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Hurricane Bill (2009)

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  • Hurricanes might be shifting north, sparing Florida

    Hurricanes might be shifting north, sparing Florida
    After decades of being battered, it's possible hurricanes are starting to veer away from Florida, experts say. Of the 61 hurricanes that have formed in the past nine years, 37 have aimed north in the Atlantic toward such places as Canada, the...
  • Ask Tom why: What becomes of Irene after it passes into the North Atlantic? Does it become just a low pressure system and possibly affect Greenland or Europe?

    Dear Tom, What becomes of Irene after it passes into the North Atlantic? Does it become just a low pressure system and possibly affect Greenland or Europe? —Frank Suzda, Wilmette Dear Frank, Though Irene has lost its tropical characteristics, it...
  • Hurricane Bill's Winds Weaken as it Nears U.S.

    Hurricane Bill's Winds Weaken as it Nears U.S.
    Forecasters have downgraded Hurricane Bill to a category 1 hurricane as it makes its way toward the U.S. Coast. Tropical storm warnings are still in effect for the Massachusetts coast and parts of Canada. Bill has been churning up rough waters this week,...
  • Obama's Trip to Include Health-Care Work

    Obama's Trip to Include Health-Care Work
    Reporting from Providence, R.I. -- President Barack Obama heads to the island resort of Martha's Vineyard today for a family vacation likely to be interspersed with talk of -- and work on -- his drive to pass a health-care overhaul this fall. The...
  • Bill churns on; surf, rip current warnings up

     
    Hurricane Bill continues to spin its way toward the U.S. east coast Thursday night, with forecasters promising that a turn north by Saturday will spare us all a collision with this picture-perfect Category 3 storm.Bermuda is now under a tropical......
  • Obama's vacation: Hurricane Bill ahoy

     
    by Mark Silva It's been a quiet week on Martha's Vineyard, where they are battening down the beaches for Hurricane Bill's pass, all the coves are good-looking and all the presidential vacations are above average. "South Beach in Edgartown was......
  • Obama's (working?) vacation: Health care

     
    by Christi Parsons PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- President Barack Obama heads to the island resort of Martha's Vineyard today for a family vacation likely to be interspersed with talk of - and work on - his drive to pass a health-care......
  • Bill may be boon to surfers

     
    If the forecasts hold up, Hurricane Bill will become a major storm today. But the forecast tracks suggest the tempest will veer northward before reaching the U.S. mainland. That would make Bill a threat to Bermuda, and to shipping. But......
  • Bill now a Cat. 4 storm

     
    Hurricane Bill swirled up to Category 4 status on the Saffir-Simpson scale while we slept. The storm's top sustained winds are now near 135 mph as it moves toward the west northwest at 16 mph.That makes Bill the first hurricane......
  • Bill staggers, keeps spinning

     
    Hurricane Bill weakened a bit more overnight, with top sustained winds falling to 115 mph amid increasing disorder in its central structure. But the storm remained a Category 3 powerhouse and a continuing threat to both Bermuda and the eastern......
  • Bill takes a breather; no change in course

     
    Hurricane Bill took a breather overnight, dropping 10 mph from its top sustained winds and falling back to Category 3 status - still a 'major' storm, but with top winds of 'only' 125 mph.That may change in the coming days as......