| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The blue tarps were already out in force after Florida had been smacked around by Hurricane Charley, Frances and Ivan, but the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season had one last sucker punch for the Sunshine State -- Jeanne.
Nine years ago just before...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:10 AM
I always thought 2004 was the year of the hurricane as Charley, Frances and Jeanne gave Central Florida a battering. After covering the aftermath of Charley and being the middle the remaining historic year storms, I remember saying “Are you kidding...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Half a day before Hurricane Isabel hit the Peninsula 10 years ago, one professional tree trimmer moved his cranes and equipment to his tree-laden neighborhood, where he set up a temporary home office on River Road.
Wayne Allen knew traveling far wouldn'...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Hurricane Sandy may have been downgraded from Category 2 after it barreled through the Caribbean, but it sure didn't feel like it. What was unmistakable, though, was how quickly and completely Sandy downgraded our election. What had been a Category 5...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago.
Video and photo images show how coastal...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A relatively quiet hurricane season is nearing its end, likely to be the first since 1994 without a major hurricane forming in the Atlantic, according to researchers at Colorado State University.
The season saw 13 named storms, which is about average....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Jon Stewart is taking offense at those calling the Affordale Care Act Obama’s “Katrina moment.” The comedian says comparing a hurricane that killed many people and destroyed part of a city to a failed website is offensive. Others,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The end of the 2013 hurricane season is in sight, with nary a bluster in Hampton Roads to show for it.
In fact, despite earlier predictions of a "very active" Atlantic season, this year may well go down as the calmest in 45 years, according to...
| Nov 24, 2013
The millions of victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines are lucky Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio and tea party-Republicans don't represent them; if they did, they wouldn't be sending help to the victims anytime soon.
Instead, they'd be playing...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
A tropical system over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is likely to develop into a tropical storm in the coming days, and it could tread over the same area Hurricane Ingrid drenched last week.
The National Hurricane Center estimates a 70 percent chance...