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Nicholas marks the 14th named storm of 2021—a number we usually hit in November
The storm could bring serious flooding to the Texas and Louisiana coasts in the next 48 hours.
Texas’s 82-foot-tall storm-gate plan may have some gaping holes
Would the much-delayed Bolivar Roads Gate System give the Galveston coast the hurricane protection it needs?
The US is tropicalizing, and you’ve probably already noticed the change
If you've heard about turtles dying in cold snaps, you've heard about this phenomenon.
Is this winter weather ‘normal’? And other questions about the historic storms in the US.
It’s been a weird and dangerous week for weather in the US.
The real story behind the Texas power outages
The blackouts were actually years in the making.
Explaining this week’s deadly US cold snap
It’s been a strange and awful week in the South.
Meet the nurse who’s running a Texas COVID-19 clinic all on her own
Elizabeth Ellis keeps her community healthy, and her community keeps the clinic running.
The pandemic could end Texas’s oil boom—and start something better
Profits from the Permian Basin are falling and renewable energy is surging. Here’s what that means for the Lonestar State’s future.
Dreamers have been leading America’s pandemic response, despite their own shaky future
The ever-shifting immigration policy could stretch the country’s medical workforce even more.
Escaped exotic animals are changing the Texas landscape
By breeding African mammals like kudu and nilgai, ranches risk running a massive unregulated wildlife experiment.