Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

Isaias was forecast to be near hurricane strength as it approached the Carolinas Monday, just a day after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida’s east coast. Officials dealing with surging cases of the coronavirus in Florida kept a close watch on the storm that was weakened from a hurricane to a […]

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Florida Governor Cautions Vigilance as Hurricane Isaias Approaches

new video loaded: Florida Governor Cautions Vigilance as Hurricane Isaias Approaches transcript Back bars 0:00/0:39 –0:39 transcript Florida Governor Cautions Vigilance as Hurricane Isaias Approaches Gov. Ron DeSantis said he had issued a state of emergency for counties on Florida’s east coast, and that President Trump approved FEMA assistance for the state. In preparation for […]

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Hurricane Isaias Rakes the Bahamas on Course Toward Florida’s East Coast

MIAMI — Hurricane Isaias raked the Bahamas, parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Friday, as it moved on a path toward Florida’s Atlantic coast. The storm, already the ninth named storm system of the 2020 hurricane season, approached the Bahamas from the southeast on Friday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 […]

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Hawaii battles complacency after another hurricane near-miss

Hurricane Douglas joined a long list of hurricanes that have come near the Hawaiian Islands but didn’t cause major damage By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press July 28, 2020, 1:34 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HONOLULU — Hurricane Douglas joined a long list of hurricanes that have come near the […]

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Hawaiian Islands avoid direct hit from Hurricane Douglas

Hawaii avoided a direct hit Monday from Hurricane Douglas and the Category 1 storm was swirling just north of the island chain. The Central Pacific Warning Center lifted the hurricane warning for the island of Kauai, the final remaining hurricane warning in place for the nation’s only island state. There were no initial reports of […]

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Hurricane Douglas within ‘razor thin’ distance of Hawaii

Hurricane Douglas came within “razor thin” distance of the Hawaiian Islands but spared the state the worst of the strong winds, storm surge and flooding officials had warned about. Meteorologists cautioned the hurricane’s path could shift slightly and Douglas could still unload its destructive power on the islands of Oahu and Kauai. “It’s still not […]

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Hurricane Douglas swirls ‘uncomfortably close’ to Hawaii

HONOLULU — Heavy rain and wind gusts battered Maui on Sunday as Hurricane Douglas swirled off the coast of Hawaii and officials urged residents to take shelter. Forecasters said the Category 1 hurricane would pass close to Oahu and potentially even make a direct hit on the island, which is home to state’s biggest city […]

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Tropical Depression Hanna drenches Texas amid virus crisis

A day after roaring ashore as a hurricane, Hanna lashed the Texas Gulf Coast on Sunday with high winds and drenching rains that destroyed boats, flooded streets and knocked out power across a region already reeling from a surge in coronavirus cases. Downgraded to a tropical depression, Hanna passed over the U.S.-Mexico border with winds […]

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Maui braces for impact as Hurricane Douglas nears Hawaii

Officials in Maui planned to sound hurricane sirens Sunday morning warning residents it was time to take shelter from Hurricane Douglas By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press July 26, 2020, 6:22 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HONOLULU — Hawaii prepared for the onslaught of Hurricane Douglas on Sunday, with predictions […]

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Hawaii Braces for ‘Triple Threat’ of Hurricane Douglas

Officials in Hawaii on Sunday prepared for the arrival of Douglas, a hurricane that was downgraded to a Category 1 but still packed maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour. Hurricane warnings were in effect for the counties that include the islands of Kahoolawe, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai and Niihau, the National Hurricane […]

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Hurricane Douglas nears Hawaii, bringing high winds and rain

Hurricane Douglas is drawing closer to Hawaii’s most populated island By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press July 26, 2020, 3:07 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HONOLULU — Hawaii prepared for the onslaught of Hurricane Douglas on Sunday, with predictions of high winds, rain and storm surge. “It’s definitely going to […]

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Tropical Storm Hanna drenches South Texas amid virus crisis

A day after roaring ashore as a hurricane, Hanna lashed the Texas Gulf Coast on Sunday with high winds and drenching rains that destroyed boats, flooded streets and knocked out power across a region already reeling from a surge in coronavirus cases. Downgraded to a tropical storm, Hanna hovered over the U.S.-Mexico border in the […]

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Hanna’s rain remains biggest threat to virus hot spot Texas

South Texas braced for flooding Sunday after Hurricane Hanna roared ashore the day before, bringing winds that lashed the Gulf Coast with rain and storm surge to a part of the country trying to cope with a spike in cases of the coronavirus. The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic cyclone season made landfall twice […]

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Douglas weakens, but Hawaii could still see severe impact

HONOLULU — Hawaii geared up on Saturday to face a hurricane that threatened to pummel the islands with dangerous surf, strong winds and flash floods even as residents grappled with escalating numbers of coronavirus cases. Powerful storms are familiar to many in Hawaii who have spent the past several summers preparing for tropical cyclones. But […]

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Trump issues emergency declaration for Hawaii as storm nears

President Donald Trump issued an emergency declaration for Hawaii on Saturday because of Hurricane Douglas, directing federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press July 25, 2020, 9:51 PM 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HONOLULU — Hawaii geared up on Saturday to face a […]

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Hurricane threatens Hawaii with with surf, winds, flooding

Hawaii on Saturday geared up to face a hurricane that threatened to pummel the islands with dangerous surf, strong winds and flash floods even as residents grappled with escalating numbers of coronavirus cases. Powerful storms are familiar to many in Hawaii who have spent the past several summers preparing for tropical cyclones. But the pandemic […]

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Hurricane Douglas bears down on Hawaii as pandemic flares

The first hurricane to threaten the United States since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is presenting new challenges to officials long accustomed to tropical storms By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press July 24, 2020, 5:01 AM 4 min read HONOLULU — The first hurricane to threaten the United States since the start of the coronavirus […]

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Tropical Storm Gonzalo Expected to Become 2020’s First Atlantic Hurricane

Tropical Storm Gonzalo is expected to strengthen into the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic season as early as Thursday, forecasters said. The system, which became a tropical storm on Wednesday, was over the central Atlantic and moving west at 14 mph with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph at 11 a.m. on Thursday, according […]

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Tropical Storm Dolly forms over North Atlantic, no threat to land

In an already busy Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Dolly is now the fourth named storm of 2020 after forming Tuesday far from land over the North Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said that tropical depression four strengthened into Tropical Storm Dolly. The storm was centered Tuesday afternoon nearly 400 miles south-southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and moving to the east-northeast at […]

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Hurricane Chris: 5 Things To Know About Rapper Charged With Murder

Rapper Hurricane Chris was arrested for murder in Louisiana on the morning of June 19. Here are five things you should know about the rapper known for his 2007 hit track ‘A Bay Bay.’ Hurricane Chris was arrested on June 19 for murder, according to our sister publication Variety. Corporal Public Information Officer Angie Whilhite confirmed to […]

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With storms in May, lawmaker wants a longer hurricane season

Even though the six-month Atlantic hurricane season lasts as long as a typical Major League Baseball season, a Florida congresswoman thinks it needs to be longer By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press June 17, 2020, 6:40 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ORLANDO, Fla. — Even though the […]

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‘RHONY’: Leah McSweeney Claps Back At Ramona Singer & Defends Her ‘Bad Behavior’

‘Hurricane season’ was upon us during the May 28 episode of ‘RHONY’, and even though Leah McSweeney ‘got wasted’ and ‘acted crazy’, she has a perfectly good explanation for it. Don’t mess with Real Housewives of New York City newbie Leah McSweeney, 37. She knows she acted completely outlandish during the May 28 episode of […]

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