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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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Top Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Articles

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  • The Latest: Houston-Galveston area schools cancel classes

    10 p.m. CDT Tropical Storm Bill already is having an effect on classrooms in Texas. School districts in Galveston and in southern Houston suburbs canceled classes for Tuesday. Houston school district officials said late Monday they had not made a...
  • Tropical Storm Bill hits Texas, threatens severe flooding

    Tropical Storm Bill hits Texas, threatens severe flooding
    Tropical Storm Bill, 2 p.m. Tuesday advisory OUTLOOK: Less than 24 hours after emerging in the Gulf of Mexico, Tropical Storm Bill hit the coast of Texas Tuesday afternoon with 60 mph winds and heavy rains. The system threatens to cause severe...
  • Officials worry residents not ready for hurricane season

    Officials worry residents not ready for hurricane season
    Going a decade without a hurricane leaves emergency management officials worried that local residents have storm-prep amnesia. Hurricane Wilma, which damaged roofs and knocked out power for millions when it swept across Florida in 2005, was the last...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The Latest: LeBron James, Cavaliers cut into Warriors' double-digit lead in the 2nd quarter The Latest from Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 9:53 p.m. Cavaliers fans were told between quarters that there was no reason to panic, that this was...
  • Small boats banned off Puerto Vallarta because of hurricane

    Authorities closed the waters off the popular beach destination of Puerto Vallarta to small boats Tuesday as a weakening Hurricane Carlos continued to skirt up Mexico's southwestern coastline. At least one cruise ship, the Carnival Miracle, canceled a...
  • The Latest: Tropical Storm Bill weakens in Texas

    10 p.m. CDT Tropical Storm Bill continues to weaken as it moves slowly inland across Texas. A 10 p.m. Tuesday advisory from the National Hurricane Center said the storm's maximum sustained winds had decreased to 40 mph. The center was located about 45...
  • Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall in already soggy Texas

    Carrying heavy rains and winds of 60 miles an hour, Tropical Storm Bill made landfall in Texas on Tuesday and was expected to bring more flooding to the already soggy state. According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, the storm arrived...
  • Tropical Storm Bill moves into Texas with more flood threats

    Tropical Storm Bill moved slowly over inland Texas on Tuesday, bringing another round of heavy rain to a state weary from recent deadly floods, evacuations and washed-out roads. The storm came ashore shortly before noon along Matagorda Island with...
  • U.S. suffers a double whammy this storm season

    U.S. suffers a double whammy this storm season
    The United States is two for two, tropically speaking. When Tropical Storm Bill hit Texas on Tuesday, it became the second system to make landfall on the U.S. coastline this hurricane season. The first, Tropical Storm Ana, hit South Carolina on May 10....
  • Texas officials eye rising rivers due to tropical depression

    A churning tropical storm has caused little damage so far in Texas, but authorities warned Wednesday that as Tropical Depression Bill moves northeast, already swollen rivers could overflow their banks and cause more problems for water-weary residents....
  • Carlos weakens to depression off western Mexican coast

    Former Tropical Storm Carlos weakened to a depression as it brushed Mexico's western Pacific coast Wednesday. Carlos brought rain and wind to the coast between the Mexican resorts of Manzanillo and Puerto Vallarta, after losing its hurricane status...