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New storm Zeta a hurricane threat to Mexico, US Gulf Coast

MIAMI (AP) — Newly formed Tropical Storm Zeta gradually strengthened Sunday in the western Caribbean and forecasters said it would likely become a hurricane...

Tropical depression forms south of Cuba, set to strengthen

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Saturday afternoon south of Cuba amid forecasts that the system would become a named tropical storm later...

Weakened Hurricane Epsilon moves north over Atlantic Ocean

MIAMI (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Epsilon moved northward Friday over the Atlantic Ocean, a day after after skirting well east of Bermuda. ...

Weakened Hurricane Epsilon skirting well east of Bermuda

MIAMI (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Epsilon skirted well east of Bermuda on Thursday night, prompting officials to lift a tropical storm warning for...

Major Hurricane Epsilon: Tropical storm warning for Bermuda

MIAMI (AP) — Epsilon rapidly gained major hurricane strength on Wednesday afternoon and is expected to skirt east of Bermuda in the coming day,...

Epsilon strengthens to a hurricane as it approaches Bermuda

MIAMI (AP) — Epsilon has strengthened into a hurricane, the 10th of the Atlantic season, as it approaches Bermuda on Thursday. ...

Tropical Storm Epsilon strengthens in the central Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Epsilon strengthened Monday morning in the central Atlantic, the latest in what has been a very active hurricane season. ...

Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August...

Louisiana’s back-to-back hurricanes: Future unsure for many

CAMERON, La. (AP) — Michele Vincent’s home was largely intact in spite of hurricanes Laura and Delta. But tears streamed down her face as...

‘We can’t lose our momentum:’ Louisiana vows to rebuild

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Back-to-back hurricanes in the space of six weeks left parts of Louisiana blanketed Sunday with tarpaulins, mangled metal and...

Delta adds insult to injury in hurricane-ravaged Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — The day after Hurricane Delta blew through besieged southern Louisiana, residents started the routine again: dodging overturned cars on...

Hurricane Delta inflicts new damage on storm-weary Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Ripping tarps from already damaged roofs and scattering debris piled by roadsides, Hurricane Delta inflicted a new round of...

‘This is not a bad dream’: New hurricane menaces Louisiana

ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) — Louisiana residents confronting the menace of a new hurricane weeks after one battered parts of the state got stark warnings...

Experts: Warming makes Delta, other storms power up faster

Hurricane Delta, gaining strength as it bears down on the U.S. Gulf Coast, is the latest and nastiest in a recent flurry of rapidly...

Busy 2020 hurricane season has Louisiana bracing a 6th time

MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) — For the sixth time in the Atlantic hurricane season, people in Louisiana are once more fleeing the state's barrier...

Hurricane Delta lashes Mexico’s Yucatan, then heads for US

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta emerged into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and headed toward Louisiana after making landfall just south of...

Dangerous Hurricane Delta closing in on Mexico’s Yucatan

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a dangerous Category 4 storm Tuesday while on a course to hammer Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula...

Delta grows into hurricane in Caribbean; eyes Yucatan, Cuba

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Delta rapidly strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean Monday, aiming to hit Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula potentially as...

Beta weakens to tropical depression, stalls over Texas coast

HOUSTON (AP) — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in...

Close call with storm renews debate over Houston barrier

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Houston, a Gulf Coast city that barely rises above sea level, has long worried about a worst-case weather scenario —...

Slow moving Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast as total rainfall it...

HOUSTON (AP) — Slow moving Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast as total rainfall it could bring remains unclear.

Biggest unknown with Beta is how much rain it will bring

HOUSTON (AP) — As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall it could produce in areas...

Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas and Louisiana

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress...

Wildfires and hurricanes disrupt final weeks of 2020 census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Already burdened by the coronavirus pandemic and a tightened deadline, the Census Bureau must now contend with several natural disasters...

Tropical Storm Beta spurs hurricane worries for Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that...

Underwater and on fire: US climate change magnifies extremes

America's worsening climate change problem is as polarized as its politics. Some parts of the country have been burning this month while others were...

Hundreds of thousands still without power in Sally cleanup

LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the...

Running out of storm names, Atlantic season goes Greek

The Atlantic’s record-breaking “crazy” hurricane season got a bizarre European remake Friday as forecasters ran out of traditional names and trotted out the Greek...

The Latest: New tropical depression forms in the Gulf

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: ...

At least 1 dead, hundreds rescued after Hurricane Sally

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Sally lumbered ashore near the Florida-Alabama line Wednesday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and rain measured in feet,...

The Latest: Sally weakens to depression; still dumping rain

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: ...

Sally’s threat: ‘Potentially historic’ floods, fierce winds

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Sally, one of four storms churning simultaneously in the Atlantic, moved closer to the Gulf Coast on Monday with...

TS Teddy becomes 4th active named storm in Atlantic basin

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Teddy formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday morning and is the fourth active named storm in the Atlantic...

Sally set to become hurricane and threaten U.S. Gulf Coast

WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) — Tropical Storm Sally slowed down Sunday as it churned northward toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, increasing the risk of heavy...

Paulette rolls toward Bermuda; Sally threatens Gulf Coast

MIAMI (AP) — Residents of Bermuda were urged to prepare to protect life and property ahead of Hurricane Paulette, while Tropical Storm Sally threatened...

New Orleans under hurricane watch from Tropical Storm Sally

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Sally formed Saturday off south Florida, becoming the earliest 18th-named storm on record in an Atlantic hurricane...

Q&A: La Nina may bring more Atlantic storms, western drought

La Nina — which often means a busier Atlantic hurricane season, a drier Southwest and perhaps a more fire-prone California — has popped up...

Hurricane hit oil storage site, but no shortages expected

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Laura caused significant damage at a site holding about 30% of the nation’s store of emergency crude oil, but...

Think 2020’s disasters are wild? Experts see worse in future

A record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire...

2 tropical storms, Paulette and Rene, form in the Atlantic

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Rene was menacing the Cabo Verde islands on Tuesday after forming off the coast of West Africa. ...

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering Japanese islands

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea on...

2 depressions in Atlantic to become tropical storms Monday

MIAMI (AP) — Two tropical depressions in the Atlantic Ocean are expected to become tropical storms on Monday, with one system already generating a...

Depression forms in Atlantic; Julio weakens west of Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tropical depression formed in the central portion of the Atlantic Ocean, and forecasters expect it to form into a...

Laura’s coastal cost assessed with drones, satellite images

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Laura was hardly done ripping across Louisiana before scientists started combing through satellite imagery and drone footage and...

Typhoon pummels South Korea, ship missing in rough waters

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

TS Nana to become hurricane before making landfall in Belize

MEXICO CITY (AP) —...

TS Nana to become hurricane before making landfall in Belize

MEXICO CITY (AP) —...

Tropical Storm Omar forms as Nana approaches Central America

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical...

In aftermath of Hurricane Laura, residents worry about help

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

Key air monitors offline after Laura hits Louisiana gas hub

Hazardous emissions from a...

Home smashed: For one family, Hurricane Laura the 3rd strike

HACKBERRY, La. (AP) —...

Trump surveys Hurricane Laura damage in post-convention trip

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

‘A time to pick up:’ Hurricane-hurt Louisiana begins cleanup

CAMERON PARISH, La. (AP)...

Gulf Coast residents mark 15th anniversary of Katrina

NEW ORLEANS (AP) —...

Laura victims may go weeks without power; US deaths reach 14

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

The Latest: Reported tornado in Arkansas spins off Laura

The Latest on Laura: ...

Laura thrashes Louisiana, nearby states face tornado threats

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

Chlorine plant fire has residents sheltering after hurricane

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

Hurricane Laura further strains FEMA in disaster-filled year

WASHINGTON (AP) — As...

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Typhoon damages buildings, floods roads on Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Laura makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana near Texas

DELCAMBRE, La. (AP) —...

The Latest: Louisiana governor closes part of Interstate 10

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Heeding warnings, Gulf Coast residents flee coming hurricane

ENNIS, Texas (AP) —...

Nursing homes juggle hurricane evacuations amid virus fears

Dozens of nursing homes...

Laura strengthens into ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4

DELCAMBRE, La. (AP) —...

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Hundreds of thousands flee US coast ahead of Hurricane Laura

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) —...

Angels-Astros game Wednesday postponed as Laura approaches

HOUSTON (AP) — The...

As 2 storms menace Gulf Coast, residents brace for deluge

NEW ORLEANS (AP) —...

Marco down to tropical storm near Louisiana, Laura over Cuba

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) —...

Offshore oil and gas production is crimped by Gulf storms

Oil and gas production...

Connecticut Red Cross workers to help in Texas, California

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) —...

2 tropical storms heading for double blow to US Gulf Coast

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico...

2 storms pose possible double threat to US Gulf Coast

Two tropical systems could...

Josephine weakens, Kyle no longer a tropical storm

MIAMI (AP) — Josephine...

Weakening expected for tropical storms Josephine, Kyle

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical...

Tropical Storm Josephine forms; no warnings in effect

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical...

Hurricane Alpha? Amped up season forecast, names may run out

Already smashing records, this...

Florida tops 500K virus cases as testing resumes after storm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP)...

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Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) —...

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Isaias downgraded to tropical storm over eastern N. Carolina

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C....

Shops closed, beaches deserted as Isaias nears the Carolinas

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Isaias strengthens slightly as it crawls up Florida coast

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP)...

Isaias weakens; may strengthen on path to virus-hit Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP)...

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