Hunker Down

Has Houston Always Flooded?

Space City Weather's Eric Berger and Matt Lanza answer your most pressing questions about our city's weather and how it's changing.

07/18/2017 By Eric Berger and Matt Lanza

Hunker Down

10 Tips for Surviving a Hurricane in Houston

Don't worry—you probably won't die.

07/18/2017 By Jeff Balke

Hunker Down

When the Weather Gets Nasty, Houstonians Take Refuge in Laughter

It's better than panicking.

07/18/2017 By Jeff Balke

Editor's Note

When the Great Hurricane Came

When a storm story reaches the great-grandchildren, you know it was bad.

07/18/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Trend Piece

5 Stylish Umbrellas to Brighten a Rainy Day

You know, just in case it never stops raining.

06/05/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Editor's Note

When a Flooded House Actually Turns out to Be a Good Thing

The story of a cracked house, a flock of birds, and Tropical Storm Allison.

03/21/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Weather

Valentine's Day Tornados Wreak Havoc in Houston

A series of thunderstorms spawned tornados across the Houston area Tuesday morning.

02/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Hidden Houston

Talking Houston: A Cheat Sheet

How to conduct a conversation on some of the city’s most popular topics, including what on earth is going on with the Astrodome.

10/24/2016 By Jeff Balke

Play It Cool

Ways to (Look) Cool This Summer

Plan for a warm-weather wardrobe, and you too will look cool even when you’re really not.

07/25/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hunker Town

Shelter in Place? More Like Wallow in Fun!

As heavy rains and high water become a more frequent fact of life in the Bayou City, a few suggestions.

04/25/2016 By Caldwell Bailey

Concert

Carrie Underwood Pushes Back Houston Concert Due to Flooding

“Fans can focus on taking care of their families and friends.”

04/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Life in the Swamp

Houston, Under Water Again

City officials are calling the flooding "a historic event."

04/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Weather

For the Chron’s Sci Guy, the Sun is Here to Stay

Loyal followers of Eric Berger's weather chats are in luck.

01/05/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Bayougraphy

How Not to Prepare For a Hurricane

Hurricane expert Chris Hebert discusses predicting storms, fighting misinformation, and preparing for this year’s storm season.

07/09/2015 By Jeff Balke

Advice

How to Clean Flood-Damaged Clothes

It's more complicated than you'd think.

05/28/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

News

Christian's Tailgate Contractor Among Those Killed in Monday Floods

Benefits planned for the family of Chris Kirby, who leaves behind a wife and two children.

05/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Restaurants Across Houston Remain Closed Due to Flooding

Bernie's Burger Bus, Underbelly, Lopez and others are currently closed.

05/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Houston Floods Overnight, Stranding Motorists and Closing Roads

City's worst natural disaster since 2001's Tropical Storm Allison

05/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Weather Report

An Ode To Houston’s Non-Summer

Non-summer is simply glorious, wonderful, and sweet—pecan bombardments and venomous caterpillars aside.

11/03/2014 By John Lomax

Snowpocalypse Soup

Easy Homemade Chicken Soup to Withstand the Winter Weather

Making a hot, hearty pot of soup is simpler than you think.

01/22/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt