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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Heavy rainfall, flash flooding threaten Arizona, New Mexico

    (Reuters) - Heavy rainfall could bring flash flooding to Arizona and New Mexico, the National Weather Service said on Wednesday, as severe weather associated with weakening Tropical Storm Odile sweeps across the drought-stricken U.S. Southwest. Weather...
  • Tropical Storm Polo to strengthen to hurricane off Mexico's Pacific Coast

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Polo is forecast to become a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, just days after a severe storm battered the Baja California peninsula. As of Tuesday...
  • Odile batters Mexico's Baja resorts, knocks out power to most area

    CABO SAN LUCAS Mexico (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Odile ground its way up Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday, gradually losing strength after forcing the evacuation of thousands and smashing shops open to looters in the popular tourist area. The...
  • Hurricane Edouard to reach Category 3; no threat to land

    Hurricane Edouard to reach Category 3; no threat to land
    Hurricane  Edouard, 5 p.m. Monday advisory OUTLOOK: Already Category 2, Edouard is forecast to reach Category 3 status with top winds of 120 mph, possibly by tonight. It's expected to fall apart over the next few days without threatening land....
  • Hurricane Odile lashes Baja California with strong winds, heavy rains

    Hurricane Odile made landfall early Monday, punching the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and sending torrential rains across 10 Mexican states. Rain and flooding forced evacuations along Mexico’s Pacific Coast and...
  • Hurricane Edouard not forecast to strike land

    Hurricane Edouard not forecast to strike land
    A tropical cyclone named Edouardo on Sunday strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the 2014 season, but it's not forecast to strike North America. The storm reached Category 2 strength early Monday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph...
  • Hurricane Odile gains force off Mexico's Pacific coast

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Odile rapidly strengthened late on Saturday as it skirted Mexico's Pacific coast and it was projected to pass near or over the Baja Peninsula as early as late Sunday. The storm became a category two hurricane by...
  • Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures

    Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures
    As soaring temperatures blistered Southern California for another day, tens of thousands of people headed to the beaches and pools for relief and schools planned special precautions to prevent students from overheating. A high pressure system pushed...
  • Edouard becomes first Category 2 hurricane of Atlantic season

    Edouard becomes first Category 2 hurricane of Atlantic season
    Edouard became the first Category 2 hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season Monday although it posed no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said. The fourth hurricane and fifth named storm of the season had top sustained winds of 105 miles per...
  • Edouard set to become first major 2014 Atlantic hurricane

    (Reuters) - Edouard, a Category 2 hurricane, may become the first major hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season by Monday night although it poses no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said. The fourth hurricane and fifth named storm of the...
  • Slow start to storm season, but stay alert

     Slow start to storm season, but stay alert
    Consider this week's deluge an important reminder. Yes, South Florida can use the rain, but the tropical disturbance that pummeled parts of our area Thursday and Friday — and possibly through the weekend — reminds us that we are hardly...