| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people across a wide stretch of the Philippines sought refuge Friday in churches, schools and other makeshift evacuation centers as the island nation braced for another a powerful typhoon.
About 50 provinces covering more...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 10:22 PM
A powerful typhoon tore through the central Philippines on Sunday, bringing howling winds that toppled trees and power poles and cut off communications in areas where thousands were killed by a massive storm just over a year ago.
More than 1 million...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 2:26 AM
A powerful, slow-moving typhoon ripped through the central Philippines on Sunday, bringing howling winds that flattened houses and toppled trees and power lines in areas still scarred from a deadly super-storm just over a year ago.
In the coastal...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 11:40 PM
As a weakening Typhoon Hagupit inched its way across the Philippine archipelago Sunday, some parts of the country were still bracing for its arrival while others were recovering from the storm’s passing fury.
At least three people were reported...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:00 PM
It was around this time last year that a Baltimore-based relief agency provided emergency assistance to the Philippines after a catastrophic typhoon killed thousands and ravaged large swaths of landscape.
On Sunday morning, two additional members of...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Typhoon Hagupit weakened into a tropical storm Monday as it continued its slow march across the Philippines, leaving at least 22 people dead in its wake, according to the Red Cross.
The storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 53 mph with gusts of...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Beginning next year, the National Hurricane Center will offer an experimental graphic that will show which coastal areas could be inundated by dangerous flooding and subject to a storm surge watch or warning.
The center, however, wouldn't actually be...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
The storm season is long over. But the National Hurricane Center still isn't taking a break.
Because they have to wrap-up the season past and prepare for the one upcoming, forecasters often work as hard during the offseason as they do when storms are...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:32 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A hurricane churning past Hawaii on Saturday pummeled the Pacific archipelago with heavy rain, strong gusts and dangerous surf but was skirting the islands without making a direct hit, the National Weather Service said.
Hurricane Ana was still a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
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...