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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Hurricane Iselle closes in on Hawaii as rain begins falling in Hilo

    As Hurricanes Iselle and Julio headed toward Hawaii, Stan Lawrence boarded up his surf shop in downtown Hilo. “It’s safer to be closed,” Lawrence said Thursday morning, although the sun was shining. Later, the rain began. Recent...
  • Second storm may bypass Hawaii

    Travelers in Hawaii are keeping a close watch on Hurricane Julio, 900 miles away in the Pacific and expected to arrive Sunday morning. The storm has sustained winds of about 120 mph, but is forecast to weaken and skirt north of all the Hawaiian islands....
  • NOAA slightly lowers seasonal outlook

    NOAA slightly lowers seasonal outlook
    With the busiest stretch of the hurricane season fast approaching, government forecasters slightly lowered their outlook on Thursday, now calling for seven to 12 named storms, including three to six hurricanes, with zero to two of those being major....
  • Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us

    Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us
    It was a mushy tropical wave near Central Florida — yet it unleashed a torrent of rain that flooded streets from Miami to Jupiter on Tuesday. Whether a weak wave or a powerful hurricane, tropical systems can pound coastal areas even if they're 1,...
  • Fewer hurricanes predicted in updated forecast

    Forecasters upped the odds for a slow hurricane season Thursday, predicting even fewer storms as record strong winds in the upper atmosphere keep a lid on brewing storms. Just five to 10 storms are predicted over the rest of the season that runs...
  • It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida

    It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida
    Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain. Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
  • Hawaii braces for two hurricanes

    Hawaii braces for two hurricanes
    Hawaii braced for a one-two punch from a pair of major storms barreling toward the archipelago on Thursday, with Hurricane Iselle leading the way bringing high winds and heavy surf as Hurricane Julio gathered steam behind it, U.S. officials said. Wind...
  • Earthquake hits as Hawaii braces for hurricanes

    As Hawaii braced Thursday for two hurricanes - which would be the first to hit the state in 22 years - a magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Waimea on the eastern shore of the Big Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning...
  • Tropical storm Bertha moving well offshore U.S. coast: NHC

    (Reuters) - Tropical storm Bertha is moving north-northeastward well offshore of the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday. The storm, located about 415 miles (665km) northwest of Bermuda, is likely to become a...
  • Tropical Storm Bertha forms east of Puerto Rico

    Tropical Storm Bertha forms east of Puerto Rico
    Tropical Storm Bertha has formed near Barbados and appears to be taking aim at Puerto Rico, according to forecasters with the National Hurricane Center. The alert about the storm came late Thursday night. According to the 11 p.m. advisory issued by the...
  • Hurricane Bertha expected to weaken on Tuesday: NHC

    (Reuters) - Bertha, the second hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season, is expected to weaken on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Monday. The hurricane is located about 490 miles (790 km) west of Bermuda,...