Posted on · The largest public school districts in Greater Houston are keeping kids inside or limiting their outdoor exposure as the region continues to cope with hot summer weather.
Posted on · Thursday's high temperature at Bush Intercontinental Airport tied the Houston record established in 2000 and matched in 2011. Triple-digit heat is expected to continue at least through this weekend.
Posted on · Residents and businesses in the fast-growing suburb west of Houston are limited to watering their landscapes twice per week until further notice, with violators subject to fines or having their water turned off by the city.
Posted on · Criminal charges were not immediately filed against the boy's mother, who had gone inside the Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD Services along with another child, according to police.
Posted on · The Houston Chronicle's new newsroom meteorologist Justin Ballard says the extreme heat has helped hold back tropical storms.
Posted on · Robert Richter of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers tips for how to help trees survive an especially hot summer.
Posted on · As climate change continues to bring hotter temperatures, outdoor workers are among those most vulnerable to the extreme heat.
Posted on · Hyperthermia was a contributing cause of death for Webster resident William Toomey, who died last Friday. There were at least two heat-related deaths in the Houston area in June.
Posted on · The City of Houston is operating public cooling centers through Sunday at many of its libraries, community centers and multi-service centers.
Posted on · Kennison McGrew, 30, has been charged with endangering a child after allegedly leaving her 2-year-old and 9-month-old sons locked inside a Jeep Cherokee with the engine off and windows rolled up.
Posted on · There have been at least 10 instances during the last two weeks in which Houston-area roadways have sustained heat-related damage, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Posted on · Meg Tapp of the Garden Club of Houston provides some best practices for taking care of plants, trees, and flowers in the sweltering Houston summers.
Posted on · A Houston poet has written an homage to the sweat-inducing heat and humidity of her beloved Houston.
Posted on · With the Texas summer comes the often oppressive Texas heat, which can be dangerous if you're not mindful of it. Whether you're planning a trip outdoors or even just staying home for the summer, it's important to know how to keep you and your loved ones safe from excessive heat. To discuss what to keep […]
Posted on · (Above: Experts across a range of disciplines came together at the University of Houston to promote Hyperloop technology. Photo Courtesy: Univ. of Houston)Could it someday only take nine minutes to travel from Houston to San Antonio? No, we're not talking about dramatically raising the speed limit on I-10. We're talking about hyperloop technology. Hyperloop is […]