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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • College Park helping to spread the word about emergency information

    College Park helping to spread the word about emergency information
    College Park is helping the city of Orlando to get out the word that information about and during a natural disaster, including a possible hurricane, can be accessed by linking up to popular social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. That’s...
  • Weakened typhoon leaves two dead, heads north from Okinawa to main Japan islands

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Torrential rains from a weakened but still dangerous typhoon battered Japan's Okinawa islands on Wednesday, leaving two dead and threatening widespread flooding as the storm headed for the nation's main islands. Typhoon Neoguri, a super...
  • Typhoon batters southern Japan, injuring more than a dozen

    TOKYO More than a dozen people were injured and nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate Tuesday as a powerful typhoon pounding southern Japanese islands. Typhoon Neoguri was expected to pick up more power before it makes landfall, the Japan Meteorological...
  • Tropical Storm Fausto forms far off Mexico Pacific coast

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Fausto formed far off the west coast of Mexico on Monday, but it posed no threat to land and the storm was projected to move farther out to sea, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Fausto was located 1,145...
  • Arthur, no longer a hurricane, pelts southeast Canada

    Arthur, no longer a hurricane, pelts southeast Canada
    Arthur weakened from hurricane force on Saturday and pelted parts of southeast Canada with heavy rain and strong winds, leaving 250,000 homes and businesses without power, as the storm swept away from New England. Arthur weakened to a tropical storm on...
  • Hurricane Arthur makes landfall at Cape Lookout, N.C.

    Wielding 100-mph winds and punishing rain, Hurricane Arthur made landfall late Thursday at Cape Lookout, N.C., threatening severe flooding and wind damage as it disrupted the July 4 holiday for a quarter-million beachgoers. The first named storm of...
  • Wary North Carolina coast braces as Category 2 Hurricane Arthur makes landfall

    RALEIGH, N.C. Coastal residents and those vacationers who did not evacuate Thursday braced overnight for the arrival of Hurricane Arthur, a storm whose intensity and track grew more ominous as it drew closer to North Carolina. Arthur made landfall late...
  • Arthur's hit 'minimal,' NC governor says, but flooding and power outages are still issues

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina avoided major damage from Hurricane Arthur, Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday morning, and conditions up and down the coast are improving but flooding and about 44,000 power outages still afflict an area that usually has one of its...
  • Hurricane Arthur heads north, out to sea after hitting North Carolina

    Hurricane Arthur heads north, out to sea after hitting North Carolina
    North Carolina's Outer Banks absorbed a direct hit from Hurricane Arthur on Friday but emerged with only minimal damage as the storm blew out to sea and threatened riptides and flooding from New Jersey to Massachusetts. "I think we dodged one," Mike...
  • Hurricane Arthur slams New England coast

    Hurricane Arthur slams New England coast
    Hurricane Arthur, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, pounded the Massachusetts coast Friday night after hitting the Outer Banks of North Carolina late Thursday and early Friday. The storm, a wet and windy spoiler of the Independence Day holiday...
  • Peninsula spared from major damage after Hurricane Arthur

    Peninsula spared from major damage after Hurricane Arthur
    The Peninsula was spared from any major damage after the first named hurricane of the Atlantic season stormed by the region Thursday night and Friday morning. Local emergency dispatchers, National Weather Service meteorologists and Dominion Virginia...