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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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

East Coast residents take this one seriously

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. — Forget distinctions like tropical storm or hurricane. Don’t get fixated on a particular track. Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the eastern …

Carlotta now a hurricane off Mexico’s Pacific coast

MIAMI — Carlotta has grown from a tropical storm to a full-blown hurricane as it moves toward southern Mexico’s Pacific coast.

Gulf coast braces for tropical storm

NEW ORLEANS – A slow-moving tropical system packing walloping rains is slogging its way to the Gulf coast, which could be drenched with up to 20 inches, leading Louisiana’s governor …