September 4, 2011 10:48 PM
SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) - Forecasters say Lee has weakened to a tropical depression with top sustained winds of 35 mph.
The National Hurricane center in Miami says the weather system is continuing its slow crawl to the east-northeast at 7 mph. It was centered about 55 miles west-northwest of... more »
September 2, 2011 2:11 PM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The governor of Mississippi has declared a state of emergency in seven counties because of Tropical Storm Lee in the Gulf of Mexico.
The storm is not yet a hurricane. But Gov. Haley Barbour says residents should not underestimate it. He says it's expected to... more »
August 31, 2011 8:44 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Katia is getting stronger in the mid-Atlantic and could become a hurricane later in the day.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the storm is still far out to sea and it's too early to say if will threaten for any land... more »
August 28, 2011 4:14 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Irene remains a massive storm, but its winds are diminishing and it's moving northward twice as fast as yesterday.
Irene's now a tropical storm, with top winds well below the 74 mph threshold to be considered a hurricane.
New York City escaped the urban... more »
August 28, 2011 10:41 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The National Hurricane Center in Miami says that Irene has lost hurricane strength and made landfall on New York's Coney Island.
Forecasters say Irene's winds have fallen to 65 mph. They say Irene should move over New England by the afternoon. Officials also warn that... more »
August 27, 2011 11:03 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say tropical storm conditions are spreading into Virginia, Maryland and Delaware as Hurricane Irene moves northward.
The National Hurricane Center said Saturday morning that Irene was still hitting eastern North Carolina with heavy rain and wind, but that those conditions were spreading north. Tropical storm-force... more »
November 1, 2010 8:22 AM
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) - Tomas has now weakened to a tropical storm, but not before tearing off roofs and bringing down power lines in the eastern Caribbean.
Forecasters say the storm could regain strength and head toward Haiti, which still hasn't recovered from a powerful earthquake earlier this... more »
October 29, 2010 8:30 AM
MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm warning has been issued for Bermuda as Tropical Storm Shary approaches in the Atlantic.
Shary's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 40 mph. Some strengthening is expected later in the day but the National Hurricane Center in Miami says weakening is likely... more »
October 22, 2010 8:36 AM
MIAMI (AP) -Forecasters say Tropical Storm Richard has been moving erratically in the Caribbean but is expected to begin moving slowly west.
Richard's maximum sustained winds Friday are near 40 mph. But additional strengthening is forecast for the 17th named storm of the Atlantic season and it could become... more »
September 21, 2010 8:25 AM
Tropical Storm Lisa has formed far out over the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the 12th named storm of the season.
The storm has maximum sustained winds near 40 mph early Tuesday with some additional strengthening forecast during the next few days. Lisa is located about 530 miles west-northwest of the... more »
September 16, 2010 11:28 AM
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 »
September 15, 2010 10:10 AM
The death toll from flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine has reached eight after two more bodies were found in Texas.
One body was identified Tuesday as that of Jennifer Ring of Austin. The mother of two children had been missing since swift water swept her... more »
September 15, 2010 8:38 AM
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 »
September 10, 2010 8:28 AM
At least three people are still missing after flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine.
The search is expected to resume in Texas after daylight Friday for a missing swimmer and two motorists. The confirmed death toll now stands at four, including one person in Oklahoma.
... more »
September 8, 2010 8:23 AM
Its power spent, what's left of Tropical Storm Hermine is making its way north.
Hermine was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday night bringing downpours and winds gusting to about 70 mph in south Texas and northeastern Mexico.
Remnants of the storm could spread as far north as... more »
September 7, 2010 8:56 AM
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Hermine has crossed into Texas. Hermine is threatening to bring up to 8 inches of rain to south Texas and possibly a foot in isolated areas.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the center of the storm has crossed the Rio Grande. Hermine... more »
August 27, 2010 8:31 AM
Forecasts say Hurricane Danielle has reached major hurricane status and keeps getting more dangerous.
National Hurricane Center forecasters say Danielle is now a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 135 mph. Forecasters say swells churned up by Danielle could reach parts of the U.S. East Coast by... more »
August 26, 2010 8:22 AM
Hurricane Danielle is getting a little stronger in the open Atlantic as it heads toward Bermuda. Danielle's maximum sustained winds increased Thursday to 105 mph and additional strengthening is expected.
Danielle is located about 860 miles southeast of Bermuda and moving northwest near 16 mph.
Farther east in... more »
August 25, 2010 8:18 AM
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... more »
August 24, 2010 8:29 AM
Hurricane Danielle has strengthened to a Category 2 storm as it churns far out over the Atlantic.
The hurricane has maximum sustained winds near 100 mph and could become a major hurricane by early tomorrow. Danielle is located about 1,110 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving... more »
August 23, 2010 9:17 AM
Tropical storm watches and warnings have been extended westward along Mexico's coast as Tropical Storm Frank churns in the Pacific.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Danielle is getting stronger far out over the Atlantic.
On Monday, Mexico extended a tropical storm warning from west of Tecpan de Galeana to Zihuatanejo.... more »
November 12, 2009 12:30 PM
Relentless rain swept much of the Atlantic seaboard Thursday, triggering coastal flood warnings and watches from North Carolina to New York's Long Island, inundating streets and forcing some rescues of stranded drivers in hard-hit Virginia.
The downpour marks the track of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida, which blew... more »
November 11, 2009 7:59 AM
The National Weather Service has issued flood watches and warnings for most of North Carolina as the remnants of Hurricane Ida bring heavy rain across the state. Meteorologists say rainfall amounts will reach up to five inches in North Carolina by tomorrow morning.
Farther south, heavy rain overnight caused... more »
November 10, 2009 7:38 AM
Tropical Storm Ida has come ashore near Mobile Bay in southern Alabama with top sustained winds weakened to about 45 mph (75 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Ida's centerfirst touched land on Dauphin Island and was headed for the Alabamamainland later Tuesday morning. Ida was moving... more »
November 6, 2009 10:02 AM
Ida weakened back into a tropical storm on Thursday after ripping into Nicaragua's Atlantic coast, destroying homes, damaging schools and downing bridges before losing steam and becoming a tropical storm.
Ida, clocking 75 mph winds, struck land around sunrise in Tasbapauni, about 60 miles northeast of Bluefields.
About... more »
November 3, 2009 11:58 AM
Tropical Storm Mirinae unleashed severe flooding in parts of central Vietnam, killing 23 people, leaving two missing and stranding families on rooftops, disaster officials said Tuesday.
The death toll in the hardest-hit province of Phu Yen was 15 after the storm drenched the region with heavy rain Monday, said... more »
October 20, 2009 7:15 AM
A tropical storm warning has been issued for the southern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula as Tropical Storm Rick approaches. In addition, a tropical storm watch was issued early Tuesday for the western coast of mainland Mexico from El Roblito northward through Altata. Rick, which had been an extremely... more »
October 16, 2009 8:45 AM
Tropical Storm Rick is quickly intensifying in the Pacific off Mexico's coast. Rick's maximum sustained winds had increased to 65 mph (100 kph) early Friday and is expected to reach hurricane strength later in the day. The tropical storm is centered about 315 miles (505 kilometers) south-southeast of Acapulco, Mexico,... more »
September 29, 2009 10:12 AM
Swollen rivers and debris-strewn streets in the northern Philippines are giving up even more bodies today. The toll from flooding after a tropical storm is more than 284 dead or missing, while two new storms brewing in the Pacific threaten to complicate relief efforts. Authorities ordered extra police deployed to... more »
September 17, 2009 1:10 PM
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... more »