The storm called Paula has become a hurricane off the coast of Honduras and is on its way to brush Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Paula has maximum sustained winds near 75 mph and is moving northwest at 10 mph.
Honduran emergency officials... more »
Karl has become a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico after dumping heavy rains on the Yucatan Peninsula as a tropical storm.
A hurricane warning was issued Thursday for Mexico's coast from Palma Sola to Cabo Rojo. Also, a tropical storm warning has been issued for the coast for... more »
A strengthening Tropical Storm Karl is bearing down on the resort beaches of the Mayan Riviera on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
Karl's maximum sustained winds have increased to about 65 mph. Authorities have warned of heavy rains but have not yet ordered evacuations.
Hurricane Julia has become a Category... more »
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... more »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has chosen a $50 million strategy to place a cap of clean material on a vast deposit of DDT and PCBs on the ocean floor off Southern California. Keith Takata, EPA's Superfund director for the region, said Monday the cap will be placed over the... more »
exas is embarking on the biggest coastal protection effort in state history to fight beach erosion and defend against future hurricanes.
The $135.4 million plan comes just a year after Hurricane Ike's powerful storm surge damaged thousands of homes in Galveston, the neighboring Bolivar Peninsula and other communities across... more »
A weakening Hurricane Jimena is pounding the middle of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula after brushing the resort area farther south. The peninsula's biggest resort, Los Cabos, is dealing with some power outages and roads choked with mud, but appears to have escaped major damage. The region saw driving rain and... more »
A strengthening Hurricane Jimena roared toward Mexico's resort-studded Baja California Peninsula on Monday, prompting emergency workers to set up makeshift shelters and chasing away an international finance conference.
Jimena, a dangerous Category 4 storm, could rake the region - a harsh desert fringed with picturesque beaches and fishing villages... more »