Stories tagged: hurricane
Wed., May 10, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
North Carolina governor decries lack of Hurricane Matthew recovery funds
Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday expressed his “shock and disappointment” in the small amount of federal disaster funding the Trump administration and Congress have authorized for Hurricane Matthew recovery in …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
1st tropical depression of season forms far from land
The first tropical depression of the Atlantic season has formed far from land.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
NASA launches 8 mini-satellites for hurricane forecasting
NASA launched eight mini-satellites Thursday morning to measure surface wind deep in the heart of hurricanes.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Hurricane Otto weakens as it moves across southern Nicaragua
Hurricane Otto weakened rapidly as it moved across southern Nicaragua on Thursday after making landfall on that country’s Caribbean coast as a dangerous Category 2 storm. It was the southernmost …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
Tropical Storm Otto takes aim at Central America
An unusually late-season Tropical Storm Otto swirled over the Caribbean just off Central America on Wednesday and headed toward a possible landfall as a hurricane in Nicaragua.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
Otto gains hurricane status in the Caribbean
Forecasters say Otto has gained hurricane status in the Carribbean as it edges closer to parts of Central America.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
Late-season storm Otto becomes hurricane; 3 dead in Panama
Late-season storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane Tuesday as civil defense officials reported three deaths in Panama amid heavy rain and Costa Rica ordered the evacuation of 4,000 people from …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Late-season Tropical Storm Otto forms in southwest Caribbean
Late-season Tropical Storm Otto has formed in the southwestern Caribbean and forecasters say it could become a hurricane in the coming days.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 8:23 a.m.
Time to go: North Carolina urges evacuations before flooding
Police officers and firefighters in eastern North Carolina cruised low-lying areas and shouted a simple message from bullhorns: Get out before the floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew arrive.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Flooding from hurricane hits lower-income North Carolina residents hard
Hurricane Matthew is leaving a particularly deep scar across a part of inland North Carolina that was already the most economically vulnerable part of the state.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Flooded North Carolina farms are likely littered with drowned livestock
At least tens of thousands of chickens, hogs and other livestock are feared dead in floodwaters that washed over factory farms and towns in eastern North Carolina following Hurricane Matthew.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Floodwater rises in N.C., threatening thousands who live downstream
Rivers are rising to record crests in North Carolina after more than 17 inches of rain fell during Hurricane Matthew. Water rose over a levee on the Lumber River in …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Nearly a week after hurricane hit Haiti, U.N. appeals for aid
At a cramped police station serving as a makeshift clinic, Darline Derosier fastened IV drips to jail cell bars, wiped the brows of cholera patients and tended to the wounds …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
Matthew hammers Florida, begins dayslong beating of coast
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Hurricane Matthew spun dangerously close to Florida’s Atlantic coast Friday morning, scraping the shore with howling wind and heavy rain that left more than 476,000 without …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 6:28 a.m.
Atlantic Coast residents fleeing Hurricane Matthew; man on evacuation route fires at deputies
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Some 3,000 people checked into shelters across Florida, a judge in coastal Georgia suspended a murder trial and deputies in South Carolina shot and wounded a …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 7:31 a.m.
Florida closes schools, South Carolina orders evacuations as Hurricane Matthew nears
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Florida canceled classes along its Atlantic coastline and theme parks kept a watchful eye as Hurricane Matthew picked up speed heading to the East Coast. Further …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 4:39 p.m.
Hurricane Matthew: Airlines offering travel waivers because of storm
Airlines are canceling some flights to the Caribbean and even the mainland U.S. as Hurricane Matthew is expected to spin toward Florida later this week.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Dangerous Hurricane Matthew nears Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba
Heavy rains from the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew drenched Jamaica and Haiti on Monday, flooding streets and sending many people to emergency shelters as the Category 4 storm approached …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
Hurricane Newton slams into Mexico’s Los Cabos resorts
Hurricane Newton shattered windows, downed trees and knocked out power in parts of the twin resorts of Los Cabos on Tuesday, but residents were spared the kind of extensive damage …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
Hermine lingers offshore, brings rough waves, rip currents
A third death associated with Tropical Storm Hermine has been reported as the storm moves along the East Coast.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Hermine weakens, is expected to strengthen again
DEKLE BEACH, Fla. – Hurricane Hermine barreled ashore in Florida’s Big Bend early Friday as the first hurricane to hit the state in more than a decade, killing one person, …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Hermine becomes a hurricane; storm surge expected in Florida
The storm bearing down on Florida’s northwest coast strengthened into Hurricane Hermine on Thursday afternoon and is on its way to becoming the first hurricane to strike Florida in 11 …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
Hurricane warning downgraded for Hawaii’s Big Island
Forecasters on Wednesday downgraded Hurricane Madeline to a tropical storm as it veered past Hawaii’s Big Island, but officials reiterated warnings to prepare for heavy rain and strong winds.
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems
Business owners, beachgoers, and fishing captains on North Carolina’s Outer Banks were warily watching tropical weather Monday that could rain out one of the last busy weeks of the summer.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Tropical systems stacking up; too soon to say where they’re going
A tropical wave pointed toward the islands and South Florida is threatening to intensify while a second wave just off the coast of Africa became the season’s seventh tropical depression …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Deadly weather system strengthens, now Tropical Storm Earl
A weather system that already has caused at least six deaths in the Dominican Republic has been designated as Tropical Storm Earl.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:44 p.m.
Tropical Storm Colin heads out to sea after drenching Florida with rain
Colin headed out to sea Tuesday after dumping as much as 9 inches of rain on parts of Florida, forcing at least one city to pump partially treated sewage into …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
Expect more Atlantic tropical storms than past 3 years, NOAA says
U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 7:07 a.m.
Scientists predict average hurricane season, with 12 named storms
The year’s hurricane season will be near-average, with the formation of 12 named storms, including five hurricanes making landfall along the U.S. coastline or in the Caribbean, according to a …
Thu., April 23, 2015, midnight
Weather: Forecasters predict mildest hurricane season since mid-20th century
The Atlantic and Caribbean tropical storm and hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. Thanks to a developing El Nino, the warmer-than-normal sea-surface temperature pattern along the …