Gulf Coast

Water rises from the storm surge of Tropical Storm Beta in The Strand as the storm moves toward landfall, late Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
(Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
WRVA News
September 22, 2020 - 11:51 am
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland. Beta made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of Port O’Connor,...
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Flood waters move on the street, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in downtown Pensacola, Fla. Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday near Gulf Shores, Alabama. .(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
WRVA News
September 16, 2020 - 11:55 am
By JAY REEVES, ANGIE WANG and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165) winds and rain measured in feet, not inches, swamping homes and trapping people in high water as it crept inland for what...
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Jerry Parria uses steel cable and metal anchors to tie down four tombs belonging to his grandparents and uncles in a small cemetery near Lafitte, La.  (Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
(Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP)
WRVA News
August 25, 2020 - 12:58 pm
By REBECCA SANTANA and JEFF MARTIN NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of people were ordered to evacuate the Texas and Louisiana coasts Tuesday as Laura strengthened into a hurricane that forecasters said could slam into land as a major storm with ferocious winds and deadly flooding. More than 385,000...
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Recreational trailers and boats are parked along LA-46 inside the levee gates in anticipation of Tropical Storm Cristobal in St. Bernard Parish, La., Saturday, June 6, 2020.
(Max Becherer/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate)
AP News
June 07, 2020 - 11:28 am
Rain, road flooding as Tropical Storm Cristobal draws closer
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Rain clouds hover over mountains during tropical storm Amanda in Barberena, eastern Guatemala, Sunday, May 31, 2020.
(AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
AP News
June 06, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Tropical Storm Cristobal advances toward US Gulf Coast
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NOAA
October 09, 2018 - 8:14 am
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael intensified over warm Gulf of Mexico waters Tuesday amid fears it would swiftly become a major hurricane before making landfall Wednesday along Florida's Panhandle. Mandatory evacuations were issued as beach dwellers rushed to board up homes just ahead of what could...
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NOAA
October 08, 2018 - 8:50 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A tropical storm that rapidly formed off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula has gained new strength and could become a dangerous Category 2 hurricane with an expected midweek strike on the Gulf Coast in the Florida Panhandle, forecasts say. Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued an order for a...
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Associated Press
September 04, 2018 - 8:18 am
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coastal residents from Florida to Louisiana hustled to prepare for a deluge as Tropical Storm Gordon grew stronger on a path to hit the central U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane Tuesday night. Boaters evacuated to safe harbors, motorists left barrier islands and homeowners...
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