Posted on · The Garden Club of Houston's Meg Tapp advises holding off a few more weeks before planting.
Posted on · “If we do get some rain, it will probably in the 80’s or 90’s again and humid,” said Lanza. “Any relief we get from this will be very brief.”
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 · Experts say Houston's air quality will likely take a hit due to a "moderate" amount of harmful particulate matter in the atmosphere.
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 · Hospital workers say there have been no patients who have died from heat-related illness so far, but there has been an increase in dehydration, fatigue and heat exhaustion.
Posted on · Weather watchers say it's unusual for a tropical storm to form this far out in the Atlantic this early in hurricane season, given that waters are usually still too cool.
Posted on · The heat index value for Monday and Tuesday during the later afternoon hours will be near 115 degrees.
Posted on · Several factors increase one’s risk for heat-related illness, including very young or old age, pregnancy, being on new medications or alcohol and drug use.
Posted on · Average summertime temperatures in Houston were 4.2 degrees hotter in 2022 than they were in 1970, according to data released recently by nonprofit organization Climate Central.
Posted on · High temperatures in the triple digits are forecasted for Friday through Sunday, with the potential for heat indexes above 100 every day this week. There is little chance for rain.
Posted on · There is currently just a slight risk of excessive rainfall today, after several inches dropped over the weekend.
Posted on · There were several reports of ping pong ball sized hail in West Houston, specifically in the Katy and Cinco Ranch area, late Wednesday.
Posted on · The forecasted high temperature for Monday makes it the hottest April 3 ever in Houston. The city's previous record for this date was 87 in 2006.
Posted on · Much of Texas and the southeastern United States also have high likelihoods of experiencing hotter-than-usual springs, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.