Hurricane

Storm Prep 2022: How first responders prepare

Emergency Management Coordinator Rick McBrayer shares first responders perspective on storm preparation

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now Digital Content Manager Jennifer Flores spoke with Victoria Emergency Management Coordinator Rick McBrayer about how first responders prepare for a major storm, handle…

Storm Prep 2022: The season outlook

25 News Now Meteorologist Brian Alonzo provides an outlook on the 2022 hurricane season

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now Meteorologist Brian Alonzo provides an outlook on the 2022 hurricane season. Make sure to tune in at 6:30 p.m. for the Storm Prep 2022…

Storm Prep 2022: What the experts say

25 News Now Chief Meteorologist Brian Alonzo spoke with experts on how to prepare for major storm, what to do after

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now Chief Meteorologist Brian Alonzo spoke with experts on how to prepare for major storm and what to do after. Ken Graham, National Hurricane…

Storm Prep 2022: How plants prepare

25 News Now Trey Meynig provides information on how chemical plants respond to a hurricane

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now Meteorologist and Report Trey Meynig provides information on how chemical refineries prepare for a major storm. Trey also spoke with Paul Murray, Formosa Emergency…

Storm Prep 2022: Preparing your pets

25 News Now Sunrise Anchor Carolina Astrain provides information on how to prepare your pet for a major storm

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now Sunrise Anchor Carolina Astrain spoke with Dr. Mark Besancon with Crossroads Veterinary Clinic on how to prepare your pet for a hurricane. According to…

Storm Prep 2022: Preparing the home

Meteorologist Howard Gordon provides tips on preparing your home

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now Meteorologist and Reporter Howard Gordon provides information on how to prepare your home in case of a hurricane. He also talks about ways you can…

Storm Prep 2022: What to get at the store

25 News Now Adam Seibel provides information on hurricane preparedness

VICTORIA, Texas - 25 News Now Weekend Anchor/Reporter Adam Seibel informs you on how to prepare for a major storm, including hurricane preparedness. Adam provides a list…

AEP Texas issues estimated restoration times for outages

More than 14,000 customers experienced power outages early Tuesday morning

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - After Hurricane Nicholas left over 14,000 AEP customers without power early Tuesday morning, AEP Texas crews continue their restoration effort. According to assessment teams, Matagorda County, where the storm made landfall, experienced the most damage to…

Hurricane Nicholas' landfall in Sargent update

With sustained winds of up to 75 mph, the town of Sargent had visible damage from the storm

  SARGENT, Texas - Hurricane Nicholas crashed into the Texas Gulf Coast early Tuesday morning, making landfall near the coastal community of Sergeant. With sustained winds of up to 75 miles per…

Louisiana officials confirm 7 deaths of nursing home residents

Residents were evacuated to hurricane shelter

Originally Published: 04 SEP 21 02:39 ET Updated: 04 SEP 21 20:48 ET By Rebekah Riess, Keith Allen and Dave Alsup, CNN (CNN) -- Louisiana health officials said Saturday they had confirmed seven deaths of nursing home residents evacuated to…

Governor Abbott deploys additional emergency response resources

In response to Hurricane Ida and Louisiana's recovery efforts

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Sept. 1, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Military Department (TMD) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) have sent out additional…

American Red Cross offering assistance to Hurricane Ida victims

"Some people have been sent to Orange County to assist whether it's logistics, sheltering, or feeding, or whatever's necessary to support our effort,"

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - with winds up to 150 miles per hour and its classification as a category four, Hurricane Ida has already begun to disrupt many parts…

Hurricane Ida Update

Ida brings sustained winds of 150 mph at landfall in Louisiana

  VICTORIA, Texas-: Tonight: Hurricane Ida continues to batter the state of Louisiana while moving north across the state as the sun goes down.  Ida made landfall on the 16th anniversary of…

Hurricane Ida hit the oil industry hard as it headed to New Orleans

Over 95% of oil production facilities have been shut down

Originally Published: 29 AUG 21 15:36 ET Updated: 29 AUG 21 15:42 ET By Alexis Benveniste, CNN Business (CNN) -- Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans Sunday after cutting through the Gulf of Mexico, causing massive disruptions to US oil production…

Operation Kindness transports pets to safety

Ahead of Hurricane Ida; Needs community support for adoptions and donations

DALLAS, Texas - Operation Kindness, the leading lifesaving animal shelter in North Texas, is dedicated to keeping animals safe. They provide animals with an opportunity…

WATCH NOW: Tracking Hurricane Ida

View live updates on Hurricane Ida

Originally Published: 29 AUG 21 02:39 ET Updated: 29 AUG 21 12:36 ET By Jay Croft, CNN (CNN) -- Hurricane Ida is beginning to move ashore and is set to make landfall early this afternoon likely tied as Louisiana's…

Hurricane Ida strengthens into Category 4 storm

Originally Published: 29 AUG 21 02:39 ET Updated: 29 AUG 21 08:54 ET By Travis Caldwell, Michael Guy and Aya Elamroussi, CNN (CNN) -- Hurricane Ida became a Category 4 storm early Sunday morning, rapidly intensifying to sustained winds of…

'The situation is much more serious than it was six hours ago'

New Orleans mayor says there's not enough time to order new mandatory evacuations ahead of Hurricane Ida

Originally Published: 27 AUG 21 21:42 ET By Steve Almasy and Rebekah Riess, CNN (CNN) -- Almost 16 years to the date after Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed the city's flood protection system, New Orleans is bracing for another potentially dangerous…

Governor Abbott readies resources for Hurricane Ida

Urges Southeast and East Texans to prepare for severe weather impact

AUSTIN – On Friday, Aug. 27, Governor Greg Abbott placed resources on standby along the Gulf Coast ahead of Hurricane Ida's landfall early next…

Hurricane Grace poised to make landfall for second time in Mexico

A hurricane warning is in effect for Mexico's coast

Originally Published: 20 AUG 21 06:14 ET Updated: 20 AUG 21 08:17 ET By Aya Elamroussi and Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) -- Grace strengthened once again into a hurricane over water Friday morning and is poised to make its second…

Experts predict 2021 hurricane season to be again above average

with the 2020 hurricane season going down in history as the most active season on record, experts say 2021 could be just as busy.

      Dr. Phil Klotzbach, a research meteorologist with Colorado State University, made his annual first prediction of the upcoming hurricane season at this years National Tropical Weather Conference. Klotzbach predicted…