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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • The Latest: 3 teens rescued from high water in San Antonio

    11:40 p.m. CDT Three teenagers have been rescued from rushing flood waters in a San Antonio park. Christian Bove with the San Antonio Fire Department said the three teens were in McAllister Park when their vehicle was caught in flash floodwaters...
  • Northwest Indiana subdivisions sandbag against floodwaters

    Northwest Indiana officials say two subdivisions along the Kankakee River have been sandbagged as residents brace for possible heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Bill's remnants. Kankakee River Basin Commission Director Jody Melton says subdivisions with...
  • The Latest on weather: 2nd death reported in Oklahoma floods

    9:45 p.m. CDT Authorities in central Oklahoma have recovered the body of an 80-year-old woman from a car partially submerged in floodwaters. Pottawatomie County Undersheriff Travis Palmer told the Shawnee News-Star (http://bit.ly/1LmtuhK ) rescue...
  • 1951-1955: Turbulent period with nine U.S. hurricane strikes

    1951-1955: Turbulent period with nine U.S. hurricane strikes
    Chris Landsea continues to make sure tropical history is as accurate as possible. Landsea, the National Hurricane Center’s science and operations officer, recently updated the Atlantic hurricane database from 1951 to 1955. Until now, the...
  • Weston hosts disaster preparedness event

    The area hasn't been struck by a hurricane in 10 years, but Weston officials want residents to remain vigilant. As part of its efforts to ensure this, the city recently hosted its annual disaster preparedness symposium at the Weston Community Center. It...
  • Tropical Storm Blanca hits Baja California, weakens further

    Tropical Storm Blanca rolled into the Baja California Peninsula on Monday, with rains and high winds expected to lash a wide area even as the system continued to lose strength. Only recently a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 mph (215 kph),...
  • Blanca a tropical storm as it nears Mexico's Baja California

    Hurricane Blanca was downgraded to a tropical storm Sunday as it neared the Baja California Peninsula, where residents boarded up home and storefront windows in preparation for the heavy rains and high winds that were forecast to lash a wide area...
  • Blanca, a Category 3 hurricane, heads toward Mexico's Baja

    Businesses boarded over windows and thousands of troops were put on alert Saturday as Hurricane Blanca roared toward Mexico's Baja California Peninsula as a powerful Category 3 storm. The unpredictable Blanca, which strengthened suddenly from a...
  • Hurricane Blanca still swirling in the eastern Pacific

    Hurricane Blanca continues swirling and moving northwest in the eastern Pacific off Mexico's coast as a Category 2 storm. Blanca's maximum sustained winds Friday are near 100 mph (165 kph). Some strengthening is expected into the night and Saturday,...
  • Category 2 Hurricane Blanca slowly gains strength in Pacific

    Hurricane Blanca has weakened slightly to a Category 2 storm but is slowly accelerating again in the eastern Pacific off Mexico's coast. The hurricane's maximum sustained winds remained near 100 mph (155 kph) late Thursday. The U.S. National Hurricane...
  • Blanca stops intensifying, for now; Andres weakens

    Tropical Storm Andres continues to weaken in the eastern Pacific while Hurricane Blanca has stopped intensifying but is expected to gain strength through early Friday. Neither storm posed a threat to land Wednesday, with no watches or warnings in effect....