U.S. Spends More Than $5B To Buy Out Flood-Prone Homes; Claims Still ComingOver the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of vulnerable properties.
Trial To Determine If Government Liable For Harvey FloodingA trial started to determine if residents deserve compensation after their homes and businesses were flooded by two reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey in 2017.
FEMA Grants $20 Million To DPS For Hurricane Harvey AidMore than 1,800 DPS employees were deployed to areas affected by Harvey to set up barricades, direct traffic, provide airborne search and rescue missions.
Some Texas Coastal Residents Opposing Proposed Storm BarrierA proposed Texas coastal barrier is drawing backlash from some Gulf Coast residents and the state's land commissioner wants more time for property owners to voice concerns.
American Airlines Packs Food For Florida Hurricane ReliefAmerican Airlines volunteers are gathering to pack 5,000 boxes of food for Florida communities affected by recent hurricanes.
Free Tree Giveaway As Hurricane Harvey Recovery ContinuesThe free trees for Houston residents will replace those damaged and destroyed by Harvey, which struck in August 2017.
Officials Offer Plan To Protect Texas From HurricanesState and federal officials on Friday recommended a plan to protect the Texas coast from hurricanes with a barrier system made up of floodwalls, floodgates and seawall improvements.
"Extremely Dangerous" Hurricane Willa Threatening Mexico's CoastAuthorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa, with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, headed toward a stretch of Mexico's Pacific coast.
Hurricane Willa On Verge Of Becoming Category 5 Storm Off Mexico's CoastNewly formed Hurricane Willa has rapidly intensified off Mexico's Pacific coast and early Monday and became a major Category 4 storm.
Hurricane Michael Slams Florida At Nearly Category 5 StrengthHurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida with 155 mph winds.
"Monstrous" Hurricane Michael Takes Aim At Florida's Gulf CoastMichael gained new strength over warm tropical waters amid a forecast that it would swiftly intensify into a major hurricane before striking Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.