Weather

More hot weather before clouds and rain cool us back down

Monday Weather 9-27-21

  VICTORIA, Texas-: Today: Partly sunny skies with light winds while temperatures stay around average.  High: 91 degrees. Winds: SE 10 mph.  A 20% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Monday Night: Partly…

Humidity returns, rain chances increasing by mid week.

Scott's Forecast 9-26-21

VICTORIA, Texas-: Tonight: Mostly clear skies with light winds while temperatures stay below average.  Low: 69 degrees. Winds: E 9 mph.  Skies will be mostly clear. Sunday: Mostly sunny today.  High: 88 degrees. Winds:…

Quiet conditions with lots of sun but the rain will return

Saturday Weather 9-25-21

  VICTORIA, Texas-: Tonight: Mostly clear skies with light winds while temperatures stay below average.  Low: 60 degrees. Winds: SE 5-10 mph.  A 10% chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Sunday: Party…

Firefighters hope cooling temps help battle California blaze

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters hope shifting winds and cooling temperatures over the next few days will aid their efforts to battle a destructive wildfire in a drought-stricken forest in California’s far north that has displaced thousands of people and burned at least 100 structures.

In battle to restore power after Ida, a tent city rises

AMELIA, La. (AP) — When Hurricane Ida was brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, the grass was chest high and the warehouse empty at this lot in southeastern Louisiana. Within days, electric officials transformed it into a bustling “tent city” with enormous, air-conditioned tents for workers, a gravel parking lot for bucket trucks and a station to resupply crews restoring power to the region.

Sunrise Weather (9/24) More Sunshine Expected Today

Humidity Gradually Increasing

  Today: Sunny skies High: 86. Winds: ESE 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Low: 60. Winds: ESE 10 mph. Saturday: Sunny skies. High: 88. Winds: E 10 mph. Extended forecast: Sunday through…

Another cool evening expected

VICTORIA, Texas - This evening with the dry air still in place, temperatures will fall into the 60s and overnight fall into the upper 50s. On Friday, another sunny day…

After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

NEW YORK (AP) — After being pummeled by two tropical storms that submerged basements, cracked home foundations and destroyed belongings, Northeastern U.S. residents still in the throes of recovery are being hit with another unexpected blow: Thousands of families are now swamped with financial losses because they didn't have flood insurance.

Overnight lows headed for the 50s

Coolest morning since April 19th

VICTORIA, Texas - Yesterday's cold front has brought in drier and cooler temperatures. This evening temperatures will fall rapidly into the 60s and eventually into the 50s with a mainly…

After Ida outages, utility proposals include city takeover

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid calls for investigations following major power losses during Hurricane Ida, the power company subsidiary that provides electric service to New Orleans said Tuesday it's ready to discuss having the city assume control of the municipal power system.

Louisiana's struggling seafood industry teetering after Ida

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's oyster farmers, crabbers, shrimpers and anglers are nothing if not adaptable, producing millions of pounds of seafood annually, often in water that was dry land a generation ago. They've fought off a devastating oil spill, floods, changing markets and endless hurricanes just to stay in business.

Cooler temps on the way

VICTORIA, Texas - This evening a cold front will be moving through the Crossroads. This front will bring a chance for showers and storms. Behind the front, winds are expected…

Sunrise Weather (9/21) Cooler Temps Ahead

Overnight lows 50's and 60's possible

      Today: Partly cloudy and hot. High: 96. Winds: SE 10 mph. Heat index ~ 105. Tonight: Thunderstorms likely. High: 68. Winds: N 10 - 20 mph. Rain chances 60%.…

Consultants sued over 2018 deaths of women in sheriff's van

The estates of two South Carolina women who drowned while locked in the back of a sheriff’s department van during Hurricane Florence have filed lawsuits alleging negligence by a company that created policies and procedures for the law enforcement agency.

Lawsuit: Ida outages due to 'gum and super glue' at utility

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that Louisiana's largest electric utility used a “bubble gum and super glue” approach to maintenance and construction that left customers sweltering in the dark without adequate sewage treatment after Hurricane Ida.