Archive for August, 2009

Galveston Tornado
August 31, 2009

Galveston_Tornado

Around 9:30 Sunday night, a water spout made landfall in Galveston along the seawall.  It is extremely rare for this to happen.  Once a water spout makes land, it ceases being a water spout and becomes a tornado.

Photo by: 14-year-old Levi Barrie 

Read the details about the damage and injuries the tornado caused.

See pictures of the damage

Watch video of the destruction

Galveston_Tonado

Photo by: Kip Martin

This was taken at 1600 ISO, 1/6th sec at F1.4. It was taken at 9:44:29 on a Canon XSi with a Canon 50mm f1.4 lens, near Seawall and 23rd or so.

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Traffic & Weather Together
August 26, 2009

This is the most fun I’ve had on a promotional shoot.  We were given a topic and told to talk.  Our topic was vacations and believe me when I say this is how most of my conversations go with traffic reporter Jennifer Reyna.

Changes to our Morning Show Monday
August 22, 2009

Storm Shots! Beaumont Tornado
August 19, 2009

Beau_Tornado

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About 2:15pm Tuesday a tornado touched down in Beaumont, Texas.  It is estimated that the winds were around 115 mph making it an EF1 tornado.  Read our story here:

Beaumont Tornado

You can send in your storms shots to hotshots@click2houston.com

To see other pictures from yesterday’s storms click here:

Storm Shots

Everything Hurricanes
August 17, 2009

With the tropics now in full swing we have your one stop shop to follow all the named storms. 

Ana

This is an image from our justweather.com site.  It is an excellent source of information for everything tropical.  Check it out by clicking image or go here:

Just Weather Hurricane Page

Funny Moment of the Day
August 12, 2009

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Joel has been filling in for Owen and you can count on him to give a few good laughs every morning.  This one is my favorite.  Click image or go here:

Bo-Bo’s Plumbing