Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
19 hours ago | Environment
As of 1 a.m. on Thursday morning, Tropical Storm Cindy was sitting offshore just south of the Texas-Louisiana border moving north-northwest at 7 mph with sustained winds of 50 mph and a whole lot of rain well to the east of the center of the storm...
2 days ago | Environment
For the first time in what seems like a while, the Houston/Galveston area is staring down the barrel of a gun named Cindy. The National Weather Service upgraded Monday's Gulf disturbance to its third named storm of the year on Tuesday. It's still ...
3 days ago | Environment
A broad area of low pressure in the south central Gulf of Mexico is threatening will likely threaten the central Gulf Coast by Wednesday evening. If it develops into a tropical storm, it would be named Tropical Storm Cindy, but even if it doesn't,...
4 days ago | Environment
For several days, the National Hurricane Center has been monitoring a couple areas of disturbed weather, one of which could have implications for the Texas coastline. Before digging into the one closer to us, let's look at what has just become Tro...
8 days ago | Sports
Houston sports radio is about to endure another shakeup. Long-time on-air talent and native son Lance Zierlein announced Tuesday he would not sign a contract extension with 790 KBME where he has been since 2011. During his time at KBME, he has wor...
22 days ago | Bayou City
Welcome to Hurricane Season 2017, you guys! If you are new to Houston, congratulations on your very first tropical storm season. For the rest of us, here we go again. When is Hurricane Season? The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins June 1...