Houston Hurricane Reporting, or Maybe We're Not All Gonna Die
We tend to do someHouston Chronicle
bashing on this site sometimes, mostly with good reason. But right now we’d like to give them a tip of the ol’ hat.
Hurricane season has finally arrived in full force, with a wimpy Erin staggering into Corpus Christi and, more ominously, Hurricane Dean possibly heading towards the Gulf.
It’s actually become kind of funny how every TV weathercaster now takes great pains to say how they are not hyping anything before they go on to hype something. (Some, like KPRC’s Frank Billingsley, pride them selves on not hyping at all.) Check out the defensiveness by KTRK’s Tim Heller in this blog entry.
Rice Owls Mens Basketball vs. Charlotte Mens Basketball
TicketsSat., Jan. 28, 7:00pm
Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 10AM-3PM
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 10:00am
Gridiron Glory: The Best of Pro Football HOF -- 3PM-8PM
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 3:00pm
Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled By Gatorade
TicketsMon., Jan. 30, 7:00pm
Anyway, there is one place where you can avoid hurricane hype and still get solid information, and that’s on a Chron blog.
Science writer Eric Berger knows his stuff and he’s willing to speculate how a storm might actually miss us rather than piling on possible reasons why it will slam right into Galveston.
The comments by readers are usually knowledgeable, too.
It’s worth checking out, if you’re a nervous weather watcher these days. – Richard Connelly
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Houston, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.