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( Photo Jan Gunter/ Salvation Army) FROM SALVATION ARMY AUSTIN Austin, Texas (August 27, 2017) – Salvation Army disaster teams from Texas are traveling the length and breadth of the Lone Star State to the areas of greatest need as the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey...
Verizon Wireless has announced that effective August 26th through September 8th, they will be offering 3GB of bonus data to qualified Texas counties affected by Tropical Storm Harvey. For postpaid Verizon customers, the wireless company has said customers may still receive data...
This morning, President Trump tweeted that he is closely monitoring storm damage and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey from Camp David and that he's "leaving nothing to chance." Closely monitoring #HurricaneHarvey from Camp David. We are leaving nothing to chance. City, State...
Hurricane Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds on Friday night between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas. According to the National Hurricane Center during its 10 p.m. update, the center of the storm has passed over San Jose Island, bringing with it...
Airbnb has announced that they will be waiving fees for people fleeing from Hurricane Harvey on the lower Texas coast. The service, which normally coordinates vacation lodgings in the private homes, will connect displaced local residents, as well as emergency workers and...
With Hurricane Harvey forecasted to affect your area, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response ( ASPR ) encourages local residents to take the following actions to protect their health during and after the...
Three Austin Metro Area counties are looking at Tropical storm warnings, Bastrop, Caldwell counties and the latest to be added to the warning list is Hays County. The forcast is calling for 30 inches of rain. The County's Laureen Churnow aid, there are around 130 low roads they...
Photo: Shutterstock Hurricane Harvey is here and we want to make sure that you and your pets are safe. We checked RedCross.org and other sources to round up a few tips to prepare your pet for a possible disaster. Remember, if it's not safe for you to stay in your home during an...