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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Japan facing second typhoon as Vongfong approaches

    Japan facing second typhoon as Vongfong approaches
    A super typhoon that currently has winds of more than 150 mph could make landfall in Japan this weekend, making it the second storm to head for the country in recent days.  Typhoon Vongfong on Tuesday was about 750 miles southeast of Okinawa, Japan, and...
  • Tropical Storm Simon sending big waves to California beaches

    Tropical Storm Simon sending big waves to California beaches
    Tropical Storm Simon off Baja Mexico is creating high surf along local beaches, prompting warnings of strong rip currents and possible coastal flooding. The National Weather Service issued a warning Monday for high surf and strong rip currents along...
  • Peak of hurricane season doesn't mean much to South Florida

    Peak of hurricane season doesn't mean much to South Florida
    Sept. 10 is the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season - the date on which a hurricane is most likely to be swirling in the Atlantic. That's didn't happen this year. No matter. Sept. 10 doesn't mean much to South Florida - because 60...
  • Hurricane intensity era coming to an end?

    Hurricane intensity era coming to an end?
    Is the era of hurricane intensity drawing to a close? Such eras generally last between one and three decades, and we're in year 19. They tend to produce an abnormal number of hurricanes and major hurricanes each season, increasing the odds of a U.S....
  • Making scuba-diving a family sport

    Making scuba-diving a family sport
    Never mind the moray eel. I'm focused on rubbing the "lucky" porthole of a ship that sunk here in a hurricane nearly 150 years ago. Did I mention that I'm 60 feet underwater, diving mask on my face, breathing oxygen from a tank strapped to my back?...
  • Tropical disturbance over Bahamas to bring rain to Florida

    Tropical disturbance over Bahamas to bring rain to Florida
    A tropical disturbance over the Bahamas should bring an increase in showers and storms – and possibly nasty weather – to South Florida on Thursday and into the weekend. For now, the National Hurricane Center is giving the low-pressure area a...
  • Tropical Storm Edouard forms in Atlantic; Florida eyes disturbance

    Tropical Storm Edouard forms in Atlantic; Florida eyes disturbance
    Tropical Storm Edouard, 11 p.m. Thursday advisory OUTLOOK: After emerging in the eastern Atlantic this morning, Tropical Depression Six has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Edouard, the fifth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season....
  • Hurricane Norbert gains steam off Baja coast

    Hurricane Norbert gains steam off Baja coast
    Hurricane Norbert intensified Wednesday off Baja California with sustained winds of about 75 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.  A tropical storm warning is in effect for southern parts of the Baja Peninsula, and Norbert's center is...
  • High surf from Hurricane Norbert to hit Southern California coast

    Forecasters are warning of high surf, strong rip currents and the possibility of coastal flooding along Southland beaches as Hurricane Norbert intensifies off Baja California. The surf, however, won't be nearly as awe-inspiring as it was last month when...
  • Hurricane Norbert sending high surf, possible rain to California

    The latest hurricane spinning off Baja California could could bring rain and thunderstorms to the Southland over the coming days, as well as high surf and tides that could produce minor flooding, forecasters warned. As Hurricane Norbert slowly moves...
  • Southern California may see some rain from Hurricane Norbert

    Southern California may see some rain from Hurricane Norbert
    The latest hurricane churning off the coast of Baja California could bring some rain and thunderstorms to parts of drought-stricken Southern California, forecasters said Friday. As Hurricane Norbert slowly moves northwest along Mexico's Baja peninsula,...