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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Mostly sunny and hot today; beware of rip currents

    Mostly sunny and hot today; beware of rip currents
    Because of Hurricane Cristobal, beware of rip currents at the beaches. It otherwise should be a nice, albeit hot, day. South Florida's Wednesday forecast: Mostly sunny with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a 20 percent chance of showers...
  • Ask Tom: Where do hurricanes strike more often?

    Dear Tom, Where do hurricanes strike more frequently in this country, the Gulf Coast or the Atlantic Coast? — Jack Collins   Dear Jack, The archives of the National Weather Service's National Hurricane Center indicate that, since 1900, the...
  • Hurricane Cristobal forecast to bring dangerous rip currents to U.S. shores

    Hurricane Cristobal forecast to bring dangerous rip currents to U.S. shores
    Cristobal reached hurricane status late Monday, and though the storm is expected to stay clear of land, National Hurricane Center forecasters warned of dangerous rip currents expected up the East Coast. The cyclone was about 600 miles southwest of...
  • Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season

    Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season
    Hurricane Cristobal formed late Monday with winds rising to 75 mph as it veered away from the continental United States, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 665 miles southwest of Bermuda, Cristobal is creeping north at about 2 mph and is...
  • Hurricane Cristobal forms, heads towards Bermuda

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Cristobal formed late Monday with winds rising to 75 miles per hour (120 km per hour) as it veered away from the continental United States, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 665 miles (1,075 km) southwest of...
  • Tropical Storm Cristobal tracking offshore, like Bertha

    Tropical Storm Cristobal tracking offshore, like Bertha
    Tropical Storm Cristobal is following much the same path as Hurricane Bertha took, expected to stay well off the Atlantic coast as it heads north, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm was about 115 miles east-northeast of San Salvador...
  • Tropical depression forecast to intensify, bears watching

    It had been a mushy batch of stormy weather in the Atlantic for days, not generating much concern. Now, it's time to pay closer attention. That's because a newly formed tropical depression is forecast to intensify into a Category 1 hurricane and draw...
  • Tropical-storm warning in effect for Bahamas; current track well off Florida coast

    Tropical-storm warning in effect for Bahamas; current track well off Florida coast
    A tropical-storm warning remains in effect for the Bahamas as a slow-moving system heads toward the region with 35 mph sustained winds and higher gusts, the National Hurricane Center said. The tropical depression is expected to gain strength as it heads...
  • Tropical depression forms in Caribbean, could become hurricane

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday after drenching Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, and could become a hurricane as it moves over the warm open waters near the Bahamas, the National...
  • Watching the tropics for Labor Day weekend hurricane

    Watching the tropics for Labor Day weekend hurricane
    The forecast for a new tropical system off the coast of the Dominican Republic is changing and could form into a storm, according to local meterologists and the National Hurricane Center. "It takes a northerly track," said Jeff Edmondson of WAVY-TV 10....
  • Storm predicted to become tropical depression but miss US coast

    MIAMI A storm system cruising across the Atlantic and dumping heavy rain is expected to become a tropical depression over the weekend. The system, clumsily making its way west as a sloppy wet system, has gradually drifted northwest, prompting most...