tropical storm beta

Calhoun is getting two new towers

Calhoun is getting new communication towers and better radio signals

PORT LAVACA, Texas -- After hurricane Harvey's destruction, many locations needed rebuilding and renovations. During the storm, water got into the back up generator of Calhoun county's current communication tower. Yet,…

Tropical Storm Beta Aftermath

The tropical storm left damages in the Crossroads and Houston

VICTORIA, Texas - Tropical Storm Beta had high flooding and strong winds, leaving some areas damaged. Some damages in Victoria caused a tree to be split in half, near an apartment at…

Indianola Fishing Marina to reopen by this weekend

Indianola Fishing Marina to reopen by this weekend

INDIANOLA, Texas - Tropical Storm Beta doused the Texas coast this week with a deluge of rain and wind.  Brenda Hanselka, the owner of the Indianola Fishing…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Bloomington I.S.D. campuses closed Monday ahead of tropical storm system

BLOOMINGTON, Texas - The Bloomington I.S.D. will close campuses Monday ahead of an approaching tropical storm system. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com. Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices. To make sure you get our coverage sign…

Wharton County Junior College closed Monday

WHARTON, Texas - Wharton County Junior College will be closed Monday in anticipation of Tropical Storm Beta. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com. Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices. To make sure you get our coverage sign…