The Orionids are expected to be a little more active this year, with hourly rates of 20-25 meteors per hour. But it will also compete with a nearly full Moon this weekend. Here's how you can get around to enjoying some shooting stars. The meteors from the Orionids are debris left behind by Halley's Comet.
As rain continues to fall across Texas, the Llano River is already below flood stage as Texans look forward to the weekend to dry out. This video from Oct. 17 shows debris from the FM 2900 bridge being swept along by floodwaters in Kingsland, Texas, after it collapsed.