| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The tropical system known as Humberto reached hurricane force late Tuesday, making it one of the latest first hurricanes of a season in modern history but not setting a record.
Hurricane Humberto had 80 mph winds as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, having...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:58 AM
Tropical Storm Humberto, Tropical Storm Gabrielle, 5 a.m. Tuesday
OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Gabrielle, which weakened last week in the Caribbean, regenerated into a tropical storm south of Bermuda during the the overnight hours. Meanwhile, Tropical...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:10 AM
This photo was taken by a Daily Press photogrpaher the day before Hurricane Isabel made landfall in Tidewater Virginia on Sept. 18, 2003. Here's the caption:
"Bobby Kellum, left, and his son, Russell Kellum, both from the Guinea area of Gloucester,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Tropical Storm Gabrielle formed late Wednesday and quickly weakened to a tropical depression Thursday, and meteorologists are meanwhile watching several other systems that could eventually become tropical cyclones.
The storm brushed past Puerto Rico and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:48 AM
Tropical Storm Gabrielle, 5 a.m. Thursday advisory
OUTLOOK: After emerging in the Caribbean near Puerto Rico, Tropical Storm Gabrielle was bringing heavy rains to Puerto Rico and adjacent islands early Thursday. Gabrielle is expected to move east of the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:08 PM
No hurricanes have formed yet in the Atlantic this season, nor do any appear imminent, making it the slowest start to a hurricane season in more than a decade. But it would need to keep up for a couple of weeks to be record-setting.
| Aug 4, 2013
As a retiree, Ed Harper knows he has a fixed amount of money to live on while the expenses all around him continue to slowly increase as his income remains level.
The Poquoson resident worries that the cost of the flood insurance policy he paid just...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The season's seventh tropical storm, to be named Gabrielle, could form within the next few days off the west African coast, but the hurricane season is meanwhile falling increasingly behind its typical pace -- likely the sixth season since 1944 without...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The images of the destruction and death were the only thing on the news in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's Louisiana landfall eight years ago today.
Katrina, which had formed on Aug. 23 and made its way across Florida as a Category 1 hurricane grew...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Two tropical waves have popped up on the National Hurricane Center's radar.
Both face a struggle to develop, as they likely will encounter dry air and wind shear, the same atmospheric factors that have prevented any hurricanes from forming so far this...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Heading into Labor Day weekend, gas prices have dropped 21 cents versus year-ago levels. A gallon of regular unleaded gasoline averaged $3.54 nationally on Tuesday, according to AAA. A year ago it was $3.75 ??? a record at the time......