Can you imagine being without electricity for months? That would change daily routines to say the least. About eighty percent of the power has been restored in Puerto Rico after last year's monster hurricane, and they have East Texas utility workers to thank for some of that.
I was taking a look around Facebook when I noticed my cousin, Richard Harvey, Jr. (No relation to Hurricane Harvey) when I saw how bad the water was, even north in The Woodlands. I had a chance to speak with Debra Harvey, (no relation to the Hurricane). She lives in The Woodlands in far north Harris County. She tells us about how things are for them at this time.
With a week of high rain chances and heavy flooding for Harvey-impacted parts of the state, the Texas Attorney General and the Better Business Bureau are sending the reminder to retailers that they can't hike the price too much on necessary items. If you see that happening, you can report it.
The weather in Lufkin and Nacogdoches seems just fine, so it’s hard to imagine exactly how bad it is right now on the East Coast as Hurricane Sandy makes her way into New York and New Jersey. There are blizzard warnings in places like West Virginia, because Sandy is mixing with a winter storm there, and meteorologists say that’s the first time in history a storm like that has been created – hurric
Authorities along the Atlantic seaboard are closely monitoring Hurricane Irene’s projected path, and preparing for the powerful storm’s arrival later in the week.
The first major hurricane of the season became a Category 2 storm on Aug. 22, and could strengthen even more in the coming days.