Hurricane Chantal

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Weather Weekend: Hot, Steamy Summertime in Houston

    We're really into the thick of it now. Two weeks into July and still a good solid 10-11 weeks of stifling summer heat ahead of us, this is summer in the Bayou City. Of course, our heat comes with a side order of stifling humidity, but I would put three months of living in air conditioning and sweati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Tropical Storm Chantal Fizzling, But Could Be an Indicator of a Very Busy Season

    The Atlantic's third named storm of the year is barely holding itself together this morning. Tropical Storm Chantal is briskly moving through the waters of the Caribbean towards the west at about 28mph, but it is showing signs of disintegration. In fact, the National Hurricane Center is calling for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Weather Week: Humidity Returns and the Tropics Begin Stirring

    In 2011, during the midst of the state's worst drought in decades, Houston was without something we who live here have come to expect: rain. People I have spoken with who have never visited here have this vision of Houston as Dry Gulch, a cowboy town complete with 10-gallon hats and tumbleweeds. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Hurricane Season 2013: Tropical Storm Chantal Forms in the Atlantic

    Our third named storm of the season is Tropical Storm Chantal in the southern Atlantic near 10 degrees north. The National Hurricane Center designated Chantal last night as it began to form a surface circulation southeast of the Lesser Antilles. Chantal is moving quickly to the west-northwest and ... More >>

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