ORLANDO, Fla. -- One year after Category 5 Hurricane Michael barreled over the Florida Panhandle and into Georgia, Mexico Beach is urgently working to bring in more visitors, thousands of Panama City families are still "couch surfing," a prison with critically needed jobs remains shuttered in Marianna and tarps still cover hundreds of homes in ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--Hurricane Lorenzo continued to gain strength Thursday, with the storm's strongest winds intensifying from 130 mph at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday to 140 mph by 5 p.m., according to the National Hurricane Center's latest public advisory on the storm.
Lorenzo is a Category 4 hurricane, but it was no threat to land and was churning ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The active and changing tropics became more so Wednesday when the storm farthest away from South Florida -- Lorenzo -- became the fifth hurricane of this season.
Lorenzo is just one of four systems currently on the radar.
Tropical Storm Karen was moving away from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands early Wednesday,...Read more
MIAMI -- The Virgin Islands, Culebra and Vieques were waking up to Karen's heavy rains Tuesday. Karen, which is a tropical storm again, is forecast to pass over or near Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Tuesday, a day after a 6.0-magnitude struck near Puerto Rico, the strongest to hit the island in recent years.
Kiara Hernandez, spokeswoman ...Read more
MIAMI -- Jerry is a hurricane, with a predicted path through the Atlantic and Caribbean that avoids land -- for now.
The 11 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center showed the storm has strengthened to maximum winds of 75 mph, with more strengthening on the way as Jerry encounters more warm water and favorable winds. The fourth hurricane ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Bermuda is under a tropical storm warning, up from yesterday's watch, as Hurricane Humberto has grown stronger, with the storm's winds now reaching 100 mph, making Humberto a Category 2 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Humberto, heading away from the U.S., could potentially be a major hurricane by ...Read more
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