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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • 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...
  • Arthur gains strength as it marches north toward Carolinas

    MIAMI Tropical Storm Arthur continued to gain strength and speed, churning up big waves and dangerous rip currents along Florida's central coast as it marched northward, on its way to threatening the Carolinas. The storm, heading away from Florida with...
  • 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...
  • With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004

    With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004
    The tropics are quiet nearly a month into the Atlantic hurricane season, and that could eventually mean the season's latest start since at least 2004. No tropical cyclones have formed yet this year, whereas in each of the past nine years, a tropical...
  • 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...
  • No denying climate change deniers

    People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just "deniers"; we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue. So says a Washington Post editorial commenting favorably on Monday's Supreme Court...
  • Arthur gains strength, likely to become season's first hurricane

    MIAMI Tropical Storm Arthur continued to gain strength Wednesday as it trudged along the central coast of Florida and is likely to become the season's first Atlantic hurricane Thursday. The slow-moving storm with tropical-force winds extending about 80...
  • 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...
  • 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...