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  • Caribbean disturbance likely to be next storm

    Caribbean disturbance likely to be next storm
    A disturbance in the Central Caribbean likely will become the season’s next tropical depression or storm. The next named storm will be Sandy. As of early Monday, the National Hurricane Center gave it a 80 percent chance of developing into a...
  • Tropical Storm Sandy forecast to miss Florida; new depression forms

    Tropical Storm Sandy forecast to miss Florida; new depression forms
    Tropical Storm Sandy emerged in the southwest Caribbean on Monday afternoon and for now is projected to remain clear of Florida. Also, for now, it is not forecast to strengthen into a hurricane. Meanwhile, a new depression formed in the Central Atlantic...
  • Hurricane Sandy Tightens Grip On East Coast

    Hurricane Sandy Tightens Grip On East Coast
    It was jokingly dubbed Frankenstorm by a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma. However, that name has stuck and is creating a scare up and down the Mid-Atlantic and East Coast of the United...
  • Sandy the latest stunner storm

    Sandy the latest stunner storm
    Hurricane Sandy was a monster storm that generated unprecedented misery across an enormous territory, in large part because it merged with a polar system and became "Frankenstorm." But there have been several other shocking storms that either went...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac emerges; could threaten Florida

    Tropical Storm Isaac emerges; could threaten Florida
    Tropical Storm Isaac emerged in the Atlantic on Tuesday afternoon, strengthening a little overnight and it’s one Florida needs to keep an eye on. OverĀ  the next five days, the system is projected to aim into the Caribbean, strengthen into a...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac remains on track to threaten Florida

    Tropical Storm Isaac remains on track to threaten Florida
    Though looking a little ragged, Tropical Storm Isaac continued its trek west across the Caribbean early Friday on a course that should take it over parts of Hispaniola today and Cuba starting on Saturday. It also remains on a projected track that would...
  • Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

    Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path
    As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
  • Isaac Threatens Louisiana

    Isaac Threatens Louisiana
    After pounding Hispaniola, Cuba, and the Florida Keys, Tropical Storm Isaac may be taking aim on Louisiana later this week. Computer forecast models are now showing a track of this system further to the west, and perhaps making landfall in Louisiana,...
  • Tropical Storm Emily forms near islands; predicted to intensify into a hurricane

    Tropical Storm Emily forms near islands; predicted to intensify into a hurricane
    Tropical Storm Emily emerged in the Caribbean near the Lesser Antilles on Monday evening, and its initially predicted to draw close to South Florida on Saturday as a minimal hurricane. It has had little change in strength since forming. At 5 a.m. the...
  • Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again

    Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again
    After coming to a standstill on Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Emily has resumed its march westward through the Caribbean. It also has strengthened slightly. At 2 p.m., the system was about 215 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, moving west at 12...
  • Igor still at hurricane force, now 900 miles wide

     
    The amazing Igor continues to prowl the Atlantic. The gigantic storm has lost its tropical engine, but it remains a formidible storm, with top winds of 80 mph, and a breadth that has now topped 900 miles.Hurricane Warnings are posted for parts......