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3 years 1 week ago

Lee downgraded to tropical depression

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...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Irene downgraded to Tropical Storm

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...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Tropical storm conditions spread into VA

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...

3 years 10 months ago

Tropical Storm warning issued for Bermuda

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...

4 years 2 days ago

Mexico in cross-hairs of tropical storm

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...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Hurricane Danielle now a major storm

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...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Hurricane Danielle steers toward Bermuda

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...

4 years 3 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

Tropical storm gathers strength, heads for land

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....

4 years 10 months ago

Ida’s remnants soak East Coast

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Remnants of Hurricane Ida bring rain to NC, GA

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Ida batters Nicaragua, then weakens

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Tropical storm flooding kills 23 in Vietnam

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Tropical storm warning issued in Baja California

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...

4 years 11 months ago

Tropical Storm Rick intensifying in the Pacific

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,...

4 years 11 months ago

Philippine toll rises to 246 as new storms brew

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...

5 years 1 hour 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...

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