Tropical storms

September 26, 2017 - 5:54 am
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Maria has weakened slightly as it moves northward in the Atlantic off the coast of the Carolinas. Maria's maximum sustained winds Tuesday morning are near 75 mph (120 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria is expected to keep gradually weakening and is forecast...
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National Guardsmen arrive at Barrio Obrero in Santurce to distribute water and food among those affected by the passage of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Federal aid is racing to stem a growing humanitarian crisis in towns left without fresh water, fuel, electricity or phone service by the hurricane. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
September 25, 2017 - 11:01 am
The Latest on tropical weather, evacuations and efforts to help hurricane victims (all times local): 11 a.m. Hurricane Maria is slowly moving northward well offshore in the Atlantic, kicking up large ocean swells along much of the U.S. East Coast. The large Category 1 hurricane was centered at 11 a...
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September 25, 2017 - 12:01 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Pilar is moving northward in the Pacific just off Mexico's western shore, raking coastal areas with rain and high winds after passing close to the resort city of Puerto Vallarta. Pilar had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) Sunday night and its center was...
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September 24, 2017 - 7:14 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm watch has been issued for the North Carolina coast from Surf City northward to the state's Virginia border including the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday evening that the tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch...
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CORRECTS TO CLARIFY SITUATION WAS AN EVACUATION - Rescue workers and volunteers stand in the middle of the street after an earthquake alarm sounded and a small tremor was felt during rescue operations at the site of a collapsed building in Roma Norte, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. All rescue workers atop the rubble were able to evacuate safely via an adjacent building. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 23, 2017 - 11:57 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people. The U.S. Geological...
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September 23, 2017 - 12:01 am
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The flood waters of Tropical Storm Irma have washed a retired school teacher out of her home in Bluffton. Susan Mixson Cleveland has a temporary place to stay in Estill, but very little else. Former students and total strangers responded to pleas for help on the...
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A gift shop damaged in the crossing of Hurricane Maria is shown on Cofrecito Beach, Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Rain from the storm will continue in the Dominican Republic for the next two days according to meteorologists. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
September 21, 2017 - 9:55 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump has spoken with the governors of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Trump said earlier Thursday that Puerto Rico was "absolutely obliterated" and the Virgin...
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A woman passes out trays of food to evacuees taking shelter at the Juan Ponce de Leon Elementary School before the arrival of Hurricane Maria, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Puerto Rico is likely to take a direct hit by the category 5 hurricane. Authorities warned people who live in wooden or flimsy homes should find safe shelter before the storm's expected arrival on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
September 20, 2017 - 1:22 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. As rains began to lash Puerto Rico, Gov. Ricardo Rossello warned that Maria could hit "with a...
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September 18, 2017 - 10:14 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the small island of Dominica as it surged into the eastern Caribbean on Monday night, and forecasters warned it might become even stronger. The storm was following a path that could take it on...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:01 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Forecasters say Hurricane Maria has become a Category 5 storm as the eye nears Dominica. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday evening that Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter planes found that Maria had...
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