Storms

People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 11:37 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on how Hurricane Harvey has affected sports in and around Houston (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams, who lives in the Houston area in the offseason and co-owns a training facility there, says most of his family members were able...
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A Jeep drives through a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 11:28 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Rice football team is relocating to TCU as flooding continues to inundate Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Owls opened the season over the weekend in Australia, where they lost to Stanford. They arrived in Los Angeles on Monday morning. They are expected to arrive in...
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A pedestrian crosses a street inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 27, 2017 - 6:31 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers won't travel to Houston as planned after their games Sunday in California because of torrential floodwaters that have engulfed the city in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Rangers had been scheduled to head to Houston after playing Oakland to...
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A pedestrian crosses a street inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 27, 2017 - 6:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers won't travel to Houston as planned after their games Sunday in California because of torrential floodwaters that have engulfed the city in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Rangers had been scheduled to head to Houston after playing Oakland to...
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A pedestrian crosses a street inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 27, 2017 - 2:19 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers won't travel to Houston as planned after their games Sunday in California because of torrential floodwaters that have engulfed the city in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Rangers had been scheduled to head to Houston after playing Oakland to...
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A pedestrian crosses a street inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 27, 2017 - 1:46 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers won't travel to Houston as planned after their games Sunday in California because of torrential floodwaters that have engulfed the city in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Rangers were scheduled to head to Houston after playing Oakland to await...
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August 25, 2017 - 5:53 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Houston is sending its football team to Austin to practice and get out Hurricane Harvey's way. The University of Texas has agreed to let the Cougars use their indoor practice facility. Austin is supposed to get some rain from the storm but nothing like the...
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Race teams rush to get cars and equipment put away ahead of an incoming thunderstorm, at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, July 7, 2017, in Sparta, Ky. The Xfinity race scheduled for Friday night was pushed back to Saturday. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 07, 2017 - 8:03 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed Friday's Xfinity Series event at Kentucky Speedway after severe thunderstorms threatened the area shortly before the green flag. The postponement follows Thursday night's rain-delayed Camping World Truck Series race that began three hours late and concluded...
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August 17, 2015 - 5:43 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Brett Carter, RMIT University and Alexa Halford, Dartmouth College (THE CONVERSATION) The Earth’s magnetic field – known as the “magnetosphere” – protects our atmosphere from the “solar...
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