Posted on U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has filed legislation to expedite a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study that will determine how best to protect the Houston region from a devastating hurricane.
Posted on With a price tag sure to reach into the billions, building seawalls and floodgates to protect Houston and Galveston from a killer storm will almost certainly require a massive infusion of federal money, state officials agree.
Posted on Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush told the Energy Thought Summit in Austin on Tuesday that protecting the Texas coast will be his priority during the 2017 legislative session.
Posted on A public meeting to gather input from Houston-area residents on various hurricane protection plans turned into a mini protest Tuesday with several attendees challenging a levee proposal that would leave some communities around Galveston Bay unprotected.
Posted on A new proposal to protect the Houston area from hurricanes is reigniting controversy — and potentially diminishing the odds that a consensus will emerge anytime soon on the best plan to safeguard the nation's fifth-largest metropolitan area
Posted on The federal disaster agency FEMA is providing help to Harris County to develop more accurate flood maps. They’re maps you can use.
Posted on Officials are now tallying up the damages after another round of heavy rain rolled into Houston over the weekend. The storm sent bayous over their banks, flooding some areas that were also swamped by the Memorial Day floods.
Posted on One of the nation’s leading storm research centers predicts we might be entering a “quiet period” for Atlantic hurricanes.
Posted on As we reach the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, researchers at Rice University say they’re narrowing down the best options for building a barrier to protect the coast from the next, big storm.
Posted on Ten years ago Monday, the first evacuees from Hurricane Katrina arrived at the Houston Astrodome.
Posted on This is a developing story and will be updated as weather information becomes available.