Weather

Beta beginning to move away, conditions will be improving

VICTORIA, Texas- After dropping several inches of rain across our area, Beta is slowly beginning to move away from our area. Expect off an on showers this evening. Rain chances decreasing tomorrow morning. Clouds expected to decrease later on Wednesday.…

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…

Sunrise Weather (9/22) Beta Now Inland

Some Areas of Flooding Here in the Crossroads

TROPICAL STORM BETA IS NOW INLAND OVER JACKSON COUNTY AND OF COURSE WEAKING. FLOODING THIS MORNING IN JACKSON COUNTY ESPECIALLY. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS FOR MOST OF THE DAY, WITH HEAVY RAIN LIKELY,…

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…

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…

Beta's landfall expected this evening

VICTORIA, Texas- Beta will make landfall this evening along the Texas. Tropical storm conditions will exist this evening with winds ranging from 25-45 mph with higher gusts. Moderate to heavy…

Sunrise Weather (9/21) Heavy Rain Potential Today

Tropical Storm Beta Forecast To Make Landfall Later Today

TROPICAL STORM BETA EXPECTED TO CROSS THE COAST NEAR MATAGORDA BAY THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING, BRINGING WITH IT THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN, FLOODING, AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. BETA WILL SLOW…

Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas and Louisiana

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress to a part of the country that has already been drenched and battered during this year's unusually busy hurricane season.

Beta approaching the Texas coast

VICTORIA, Texas- This evening expect increasing winds along with scattered showers and storms. Winds expected to be sustained 15-20 mph with higher gusts. Rain could be heavy at times. Flood…

Wildfires and hurricanes disrupt final weeks of 2020 census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Already burdened by the coronavirus pandemic and a tightened deadline, the Census Bureau must now contend with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation's once-a-decade headcount.

Victoria County prepares in advance of tropical storm system

City officials propose for everyone to plan for tropical storm Beta

VICTORIA, Texas -- Weather experts and city officials are preparing for tropical storm Beta's arrival. Right now, it is anticipated to land on Monday. Beta will cause flooding and a…

Tropical Storm Beta spurs hurricane worries for Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that could strengthen into a hurricane before breaching its shores in the week ahead.

Maine blueberry industry reels from drought, frost, virus

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A late spring frost, a devastating drought and labor troubles wrought by the coronavirus pandemic conspired to make 2020 a difficult year for the wild blueberry producers who harvest the fruit in the nation's northeastern corner.