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  • Tropical Storm Emily's track shifts slightly west toward Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily's track shifts slightly west toward Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily's heavy rains and gusty winds are expected to start spreading over the Dominican Republic and Haiti by Wednesday evening and the southern Bahamas on Thursday. At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Emily was about 60 miles southeast of Isla Beata,...
  • Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts toward Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts toward Florida
    For South and Central Florida, Tropical Storm Emily remains a close call, as the eastern half of the state remains in the cone of uncertainty. Under the latest advisory, the forecast track has been nudged slightly west toward the Florida shoreline,...
  • Tropical Storm Emily still a threat to Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily still a threat to Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily is keeping South and Central Florida guessing, as it still is projected to parallel state's east coast on Saturday, close enough to be in striking distance. For that reason, the National Hurricane Center is urging residents of...
  • Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today

    Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today
    With the mountains of Hispaniola taking their toll, Tropical Storm Emily could degenerate into a tropical wave later today, the National Hurricane Center said in the latest advisory. The system already has weakened considerably and lost organization,...
  • NOAA expects more storms this hurricane season

    As the fifth named storm of the season fell apart in the Caribbean Thursday, federal hurricane forecasters rolled out an update their predictions for the rest of what they still say will be an "active" season. The August outlook calls for a slight...
  • Castros Cuba

    This weekend, Fidel Castro will step down as president of Cuba, defying expectations that only death would part him from the role. The Times has been on the death watch, and before that, on the re-revolution watch, since way back in 1960. Below,...
  • Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda

    Hurricane Bill revs up at sea on path to Bermuda
    MIAMI (AP) - The first hurricane of this year's Atlantic season was gaining strength far off in the ocean Monday, while the Florida Panhandle and Alabama were soaked by the remnants of a weakening tropical storm. Hurricane Bill was expected to become a...
  • Editorial: What to do about Haiti

     
    The U.S. and international community must provide immediate aid, then help plan a future for it that includes a functioning government....
  • Storm clouds in the Caribbean

     
    Chances that a stormy region in the Caribbean will get organized and strengthen to tropical storm force appear to be growing today. The National Hurricane Center gives the weather in the region a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical......
  • Hurricane Gustav Gains Strength

    Gustav continued to gain strength after becoming a hurricane early Tuesday and forecasters said it could become a Category 2 hurricane before hitting Haiti's southern coast.       The fast-forming storm was also on track to hit Cuba.       The National...
  • Hurricane Ike Strikes Cuba, Targets US

    Powerful Storm Lashing Cuba  The National Hurricane Center in Miami says powerful Hurricane Ike has roared ashore in eastern Cuba.       The center said Ike slammed into Cuba's Holguin province at 9:45 p.m. EDT Sunday as a dangerous Category 3 storm.    ...