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Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Daniel Expected To Strengthen, No Threat To Land

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Daniel has become a hurricane while moving westward over open waters in the Pacific. The National Hurric...

Tropical Storm Debby Forms In The Gulf

AP | Associated Press | Posted 08.23.2012 | Green

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Debby formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, interfering with oil and gas production and putting officials on alert fo...

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 ...

Beryl Threatens Southeast Coastline

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 07.27.2012 | Green

By RUSS BYNUM, The Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Subtropical storm Beryl crept Sunday toward the Southeast U.S. coastline, threatening to ...

'Swamp People' Save An Orphaned Fawn

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

Most of the time on "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History), the drama comes from hunting and killing dangerous prey like alligators. But this wee...

Adapting to Climate Change the Right Way

Benjamin K. Sovacool | Posted 02.12.2012 | Green
Benjamin K. Sovacool

Faced with more frequent natural disasters caused largely by climate change, global and local decision-makers need to have greater foresight in their efforts to prevent and recover from future crises.

Scientists Warn NY Must Prepare For Climate Change NOW

AP | Mary Esch | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York

By Mary Esch ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Devastating floods like those caused in upstate New York by the remnants of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee...

Tropical Storm Lee Begins Pelting Gulf Coast

AP | MARY FOSTER | Posted 11.03.2011 | Green

JEAN LAFITTE, La. — Bands of heavy rain and strong wind gusts from Tropical Storm Lee knocked out power to thousands in Louisiana and Mississipp...

Tropical Storm Lee Threatens Gulf Coast With Heavy Rain

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

MIAMI — A large storm system churning in the Gulf Of Mexico grew Friday into Tropical Storm Lee, beginning a Labor Day weekend-long assault that...

Tropical Storm Warnings Issued Along Gulf Coast

AP | JANET MCCONNAUGHEY | Posted 11.01.2011 | Green

By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY, The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A large storm system churning in the Gulf Of Mexico grew Friday into Tropical Storm...

New Atlantic Storm Could Become Hurricane Katia

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green

MIAMI — A tropical depression far out in the Atlantic is forecast to become a hurricane this week, but it's too early to know if it'll strike th...

PHOTOS: Readers Submit Their Pictures From Hurricane Irene

Posted 10.28.2011 | Green

As Hurricane Irene, which on Sunday morning was downgraded to Tropical Storm Irene, continues to make its way north, causing flooding, power outages a...

Flood Worries And Some Relief In Irene's Wake

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS and BETH FOUHY | Posted 10.28.2011 | Green

By DAVE GRAM, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The storm that had been Hurricane Irene crossed into Canada overnight but wasn't yet through with...

Tropical Storm Jose Heads For Bermuda

AP | Posted 10.28.2011 | Green

HAMILTON, Bermuda — Tropical Storm Jose spun just to the west of Bermuda on Sunday, buffeting the wealthy British territory with gusty winds and...

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Mayor Gray: D.C. 'Ready For Virtually Any Eventuality'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

Washington, D.C., is bracing as Hurricane Irene reaches the nation's capital. Mayor Vincent Gray told reporters on a 9:15 p.m. conference call tha...

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'Why Should We Close?': A Coney Island Bodega Shuts Its Doors As Hurricane Approaches

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

CONEY ISLAND, New York -- Long after Crown Fried Chicken and Bargain Land were shuttered on Saturday in preparation for Hurricane Irene, the Five Deli...

WATCH: Hurricane Irene Batters The Bahamas

Posted 10.25.2011 | World

Hurricane Irene barreled into the Bahamas Wednesday, bringing heavy rains and sustained winds of about 115 miles per hour. As the Associated Press ...

Tropical Storm Gert Nears Bermuda

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | Green

By ELIZABETH ROBERTS, Associated Press HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- People in Bermuda hauled their boats onto beaches and shuttered their homes as Tro...

Tropical Storm Emily Hits Haiti; Flooding Begins

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

L'ESTERE, Haiti — Rivers rose to dangerous levels in Haiti's rural center Thursday even as Tropical Storm Emily broke apart and became a wet low...

World Vision Prepares Quake Survivors, Warns of Flooding Threats as Tropical Storm Emily Approaches Haiti

World Vision | Posted 10.03.2011 | World
World Vision

By Rachel Wolff, Sr. Director for World Vision News Bureau Aug. 3, 2011, Port-au-Prince -- As Tropical Storm Emily approaches Haiti and the Dominican...

Tropical Storm Emily Forms, Takes Aim At Caribbean

AP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Green

ROUSEAU, Dominica — Tropical Storm Emily formed Monday in the eastern Caribbean and lashed islands with heavy rain and winds, as the system move...

10 Dead, 10 Missing As Storm Lashes Philippines

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A slow-moving storm unleashed massive floods and landslides Tuesday in the northeastern Philippines, killing at least 10 p...

Tropical Storm Dora Reaches Near-Hurricane Force In Pacific

AP | Posted 09.18.2011 | World

MIAMI — Forecasters say Dora has become the fourth hurricane in the Eastern Pacific season as it strengthens off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. ...