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Southeast Braces For Potentially 'Catastrophic' Hurricane Matthew

Reuters/HuffPost | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green

Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm poised for U.S. landfall in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for Florida after ...

Tropical Storm Julia Forms Along Florida's Coast

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Julia, the tenth of the season, has formed along the coast of northeast Florida, the National Hurricane Center said...

After Tearing Up South, Hermine Threatens Northeast

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.04.2016 | Green

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Storm Hermine churned off the U.S. Middle Atlantic Coast on Sunday, threatening to regain hurricane strength after carving a path...

Life-Threatening Storm Hammers Its Way Up East Coast

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.03.2016 | Green

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Hermine plowed across North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Saturday, threatening the U.S. East Coast with a mix of high...

Florida Braces For First Hurricane In More Than A Decade

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.01.2016 | Green

TAMPA, Fla., Sept 1 (Reuters) - Hermine gathered strength to reach hurricane status on Thursday as residents of Florida’s northern Gulf Coast scramb...

Back-To-Back Hurricanes Hurtle Toward Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green

HONOLULU ― Two powerful hurricanes, one right behind the other, are headed toward the Hawaiian Islands, prompting the National Weather Service to is...

Hurricane Watch Issued For Florida Coast As Storm Churns

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green

TAMPA, Fla. - U.S forecasters warned residents of Hawaii’s Big Island on Tuesday of an encroaching hurricane expected to bring strong winds and heav...

Looming Storms Menace Florida And North Carolina

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.30.2016 | Green

TAMPA, Fla., Aug 29 (Reuters) - U.S. forecasters issued a tropical storm warning for coastal North Carolina on Monday, while another system churning i...

Personally Speaking: Caught Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Desmond L Brown | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Desmond L Brown

It happens almost every year that a tropical cyclone develops in the Atlantic. Caribbean Weather Forecasters are often plunged into defence mode. At i...

Remembering Hurricane Agnes

Carol A Miele | Posted 11.25.2016 | Miami
Carol A Miele

In June of 1972, I went on a trip to Miami Beach with my close friend Yvonne, her brother John, his wife Regina, and their young daughter Denise. We booked adjoining rooms at a motel for the week. We planned to drive mid-week to Orlando for our first visit to Disneyworld.

Weakened Hurricane Patricia Spares Mexican Cities, Hits Remote Areas

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.24.2015 | Green

CHAMELA, Mexico, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Hurricane Patricia caused less damage than feared on Mexico's Pacific coast on Saturday, but hammered an isolated ...

Tropical Storm Erika Heads Toward The Eastern Caribbean

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green

UPDATE: National Hurricane Center forecast projects Erika as a hurricane later this weekend: http://t.co/NujO0tjzqM pic.twitter.com/sE9RBHTxxT— The ...

Tropical Storm Danny Takes Shape In The Atlantic

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Danny, the fourth named storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Nati...

Typhoon Soudelor Slams Into Taiwan, Hundreds Evacuate

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.29.2016 | World

Typhoon Soudelor made landfall in Taiwan near the city of Hualien early on Saturday morning local time, CNN reports. Taiwan evacuated hundreds of pe...

'State Of Disaster' Declared After Typhoon Soudelor Slams Saipan

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.03.2015 | World

Saipan endured severe damage after Typhoon Soudelor passed through the island late Sunday night with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour and...

Tropical Storm Lumbers Off Coast Of Carolinas

Associated Press | Posted 05.10.2015 | Green

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Ana weakened slightly as it lumbered just off the coast of South Carolina, sending pounding surf cras...

How 'Brown Oceans' Fuel Hurricanes

Posted 07.18.2013 | Green

By Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience Assistant Editor: Hurricanes and tropical storms typically gather strength while moving over warm oceans, where the...

Hard Evidence of Sandy's Destruction

Philip Radford | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

A message written in debris from Hurricane Sandy reads "Global Warming is Here" on the beach in a devastated area of New York. Photo by Greenpeace ...

Grim Storm Eyes The East Coast

Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: A swirl of thunderstorms in the Caribbean, which is a notorious breeding ground for October hurricanes, is ...

Hurricane Isaac Threatens Haiti's Vulnerable

Richard Walden | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Richard Walden

Haiti has for decades been the poorest country in our hemisphere and it was set far back by the disasters which have befallen it since 2008. It behooves us, therefore, to do better than we have done and to beseech those relief agencies which still have cash.

Tropical Storm Isaac Likely WIll Become Hurricane, Threatens Haiti

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

Tropical Storm Isaac's path veered further westward Thursday afternoon and is likely to develop into a hurricane come Friday. Isaac threatens to unlea...

PHOTOS: Escape From Hong Kong

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

On the morning of the 24th, I crossed from the mainland into Hong Kong and boarded an airport shuttle for Hong Kong International. There were so many trees and branches down along the highway that I arrived just as my flight to Osaka was supposed to take off.

Hurricane Season Picks Up Speed With Tropical Storm Chris

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green

CFTC OFFICIAL SAYS BARCLAYS SETTLEMENT IS LARGEST CIVIL MONETARY PENALTY EVER IMPOSED BY THE CFTC...

What Soap Bubbles Say About Stormy Weather

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 06/14/2012 12:04 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Although it's well-known that a tempest ...

Storm Threatens Southeastern Coast

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2012 | Green

* Storm near hurricane strength, landfall seen late Sunday * Beryl threatens heavy rains, possible flooding * Dangerous ...