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Victoria Fire Chief shares tips for severe weather preparation

VFD Chief Robert Fox gives advice on how to prepare for inclement weather

VICTORIA, Texas -- During a live phone interview on the Newscenter 25 Sunrise show Tuesday morning, Victoria Fire Department Chief Robert Fox shared some tips with the community on how…

Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast

The biggest unknown from Beta was how much rainfall it could produce.

HOUSTON (AP) - Tropical Storm Beta made landfall on the upper Texas coast on Monday night. The storm made landfall about 5 miles north of Port O'Connor, Texas, with maximum winds of 45 mph, the U.S. National Hurricane Center…

Faith Academy cancels in-person classes on Tuesday

No classes for Faith Academy Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020

VICTORIA, Texas - Faith Academy has cancelled classes for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 due to Tropical Storm Beta. School will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Click here for more about Faith Academy. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction,…

AEP Texas sends resources to Victoria ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

VICTORIA, Texas- AEP Texas announced that they have deployed resources to Victoria Monday in anticipation of the pending post-storm power outage restoration following Tropical Storm Beta. In a press release, AEP Texas said that crews will shelter-in-place until the storm…

37 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Lavaca County

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas- The Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management 37 active cases of COVID-19 Monday. A statement from Lavaca County OEM states that on Monday Lavaca County will show an additional number of COVID-19 cases. Of those, most…

Schools to re-open in VISD on Tuesday, district says

VICTORIA, Texas- Director of Communications for Victoria ISD, Shawna Currie, has announced that all schools in the district will be open on Tuesday, September 22nd on a normal schedule. Schools in the district were closed on Monday, September 21st in…

Schools in Goliad ISD to have late start Tuesday

GOLIAD, Texas- Goliad ISD announced that schools will have a late start for Tuesday, September 22. Staff will report to school at 9 a.m. and students will follow at 10 .m. Schools in Goliad ISD were closed on Monday, September…

Austwell-Tivoli ISD cancels in-person classes on Tuesday

Students instructed to log-in for virtual class

AUSTWELL-TIVOLI, Texas- A district official confirms that schools in Austwell-Tivoli ISD will be closed on Tuesday, September 22nd due to Tropical Storm Beta. A message on the district website instructs students to "log in for online instruction as weather conditions…

The Salvation Army in need of volunteers ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Captain Kenny Jones emphasized the importance of having enough volunteers to feed those in need ahead of the storm

    Due to Tropical Storm Beta, Christ's Kitchen in Victoria is closed until the weather clears--- and that's because they serve outdoors. The Salvation Army of Victoria's sole purpose is to be a helping hand in the community. Because…

Victoria Christian School will be closed Monday

Victoria Christian School closed for September 21st

VICTORIA, Texas -- Catherine Key, school administration said Victoria Christian Schools are closed for tropical storm Beta. Includes all grades. School will be closed, until further notice. To reach the newsroom or report…

Christ's Kitchen closure due to Tropical Storm Beta

Christ Kitchen and Salvation Army need volunteers

VICTORIA, Texas - Tropical Storm Beta causes Christ's Kitchen to close, until the weather clears, because they serve outdoors. This non-profit organization serves 800 meals per day and they also need volunteers. The…

Area transit will not start running until 10 a.m. Monday

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Transit, Victoria County R-Transit, and DeWitt County R-Transit will not start running service until 10:00 am Monday morning. Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commissioners Administration offices will delay opening until 10:00 a.m. Monday morning. To reach the…