NWS extends flash flood warning for Galveston, Chambers, Brazoria counties

Vehicles move along the flooded roadway at Broadway near 35th St. Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Galveston. Vehicles move along the flooded roadway at Broadway near 35th St. Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Galveston. Photo: Melissa Phillip, Staff Photographer Carmen Martinez, second from left, hugs her niece, Erika Lara, both of Houston, as they wait in line to pay for parking before boarding a cruise ship for a five day vacation Monday, Sept. 3, 2018,…

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Houston METRO Halts Harvey Ads That Feature Wrong Hurricane

Houston METRO Halts Harvey Ads That Feature Wrong Hurricane

The top of a fire hydrant sticks out of floodwaters in front of a home on September 7, 2017 in Richwood, Texas. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) HOUSTON (AP) — Transit officials in Houston have halted a TV commercial praising the agency’s response to last year’s Harvey flooding because the spot wrongly showed 2005 video from Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. The Houston Chronicle reports Metropolitan Transit Authority officials Thursday pulled the commercial made by South…

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Flood advisory in effect for several areas southeast of Houston

Flood advisory in effect for several areas southeast of Houston

RAIN HITS HOUSTON:  A rain model shows storms moving west from Louisiana to the Houston area, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. >>Texas hot weather memes that make us laugh RAIN HITS HOUSTON:  A rain model shows storms moving west from Louisiana to the Houston area, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. >>Texas hot weather memes that make us laugh Photo: National Weather Service Houston/Galveston It’s summer in Texas and these memes perfectly describe the struggle of…

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Hurricane Harvey: 2 years later

Hurricane Harvey: 2 years later

HOUSTON – Two years ago, people up and down the Texas coast were bracing for what would become one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States. Hurricane Harvey made landfall about 10 p.m. on Aug. 25, 2017, on San Jose Island, as a Category 4 storm with winds of more than 130 mph. It quickly made a second landfall near Rockport, Texas, crossed over the Copano Bay and made a…

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1,000-year-old Texas oak tree survives Hurricane Harvey – the 500-year storm

1,000-year-old Texas oak tree survives Hurricane Harvey – the 500-year storm

By Brian Reynolds, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle Updated 5:23 pm CDT, Sunday, August 27, 2017 The Big Tree, a live oak that is more than 1,000-years-old survived Hurricane Harvey’s landfall near Goose Island State Park. See more images of the flooding caused by Harvey.  The Big Tree, a live oak that is more than 1,000-years-old survived Hurricane Harvey’s landfall near Goose Island State Park. See more images of the flooding caused by Harvey.  Photo: Texas Department…

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This is what happened when Tropical Storm Allison hit Houston area 18 years ago

This is what happened when Tropical Storm Allison hit Houston area 18 years ago

HOUSTON – Eighteen years ago, Tropical Storm Allison made landfall and left Houston under water.  Allison delivered the most devastating rain Houston had ever seen. Tropical Storm Allison started as a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico in June 2001. No one expected it would end up going on record as one of the most devastating rain events in U.S. history.  In just days, the storm dumped 80 percent of the area’s average rainfall. VIDEO: Aerials…

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