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Hurricane Harvey

Climate Change Probably Made Hurricane Harvey's Rainfall Worse0:55
December 14, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Climate Change Probably Made Hurricane Harvey's Rainfall Worse

Two new studies found climate change likely intensified Harvey's rains and about tripled the odds of a storm like that happening.
Lost Jobs After Major Hurricanes Aren't Uncommon0:55
October 6, 2017
By Katherine Biek

Lost Jobs After Major Hurricanes Aren't Uncommon

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest job report says the U.S. economy lost 33,000 jobs in September.
This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge Storms Themselves1:21
September 19, 2017
By Tyler Adkisson

This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge Storms Themselves

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey are tumultuous, but projections for the rest of this hurricane season suggest it could get worse.
Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Double Hurricane Recovery Funding1:12
September 7, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Double Hurricane Recovery Funding

It would also fund the government through Dec. 8.
These Planes Fly Into Hurricanes To Study Them1:40
September 7, 2017
By Sarah Schlieder

These Planes Fly Into Hurricanes To Study Them

"Hurricane hunters" fly into the most powerful storms to gather life-saving information.
President Trump Makes Second Visit To Flooded Texas1:23
September 2, 2017
By Grant Suneson

President Trump Makes Second Visit To Flooded Texas

President Donald Trump landed in Houston on Saturday to survey damage from Harvey and meet with survivors.
What Kind Of Scams To Watch Out For After A Natural Disaster1:15
August 31, 2017
By Ethan Weston

What Kind Of Scams To Watch Out For After A Natural Disaster

Disaster fraud is, unfortunately, all too common. Here's what experts say people should look out for.
Flooding, Power Outage Cause Problems At Texas Chemical Plant0:41
August 31, 2017
By Briana Koeneman

Flooding, Power Outage Cause Problems At Texas Chemical Plant

Officials in Crosby, Texas, said chemical reactions, not explosions, caused the fire and smoke at the Arkema chemical plant.
Disaster Relief Might Demand A New Approach To Aid From Congress2:05
August 30, 2017
By Eugene Daniels

Disaster Relief Might Demand A New Approach To Aid From Congress

And one congressman is hoping to help make that change.
Houston Turns To 'Cajun Navy' And Civilian Fleets To Help With Rescues1:23
August 29, 2017
By Kevin Clancy, Zach Toombs

Houston Turns To 'Cajun Navy' And Civilian Fleets To Help With Rescues

Officials say more than 13,000 people have been rescued from Harvey in and around Houston.
How Harvey Relief Could Help — Or Hinder — Congress' Budget Deals1:44
August 29, 2017
By Eugene Daniels

How Harvey Relief Could Help — Or Hinder — Congress' Budget Deals

It comes down to how Congress chooses to allocate relief money.
Harvey Could Be One Of The Most Expensive Storms In US History1:31
August 29, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

Harvey Could Be One Of The Most Expensive Storms In US History

President Trump says Congress will issue a relief package for Harvey as damage estimates continue to rise.
Texas Rangers Take Heat For Not Hosting Houston Amid Harvey Flooding1:44
August 29, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Texas Rangers Take Heat For Not Hosting Houston Amid Harvey Flooding

It seemed likely the Astros would play in nearby Arlington, but they couldn't work out a deal with the Rangers.
Some Harvey Victims Are Turning To Social Media To Call For Help2:06
August 29, 2017
By Casey Mendoza

Some Harvey Victims Are Turning To Social Media To Call For Help

Harvey victims are posting their home addresses to ask for help, but officials say that's not the best idea.
Thousands Of Harvey Victims Might Not Have Flood Insurance1:24
August 29, 2017
By Ryan Biek

Thousands Of Harvey Victims Might Not Have Flood Insurance

Standard homeowners policies don't cover flood damage, and many property owners don't buy additional coverage.
Experts Warn Contaminated Floodwater Could Be Harvey's Next Threat1:13
August 29, 2017
By Katherine Biek

Experts Warn Contaminated Floodwater Could Be Harvey's Next Threat

Experts say floodwater left by Harvey — or any natural disaster — is often contaminated with chemicals, toxic waste and sewage.
Beverage Companies Step Up To Help After Hurricane Harvey0:53
August 29, 2017
By Briana Koeneman

Beverage Companies Step Up To Help After Hurricane Harvey

One beer company is sending more than 150,000 cans of canned drinking water to communities affected by Harvey, once a Category 4 hurricane.
Some Of The Many Ways You Can Help Harvey Victims1:13
August 28, 2017
By Ryan Biek

Some Of The Many Ways You Can Help Harvey Victims

Harvey hit southeast Texas as a Category 4 hurricane Friday. Officials think more than 30,000 people will need temporary shelter.
Over 30,000 People Might Need Shelter After Harvey1:17
August 28, 2017
By Katherine Biek

Over 30,000 People Might Need Shelter After Harvey

As of Monday, Harvey, now a tropical storm, had dumped several feet of rain in areas around Houston.
2 Days After Landfall, Harvey Still Expected To Cause More Damage1:03
August 27, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

2 Days After Landfall, Harvey Still Expected To Cause More Damage

Harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but it's still expected to cause a lot more damage.
Climate Change Might Make Intense Hurricanes Like Harvey More Common1:13
August 27, 2017
By Ethan Weston

Climate Change Might Make Intense Hurricanes Like Harvey More Common

Climate change could make storm surges and rainfall worse in future hurricanes.
How Hurricane Harvey Might Affect The Environment And The Oil Industry1:25
August 26, 2017
By Casey Mendoza

How Hurricane Harvey Might Affect The Environment And The Oil Industry

The entire U.S. could soon feel the environmental impact of Hurricane Harvey.
Hurricane Harvey Leaves Behind Heavy Damage; Major Flooding To Come1:36
August 26, 2017
By Casey Mendoza

Hurricane Harvey Leaves Behind Heavy Damage; Major Flooding To Come

Forecasters say Harvey is the first major hurricane to hit the country in nearly 12 years.