Wildfire closes portion of Big Bend National Park in West Texas

Wildfire closes portion of Big Bend National Park in West Texas

A large wildfire has closed portions of Big Bend National Park. Officials first received reports of a column of smoke on the southern edge of the South Rim of the Chisos Mountains around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, according to a news release from National Park Service. By Friday morning, authorities said the fire had spread across 15-20 acres of the West Texas national park. The forecast shows the winds will blow westward on Friday,…

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West Texas wildfire now blazing over 250 acres of Big Bend National Park

West Texas wildfire now blazing over 250 acres of Big Bend National Park

A large wildfire has closed portions of Big Bend National Park. Officials first received reports of a column of smoke on the southern edge of the South Rim of the Chisos Mountains around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, according to a news release from National Park Service. By Friday morning, authorities said the fire had spread across 250 acres of the West Texas national park. The forecast shows the winds will blow westward on Friday,…

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Scientists predict 'above average' hurricane season in 2021

Scientists predict 'above average' hurricane season in 2021

Hurricane experts shared their predictions on April 8 for what is expected to be a “well above average” hurricane season this year. Dr. Phil Klotzbach presented his team’s research this morning at the National Tropical Weather Conference, where he announced a prediction of 17 named storms during the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. Klotzbach broke down the 17 named storms, which he considers a “well above average” hurricane season, predicting eight will become hurricanes and four…

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Hail and thunderstorms produced quarter-size hail in Bexar County overnight

Hail and thunderstorms produced quarter-size hail in Bexar County overnight

News // Weather Teresa Velasco March 23, 2021Updated: March 23, 2021 5:07 p.m. Some San Antonians had an early start to the day hearing rumbles of thunder and hail near their homes as thunderstorm activity began as early as  1:40 a.m. Tuesday. San Antonio received a measurable amount of rainfall with areas near the AT&T Center receiving over one inch, according to CoCoRaHS. Reports of quarter-size hail were also spotted in Bexar County on the West…

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Hail, damaging winds forecast for the San Antonio area on Wednesday

Hail, damaging winds forecast for the San Antonio area on Wednesday

Candice Avila-Garcia, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News March 16, 2021Updated: March 16, 2021 9:37 a.m. San Antonio could see severe weather on Wednesday including damaging winds and hail, forecasters say. National Weather Service Severe weather is on the way this week. Forecasters say the San Antonio area could see severe weather tonight through the early morning.  According to the National Weather Service, there is a risk for severe thunderstorms, though for a majority of the San Antonio…

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Texas plants released nearly as much pollution during winter storm as during Hurricane Laura

Texas plants released nearly as much pollution during winter storm as during Hurricane Laura

click to enlarge Michael Stravato / The Texas Tribune Refinery complexes along the Houston Ship Channel in 2016. The bulk of the emissions released during the winter storm and power crisis in Texas last week were from the Houston region, according to an analysis by Texas environmental groups. Oil refineries, chemical manufacturers and petrochemical plants across Texas — mostly in the upper Gulf Coast — warned state regulators that they may have released millions of…

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How to find a legitimate contractor to repair storm damage

How to find a legitimate contractor to repair storm damage

Some people posing as contractors are looking to take your money and leave you without repairs. SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The snow and ice created complications including plumbing problems, roof damage and electrical issues for many of us. The wait time for a repair person can be lengthy, but maybe worth that wait.   “Scam attempts will be made whether in person, door to door, over the phone or email. They’ll be posing many times…

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Comal ISD temporarily relocates students to repair winter storm damage, supplies bottled water

Comal ISD temporarily relocates students to repair winter storm damage, supplies bottled water

SAN ANTONIO — Comal ISD announced Monday that they’d be making some changes as the district continues to recover from winter storm damage. The release said that Specht Elementary suffered heavy water damage, and students there will temporarily be relocated to four other schools while repairs are made over the course of the next few weeks. There was damage at schools across the district, but officials said maintenance crews have made sure the buildings are…

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Senior-laden Hurricanes edge Rockets to keep playoffs in sight

Senior-laden Hurricanes edge Rockets to keep playoffs in sight

Senior Night can be kind of a mixed blessing for girls’ basketball teams. With emotions running high as the soon-to-be outgoing seniors are honored, on-court performances can be uneven. That was the hurdle Sam Houston (10-7, 8-4) had to clear in order to defeat pesky Kennedy (8-12, 6-7) Jan. 19 in a District 27-5A game. With contributions from each of their six seniors, the Hurricanes were able to hold off the Rockets for a 51-48…

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San Antonian collecting donations for Hurricane Eta victims

San Antonian collecting donations for Hurricane Eta victims

“It is important for us to step up and just be part of the community,” the organizer said. SAN ANTONIO — They say after the storm comes the calm, but peace is the last thing many Central Americans are feeling. “A lot of families have been misplaced,” Martha Gutierrez said. “It’s been devastating.” For the San Antonio resident, seeing the ruin Hurricane Eta left in its path are images that hit far too close to…

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Port Aransas closes to vehicular traffic from Thursday to Saturday due to Hurricane Delta

Port Aransas closes to vehicular traffic from Thursday to Saturday due to Hurricane Delta

click image With Hurricane Delta closing in, Port Aransas will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 p.m. on Thursday to 9 a.m. on Saturday, MySA reports. The National Hurricane Center has classified Delta as a category 2 storm with 100 mph winds, and it’s expected to strengthen as it moves up the Gulf Coast. According to the Weather Channel, the NHC has issued a hurricane warning for High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana, which includes…

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Port Aransas will be closed to vehicular traffic from Thursday to Saturday due to Hurricane Delta

Port Aransas will be closed to vehicular traffic from Thursday to Saturday due to Hurricane Delta

On Tuesday, Port Aransas officials announced the beach will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Saturday due to possible flooding from Hurricane Delta. Bob Owen On Tuesday, Port Aransas officials announced the beach will be closed to vehicular traffic from 8 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Saturday due to possible flooding from Hurricane Delta. Delta, a Category 2 storm with 100 mph winds, made landfall on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula…

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Schertz firefighters help battle California wildfires

Schertz firefighters help battle California wildfires

Fighting fires in the California wilderness are Schertz firefighters Carl Schultze (from left), Myron Boerger, Mack Melancon and Justin Schwersinske. Fighting fires in the California wilderness are Schertz firefighters Carl Schultze (from left), Myron Boerger, Mack Melancon and Justin Schwersinske. Photo: Photo Courtesy Schertz Fire Department Photo: Photo Courtesy Schertz Fire Department Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Fighting fires in the California wilderness are Schertz firefighters Carl Schultze (from…

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Watch: Man rescued after boat caught in rough waters during Tropical Storm Beta

Watch: Man rescued after boat caught in rough waters during Tropical Storm Beta

On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew rescued a man who was caught in rough waters from Tropical Storm Beta off the Port Aransas coast. On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew rescued a man who was caught in rough waters from Tropical Storm Beta off the Port Aransas coast. Photo: U.S. Coast Guard Sector / Air Station Corpus Christi Photo: U.S. Coast Guard Sector / Air…

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Tropical Storm Beta to bring showers, lower temperatures to San Antonio Monday

Tropical Storm Beta to bring showers, lower temperatures to San Antonio Monday

San Antonio will likely see precipitation Monday into Tuesday from Tropical Storm Beta as the storm continues through the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Weather Service. San Antonio will likely see precipitation Monday into Tuesday from Tropical Storm Beta as the storm continues through the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Weather Service. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3…

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Could California-esque wildfires happen in San Antonio? Here’s what the Fire Chief said.

Could California-esque wildfires happen in San Antonio? Here’s what the Fire Chief said.

In this Sept. 9, 2020, file photo, taken with a slow shutter speed, embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif. In this Sept. 9, 2020, file photo, taken with a slow shutter speed, embers light up a hillside behind the Bidwell Bar Bridge as the Bear Fire burns in Oroville, Calif. Photo: Noah Berger, AP Photo: Noah Berger, AP Image 1 of / 1…

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Flash flood warning issued for San Antonio through Thursday as cold front, storms move into area

Flash flood warning issued for San Antonio through Thursday as cold front, storms move into area

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for San Antonio as showers bring heavy rainfall through the area. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for San Antonio as showers bring heavy rainfall through the area. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for San Antonio as…

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Flash flood watch issued for San Antonio through Thursday as cold front, storms move into area

Flash flood watch issued for San Antonio through Thursday as cold front, storms move into area

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for San Antonio as showers bring heavy rainfall through the area. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for San Antonio as showers bring heavy rainfall through the area. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for San Antonio as…

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San Antonio Zoo Joins Recovery Effort at Louisiana Zoo Damaged by Hurricane Laura

San Antonio Zoo Joins Recovery Effort at Louisiana Zoo Damaged by Hurricane Laura

click to enlarge Facebook / Alexandria Zoological Park Chainsaws, generators and construction tools will be on board with San Antonio Zoo team members as they head to Louisiana Thursday to help restore the Alexandria Zoo. The 33-acre park in Alexandria, Louisiana, received extensive damage from Hurricane Laura. Strong winds ravaged the site when the Category 4 storm made landfall in late August. “The wind raged with a vengeance that snapped, twisted and toppled more than 50…

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Hurricane Laura caused Neches River to flow backward for 12 hours

Hurricane Laura caused Neches River to flow backward for 12 hours

When Hurricane Laura hit the Texas-Louisiana border last week, the water and wind caused something strange to occur— the Neches River started flowing backwards. When Hurricane Laura hit the Texas-Louisiana border last week, the water and wind caused something strange to occur— the Neches River started flowing backwards. Photo: Courtesy- USGS Photo: Courtesy- USGS Image 1 of / 18 Caption Close Image 1 of 18 When Hurricane Laura hit the Texas-Louisiana border last week, the…

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New Braunfels businesses headed to southeast Texas to help with hurricane aftermath

New Braunfels businesses headed to southeast Texas to help with hurricane aftermath

SAN ANTONIO — Thousands are still lights out in the Beaumont area but hopefully, that won’t be the case for much longer, dozens of trucks are staged throughout the city as crews work on the outages across Southeast Texas.  They’re not the only ones responding to a need in this area.  Superb Roofing out of new Braunfels is en route to help out with the aftermath.  The small business owners are driving to the Orange…

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Our Lady of the Lake University Offers Free Teletherapy Services to Hurricane Laura Evacuees

Our Lady of the Lake University Offers Free Teletherapy Services to Hurricane Laura Evacuees

click image Instagram / roxxiebird San Antonio’s Our Lady of the Lake University is offering teletherapy services to evacuees of Hurricane Laura at no cost. The university’s Community Counseling Services has provided bilingual psychiatric services to San Antonio’s West Side for more than 40 years, and it’s now expanding those offerings to another group in need. Laura, a Category 4 hurricane, made landfall east of the Texas-Louisiana border near midnight on Wednesday. Evacuations ordered by…

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Briscoe Western Art Museum Discounts Admission to Hurricane Evacuees and Extends Hours

Briscoe Western Art Museum Discounts Admission to Hurricane Evacuees and Extends Hours

Friday, August 28, 2020 Posted By Emily DiTomasso on Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 2:52 PM click to enlarge Courtesy of Briscoe Western Art Museum The Briscoe Western Art Museum is offering discounted admission to Hurricane Laura evacuees this weekend. All evacuees will receive 50% off admission to the museum, which is also extending its visiting hours to 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The longer hours and discount will be available through Sunday, August…

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'That's not good': San Antonio meteorologist dodges flash during live Hurricane Laura report

'That's not good': San Antonio meteorologist dodges flash during live Hurricane Laura report

KSAT 12 meteorologist Justin Horne was reporting live from Hurricane Laura when a burst of light filled the screen. KSAT 12 meteorologist Justin Horne was reporting live from Hurricane Laura when a burst of light filled the screen. Photo: KSAT 12 Photo: KSAT 12 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 KSAT 12 meteorologist Justin Horne was reporting live from Hurricane Laura when a burst of light filled the screen. KSAT…

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Downtown San Antonio 'uncommonly busy' as Hurricane Laura evacuees seek food and shelter

Downtown San Antonio 'uncommonly busy' as Hurricane Laura evacuees seek food and shelter

San Antonio Fire officials said more than 2,500 evacuees arrived Wednesday to be screened and provided with shelter ahead of Laura’s landfall. SAN ANTONIO — Downtown San Antonio was ‘uncommonly busy’ overnight as evacuees from southeast Texas sought out food and shelter ahead of Hurricane Laura’s landfall.  Evacuees were seen downtown, walking in the street, riding scooters, and eating at a local Denny’s.  One of the evacuees said that at one point, the Denny’s was…

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Downtown San Antonio 'uncommonly busy' as Hurricane Laura evacuees seek shelter

Downtown San Antonio 'uncommonly busy' as Hurricane Laura evacuees seek shelter

San Antonio Fire officials said more than 2,500 evacuees arrived Wednesday to be screened and provided with shelter ahead of Laura’s landfall. SAN ANTONIO — Downtown San Antonio was ‘uncommonly busy’ overnight as evacuees from southeast Texas sought out food and shelter ahead of Hurricane Laura’s landfall.  RELATED: LIVE HURRICANE TRACKER | Laura continues moving inland, now as a Category 3 storm Evacuees were seen downtown, walking in the street, riding scooters, and eating at…

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San Antonio clears hotel space to accommodate close to 3,000 Hurricane Laura evacuees

San Antonio clears hotel space to accommodate close to 3,000 Hurricane Laura evacuees

Staff were continuing to prepare rooms as hundreds of evacuees continue to arrive in the Alamo City. SAN ANTONIO — According to San Antonio Fire officials, more than 2,500 evacuees had arrived in San Antonio to be screened and provided with shelter as of Wednesday night as Hurricane Laura bears down on east Texas. Mayor Ron Nirenberg said there was no warning on the massive turnout. All day Wednesday, long lines of bumper-to-bumper buses and…

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San Antonio clearing hotel space to accomodate close to 3,000 Hurricane Laura evacuees

San Antonio clearing hotel space to accomodate close to 3,000 Hurricane Laura evacuees

Staff were continuing to prepare rooms as hundreds of evacuees continue to arrive in the Alamo City. SAN ANTONIO — According to San Antonio Fire officials, more than 2,500 evacuees had arrived in San Antonio to be screened and provided with shelter as of Wednesday night as Hurricane Laura bears down on east Texas. Mayor Ron Nirenberg said there was no warning on the massive turnout. All day Wednesday, long lines of bumper-to-bumper buses and…

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Freeman Coliseum overflow hospital used for first time – for hurricane evacuees

Freeman Coliseum overflow hospital used for first time – for hurricane evacuees

An overflow hospital facility at Freeman Coliseum that has been set up since spring welcomed its first occupants this week as people escaping Hurricane Laura arrived in San Antonio. As of Wednesday evening, 2,100 hurricane evacuees had been processed in San Antonio, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said. Some are staying at Freeman Coliseum, which had been set up as an overflow space if the number of local coronavirus patients exceeded bed space in area hospitals. There…

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Animals sheltered from Hurricane Laura

Animals sheltered from Hurricane Laura

San Antonio Pets Alive takes in animals from Beaumont shelter before tropical storms hit. SAN ANTONIO — Thousands were ordered to evacuate East Texas cities this week ahead of the tropical storms and many of them are headed to San Antonio. But animals are going to need a place to stay too. San Antonio Pets Alive is stepping in to help. As Laura looms over the gulf, cars line Texas highways full of people looking…

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Gov. Abbott Warns East Texas Residents Hurricane Laura Will Bring 'Unsurvivable' Surges

Gov. Abbott Warns East Texas Residents Hurricane Laura Will Bring 'Unsurvivable' Surges

click to enlarge Screen Capture / State of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a Wednesday press conference about Hurricane Laura. Gov. Greg Abbott cautioned East Texas residents that they could face “unsurvivable” 10- to 15-foot-high storm surges if they don’t leave before the Hurricane Laura makes landfall Wednesday evening. Laura, expected to grow into a Category 4 hurricane, according to the National Weather Service, will likely strike the coast near the Texas-Louisiana border around…

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Several Texas State Parks along the coast closing due to Hurricane Laura

Several Texas State Parks along the coast closing due to Hurricane Laura

Several Texas State Parks along the coast are closing in response to Hurricane Laura, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Several Texas State Parks along the coast are closing in response to Hurricane Laura, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Photo: Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Photo: Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Several Texas State Parks along the coast are…

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Watch live: Beach cameras show waves, dark clouds as Hurricane Laura approaches

Watch live: Beach cameras show waves, dark clouds as Hurricane Laura approaches

Josue Blanco, left, and Alex Mendez photograph waves generated by Hurricane Laura as they crash into the rock groin at 37th Street in Galveston, Texas on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Forecasters say Laura is rapidly intensifying and will become a “catastrophic” Category 4 hurricane before landfall. It’s churning toward Texas and Louisiana, gathering wind and water that swirls over much of the Gulf of Mexico. (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP) less Josue…

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Hurricane Laura evacuees are starting to arrive in San Antonio. Here’s what happens next.

Hurricane Laura evacuees are starting to arrive in San Antonio. Here’s what happens next.

On Tuesday, an evacuation center opened in a parking lot on Gembler Road near the AT&T Center. On Tuesday, an evacuation center opened in a parking lot on Gembler Road near the AT&T Center. Photo: Ken Branca Photo: Ken Branca Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 On Tuesday, an evacuation center opened in a parking lot on Gembler Road near the AT&T Center. On Tuesday, an evacuation center opened in…

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About 1,500 Hurricane Laura evacuees arrive in San Antonio

About 1,500 Hurricane Laura evacuees arrive in San Antonio

Tuesday evening, several buses and lines of cars packed with families were lined up ready to check-in at the site on Gembler Road. SAN ANTONIO — The number of people seeking shelter in Bexar County stands at nearly 1,500, as of Wednesday morning. The City of San Antonio and Bexar County is assisting with Hurricane Laura evacuations. According to a press release from the San Antonio Fire Department, the Alamo City has been “asked to…

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Evacuees arrive in San Antonio as Hurricane Laura bears down

Evacuees arrive in San Antonio as Hurricane Laura bears down

As Hurricane Laura bore down on the Texas Gulf Coast, Port Arthur native Ronzell Gonzales waited in a car outside a San Antonio Fire Department site near the AT&T Center.  Fire officials had set up the reception area Tuesday in an empty lot at 200 Gembler Rd., preparing for what local leaders originally expected to be around 50 Gulf Coast residents displaced by the approaching storm. But by around 10 p.m., about 20 charter buses…

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Hundreds of Hurricane Laura evacuees arrive in San Antonio Tuesday night

Hundreds of Hurricane Laura evacuees arrive in San Antonio Tuesday night

Tuesday evening, several buses and lines of cars packed with families were lined up ready to check-in at the site on Gembler Road. SAN ANTONIO — The City of San Antonio and Bexar County is assisting with Hurricane Laura evacuations.  According to a press release from the San Antonio Fire Department, the Alamo City has been “asked to assist with sheltering a very small number of displaced residents.” RELATED: Texas should prepare for possibility Hurricane…

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San Antonio to assist with Hurricane Laura evacuees

San Antonio to assist with Hurricane Laura evacuees

Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall late Wednesday or early Thursday. SAN ANTONIO — The City of San Antonio and Bexar County will assist with Hurricane Laura evacuations.  In a press release from the San Antonio Fire Department, the Alamo City has been asked to assist with sheltering a very small number of displaced residents. All displaced residents and evacuees need to go to 200 Gembler Road to be checked in and to receive…

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Watch: Gov. Greg Abbott warns of 'devastation wreaked upon Texas' as Hurricane Laura approaches

Watch: Gov. Greg Abbott warns of 'devastation wreaked upon Texas' as Hurricane Laura approaches

A girl wades towards her flooded home the day after the passing of Tropical Storm Laura in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. A girl wades towards her flooded home the day after the passing of Tropical Storm Laura in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery, AP Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 A girl wades towards her flooded home the…

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Evacuee shelter set up in San Antonio before Tropical storms Laura, Marco make landfall

Evacuee shelter set up in San Antonio before Tropical storms Laura, Marco make landfall

Marco is now a tropical storm while Tropical Storm Laura is forecasted to become a category 2 hurricane as it moves closer to land. This the projected path for Laura. Marco is now a tropical storm while Tropical Storm Laura is forecasted to become a category 2 hurricane as it moves closer to land. This the projected path for Laura. Photo: Courtesy National Hurricane Center Photo: Courtesy National Hurricane Center Image 1 of / 3…

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Padre Island National Seashore set to reopen Thursday after cleaning up from Hurricane Hanna

Padre Island National Seashore set to reopen Thursday after cleaning up from Hurricane Hanna

After being closed for weeks due to damage from Hurricane Hanna, Padre Island National Seashore will reopen at 6 a.m. Thursday, according to a Wednesday Facebook post from the park. After being closed for weeks due to damage from Hurricane Hanna, Padre Island National Seashore will reopen at 6 a.m. Thursday, according to a Wednesday Facebook post from the park. Photo: Staff File Photo Photo: Staff File Photo Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close…

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City official: Just two families arrive in SA after evacuating from Hurricane Hanna

City official: Just two families arrive in SA after evacuating from Hurricane Hanna

Freeman Coliseum was designated a reception site for evacuees from the coast. One San Antonio woman shared her experience in the storm while in Corpus Christi. SAN ANTONIO — A warm breeze and crashing waves were what Jessica Vidaurri was looking forward to during her relaxing weekend on the coast; and a warm breeze and crashing waves are unfortunately what she and her husband got. “We didn’t really know it was going to become this…

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Despite Viral Video, Hurricane Hanna Probably Didn't Blow Down Trump's Border Wall

Despite Viral Video, Hurricane Hanna Probably Didn't Blow Down Trump's Border Wall

click to enlarge Shutterstock Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, folks. A video making the social media rounds Sunday that purported to show Hurricane Hanna flattening a section of Trump’s border wall is likely weeks old and not from the Texas coast, according to federal officials. Section of Donald Trump’s ‘indestructible’ border wall COLLAPSES https://t.co/qGco2V2DRv — Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) July 27, 2020 While we’re sure plenty of folks were cheering at what…

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Small tornado damaged trees, power lines east of San Antonio this weekend, National Weather Service confirms

Small tornado damaged trees, power lines east of San Antonio this weekend, National Weather Service confirms

The EF0 tornado touched down around 5:10 a.m. Sunday along Hwy 87. LA VERNIA, Texas — A small EF0 tornado touched down south of La Vernia early Sunday morning, the National Weather Service confirmed Monday.  According to preliminary damage survey results, the tornado touched down around 5:10 a.m. along Hwy 87, two miles north of Sutherland Springs. The National Weather Service estimates peak wind gusts reached 70 miles per hour. The storm had a max width…

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San Antonio preps Freeman Coliseum as 'reception center' for Hurricane Hanna evacuees

San Antonio preps Freeman Coliseum as 'reception center' for Hurricane Hanna evacuees

The east-side stadium is now an information hub for evacuees in need of available hotel rooms. SAN ANTONIO — Texas is now faced with another threat as the coronavirus pandemic surges across the state: Hurricane Hanna.  Gov. Greg Abbott stressed the importance of treating both situations seriously during a press conference Saturday afternoon.  “The most important thing I could say today is to issue a reminder to everybody in the State of Texas,” Abbott said….

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San Antonio Prepares for Evacuees From COVID-19 Hotspots as Tropical Storm Nears Texas Coast

San Antonio Prepares for Evacuees From COVID-19 Hotspots as Tropical Storm Nears Texas Coast

Receive our most important stories in your inbox every day. Processing… You are now signed up to receive the Daily Reach. Whoops! There was an error, and we couldn’t process your sign-up. Please reload the page and try again. As Bexar County grapples with another 15 deaths and a 299-person increase in the number of new coronavirus cases on Friday, officials are also preparing to potentially relieve evacuees from neighboring counties. As Tropical Storm Hanna…

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Weather update: Here’s what San Antonio can expect this weekend from Tropical Storm Hanna

Weather update: Here’s what San Antonio can expect this weekend from Tropical Storm Hanna

Rainfall from Tropical Storm Hanna may cause localized flooding in some parts of San Antonio, according to the National Weather Service. Rainfall from Tropical Storm Hanna may cause localized flooding in some parts of San Antonio, according to the National Weather Service. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Rainfall from Tropical Storm Hanna may cause localized flooding in some parts of San…

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