moves away from Bermuda

Ana now a tropical storm as it moves away from Bermuda

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It’s official — we have the first named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Subtropical Storm Ana formed Saturday morning near Bermuda, according to the National Hurricane Center. This is the seventh year in a row a storm has developed in the Atlantic basin ahead of the official start of hurricane season, which is June 1. The storm that kicked off this streak in 2015 was, coincidentally, Tropical Storm Ana….

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'It's not right:' Off-balanced officiating leaves Carolina Hurricanes frustrated after Game 3

'It's not right:' Off-balanced officiating leaves Carolina Hurricanes frustrated after Game 3

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The Carolina Hurricanes are off Saturday after a double-overtime loss last night in Nashville – the first loss of the season leaving the team more mad than upset due to the off-balanced officiating. “We played our butts off,” said Hurricanes head coach, Rod Brind’Amour. “We played great, we played hard, we’re playing a great team. We’re in a battle. Nashville’s a phenomenal team. But we’re also fighting the refs. That’s plain…

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