Tropical Storm Edouard

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Tamed Edouard Hits Texas Coast

Storm loses steam as it heads inland

(Newser) - Tropical Storm Edouard hit the Texas Gulf coast east of Galveston today with strong winds and heavy rain, but did little more than soak the travelers who came to relax on the tourist town's beaches. Surfers were spotted riding the waves as the storm swept in. The National Hurricane Center... More »

Texans Steel for Stormy Edouard

National Guard prepares to pitch in for aftermath

(Newser) - Coastal Texas residents are preparing for Tropical Storm Edouard to make landfall in just hours as the state deploys its National Guard to help clean up and distribute food and water, the Galveston Daily News reports. The storm is expected to bring 10 inches of rain to some areas and... More »

Edouard Strengthens, Targets Gulf Coast

Tropical storm may near hurricane strength before making landfall

(Newser) - Tropical Storm Edouard gained speed as it moved west today, and is expected to strengthen to near-hurricane status before making landfall somewhere in Texas or southwest Louisiana tomorrow morning, reports the AP. Emergency teams were activated as residents along the Gulf of Mexico prepared to get hit with another strong... More »

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