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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Weakened Typhoon Hagupit still dangerous as it plods across Philippines

    Weakened Typhoon Hagupit still dangerous as it plods across Philippines
    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...
  • Baltimore-based agency to provide typhoon relief in Philippines

    Baltimore-based agency to provide typhoon relief in Philippines
    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...
  • Philippines typhoon downgraded, but death toll rises to at least 22

    Philippines typhoon downgraded, but death toll rises to at least 22
    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...
  • It's official: You can break into your hurricane supplies

    It's official: You can break into your hurricane supplies
    Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season ends on Nov. 30. Unofficially, it's already over, at least in terms of any serious threats to South Florida. How can I be so sure of this? Because I asked Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane...
  • Quiet Atlantic hurricane season — and turbulent Pacific one — near end

    Quiet Atlantic hurricane season — and turbulent Pacific one — near end
    With the hurricane season ending Sunday, many around the country might be thinking, when did it even start? Of the eight named storms this year, six of them were hurricanes and only one of them, Category 2 Hurricane Arthur in July, made landfall on...
  • Websites, apps help you track and prepare

    Websites, apps help you track and prepare
    When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible. Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations. Forecasts: National Hurricane Center, hurricanes.gov – This is...
  • China death toll from super typhoon rises to 33

    China death toll from super typhoon rises to 33
    The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last week. Typhoon Rammasun struck the island province of Hainan on...
  • 10 years after Charley, Central Florida's tree canopy springs back

    10 years after Charley, Central Florida's tree canopy springs back
    Driving down from Virginia in July 2004 to start their new lives in Poinciana, Josh Folb and his wife had this conversation: "Hey, wait a minute. There are hurricanes in Florida," Josh said. "They don't happen that often," replied Belinda Folb. "You'...
  • It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida

    It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida
    Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain. Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
  • Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding

    Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding
    Can street flooding be crowdsourced? Apparently so, as the Norfolk-based environmental group Wetlands Watch hones its Sea Level Rise app to enable the public to issue and receive real-time alerts about waterlogged streets. When the app launches in a...
  • Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared

    Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared
    With the 2014 Atlantic storm season starting Sunday, potentially thousands of Floridians are unprepared to deal with a powerful storm, and Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, fears they could be in for a bad surprise. He notes that...