Tropical storms

A framed photo of Narcisco Eguia, the great grandfather of Associated Press reporter Russell Contreras, sits in the Hurricane Harvey-damaged building of the Houston Hispanic civil rights group Sociedad Mutualista Obrera Mexicana on Sept. 25, 2017. Eguia helped found the group in 1930. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
November 05, 2017 - 8:27 am
HOUSTON (AP) — I returned to the city of my birth a few weeks ago, to a place that had drowned after a monster storm brought more than a year's worth of rain and sent its bayous and reservoirs overflowing. Hurricane Harvey had long left Houston, but its legacy lived on — in the ashy floors of Aunt...
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Jennifer Appel, right, and Tasha Fuiava sit with their dogs on the deck of the USS Ashland Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan. The U.S. Navy ship arrived at the American Navy base, five days after it picked up the women and their two dogs from their storm-damaged sailboat, 900 miles southeast of Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda)
October 30, 2017 - 11:57 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday that the two Hawaii women who say they were lost at sea never activated their emergency beacon, adding to a growing list of inconsistences that cast doubt on the women's harrowing tale of survival. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Scott Carr told...
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October 29, 2017 - 5:06 am
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Philippe is approaching extreme southern Florida as it continues to dump heavy rain on central Cuba and the Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday morning the poorly organized storm is moving east-northeast at 17 mph (27.36 kph). A turn toward the northeast...
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Kenyan riot police talk to a woman as they commence a patrol at dusk in the Kawangware area of Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Kenyan opposition areas were generally calmer Saturday, though clashes between supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga and police continued in Kawangware, and it was still not clear when the presidential election, a rerun of the flawed vote in August, would be over. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
October 28, 2017 - 6:05 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ------------------------ NEW/DEVELOPING ------------------------ TROPICAL STORM — The depression soaking parts of western Cuba has formed into Tropical Storm Phillipe and is expected to dump heavy rains...
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October 28, 2017 - 12:28 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Tropical Storm Selma made landfall on the coast of El Salvador on Saturday with strong winds, heavy rains and dangerous ocean swells, while another system developing in the Caribbean was on a forecast path taking it toward Cuba and then Florida. The U.S. National...
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Waves caused by Hurricane Nate pound the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 4:31 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Remnants of Hurricane Nate buffeted the U.S. Northeast with wind and rain Monday while power crews restored most electrical service on the Gulf Coast and an overdue cruise ship delayed by the storm finally headed into port. With the center of the tropical depression located...
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October 09, 2017 - 7:11 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More than 2,000 customers are without electricity after Tropical Storm Nate moved far to the west of South Carolina. Duke Energy reported about 2,000 customers without service Monday morning. The biggest problems were in Greenville and Pickens counties. The Electric...
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A sanitation employee, foreground, helps homeless people with their possessions, as they perform a homeless sweep in New Orleans, in advance of approaching Hurricane Nate, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 07, 2017 - 11:02 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Nate (all times local): 10 p.m. Hurricane Nate is moving closer to the Mississippi coast and is expected to come ashore near Biloxi with winds of about 85 mph (137 kph). The National Hurricane Center said Nate was about 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of...
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Scottie Lopez throws a rope to Glenn Greco, both from Delacroix Island, at they tie up their boats before the Caernarvon floodgate closes in St. Bernard Parish in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Nate in Caernarvon, La., Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP)
October 07, 2017 - 8:44 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast residents scrambled to finalize storm preparations as Hurricane Nate raced swiftly over the central Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, gaining added strength as forecasters said it would smash into the U.S. coast during the night. Louisiana's governor urged his state's...
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Map tracks the forecast and positioning outlook for Hurricane Nate; 2c x 6 inches; 96.3 mm x 152 mm;
October 06, 2017 - 11:58 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Nate gained force as it sped past Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula late Friday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 21 deaths. Forecasters said it was likely to reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend. Louisiana and...
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