Hurricane

Red Cross opens shelters for Hurricane Hanna evacuees

Red Cross urges preparedness, download free emergency app

HARLINGEN, Texas – The American Red Cross has opened several emergency shelters as Hurricane Hanna threatens South Texas communities. Red Cross volunteers have mobilized supplies, staffed shelters, and are prepared to provide meals, a safe dry place to sleep, and emotional…

Hurricane Hanna's Impact on Calhoun County

Flooded roads along Matagorda Bay

  CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- Even though Hurricane Hanna made landfall well over 100 miles south of Calhoun county, we are still feeling the effects right here along the shores of Matagorda Bay. The…

Hanna Weather Updates

VICTORIA, Texas- Get the latest updates regarding Hurricane Hanna right here. We'll be updating this page throughout the day. 7:00AM: Hanna was upgraded to a Hurricane with sustained winds of 75 mph. It is still on track to make landfall…

Hanna to become a hurricane by landfall

VICTORIA, Texas- South Texas is still under the gun for an impact by Tropical Storm Hanna. Hanna is currently still a Tropical Storm, but the National Hurricane Center is expecting it to strengthen to a Category One Hurricane by landfall.…

Tropical Storm Hanna triggers hurricane warning for Rockport

Tropical Storm Hanna triggers hurricane warning for Rockport

ROCKPORT, Texas - At 4 p.m. Friday the southern part of Rockport was placed under hurricane warning status due to incoming Tropical Storm Hanna. The storm is expected to become a hurricane by landfall. Tune in at 5, 6 and…

Academy Sports stocks up for Hanna

VICTORIA, Texas -- As tropical storm Hanna continues to churn towards the Texas coast, Academy Sports and Outdoors is stocking up on supplies the community might need in storm-like conditions. "We're getting all of our rain gear, so like head…

Tropical system expected to impact South Texas this weekend

Heavy rain expected this weekend with several inches possible.

  VICTORIA, Texas- South Texas expected to be impacted by Tropical Depression Eight this weekend. This system is expected to strengthen into a Tropical Storm. If it does, it will get the name Hanna.   WHAT'S HAPPENING: As of Thursday…

Hurricane Tracking Guides are in

VICTORIA, Texas - Hurricane tracking guides for 2020 are in! They feature a map so that you can track the storms along with us here at Newscenter 25. They also feature many helpful…

Shelters vs Saferooms

So what do you do if you can't leave? How will you ride out the storm if your home isn't an option? Fortunately, there are places you can go.  FEMA Domes, or "safe rooms" are built to withstand th...

Texas Emergency Tracking Network

The emergency tracking system- or E-T-N  is a partnership between city, county and state governments to track evacuees that cannot get to a designated shelter on their own. Rick McBrayer, emergency...

Hurricanes and Higher Learning

The Crossroads is home to the University of Houston at Victoria, Victoria College. and Wharton County Junior College. So what plans do these schools have to keep their students safe?   In the case...

Harvey's Effect on the Environment

A joint investigation reveals that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly reported.

Don't Forget the Batteries

Batteries are essential tools to power devices in your home. Calvin Simpson, manager with Interstate Batteries in Victoria, says alkaline batteries are basic batteries that can power flashlights an...