| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:57 AM
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.
Over the next five days, the system is projected to aim into the Caribbean, strengthen into a...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:53 AM
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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:13 AM
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaac took aim at the Dominican Republic and Haiti early Thursday, expected to gain strength after drenching tiny islands in its whirl over the eastern entrance to the Caribbean.
No major damage was reported,...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:48 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:55 PM
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,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:54 AM
Tropical Depression 5 formed in the Central Atlantic on Wednesday afternoon, and it's forecast to strengthen into a hurricane within five days.
Early Thursday the weather system was moving toward the west at a faster clip but had not become any better...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 2:00 AM
Quickly bulking up from a mushy depression, Tropical Storm Ernesto formed in the western Atlantic on Thursday afternoon and is forecast to grow into a hurricane by Monday.
Ernesto weakened slightly overnight but is expected to strengthen during the...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Summer break again takes on a different meaning for a team of students from Botetourt County.
A trip to the Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti in the Caribbean, forced the students to get out of their comfort zone on a...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Tropical Depression 7 picked up forward speed but no strength as it aimed toward the Caribbean on Friday.
At 11 p.m., TD-7 was in the Atlantic about 365 miles east of Barbados, sprinting west at 24 mph with sustained winds of 35 mph.
The system is...