Hurricanes

Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 7:32 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 6:30 p.m. More counties along the Texas Gulf coast are ordering mandatory evacuations as Hurricane Harvey becomes a growing menace to the area. Nueces County officials have ordered evacuations of all low-lying areas,...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 7:24 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 6:15 p.m. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are moving detained immigrants housed in the projected path of Hurricane Harvey. Daniel Bible, the field office director for the San Antonio Enforcement and...
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Aaron Berg fills up a gas can and his portable generator Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Houston as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico. Harvey is forecast to be a major hurricane when it makes landfall along the middle Texas coastline. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 24, 2017 - 7:21 pm
Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit a refinery-rich stretch of the Gulf Coast and U.S. drivers could soon see the impact at the gas pump. Some refineries are expected to shut down until the storm passes, possibly disrupting gasoline supplies. Wholesale gasoline futures rose Thursday 5 cents, or 3...
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A sign is displayed at JB's German Bakery & Cafe as Hurricane Harvey approaches the area on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricane Harvey is following the perfect recipe to be a monster storm, meteorologists say. Warm water. Check. Calm air at 40,000 feet high. Check. Slow speed to dump maximum rain. Check. University of Miami senior hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy said Harvey combines the worst...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 6:37 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has activated about 700 members of the state National Guard ahead of Hurricane Harvey making landfall. His office said Thursday that Abbott has also spoken with Louisiana Gov. John Bel...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 4:23 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey (all times local): 3:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is asking people to get ready for Hurricane Harvey. On Twitter Thursday, Trump said: "As #HurricaneHarvey intensifies - remember to #PlanAhead." He then posted links to websites for the...
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Leo Sermiento, left, and Emilio Gutierrez, right, fill sandbags in preparation of a tropical system on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, on South Padre Island, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center to elevate its readiness level and is making state resources available for preparation and possible rescue and recovery actions amid forecasts a tropical storm will make landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 3:30 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Tropical Storm Harvey intensified Thursday into a hurricane that forecasters said would be the first major hurricane to hit Texas in nine years. Sustained winds reached 80 mph (129 kph) more than a day before landfall was expected late Friday between Port O'Connor and...
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Leo Sermiento, left, and Emilio Gutierrez, right, fill sandbags in preparation of a tropical system on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, on South Padre Island, Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center to elevate its readiness level and is making state resources available for preparation and possible rescue and recovery actions amid forecasts a tropical storm will make landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast. (Jason Hoekema/The Brownsville Herald via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Long lines extended from grocery stores along the Texas Gulf Coast early Thursday as residents braced for a slow-moving tropical storm that forecasters say could drop as much as 20 inches of rain. A hurricane warning was issued for much of Texas' central and southern...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 10:12 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Long lines are forming at grocery stores as Texas Gulf Coast residents prepare for a slow-moving tropical storm expected to drop as many as 20 inches of rain. A hurricane warning was issued Thursday...
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Chris Mathew fills his vehicle and five gas cans at Costco in preparation for tropical weather on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pearland, Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the tropical depression was expected to intensify over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico before reaching the Texas coast Friday. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 6:13 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 6:10 a.m. A hurricane warning has been issued for a section of Texas' Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Harvey approaches. The warning, issued Thursday morning, covers an area from Port Mansfield to Matagorda. The storm's maximum...
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