Preparing for a Hurricane Evacuation

Preparing for a Hurricane Evacuation

As Hurricane Barry rolled into the central Louisiana coastline over the weekend, no doubt many Houstonians were breathing a sigh of relief. While Barry wasn’t exactly a blockbuster storm, it dropped dozens of inches of rain across a wide region from Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama north to Arkansas. For anyone still suffering PTSD after Hurricane Harvey, it must have been a happy weekend. But, we are currently in the middle of hurricane season with the…

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Austin tech expert weighs in on risks of FaceApp

Austin tech expert weighs in on risks of FaceApp

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) – More than 100 million people around the world have downloaded the popular phone app FaceApp, and it is now the top-ranked app in the iOS App Store in 121 countries. The app, created in 2017 by Russian startup Wireless Labs, allows users to digitally make themselves look older through uploaded photos. It’s picked up more popularity thanks to the new FaceApp Challenge on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook…

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Deputy adopts kitten after finding in car crash

Deputy adopts kitten after finding in car crash

Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Harry Guillot is pictured with “Crash,” a 4-week-old kitten who was found July 11 in a crashed car in Louisiana. (Photo credit: Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Harry Guillot is pictured with “Crash,” a 4-week-old kitten who was found July 11 in a crashed car in Louisiana. (Photo credit: Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office) CUT OFF, La. – A deputy in Louisiana rescued a tiny kitten in the midst…

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Former Galveston pump station to be a center

Former Galveston pump station to be a center

GALVESTON, Texas – GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A former municipal building in Southeast Texas that survived the catastrophic 1900 Galveston hurricane and suffered water damage in 2008 during Hurricane Ike will soon serve as a community center. The historic 30th Street Water and Electric Light Station that was built in 1988 is undergoing a $2.9 million overhaul, the Galveston County Daily News reported. Marissa Barnett, a city spokeswoman, said rehabilitation of the 6,800-square-foot (630-sq. meter)…

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Woman uses children to hide stolen clothes: Pct. 4

Woman uses children to hide stolen clothes: Pct. 4

81° × News Local News Texas News National News International News You’re Clicking It The News Edge Isiah Factor Uncensored You Decide Featured Videos Non-invasive method for butt lift called ‘vacuum’ a summer fad Popular Houston socialite Peter ‘PJ’ Simien remembered by FOX 26 Buffalo Wild Wings worker fired after woman says she received mustard swastika on burger bun Apollo 11 launched 50 years ago on July 16, 1969 Most Recent Stories Non-invasive method for…

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Dallas Developing ‘Master Plan’ To Plant More Trees After June Storm Damage

Dallas Developing ‘Master Plan’ To Plant More Trees After June Storm Damage

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — After losing more than 700 trees after last month’s storms, the city of Dallas is developing a “master plan” to plant more. Dallas Parks and Recreation Board President Bobby Abtahi said the trees the city lost were old, mature and thick so it isn’t just about the number lost, it’s about the quality. “These are old, mature, thick trees, so it’s not just the number here. It’s really big, mature trees,” Abtahi…

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The Latest: Barry prompts new flash flood warnings in South

The Latest: Barry prompts new flash flood warnings in South

Updated 8:35 am CDT, Monday, July 15, 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 8:25 a.m. Forecasters say more than a foot (30 centimeters) of rain has fallen in parts of Louisiana, prompting new flash flood warnings in that state and in Mississippi as the remnants of Barry inch north through the nation’s midsection. The National Weather Service issued multiple flash flood warnings Monday morning in Louisiana and Mississippi. Forecasters said…

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Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks

Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press Updated 12:34 am CDT, Monday, July 15, 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm on Sunday afternoon but continued to pose a threat. Much of Louisiana and Mississippi were under flash-flood…

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Can the “masters of the flood” help Texas protect its coast from hurricanes?

Can the “masters of the flood” help Texas protect its coast from hurricanes?

NOORDWIJK, Netherlands — On a sunny Friday in late May, a jubilant wedding party scrambled to the top of a colossal sand dune in this tiny Dutch beach town for a photoshoot, bridesmaids’ arms flailing as their high heels sunk in. The wedding ceremony had just ended at an outdoor venue nestled behind the six-story mountain of sand, which blocked the view of the North Sea. At the town’s main strip nearby, a mostly older…

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'Don’t let your guard down': Officials say flooding concerns remain as Barry pushes inland

'Don’t let your guard down': Officials say flooding concerns remain as Barry pushes inland

Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 ‘Don’t let your guard down’: Officials say flooding concerns remain as Barry pushes inland Back to Gallery Weakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. Still, Gov. John Bel Edwards on Saturday night urged residents across south Louisiana to stay “vigilant,” warning that Barry could still cause disastrous flooding across…

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The Latest: Barry prompts tornado warning in Mississippi

The Latest: Barry prompts tornado warning in Mississippi

Updated 5:50 am CDT, Sunday, July 14, 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): 5:45 a.m. A severe thunderstorm embedded in one of Barry’s outer bands began rotating over Mississippi before dawn Sunday, prompting a tornado warning. There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage. The National Weather Service in Jackson says the storm early Sunday morning was capable of producing a tornado near the small town of Ellisville,…

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Why is it so hot? Hurricane Barry to blame for high temperatures in South Texas

Why is it so hot? Hurricane Barry to blame for high temperatures in South Texas

CLOSE Summer is finally here and so is the heat. Here are 5 tips on how you can beat the heat and stay cool this summer. Meagan Falcon/Caller-Times Temperatures have reached an all-time high this week — some have even broke past 100 degrees. And we can blame Hurricane Barry for it, officials with the National Weather Service Corpus Christi said. Penny Harness, a meteorologist with the weather service said Hurricane Barry, which made landfall in Louisiana early…

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Tropical Storm Barry memes have taken over Twitter

Tropical Storm Barry memes have taken over Twitter

HOUSTON – The internet wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t have memes made about Tropical Storm Barry.  Looks like some Twitter users had some fun making memes about the storm. Although everyone should take precautions given how serious this storm could be, some users still wanted to make light of the event.  Here are some trending memes about Tropical Storm Barry:  Hurricane Barry: *could bring up to 20 inches of rainfall, overtake the levees, and cause widespread flooding…

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Climate Change Fuels Wetter Storms — Storms Like Barry

Climate Change Fuels Wetter Storms — Storms Like Barry

People across southern Louisiana are spending the weekend worried about flooding. The water is coming from every direction: the Mississippi River is swollen with rain that fell weeks ago farther north, and a storm called Barry is pushing ocean water onshore while it drops more rain from above. It’s a situation driven by climate change, and one that Louisiana has never dealt with, at least in recorded history. And it’s raising questions about whether New…

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Hurricane Barry could produce rain, thunderstorms in Houston Saturday

Hurricane Barry could produce rain, thunderstorms in Houston Saturday

Hurricane Barry reached the Louisiana coast Saturday morning and was moving northwest toward Arkansas, possibly bringing afternoon rain and thunderstorms to the Houston area. Hurricane Barry reached the Louisiana coast Saturday morning and was moving northwest toward Arkansas, possibly bringing afternoon rain and thunderstorms to the Houston area. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather Service Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Hurricane Barry reached the Louisiana coast Saturday morning…

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Volunteers from Houston head to Louisiana for Hurricane Barry

Volunteers from Houston head to Louisiana for Hurricane Barry

HOUSTON — Volunteers packed their bags and their trucks Friday evening for Louisiana. Many remembered the outpouring of support Houston received during Hurricane Harvey. “They helped us during Harvey and we are going to be there for them,” said Chris Fontaine, President of Disaster Rescue Response Specialist Corp. “We had 30 inches of water in our house.” He remembers how fast the Cajun Navy rolled in. “It doesn’t matter which football team you root for,…

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Volunteers from Texas head to Louisiana for Hurricane Barry

Volunteers from Texas head to Louisiana for Hurricane Barry

HOUSTON — Volunteers packed their bags and their trucks Friday evening for Louisiana. Many remembered the outpouring of support Houston received during Hurricane Harvey. “They helped us during Harvey and we are going to be there for them,” said Chris Fontaine, President of Disaster Rescue Response Specialist Corp. “We had 30 inches of water in our house.” He remembers how fast the Cajun Navy rolled in. “It doesn’t matter which football team you root for,…

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Hurricane Barry to bring life-threatening flooding to Louisiana

Hurricane Barry to bring life-threatening flooding to Louisiana

AUSTIN, Texas — Barry was upgraded to a category one hurricane as it moves toward Louisiana near Avery Island on Saturday morning. The latest update from the National Hurricane Center has the storm with 75 mph sustained winds. The storms main threats come from storm surge along coastal areas and heavy rain that will lead to serious flooding situations. Hurricane Barry KVUE Flooding from both the storm surge and torrential inland rains continue to be…

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Hurricane Barry forecast: Flooding the greatest threat for Louisiana

Hurricane Barry forecast: Flooding the greatest threat for Louisiana

HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Barry is getting a bit more organized and nearing the coastline of Louisiana.  Barry is expected to make landfall early Saturday morning with winds near category one hurricane force of 70-75 mph. Barry will have life-threatening impacts along the Louisiana coast and inland, where rain totals could exceed 15 to 20 inches. Heavy rain will continue across Louisiana both Saturday and Sunday. TRACK BARRY: Barry interactive map, expected rainfall and more…

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Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge

Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge

https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/texas/article/Barry-strengthens-into-a-hurricane-as-it-nears-14093314.php Published 10:02 am CDT, Saturday, July 13, 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge.

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The Latest: Tornadoes possible as Tropical Storm Barry looms

The Latest: Tornadoes possible as Tropical Storm Barry looms

Updated 1:31 am CDT, Saturday, July 13, 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Barry (all times local): 1:25 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued tornado warnings for parishes in the New Orleans area as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the southern Louisiana coast. The agency issued tornado warnings for southwestern St. Bernard Parish and northwestern Plaquemines Parish early Saturday. A bulletin said a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located…

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Millions in line of punishing rain from Tropical Storm Barry

Millions in line of punishing rain from Tropical Storm Barry

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People boarded up buildings, stocked up on water and braced for torrents of rain and punishing wind from a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry that threatened millions as it churned a path ashore and tested efforts to guard against flooding since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago. Officials predicted Barry would make landfall Saturday morning near Morgan City as the first hurricane of the season, with the edges of the…

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Volunteers from Houston head to Louisiana for Tropical Storm Barry

Volunteers from Houston head to Louisiana for Tropical Storm Barry

HOUSTON — Volunteers packed their bags and their trucks Friday evening for Louisiana. Many remembered the outpouring of support Houston received during Hurricane Harvey. “They helped us during Harvey and we are going to be there for them,” said Chris Fontaine, President of Disaster Rescue Response Specialist Corp. “We had 30 inches of water in our house.” He remembers how fast the Cajun Navy rolled in. “It doesn’t matter which football team you root for,…

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Austinite remembers Hurricane Katrina as Tropical Storm Barry nears Louisiana

Austinite remembers Hurricane Katrina as Tropical Storm Barry nears Louisiana

AUSTIN, Texas — Storms along the gulf coast stir up memories for people here in Austin, who left the region after Hurricane Katrina. It’s been 13 years since Lynzay Moran moved to Austin, her family is still in Louisiana and are prepared for what happens, but she knows this is a part of living in her home state. She now owns Baton Creole, a food truck in East Austin that she opened in 2013. “Yea…

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Drunk driver gets 18 years prison for deaths

Drunk driver gets 18 years prison for deaths

87° × News Local News Texas News National News International News You’re Clicking It The News Edge Isiah Factor Uncensored You Decide Featured Videos Lucky baby born on July 11 at 7:11 p.m. — weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces Targets of ICE raids may have missed court dates they were never aware of, attorney says Spring teenager shot and killed accidentally by friend ‘Think before you click’: Phishing scam targets Amazon customers ahead of Prime…

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Tropical Storm Barry expected to make landfall Saturday morning

Tropical Storm Barry expected to make landfall Saturday morning

AUSTIN, Texas — Tropical Storm Barry is continuing to gain strength as it churns over the northern Gulf of Mexico. At the 4:00 PM update, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has Barry situated 70 miles to the south southeast of Morgan City, Louisiana and moving to the west northwest at 6 MPH. The NHC anticipates that Barry will continue to intensify into a weak category 1 hurricane just before it makes landfall on the central…

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Gov. Abbott offers assistance to Louisiana in response to Tropical Storm Barry

Gov. Abbott offers assistance to Louisiana in response to Tropical Storm Barry

TEXAS, USA — Governor Greg Abbott announced on Friday that Texas would be deploying resources to Louisiana to assist with disaster response as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Louisiana coastline. Texas will be deploying Texas Task Force 1’s Type III Urban Search and Rescue team with additional water rescue groups to assist in response efforts and prevent loss of life. “Texans remember how the state of Louisiana came to our aid during Hurricane Harvey and…

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Tropical Storm Barry expected to make landfall tomorrow morning

Tropical Storm Barry expected to make landfall tomorrow morning

AUSTIN, Texas — Tropical Storm Barry is continuing to gain strength as it churns over the northern Gulf of Mexico. At the 4:00 PM update, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has Barry situated 70 miles to the south southeast of Morgan City, Louisiana and moving to the west northwest at 6 MPH. The NHC anticipates that Barry will continue to intensify into a weak category 1 hurricane just before it makes landfall on the central…

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Airlines offer waivers for Tropical Storm Barry

Airlines offer waivers for Tropical Storm Barry

An Alaska Airlines plane is shown in a file photo. (Photo by FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) An Alaska Airlines plane is shown in a file photo. (Photo by FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) LOS ANGELES – As Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast, poised to become the first hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season, airlines are offering travel waivers to customers. Hurricane warnings were in effect along the Louisiana Coast as the storm was expected to make landfall sometime Saturday. The…

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Boy, 12, makes bow ties to help shelter animals

Boy, 12, makes bow ties to help shelter animals

Sir Darius Brown is shown with a puppy wearing one of his handmade bow ties alongside another shelter animal wearing another bow tie. (Photo credit: Beaux and Paws) Sir Darius Brown is shown with a puppy wearing one of his handmade bow ties alongside another shelter animal wearing another bow tie. (Photo credit: Beaux and Paws) NEWARK, N.J. – A 12-year-old boy from New Jersey hand-makes stylish bow ties for animals in shelters to help…

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Tropical Storm Barry forecast: Life-threatening impacts along the Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Barry forecast: Life-threatening impacts along the Louisiana coast

HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Barry is getting a bit more organized and nearing the coastline of Louisiana.  Barry is expected to make landfall early Saturday morning as a weak category 1 hurricane. Barry will have life-threatening impacts along the Louisiana coast, including the potential for strong rip currents in Galveston.  There will be minimal impacts expected here in Houston. TRACK BARRY: Barry interactive map, expected rainfall and more LIVE BLOG: State of emergency in Louisiana with…

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Kingwood residents affected by May floods eligible for federal help

Kingwood residents affected by May floods eligible for federal help

(Editor’s note: The above video is from May 8, 2019, the day of the flooding.) KINGWOOD, Texas — Residents and business owners affected by the severe flooding in early May are now eligible to apply for federal help to repair their homes and businesses. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced Friday that homeowners, renters and business owners can apply for a low-interest, long-term loans with the U.S. Small Business Administration. “Residents in Kingwood were devastated…

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Don't Panic: TxDOT Says San Antonians Shouldn't Rush to Gas Pumps Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Don't Panic: TxDOT Says San Antonians Shouldn't Rush to Gas Pumps Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Flickr / United Soybean Board If you were driving in San Antonio Thursday and saw signs advising you to fill up your gas tank, please know that the message wasn’t for you. We’re serious. Do. Not. Cause. Long-ass. Lines. At. The. Gas. Pumps. Here’s the sitch: the Texas Department of Transportation, better known as TxDOT, posted the message “Storm forming in the gulf, be prepared, fill your gas tanks” on electronic signs throughout the Lone…

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Tropical Storm Barry Live Blog: Expected to make landfall Saturday as category 1 hurricane

Tropical Storm Barry Live Blog: Expected to make landfall Saturday as category 1 hurricane

NEW ORLEANS — This live blog has moved! Click here for continuing coverage from WWL-TV starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 12. This page will remain as a reference. Friday, July 12:   9:35 a.m. – Jefferson Parish transit will suspend service at 7 pm Friday. All service is cancelled Saturday. 9:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 9:05 a.m. – Update from the Flood Protection Authority St. Bernard Parish – Beginning at 10:00 AM the sector…

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Tropical Storm Barry Live Blog: Barry begins flooding Louisiana's coast

Tropical Storm Barry Live Blog: Barry begins flooding Louisiana's coast

NEW ORLEANS — This live blog has moved! Click here for continuing coverage from WWL-TV starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 12. This page will remain as a reference. Friday, July 12:   9:35 a.m. – Jefferson Parish transit will suspend service at 7 pm Friday. All service is cancelled Saturday. 9:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 9:05 a.m. – Update from the Flood Protection Authority St. Bernard Parish – Beginning at 10:00 AM the sector…

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Tropical Storm Barry Live Blog: Outer bands now lashing the Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Barry Live Blog: Outer bands now lashing the Louisiana coast

NEW ORLEANS — Here is a live blog with the latest updates on Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico, the first major named storm of the 2019 hurricane season that’s bearing down on the Louisiana coast.  Friday, July 12:   8:40 a.m. – LASPCA evacuating some shelter pets ahead of Tropical Storm Barry 8:20 a.m. – Evacuation Shelter opened at the Belle Chasse Auditorium. Open to Plaquemines Parish residents and pets. Full parish-by-parish evacuation list…

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Tropical Storm Barry threatens a long, slow drenching

Tropical Storm Barry threatens a long, slow drenching

Kevin Mcgill and Janet Mcconnaughey, Associated Press Updated 8:32 am CDT, Friday, July 12, 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Building toward hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Barry began hitting Louisiana with wind and rain Friday as it closed in for what forecasters said will be a long, slow — and epic — drenching that could trigger flooding in and around New Orleans. With the storm expected to blow ashore by early Saturday, National Guard troops and rescue…

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The Latest: Hurricane center director warns of heavy rains

The Latest: Hurricane center director warns of heavy rains

Updated 7:46 am CDT, Friday, July 12, 2019 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Barry (all times local): 7:40 a.m. National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says people should be concerned even if Barry comes ashore as a tropical storm instead of a hurricane because its slow movement will bring hazardous drenching rain either way. Speaking Friday, Graham said the storm’s slow movement means there’ll be more rainfall. Forecasters say there’s still a…

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Airbnb to help victims of Tropical Storm Barry

Airbnb to help victims of Tropical Storm Barry

(FOX 26) – Airbnb has activated its Open Homes program to help displaced residents and relief workers impacted by Tropical Storm Barry. The program recruits hosts who are willing and able to provide free temporary housing. It includes parts of Texas. “Airbnb’s Open Homes Program has been activated to assist residents displaced by and relief workers deployed to respond to Tropical Storm Barry,” Global Disaster Response and Relief head Kellie Bentz said. “Through the program, those…

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Tropical Storm Barry may bring gusty winds, thunderstorms to the Houston area this weekend

Tropical Storm Barry may bring gusty winds, thunderstorms to the Houston area this weekend

Tropical Storm Barry could bring rain and gusty winds to the Houston area this weekend. >> Click through the following gallery to see photos of flooding in New Orleans from earlier in the week. Tropical Storm Barry could bring rain and gusty winds to the Houston area this weekend. >> Click through the following gallery to see photos of flooding in New Orleans from earlier in the week. Photo: National Weather Service Photo: National Weather…

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120 Texas students spend week helping in Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts

120 Texas students spend week helping in Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts

CLOSE Students from across Texas are helping homeowners dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and learning vital and handy skills themselves. Rachel Denny Clow, Corpus Christi Caller-Times A summer retreat doesn’t typically involve repainting strangers’ homes, cutting wood for someone’s house siding or helping clear out a demolition-bound trailer.  But for one week, students from across Texas came together to help residents still affected by the destruction of Hurricane Harvey nearly two years ago. Roughly 120 students arrived Monday at First…

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Tropical Storm Barry forecast: Landfall likely in Louisiana overnight

Tropical Storm Barry forecast: Landfall likely in Louisiana overnight

HOUSTON — Barry is getting a bit more organized and nearing the coastline of Louisiana. Still expecting landfall in the central coastline overnight tonight in to Saturday morning as a strong tropical storm. Maximum sustained winds expected up to 70 mph. If they were at 74 mph we would have a category 1 hurricane on our hands.  This has allowed the NHC to lower its intensity forecast for the storm. Even thought they did- it…

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Tropical Storm Barry slow-moving and gaining strength

Tropical Storm Barry slow-moving and gaining strength

AUSTIN, Texas — Tropical Storm Barry remains disorganized Thursday night as it sits in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. The latest forecast track now has Barry making landfall as a strong tropical storm on Saturday morning along the Louisiana coast. KVUE Although wind and surge will be a concern, flash flooding and river flooding are the main threats with this storm. Rainfall amounts of 5 to 15 inches are expected over much of the state…

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Study: Processed-food chemical may link to autism

88° × News Local News Texas News National News International News You’re Clicking It The News Edge Isiah Factor Uncensored You Decide Featured Videos ‘Look at me!’: 4-year-old with rare disorder excited to walk at physical therapy Earthquake rattles Washington state, followed by aftershock Airbnb to help victims of Tropical Storm Barry Rapper, original Screwed Up Click member Lil’ KeKe salutes Houston DJ’s for Annual 713 Day Most Recent Stories ‘Look at me!’: 4-year-old with…

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Connection between Houston, New Orleans goes beyond hurricanes

Connection between Houston, New Orleans goes beyond hurricanes

HOUSTON, Texas — As Tropical Storm Barry sets its sights on Louisiana, Houston may be out of its path, but we’ve got some friends that may not be so lucky. It’s no secret Houston has a connection with New Orleans. How can we not?  We’ve got some history and a lot of things in common: lots of culture, good cuisine and unfortunately, hurricanes.  RELATED: Live Blog: Mandatory evacuations underway in Louisiana due to Tropical Storm…

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How Tropical Storm Barry is impacting travel plans

How Tropical Storm Barry is impacting travel plans

HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Barry is expected to cause major problems on I-10 through Louisiana and could cause issues for Houston travelers. Houston makeup artist Shielia Ybarra, her daughter and five friends have been in Cancun since Monday. They are scheduled to return to Houston on Saturday, but now their return flights are in jeopardy. “I think my husband is a little bit more concerned than I am, but it’s pouring where he is, and…

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Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores

Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores

A view of the Charming Charlie booth during the Operation Smile 8th Annual Park City Ski Challenge at The St. Regis Deer Valley on March 23, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Kim Raff/Getty Images for Operation Smile) A view of the Charming Charlie booth during the Operation Smile 8th Annual Park City Ski Challenge at The St. Regis Deer Valley on March 23, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Kim Raff/Getty Images…

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