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3 years 7 months ago

Hurricane Danielle gets a little stronger

Hurricane Danielle has strengthened a little as it swirls far out over the Atlantic. After unexpectedly losing strength Tuesday, Danielle's maximum sustained winds increased Wednesday to near 85 mph. Additional strengthening is expected over the next two days. The hurricane is located about 795 miles east of the...

4 years 2 months ago

US plans missile intercept test over Pacific

The Air Force says a missile-intercept test will be conducted during the weekend with launches from California and a Pacific island. A statement posted on the Vandenberg Air Force Base Web site says the 30th Space Wing and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency will test a ground-based interceptor system...

4 years 4 months ago

California apartments evacuated as cliff crumbles

Authorities are monitoring two buildings along a crumbling Northern California coastal bluff. The buildings in Pacifica are just a stone's throw from an apartment building that was evacuated earlier amid fears it would slide into the Pacific. Apartment residents were ordered out Thursday as large chunks of cliff plunged into...

4 years 7 months ago

Tropical storm off Mexico not likely to grow

Forecasters don't expect a significant change in strength for Tropical Storm Marty on Thursday as it swirls in the Pacific off Mexico's coast. Marty's maximum sustained winds were near 45 mph Thursday morning. The tropical storm, which formed on Wednesday, is centered about 300 miles southwest of the...

4 years 7 months ago

Tropical depression forms off Mexico's coast

Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed in the Pacific, off Mexico's western coast. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the depression could reach tropical storm strength sometime Wednesday. The center of the system is located about 340 miles south-southwest of Cabo San Lucas and moving north-northwest...

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