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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019

Agency reverses course on Trump’s Alabama hurricane claim

A federal agency is reversing course on the question of whether President Donald Trump tweeted stale information Sunday about Hurricane Dorian potentially hitting Alabama

Weakened Barry unleashes a final blast of torrential rains

Though Tropical Depression Barry failed to unleash catastrophic flooding in New Orleans, it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches of rain and transformed part of the …

UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

New Orleans area braces for first hurricane of the season

Mandatory evacuations were ordered southeast of New Orleans on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretch of the Gulf Coast braced for a possible hurricane over the weekend that …

Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

Thai authorities suspended ferry services and began evacuations Thursday ahead of a powerful tropical storm that is expected to pound the Southeast Asian nation’s famed southern beach resorts during a …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018

Forecasters: Depression becomes Tropical Storm Michael

Newly named Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen to a hurricane as it heads to the Florida Panhandle, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018

Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. “The …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018

Fearsome new stage begins as Florence floods inland rivers

The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicles Saturday to rescue hundreds of people trapped by Florence’s shoreline onslaught, even as North Carolina …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon strengthens, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon is continuing to strengthen and is expected to become a hurricane late Tuesday when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast, including coastal Mississippi. From there, it …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018

‘Mother Nature at her gnarliest’: Lane draws surfers looking for epic waves

With a historic hurricane threatening the islands, most residents had batteries, food and water on the brain. But surfers like Guyvan Taevil had something else in mind.

UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018

Beryl weakens to tropical storm en route to Caribbean

Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Saturday but is still expected to dump heavy rain over the Lesser Antilles at the end of the weekend on its way to the …

Vietnam evacuates hundreds of thousands ahead of storm

Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta were evacuated as the region braced for the arrival of Typhoon Tembin after the storm left more than 160 people dead …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017

Storm leaves 120 dead, 160 missing in southern Philippines

A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others …

Weakened Hurricane Jose could become tropical storm today

Hurricane Jose weakened overnight and could become a tropical storm later Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017

Tropical system forecast to lash Mexico’s Los Cabos

A tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch have been issued for the southern end of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, home to the twin resort cities of Los Cabos.

Tropical storm warning for N.C. Outer Banks as Irma may soon form

A tropical disturbance near the northeastern Florida coast could become the season’s ninth named storm late Monday or Tuesday: Irma. This system will have minuscule effects compared with Harvey in …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017

Harvey is causing ‘epic catastrophic flooding’ in Houston – why wasn’t the city evacuated?

Should Houston have been evacuated? If so, why wasn’t it?

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017

More evacuations as Hurricane Harvey bears down on Texas

Harvey intensified into a hurricane Thursday and steered for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125 mph winds and 12-foot storm surges in …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017

A reborn Tropical Storm Harvey threatens Gulf, sending gasoline higher

Tropical Storm Harvey is certain to strengthen and likely to take aim at the Gulf of Mexico coastline later this week, a prospect that has already sent spot gasoline prices …

Hurricane Kenneth a category 3 storm far off Mexican coast

Hurricane Kenneth grew rapidly into a monster Category 4 storm, but slipped slightly later Monday off Mexico’s Pacific coast. It posed no threat to land, but the remnants of Tropical …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017

Tropical Storm Franklin dumps rain across Mexico’s Yucatan

A weakened Tropical Storm Franklin chugged across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Tuesday, dumping heavy rain after coming ashore on the Caribbean coast.

Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico’s Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Dora was strengthening quickly off Mexico’s Pacific coast and forecasters said it could become a hurricane on Monday, bringing heavy rains without making a direct hit on land.

UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017

Cindy’s remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the upper South on Friday, prompting flash flood warnings from the Mississippi valley to West Virginia as emergency planners urged those in its …

UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017

Cindy weakens but still stirs weather over wide swath

A suspected tornado near Birmingham, Alabama, flattened businesses and injured one person Thursday, while the mayor of a coastal Louisiana town urged residents to evacuate ahead of a rising tide …

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore …

Tropical system could form in Gulf of Mexico later this week

A tropical system could form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week, and forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami are keeping eye on it.

UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017

Tropical Storm Beatriz moves ashore in southern Mexico

Tropical Storm Beatriz soaked parts of southern Mexico with heavy rains after it moved ashore in an area of touristy beach communities Thursday night and began weakening.

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 …

Mexico’s Baja battens down as Hurricane Newton approaches

Rapidly strengthening Tropical Storm Newton drenched parts of western Mexico on Monday as it headed north toward the Baja California peninsula, where it threatens to strike near the resorts of …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 2, 2016

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, …

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.