This composite image of observations by NASA and the ESA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory shows the path of Mercury during its November 2006 transit. On Monday, May 9, 2016, the solar system's smallest, innermost planet will resemble a black dot as it passes in front of the Sun. NASA says the event occurs only about 13 times a century. (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory/NASA/ESA via AP)

Mercury makes rare move across the sun

The solar-planetary ballet got underway just after 7 a.m. on the east coast with the smallest planet appearing as a tiny black dot on the face of the sun.

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Watch: TV reporter helps rescue man

In the incident captured on video Monday in Houston, KTRK reporter Steve Campion yells, “Dude, you’ve got to get out of the car!”

A tornado touches down in Tulsa, Okla., on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The National Weather Service is confirming multiple tornado touchdowns in the Tulsa area. The City of Tulsa said in a statement that several roads were closed and police and fire crews were canvassing the city. The Streets and Water Departments are assisting with road barricades and debris removal. At least nine injuries were reported. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)

After 7 hurt in Oklahoma tornado, stormy weather slams South

Thunderstorms rumbled across parts of the South on Thursday, bringing the threat of possible tornadoes, a day after at least seven people were injured when severe storms spawned multiple tornado touchdowns in northeastern Oklahoma.

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Emergency kits

Make sure your emergency kit is stocked and ready to go.

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Watch vs. warning

We will alert you when severe watches and warning are issued for our area.