In lieu of fall foliage and chilly weather, at least we get to turn back the clocks.
Meteorologists predict a cool, wet winter as the Pacific jet stream floats over Texas.
I like to think I am Texas Tough when it comes to the heat. But lately, my fortitude has been tested.
Wild weather in Slaton forced the owners of Pitforks and Smokerings BBQ to face the past—and move their restaurant into the future.
Texans have never been afraid of summer temperatures. This year’s record-breaking heat wave should make us think twice.
Before Pete Delkus was known for joshin’ it up on the news, he was a sidearm pitcher who nearly made it to the major leagues.
Six years ago, the mother of all storms arrived and brought home a lesson too many of us have refused to learn: our penchant for bravely adapting to circumstances has its limits.
In other words, it’s hot.
May we suggest tickets to Cancun?
A Johnson City man is worried that life is starting to resemble Elmer Kelton’s ‘The Time It Never Rained’ once again.
Texans don’t celebrate the start of fall so much as they spend a solid one to two months willing summer to end.
Another Extreme Texas Winter? Here’s What the Farmers’ Almanac (Right “About 85% of the Time”) Predicts
The periodical, first published in 1818 and known for its simplistic and broad extended forecasts, says its largest readership is in Texas. We talked with the editor about why that might be—and what’s in store for the state this winter.
Texas has wild weather. We need a lexicon to match.
Texas experts share their best advice on emergency kits, weatherizing your home, connecting with neighbors, and more.
The meteorologist’s no-nonsense website Space City Weather has established a cult following in flood-prone, hurricane-battered Houston.
When ERCOT doesn't want you to turn your thermostat below 82, frozen water is all you have.
It’s beautiful! Enjoy shoveling all of that.
After the longest summer we can remember, the seasons are finally changing.
I left Texas after the brutal summer of 2011, only to return in time for the hottest September on record.
Those wistful end-of-summer photos on Instagram have us deeply envious.
Falcon Lake hit a balmy 116 while the heat index in Brownsville was an eyeball-melting 128 degrees, nine degrees warmer than Death Valley.
If Gordon makes landfall, run.
By the end of the 21st century, a 100-year storm like Harvey could become a five-and-a-half-year storm in Texas.
Kam Franklin tried to flee the city in 2005. This time, she stay put.
The Shefman family has taken drastic measures to protect their home from storms like Harvey.
The Category 4 storm downed power lines, damaged buildings, and injured at least ten residents.
An engagement photo with a twist(er).
It’s the definition of a public service.
How the Bayou City has become so vulnerable to flooding.
A year ago, the Blanco River overran its banks and devastated Hays County—just as a handful of government officials had predicted decades ago.
For a few months every year, life in West Texas is defined by the wind.
Houston goes a bit nuts over a storm that was nothing like the Memorial Day floods.
Tropical Storm Bill is on his way, and the already-saturated state of Texas is doing all it can to get ready.
They seem to happen a lot more often than once a century, for one thing.
In the month of May alone, enough rain fell on Texas to cover the state in eight inches of water.
After ravaging the Hill Country, the Memorial Day rains played havoc on Houston.
The highest flood ever recorded in the state of Texas wreaked havoc on the Blanco and tore through downtown Austin over Memorial Day weekend.
Like our friends in New York, who avoided a blizzard, Texans are sitting pretty with some pretty great weather today.
We don't see what could possibly go wrong.
Energy usage for the month of June broke records for two days in a row, as ERCOT and the Public Utilities Commission scramble to prevent rolling blackouts.
Devastating photos and incredible video of the twisters that hit North Texas Tuesday afternoon.
What to do if you're bitten by fire ants, lost in the wilderness, sprayed by a skunk, attacked by a shark, stuck in a lightning storm, swept away by a riptide, or caught in any of eleven other worst-case scenarios.
Arellano, who was born and raised in McAllen, is the meteorologist-in-charge at the National Weather Service forecast office in New Braunfels. His career, which began in 1976, has taken him all over Texas, as well as to Puerto Rico and Florida.There’s an old saying here in Texas: “Either you’re in
The RationaleTexas soil is arguably Mother Nature’s favorite dance floor: More twisters touch down here annually than in any other state (132 on average). As a result, storm chasers consider the Panhandle and Red River Valley requisite destinations during tornado season (April through June). This activity won’t suit the lily-livered
Ninety-four years after the Goliad Tornado killed 114 people, why do we still ignore the warnings until it’s too late? A reflection on Texas’ worst twisters.
Take Marty Feely’s Whirlwind Tours from Amarillo (707 W. Timberdell Road, Norman, OK 73072). Or attend a Skywarn spotter training seminar (call your county emergency services office).On the Internet Check out the Storm Chasers page on the World Wide Web (http://taiga.geog.niu.edu/chaser/chaser.html), featuring essays by Alan Moller and
By the end of May, the weather in the Panhandle finally turned nasty, and two real-life tornado trackers cut to the chase.
Let there be light, but leave us in the dark. Long before Ozona knew about ozone, Texans were inventing scads of ways to hide from rays.
Look out, Texas! If drought comes, can tons of blowing dirt be far behind?
The wettest spell in memory has given the people who live in West Texas an unfamiliar topic of conversation.