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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Bermuda fares better than expected from hurricane's direct hit

    Bermuda fares better than expected from hurricane's direct hit
    Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit on Bermuda Friday night into Saturday morning, pummeling the tiny island chain with rain and howling winds that downed trees and knocked out power but spared it catastrophic damage or death. Much of the Atlantic...
  • Hurricane Gonzalo makes landfall in Bermuda; 22,000 without power

    Hurricane Gonzalo makes landfall in Bermuda; 22,000 without power
    Bermuda is being pummeled by wind and rain from Hurricane Gonzalo, which has made landfall along the south-central coast, according to the  National Weather Service.  The Category 2 storm has sustained winds of 110 mph, with even stronger gusts on...
  • Sun and warmer temperatures return — briefly

    Area temperatures jump into the 60s Friday and sun returns as mild air rides in on gusty west winds, but another surge of chilly Canadian air arrives Saturday. Chicago historian Frank Wachowski reports the city logged a puny 44 minutes of sun out of a...
  • Strong Hurricane Gonzalo aims toward Bermuda

    Strong Hurricane Gonzalo aims toward Bermuda
    Hurricane Gonzalo, 5 a.m. Wednesday OUTLOOK: Hurricane Gonzalo has turned into a Category 3 storm and, according to the National Hurricane Center, could become a Category 4 storm by Thursday.  On its current track, Gonzalo poses a threat to Bermuda...
  • City stays soggy as rain continues into 4th day

    One to 2 inches of rain had fallen across the Chicago area Tuesday evening, but metro rainfall totals may approach 3 inches before rain finally ends late Wednesday. Officially at O'Hare International Airport, 1.1 inches had fallen by 8 p.m. Tuesday, the...
  • Gonzalo becomes year's sixth hurricane

    Gonzalo becomes year's sixth hurricane
    A tropical cyclone named Gonzalo became the year's sixth hurricane as it moved through the Virgin Island on Monday afternoon. The storm was about 20 miles southeast of St. Martin with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as of Monday afternoon, and...
  • Easy hurricane year in the Atlantic? Thank the Pacific

    Easy hurricane year in the Atlantic? Thank the Pacific
    Fourteen hurricanes, a record eight of them major, have emerged so far this season — in the Eastern Pacific. That's good news for hurricane-prone South Florida because whenever the Pacific is extremely busy, the Atlantic storm season is generally...
  • Tropical Storm Gonzalo forecast to become a hurricane

    Tropical Storm Gonzalo forecast to become a hurricane
    Tropical Storm Gonzalo, 5 a.m. Monday OUTLOOK:  Gonzalo sped up its westward progress and is forecast to become a hurricane by Tuesday. It is expected to continue to move west through Monday. A turn to the west-northwest is forecast on Monday night. The...
  • Mostly sunny and warm this holiday weekend

    Mostly sunny and warm this holiday weekend
    It should be a nice Columbus Day weekend to play outdoors with lots of sun and little chance of rain. It also should be breezy. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s. Gusts to 23 mph. While there is...
  • Japan facing second typhoon as Vongfong approaches

    Japan facing second typhoon as Vongfong approaches
    A super typhoon that currently has winds of more than 150 mph could make landfall in Japan this weekend, making it the second storm to head for the country in recent days.  Typhoon Vongfong on Tuesday was about 750 miles southeast of Okinawa, Japan, and...
  • Tropical Storm Simon sending big waves to California beaches

    Tropical Storm Simon sending big waves to California beaches
    Tropical Storm Simon off Baja Mexico is creating high surf along local beaches, prompting warnings of strong rip currents and possible coastal flooding. The National Weather Service issued a warning Monday for high surf and strong rip currents along...