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National Hurricane Center

National Hurricane Center
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  • 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....
  • Hurricane Blanca stronger, Andres weaker in eastern Pacific

    Hurricane Blanca is strengthening quickly in the eastern Pacific and is expected to become a major hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds strengthened Tuesday night to 85 mph (140 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm is...
  • City Hall Announcements: On the budget, newsletters and hurricanes

    City Hall Announcements: On the budget, newsletters and hurricanes
    The fiscal year 2016 budget comes before City Council for a final vote on June 8. The operating budget is a level service budget and uses a new approach called Priority Program Budgeting. This process allows all departments to clearly define every...
  • Andres' swells may cause dangerous surf, rip conditions

    Two storms are churning in the Eastern Pacific but one is producing swells that may cause life-threatening conditions. Blanca, the second named storm of the season, was centered about 350 miles south-southwest of Zihuatanejo, Mexico, Monday evening....
  • Storm forecast: Just one hurricane makes a bad year

    Storm forecast: Just one hurricane makes a bad year
    It only takes one hurricane or tropical storm close to home to make it a major storm season. That's the warning from hurricane prognosticators, even though most agree there are likely to be fewer than average hurricanes in the Atlantic basin this year....
  • The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out

    The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out
    For millions of Americans living in hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet — maybe too quiet. Cities like Tampa, Houston, Jacksonville and Daytona Beach historically get hit with major hurricanes every 20 to 40...
  • A decade later, Katrina-anchored hurricane season a grim reminder of nature's fury

    A decade later, Katrina-anchored hurricane season a grim reminder of nature's fury
    It broke more than just records. The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season devastated American cities, leveled hundreds of homes and claimed thousands of lives. With 28 named storms — one of which became costliest natural disaster in U.S. history,...