BREAKING NEWS! Hurricane Laura strengthens to major hurricane, likely to make landfall near Galveston

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Miami, August 26 – The National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami issued an advisory at 7 a.m., Central Daylight Time, that Hurricane Laura is now approximately 295 southeast of Galveston Island and traveling northwest at approximately 28 miles per hour. Laura has strengthened into a major hurricane, most […]

National Hurricane Center predicts strong Hurricane Laura to make landfall Wednesday night in upper Texas coasts or SW Louisiana

BREAKING NEWS! Port Arthur, Galveston, and Houston, August 25 – The National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast shows Laura will continue to track west-northwest through early Wednesday before turning more to the northwest. It’s possible Laura could undergo a period of rapid intensification according to the NHC. That means it could have a wind speed increase of […]

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens as it moves west

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say the fourth tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is maintaining its strength as it moves toward the Windward Islands. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday that Tropical Storm Dorian could intensify to near hurricane strength over the eastern Caribbean Sea by Tuesday. As of 8 p.m. EDT Sunday, […]

NHC issues Tropical Cyclone Seven warnings for northern Gulf Coast (which includes Southeast Texas)

BREAKING NEWS! Miami and Conroe, September 2 – The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued an advisory at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, September 2, 2018, that Tropical Cyclone Seven southeast of the Florida Keys will likely cross the Keys early Sunday and travel northwesterly into the Gulf Coast. The NHC predicts that the tropical storm could reach […]

More rain in the forecast for soaking Houston area

HOUSTON (AP), August 28 – The National Hurricane Center says more heavy rainfall from Harvey is expected in the Houston area. The center’s 10 p.m. CDT advisory promises more rain overnight from the tropical storm to worsen an already dire flood situation in Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana. The storm center was marked 145 miles […]

Latest Harvey weather updates and warnings from National Hurricane Center, National Weather Service

Conroe and The Woodlands, August 27 – The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has observed that there’s a lot of “soft news” about the hurricane while residents of this area need the hard information about what’s actually happening. Both the National Hurricane Center and the National Weather Service predict that the Conroe – New […]