6th tornado confirmed by National Weather Service, survey teams continue work

6th tornado confirmed by National Weather Service, survey teams continue work

As cleanup continues across Southeast Texas, survey teams found evidence of yet another tornado over the weekend. This one touched down in Spring Branch. HOUSTON — The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that yet another tornado touched down over the weekend as severe storms moved through the area. The video above is from previous reporting. Evidence of a tornado track was found in the Spring Branch area, according to details provided by a survey team….

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Kingwood residents cleaning up after storm damage from tornado

Kingwood residents cleaning up after storm damage from tornado

Neighbors say, even though the storm moved through quickly, it left behind a trail of damage including uprooted trees that smashed through cars and homes. HOUSTON — The residents in the Kingwood area can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to severe weather impacting their community. Residents continue to clean up after the weekend’s severe weather left splintered trees on top of homes and cars all over the neighborhood after an EF-1 tornado…

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Live video: Air 11 surveys storm damage following tornados this weekend

Live video: Air 11 surveys storm damage following tornados this weekend

The day after severe storms battered parts of the Houston area, the teams found evidence of tornadoes, including two that hit Humble and Montgomery. HUMBLE, Texas — The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday that multiple tornadoes touched down in the Houston area late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, according to findings from survey teams. RELATED: Viewers share storm damage photos after severe weather rolls through Houston area EF-1 damage was found near Humble and…

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Multiple tornadoes confirmed by National Weather Service survey teams

Multiple tornadoes confirmed by National Weather Service survey teams

The day after severe storms battered parts of the Houston area, the teams found evidence of tornadoes, including two that hit Humble and Montgomery. HUMBLE, Texas — The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday that multiple tornadoes touched down in the Houston area late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, according to findings from survey teams. RELATED: Viewers share storm damage photos after severe weather rolls through Houston area EF-1 damage was found near Humble and…

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Two tornadoes confirmed by National Weather Service survey teams

Two tornadoes confirmed by National Weather Service survey teams

The day after severe storms battered parts of the Houston area, the teams found evidence of at least two tornadoes that hit Humble and Montgomery. HUMBLE, Texas — The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday that at least two tornadoes touched down in the Houston area late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, according to findings from survey teams. RELATED: Viewers share storm damage photos after severe weather rolls through Houston area EF-1 damage was found…

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Viewers share storm damage photos after severe weather rolls through Houston area

Viewers share storm damage photos after severe weather rolls through Houston area

There were downed trees and power lines in areas like Humble, Kingwood and Montgomery County, viewers reported. HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Severe weather passed through the Houston area Saturday night and early Sunday morning damaging trees, power lines, businesses and even homes. The Humble area appeared to get the most damage as a suspected tornado ripped through the city. RELATED: Buildings destroyed, multiple trees down from suspected tornado in Humble Humble Police Chief Ken Theis…

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Heavy rain, possible tornadoes sweep through Houston area

Heavy rain, possible tornadoes sweep through Houston area

Jan. 9, 2022 1of11A drone photo shows the extensive damage from overnight storms Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022 in Humble, Texas. Powerful storms hit throughout southeast Texas overnight, bringing flash floods and possible tornadoes. (Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP)Jason Fochtman/APShow MoreShow Less 2of11Martha Berry, right, reacts after the building housing her gym business was destroyed by a possible tornado near South Houston Ave, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Humble, Texas. (Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP)Jason Fochtman/APShow…

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Buildings destroyed, multiple trees down from suspected tornado in Humble

Buildings destroyed, multiple trees down from suspected tornado in Humble

Fortunately, no injuries have been reported. HUMBLE, Texas — Multiple buildings were destroyed and several trees have fallen in the Humble area after radars confirmed a tornado touched down overnight. Humble Police Chief Ken Theis said a tornado hit downtown Humble at about 1:30 a.m. and moved northward causing significant damage to multiple businesses and residents. Theis said the weather was so severe that a roof flew off a commercial building on N Houston Ave…

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Flooding emergency rooms, calling 911: Texans go to great lengths to find COVID-19 tests

Flooding emergency rooms, calling 911: Texans go to great lengths to find COVID-19 tests

When San Antonio residents struggle to get their hands on COVID-19 test, some show up to the emergency room for a diagnosis. Dr. Ralph Riviello, the chair of emergency medicine at University Hospital, said the number of people who arrive seeking a test has grown so much lately that the emergency room now has a nurse provider designated to screen and evaluate patients with COVID-like symptoms. The hospital staff helps whoever arrives, but Riviello said…

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Your photos and videos: From an apparent tornado to lightning, high wind and more

Your photos and videos: From an apparent tornado to lightning, high wind and more

These are some of the photos and videos you sent in throughout weekend storms. It was an active weather day Saturday that lasted well into Sunday morning. There were several tornado warnings, severe thunderstorm warnings and flash flood warnings.  And throughout the severe weather, we were seeing photos and videos from viewers. We’ll start in the Clear Lake area, where trees were taken down by high wind. These photos were sent in by Carla Ruotsi…

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Severe weather alerts expire after stormy Saturday evening and Sunday morning

Severe weather alerts expire after stormy Saturday evening and Sunday morning

HOUSTON — Storms moved through parts of Houston on Saturday and into the overnight hours. By 4:30 a.m., there were no longer any active alerts.  Multiple Tornado Warnings were issued early Saturday evening and again late Saturday night as storms rumbled north-by-northeast across the Houston area. They have now expired. Radar confirmed two tornadoes touched down — in the Humble area and Liberty County — according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Tim Pandajis. There are reports…

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Severe weather continues across southeast Texas

Severe weather continues across southeast Texas

HOUSTON — Storms moved through parts of Houston on Saturday and into the overnight hours. There are several warnings that remain in effect. Multiple Tornado Warnings were issued early Saturday evening and again late Saturday night as storms rumbled north-by-northeast across the Houston area. They have now expired. Radar confirmed two tornadoes touched down — in the Humble area and Liberty County — according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Tim Pandajis. There are reports of some…

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Your photos and videos: From apparent tornadoes to light to lightning, high wind and more

Your photos and videos: From apparent tornadoes to light to lightning, high wind and more

These are some of the photos and videos you sent in throughout weekend storms. It was an active weather day Saturday that lasted well into Sunday morning. There were several tornado warnings, severe thunderstorm warnings and flash flood warnings.  And throughout the severe weather, we were seeing photos and videos from viewers. We’ll start in the Clear Lake area, where trees were taken down by high wind. These photos were sent in by Carla Ruotsi…

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Flash Flood Warning for Harris, Montgomery counties until 3:30 a.m.

Flash Flood Warning for Harris, Montgomery counties until 3:30 a.m.

Both counties are also under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 2:15 a.m. HOUSTON — A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for Harris and Montgomery counties until 3:30 a.m. and street flooding is possible. Both counties are also under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 2:15 a.m. There’s also a Flash Flood Warning in effect for Liberty and Polk Counties until 2:15 a.m. Multiple Tornado Warnings were issued early Saturday evening and again late Saturday night…

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Watch live: Tornado warning for Harris, Montgomery, Liberty counties until 2 a.m.

Watch live: Tornado warning for Harris, Montgomery, Liberty counties until 2 a.m.

Harris County is also under a Flash Flood Warning until 3 a.m. and street flooding is possible as strong storms push through with heavy rainfall. HOUSTON — A Tornado Warning has been issued for Harris, Montgomery and Liberty counties until 2 a.m.  Harris County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 3 a.m. as strong storms continue to roll through the area. They are producing heavy rainfall and street flooding is possible.  There’s also a…

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Watch live: Harris County under Flash Flood Warning until 3 a.m.

Watch live: Harris County under Flash Flood Warning until 3 a.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has also been issued for Montgomery, San Jacinto and Liberty counties until 1 a.m. HOUSTON — Harris County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 3 a.m. as strong storms continue to roll through the area. They are producing heavy rainfall and street flooding is possible.  There’s also a Flash Flood Warning in effect for Liberty and Polk Counties until 2:15 a.m. Multiple Tornado Warnings were issued early Saturday evening and…

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Watch live: Harris County under Flash Flood Warning until 2 a.m., Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45 a.m.

Watch live: Harris County under Flash Flood Warning until 2 a.m., Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45 a.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has also been issued for Montgomery, San Jacinto and Liberty counties until 1 a.m. HOUSTON — Harris County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 a.m. and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45 a.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Montgomery, San Jacinto and Liberty counties until 1 a.m. There’s also a Flash Flood Warning in effect for Liberty and Polk Counties until 2:15 a.m. Multiple Tornado Warnings…

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Harris County under Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 a.m., Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45 a.m.

Harris County under Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 a.m., Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45 a.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has also been issued for Montgomery, San Jacinto and Liberty counties until 1 a.m. HOUSTON — Harris County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 a.m. and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:45 a.m. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Montgomery, San Jacinto and Liberty counties until 1 a.m. There’s also a Flash Flood Warning in effect for Liberty and Polk Counties until 2:15 a.m. Multiple Tornado Warnings…

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WATCH LIVE: Tornado Warning for Harris County until 12:15 a.m., Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 a.m.

WATCH LIVE: Tornado Warning for Harris County until 12:15 a.m., Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 a.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Montgomery, San Jacinto and Liberty counties until 12:30 a.m. HOUSTON — A Tornado Warning has been extended for Harris County until 12:15 a.m., along with a Flash Flood Warning until 1:30 a.m. A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until midnight. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch…

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WATCH LIVE: Tornado Warning for Harris County until 12:15 a.m.

WATCH LIVE: Tornado Warning for Harris County until 12:15 a.m.

Liberty and Polk counties are under a Flash Flood Warning. HOUSTON — A Tornado Warning has been extended for Harris County until 12:15 a.m. A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until midnight. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the area. During the watch, you…

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WATCH LIVE: Tornado Warning for Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery counties until 11:45 p.m.

WATCH LIVE: Tornado Warning for Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery counties until 11:45 p.m.

Liberty and Polk counties are under a Flash Flood Warning. HOUSTON — A Tornado Warning has been issued for Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties until 11:45 p.m. A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until midnight. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the area….

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Tornado Warning for Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery counties until 11:45 p.m.

Tornado Warning for Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery counties until 11:45 p.m.

Liberty and Polk counties are under a Flash Flood Warning. HOUSTON — A Tornado Warning has been issued for Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties until 11:45 p.m. A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until midnight. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the area….

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Tornado Watch for Harris, Montgomery, 8 other counties until 12 a.m.; Flash Food Warning for Liberty, Polk

Tornado Watch for Harris, Montgomery, 8 other counties until 12 a.m.; Flash Food Warning for Liberty, Polk

HOUSTON — A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until midnight. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the area. During the watch, you should review your tornado safety procedures and be prepared to move to a safe place if threatening weather approaches. There’s also a…

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Tornado Watch for Harris, Montgomery, 8 other counties until midnight

Tornado Watch for Harris, Montgomery, 8 other counties until midnight

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued the watch for much of Southeast Texas. Here’s where that watch area covers. HOUSTON — A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until midnight. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the area. During the watch, you…

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Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until midnight

Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until midnight

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued the watch for much of Southeast Texas. Here’s where that watch area covers. HOUSTON — A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until midnight. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the area. During the watch, you…

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Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until 10 p.m.

Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued the watch for much of Southeast Texas. Here’s where that watch area covers. HOUSTON — A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until 10 p.m. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the area. During the watch,…

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Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until 10 p.m.; Flash Flood Warning for Liberty County until 8:15 p.m.

Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until 10 p.m.; Flash Flood Warning for Liberty County until 8:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued the watch for much of Southeast Texas. Here’s where that watch area covers. HOUSTON — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Liberty County until 8:15 p.m. A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until 10 p.m. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado…

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Tornado Warning for Liberty County until 6:30 p.m.; Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until 10 p.m.

Tornado Warning for Liberty County until 6:30 p.m.; Tornado Watch for entire Houston area until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued the watch for much of Southeast Texas. Here’s where that watch area covers. HOUSTON — Liberty County has a Tornado Warning until 6:30 p.m. and a Flash Flood Warning until 8:15 p.m. A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until 10 p.m. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A…

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Tornado Warning for Liberty County until 6:30 p.m.; Tornado Watch for Houston area until 10 p.m.

Tornado Warning for Liberty County until 6:30 p.m.; Tornado Watch for Houston area until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued the watch for much of Southeast Texas. Here’s where that watch area covers. HOUSTON — A new tornado warning has been issued for Liberty County until 6:30 p.m.  A Tornado Watch continues for much of Southeast Texas until 10 p.m. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Harris, Montgomery, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Trinity, Polk and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions…

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Tornado Watch issued for Houston area until 10 p.m.

Tornado Watch issued for Houston area until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued the watch for much of Southeast Texas. Here’s where that watch area covers. HOUSTON — A Tornado Watch for much of Southeast Texas by the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center until 10 p.m. Ten counties are covered in the watch area: Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, Waller, Grimes, Montgomery, Trinity, Harris, Polk, and Walker counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development of…

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Tornado warning: Liberty County until 4:45 p.m.

Tornado warning: Liberty County until 4:45 p.m.

Severe thunderstorms are capable of producing tornadoes, wind gusts up to 60 mph and small hail, according to the National Weather Service. HOUSTON — A Tornado Warning remains in effect for Liberty County until 4:45 p.m. The earlier warnings for Harris and Montgomery counties have been allowed to expire. The National Weather Service reports severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes moving northeast of Houston. KHOU 11 Meteorologist Tim Pandajis said they are radar-indicated and nothing…

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Tornado warning: Harris, Montgomery, Liberty counties until 5 p.m.

Tornado warning: Harris, Montgomery, Liberty counties until 5 p.m.

Severe thunderstorms are capable of producing tornadoes, wind gusts up to 60 mph and small hail, according to the National Weather Service. HOUSTON — A Tornado Warning remains in effect for Liberty County until 4:45 p.m. The earlier warnings for Harris and Montgomery counties have been allowed to expire. The National Weather Service reports severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes moving northeast of Houston. KHOU 11 Meteorologist Tim Pandajis said they are radar-indicated and nothing…

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Tornado warning for Harris, Montgomery counties until 4:30 p.m.

Tornado warning for Harris, Montgomery counties until 4:30 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm is capable of producing tornadoes, wind gusts up to 60 mph and small hail, according to the National Weather Service. HOUSTON — A tornado warning has been issued for Harris and Montgomery County until 4:30 p.m. The National Weather Service reports a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was spotted near Aldine moving northeast at 30 mph.  KHOU 11 Meteorologist Tim Pandajis said it’s radar-indicated and nothing has been confirmed on…

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Tornado warning, severe thunderstorm warning for Harris, Montgomery counties

Tornado warning, severe thunderstorm warning for Harris, Montgomery counties

A severe thunderstorm warning has just been issued in central Harris County and southeastern Montgomery County until 4 p.m. HOUSTON — A tornado warning has been issued for southeastern Harris County until 3:45 p.m.  The National Weather Service reports a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was spotted near Deer Park at 3:12 p.m., moving north at 20 to 25 mph. KHOU 11 Meteorologist Tim Pandajis said it’s radar-indicated and nothing has been confirmed…

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Tornado warning for southeastern Harris County until 3:45 p.m.

Tornado warning for southeastern Harris County until 3:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service reports a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Deer Park, moving north at 20 to 25 mph. HOUSTON — A tornado warning has been issued for southeastern Harris County until 3:45 p.m.  The National Weather Service reports a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Deer Park, moving north at 20 to 25 mph. KHOU 11 Meteorologist Tim Pandajis said it’s radar-indicated and nothing…

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Federal funding halted for Hurricane Harvey assistance

Federal funding halted for Hurricane Harvey assistance

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has halted the distribution of $1.95 billion that was approved for flood mitigation projects in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. A news release from HUD said the Texas General Land Office failed to provide paperwork detailing how the money would be spent to help people and communities at risk of natural disasters and climate change and said the state has 45 days to provide the…

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'Our entire community was gone' | Aggie couple loses home to Colorado wildfire days before baby's due date

'Our entire community was gone' | Aggie couple loses home to Colorado wildfire days before baby's due date

With an Aggie army at their back, donations have poured in from across the country, arranged by Stephen’s friends from the Texas A&M Aggie Band. HOUSTON, Texas — The baby books and animal blanket were the finishing touches, the last bit of love poured into their very first nursery.  “Placed the mobile in the crib, last stuffed animal on the rocker,” Stephen Wenzel said.  The next day, it was all gone. “Getting your baby’s world ready…

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Flooding emergency rooms, calling 911: Texans are going to great lengths to find COVID-19 tests

Flooding emergency rooms, calling 911: Texans are going to great lengths to find COVID-19 tests

Local health centers, health clinics, primary physicians and local pharmacies in Texas offer COVID-19 tests at no cost. Scroll to the bottom to find a list of resources. When San Antonio residents struggle to get their hands on COVID-19 test, some show up to the emergency room for a diagnosis. Dr. Ralph Riviello, the chair of emergency medicine at University Hospital, said the number of people who arrive seeking a test has grown so much…

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Investigators narrow search for origin of Colorado wildfire

Investigators narrow search for origin of Colorado wildfire

Investigators looking for the cause of the Colorado wildfire that destroyed nearly 1,000 homes have narrowed their search to a sparsely populated neighborhood near Boulder where a passer-by captured video of a burning shed on the day the fire began, authorities said. “The fire originated somewhere in that neighborhood,” Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle told a news briefing Sunday. He said authorities did not know whether the burning shed started the larger fire or whether…

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Austin Disaster Relief Network sends emergency supplies to people affected by Kentucky tornado

Austin Disaster Relief Network sends emergency supplies to people affected by Kentucky tornado

AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) sent a shipment of emergency supplies on Monday to residents impacted by by the Heartland tornadoes in Mayfield, Kentucky.  The VERIFY team found that the tornado that hit Mayfield was spawned from a storm system that caused more than 62 tornadoes, according to surveys by the National Weather Service (NWS). It was both the longest and strongest tornado of the outbreak, but its path is only…

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Tornado touched down in northeast Montgomery County on Saturday, National Weather Service confirms

Tornado touched down in northeast Montgomery County on Saturday, National Weather Service confirms

A Tornado Warning was issued around 10:30 a.m. in Cut and Shoot, where residents say intense weather caused damage within a matter of minutes. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — A line of intense Saturday morning storms uprooted trees, scattered debris and even took out power lines in Montgomery County.  The National Weather Service later confirmed a tornado hit the northeastern parts of the county after conducting a storm survey. They said the tornado has been given…

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Tornado hit northeast Montgomery County on Saturday, National Weather Service confirms

Tornado hit northeast Montgomery County on Saturday, National Weather Service confirms

A Tornado Warning was issued around 10:30 a.m. in Cut and Shoot, where residents say intense weather caused damage within a matter of minutes. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — A line of intense Saturday morning storms uprooted trees, scattered debris and even took out power lines in Montgomery County.  The National Weather Service later confirmed a tornado hit the northeastern parts of the county after conducting a storm survey. They said the tornado has been given…

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Tornado hit northeast Montgomery County this morning, National Weather Service confirms

Tornado hit northeast Montgomery County this morning, National Weather Service confirms

A Tornado Warning was issued around 10:30 a.m. in Cut and Shoot, where residents say intense weather caused damage within a matter of minutes. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — A line of intense Saturday morning storms uprooted trees, scattered debris and even took out power lines in Montgomery County.  The National Weather Service later confirmed a tornado hit the northeastern parts of the county after conducting a storm survey. They said the tornado has been given…

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Corpus Christi opens newly renovated Cole Park Pier for first time since Hurricane Harvey

Corpus Christi opens newly renovated Cole Park Pier for first time since Hurricane Harvey

Texas anglers, grab those fishing poles. The City of Corpus Christi is reopening the newly renovated beloved Cole Park Pier and Plaza on Friday, December 17. Officials announced in a news release they are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony the same day to celebrate the milestone.  Cole Park Pier has been a popular destination for residents and tourists who enjoy fishing, sightseeing, or just want to take in the view. The first Cole Park Pier was…

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1 dead as Midwest storm brings hurricane-force wind gusts

1 dead as Midwest storm brings hurricane-force wind gusts

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One person has died as a powerful storm system swept across the Great Plains and Midwest, authorities said, bringing hurricane-force wind gusts and spawning reported tornadoes in Nebraska and Iowa. A semitrailer was stuck by high winds rolled and onto its side on southbound U.S. Highway 151 in eastern Iowa on Wednesday evening as severe weather moved through the area, killing the driver, the Iowa State Patrol said. The storm was…

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Mattress Mack, Spring Fire Department sending toys to Kentucky kids impacted by tornadoes

Mattress Mack, Spring Fire Department sending toys to Kentucky kids impacted by tornadoes

The Spring Fire Department collected them in its Toys for Tots program and gave the extras to Mack to send to Kentucky families. HOUSTON — It’s going to be a rough Christmas for kids in Kentucky impacted by tornadoes that caused catastrophic damage in some communities. That’s why the Spring Fire Department decided to give hundreds of toys donated to its Toys for Tots to those children. The community came through with so many toys…

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Damaging winds expected Wednesday over some Plains states

Damaging winds expected Wednesday over some Plains states

Dec. 13, 2021Updated: Dec. 13, 2021 10:42 a.m. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Weather forecasters say damaging winds are expected in parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri this week, just days after devastating tornadoes that wreaked havoc in the Midwest. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch starting Wednesday morning for most of Kansas and Nebraska and the northwest corner of Missouri. Most of central Iowa is under the same watch starting Wednesday…

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Austin Disaster Relief Network looking for donations to help tornado victims

Austin Disaster Relief Network looking for donations to help tornado victims

The nonprofit is looking for essential items for care kits and donations for the disaster relief fund it created. AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is asking Austin-area residents to donate supplies and funds to help victims of the deadly tornadoes that hit several states. The organization said it is collecting essential items for care kits and monetary donations to send to the impacted areas over the coming weeks. Care kits include blankets,…

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Travis County preparing for potential severe weather this winter, says some plans lack funding

Travis County preparing for potential severe weather this winter, says some plans lack funding

Some steps include stockpiling food, water and material to treat icy roads. Officials say other steps, like putting generators in more buildings, need funding. TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — Emergency management officials in Travis County are preparing for any potential severe winter weather that may come this cold season.  They are preparing by stockpiling shelf-stable food and water and getting material to treat icy roads, according to a report from KVUE’s news partners at the Austin…

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Here's how the Houston area is helping those affected by deadly tornadoes in Kentucky, other states

Here's how the Houston area is helping those affected by deadly tornadoes in Kentucky, other states

Both the United Cajun Navy and CrowdSource Rescue are assisting in the aftermath. Help is on the way after multiple tornadoes destroyed several towns across the Midwest and South.  The devastation can only be described as indescribable, and relief groups in the Houston area are rushing to areas most gravely impacted to communities in need.  “It’s just heartbreak,” says United Cajun Navy spokesperson Brian Trascher. The United Cajun Navy was part of the relief effort…

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