Hurricanes

TxDOT crews install the final portion of a surge wall on TX-361 leading to the Port Aransas ferry in Aransas Pass, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Conditions deteriorated Friday along the Texas Gulf Coast as Hurricane Harvey strengthened and crawled toward the state, with forecasters warning that evacuations and preparations "should be rushed to completion." (Nick Wagner /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 7:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Harvey has strengthened to a Category 4 storm. The center says Harvey has sustained wind speeds of 130 mph (209 kph) as the powerful storm...
Read More
Michael Reyes, left, who is a general surgeon, hugs his wife Sara Reyes as she prepares to flight out of Corpus Christi with her daughter Eva Reyes and he prepares to stay as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Gulf Coast area on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at the Corpus Christi International Airport in Corpus Christi, Texas. The slow-moving hurricane could be the fiercest such storm to hit the United States in almost a dozen years. Forecasters labeled Harvey a "life-threatening storm" that posed a "grave risk" as millions of people braced for a prolonged battering. (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 7:11 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — With time running out, tens of thousands of people fled Friday from the path of an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Harvey as it took aim at a wide swath of the Texas Gulf Coast that includes oil refineries, chemical plants and dangerously flood-prone Houston,...
Read More
TxDOT crews install the final portion of a surge wall on TX-361 leading to the Port Aransas ferry in Aransas Pass, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Conditions deteriorated Friday along the Texas Gulf Coast as Hurricane Harvey strengthened and crawled toward the state, with forecasters warning that evacuations and preparations "should be rushed to completion." (Nick Wagner /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 6:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says that sustained hurricane-force winds are about to move onshore as Hurricane Harvey nears landfall on the Texas coast. The center said late Friday...
Read More
An oil refinery flare, right, continues to burn through wind and rain as Hurricane Harvey moves into Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Hurricane Harvey is expected to make landfall on the Texas coast Friday night or early Saturday morning. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 5:27 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Refinery operators along the Texas Gulf Coast are hunkering down for Hurricane Harvey, while motorists far from the storm's path are also feeling the effects as gasoline prices rise. Nearly one-third of the nation's refining capacity sits in low-lying areas along the coast from Corpus...
Read More
August 25, 2017 - 5:20 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Refinery operators along the Texas Gulf Coast are hunkering down for Hurricane Harvey, while motorists far from the storm's path are also feeling the effects as gasoline prices rise. Nearly one-third of the nation's refining capacity sits in low-lying areas along the coast from Corpus...
Read More
TxDOT crews install the final portion of a surge wall on TX-361 leading to the Port Aransas ferry in Aransas Pass, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Conditions deteriorated Friday along the Texas Gulf Coast as Hurricane Harvey strengthened and crawled toward the state, with forecasters warning that evacuations and preparations "should be rushed to completion." (Nick Wagner /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 5:19 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Harvey has powered up to 125 mph (201 kph) as it bears down on the Texas coast, with its eye about 60 miles (95 kilometers) east-southeast of...
Read More
TxDOT crews install the final portion of a surge wall on TX-361 leading to the Port Aransas ferry in Aransas Pass, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Conditions deteriorated Friday along the Texas Gulf Coast as Hurricane Harvey strengthened and crawled toward the state, with forecasters warning that evacuations and preparations "should be rushed to completion." (Nick Wagner /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 4:10 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The mayor of Corpus Christi is warning residents about the dangers of flooding and told them to be aware of warnings issued by officials as Hurricane Harvey heads toward Texas. Mayor Joe...
Read More
TxDOT crews install the final portion of a surge wall on TX-361 leading to the Port Aransas ferry in Aransas Pass, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Conditions deteriorated Friday along the Texas Gulf Coast as Hurricane Harvey strengthened and crawled toward the state, with forecasters warning that evacuations and preparations "should be rushed to completion." (Nick Wagner /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 3:55 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 2:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is encouraging the public to prepare for Hurricane Harvey before it makes landfall in Texas. Trump says on Twitter that he's encouraging "everyone in the path of #...
Read More
Tom Corbin, right, and Terry Corbin prepare sandbags as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Coastal Bend area on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. The National Hurricane Center warns that conditions are deteriorating as Hurricane Harvey strengthens and slowly moves toward the Texas coast. (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 3:14 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — With time running out, tens of thousands of people fled from the path of Hurricane Harvey Friday as it picked up strength and took aim at a wide swath of the Texas Gulf Coast that includes oil refineries, chemical plants and dangerously flood-prone Houston, the nation's fourth-...
Read More
Luis Perez watches waves crash again a jetty in Galveston, Texas as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Harvey is forecast to be a major hurricane when it makes landfall along the middle Texas coastline. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 25, 2017 - 3:10 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Harvey has strengthened to a Category 3 storm. The center says Harvey has maximum wind speeds of 120 mph (193.11 kph) as the powerful storm...
Read More

Pages