Hurricanes

A map of the Texas Coast is projected on a screen as Deb Nowinski, a disability integration coordinator, gives information to a caller regarding the approach of Hurricane Harvey at the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center in Dickinson, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 10:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey intensified into a hurricane Thursday and steered for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125 mph winds and 12-foot storm surges in what could be the fiercest hurricane to hit the United States in almost a dozen years. Forecasters labeled Harvey a "...
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A map of the Texas Coast is projected on a screen as Deb Nowinski, a disability integration coordinator, gives information to a caller regarding the approach of Hurricane Harvey at the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center in Dickinson, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 8:42 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey intensified into a hurricane Thursday and steered for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125 mph winds and 12-foot storm surges in what could be the fiercest hurricane to hit the United States in almost a dozen years. Forecasters labeled Harvey a "...
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A map of the Texas Coast is projected on a screen as Deb Nowinski, a disability integration coordinator, gives information to a caller regarding the approach of Hurricane Harvey at the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center in Dickinson, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 8:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey intensified into a hurricane Thursday and steered for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125 mph winds and 12-foot storm surges in what could be the fiercest hurricane to hit the United States in almost a dozen years. Forecasters labeled Harvey a "...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 7:24 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 6:15 p.m. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are moving detained immigrants housed in the projected path of Hurricane Harvey. Daniel Bible, the field office director for the San Antonio Enforcement and...
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Aaron Berg fills up a gas can and his portable generator Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Houston as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico. Harvey is forecast to be a major hurricane when it makes landfall along the middle Texas coastline. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 24, 2017 - 7:21 pm
Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit a refinery-rich stretch of the Gulf Coast and U.S. drivers could soon see the impact at the gas pump. Some refineries are expected to shut down until the storm passes, possibly disrupting gasoline supplies. Wholesale gasoline futures rose Thursday 5 cents, or 3...
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A sign is displayed at JB's German Bakery & Cafe as Hurricane Harvey approaches the area on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricane Harvey is following the perfect recipe to be a monster storm, meteorologists say. Warm water. Check. Calm air at 40,000 feet high. Check. Slow speed to dump maximum rain. Check. University of Miami senior hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy said Harvey combines the worst...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 5:11 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Two counties have ordered mandatory evacuations as Hurricane Harvey gathers strength as it drifts toward the Texas Gulf Coast. A predicted storm surge of 6 feet (1.83 meters) to 10 feet (3.05 meters) has...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 3:59 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says winds of 125 mph (201 kph) are expected as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Texas coast. The center said Thursday afternoon that Harvey is expected to become a major hurricane...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 3:46 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says winds of 125 mph (201 kph) are expected as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas. The center said Thursday afternoon that Harvey is expected to become a major hurricane by...
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Leo Sermiento, left, and Emilio Gutierrez, right, fill sandbags in preparation of a tropical system on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, on South Padre Island, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center to elevate its readiness level and is making state resources available for preparation and possible rescue and recovery actions amid forecasts a tropical storm will make landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Long lines extended from grocery stores along the Texas Gulf Coast early Thursday as residents braced for a slow-moving tropical storm that forecasters say could drop as much as 20 inches of rain. A hurricane warning was issued for much of Texas' central and southern...
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