Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas, Louisiana

By JUAN A. LOZANO The Associated Press HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more...

State disaster declared, but Valley can breathe cautious sigh of relief

The Rio Grande Valley has been in the crosshairs of many hurricanes and tropical storms in recent years, most recently Hurricane Hanna. With two...

Tropical depression forms in the tropics

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression #14 has formed in the Caribbean Sea. Forecasters say the system could be near or at hurricane strength...

Chance of rain on Tuesday; forecasters watching tropical waves

There is a chance of rain on Tuesday as a cold front stalls across South Texas. The National Weather Service in Brownsville says there is...

Hurricane Hanna’s impact in Cameron, Willacy counties

Hurricane Hanna took its pound of flesh over the weekend and dispersed into a line of ominous colors on the radar rumbling off to...

Local authorities issue safety advisories, debris cleanup notices

Local authorities are announcing safety precautions and the first steps toward recovery as Hurricane Hanna subsides. At least two municipalities have announced plans to begin...

Hurricane Hanna’s impact in Hidalgo, Starr counties

Hurricane Hanna took its pound of flesh over the weekend and dispersed into a line of ominous colors on the radar rumbling off to...

AEP: 44,000 customers without power in the Valley

According to the AEP Texas outage map, the utility company has more than 40,000 customers throughout the Valley without power. At one point ten percent...

Hurricane Hanna strengthens to 85 mph

The National Hurricane Center says an Air Force hurricane hunter plane and Doppler Radar indicate Hurricane Hanna has strengthened. Maximum sustained winds are now 85...

Residents fueling vehicles ahead of Hurricane Hanna

RIO HONDO – Across South Texas this morning residents were at one of two places – the grocery store or the gas station. Hurricane Hanna...