Hunker Down

A Century of Stormy Weather in Photos

If there's anything that history teaches us, it's that no matter what we do or where we build, this city has and always will continue to flood.

07/18/2017 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt

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