Monthly Archives: September 2011

Texas Wildfires: Urgent Fire Weather Warning for Southeast Texas

Hot. Dry. Windy. Low humidity. It all adds up to serious fire danger this weekend. Please see below: URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 1028 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2011 …A FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR … Continue reading

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Road Closures in The Woodlands for October 8th 10-Mile Road Race

Announced Road Closures ·         The Memorial Hermann 10 For Texas 10-mile road race is set to take place Saturday, October 8, 2011, beginning and ending at Market Street. The 1-mile One For Texas Kids Fun Run starts at 7 am, while the 10-mile race … Continue reading

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Flying Over Planet Earth at Night — on the Space Station

This is really quite breathtaking. Can you imagine actually being up there and looking down on the lights… and the lighting… and the clouds… and the oceans? Pretty amazing. The lights of the big cities are amazingly bright.  I’m glad … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires Eased by Rain – For Now

Texas got a bit of rain over the weekend and even a bit more yesterday in some parts. The rain was so welcome and the cooler temperatures, if you can call the mid-90’s cool, have been a relief from the … Continue reading

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Texas Drought: Slideshow from Texas Parks and Wildlife

We’re having a bit of rain — at last! Yesterday we had .4 of an inch in The Woodlands. It wasn’t much, but it was very welcome. We may have a little more today. We’re 24 inches behind in rainfall … Continue reading

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Man Charged After Second Fire in George Bush Park-Video

It appears that one or both of the fires in George Bush Park may have been intentionally set. I guess we’ll find out in the days ahead if this guy will be charged with arson. So sad. See the full … Continue reading

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Texas Wildfires: Situation Update 9/16/11

The good news is we’re getting a little bit of rain in some places. The bad news is that lightning is associated with some of these rain showers, and lighting can strike far away from where it is raining. Can’t … Continue reading

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