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With rains progressing down in the Gulf, we've upped our rain coverage today to 40%. Highs will reach the lower 90's. Showers will continue on and off for tonight and spilling over into the morning hours on Saturday. Saturday sees a 70% coverage of showers with highs only reaching the mid and upper 80's. By Monday, Labor Day, we taper our rain ...
Coast Guard search for missing father and son
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for an adult and a 10-year-old child that were reported missing in San Luis Pass, Sunday.
Missing are a 48-year-old male from Missouri City and his 10-year-old son.
The family of the missing individuals called the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office reporting that while swimming in San Luis Pass the 10-year-old child had called for help. When the father of the child ran into the water to assist the family reported losing sight of both the father and the child.
Coast Guard crew members are currently searching aboard an MH-65D Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Houston and a 45-foot Response Boat — Medium from Station Freeport.
Also searching are:
• Galveston Island Beach Patrol
• Brazoria County Sheriff's Office
• Gulf Coast Rescue Squad
• Jamaica Beach Fire Department
• Coast Guard Auxiliary
• And numerous good Samaritans in the area
“We have jet skis, a Coast Guard small boat and helicopter and good Samaritans searching along the shore and all over the San Luis Pass area,” said Zack Edwards, a watch stander with Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston.