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Nicole Moves North After
Toppling Florida Homes
Nov 11, 2022 4:37 AM CST
Nicole Moves North After Toppling Florida Homes
Storm killed at least 2, wrecked dozens of buildings
- Tropical Depression Nicole was moving through Georgia Friday morning after a day of causing havoc as it churned through Florida as a hurricane and then tropical storm. The rare November hurricane could dump as much as 6 inches of rain over the Blue Ridge Mountains, the National Hurricane Center said....
Hurricane Nicole Makes
Landfall in Florida
Nov 10, 2022 4:28 AM CST
Hurricane Nicole Makes Landfall in Florida
Rare November hurricane hits state's east coast
- Hurricane Nicole made landfall early Thursday along the east coast of Florida, just south of Vero Beach. The storm was already battering a large area of the storm-weary state with strong winds, dangerous storm surge, and heavy rain, officials said. The rare November hurricane had already led officials to shut...
Ahead of Hurricane
Nov 9, 2022 7:40 PM CST
Evacuation Orders Ahead of Hurricane Include Mar-a-Lago
Nicole could erode Florida beaches already damaged by Ian
- A Florida-bound storm strengthened into Hurricane Nicole on Wednesday after pounding the Bahamas, as US officials ordered evacuations that included former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. It's a rare November hurricane for storm-weary Florida, where only two such hurricanes have made landfall since recordkeeping began in 1853—the...
Roslyn Hits Mexico,
Oct 23, 2022 10:35 AM CDT
Roslyn Hits Mexico, Misses Resorts
Forecasters warn dangerous storm surge, mudslides are possible
- Hurricane Roslyn slammed into a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico’s Pacific coast between the resorts of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan on Sunday morning and quickly moved inland. By Sunday morning, Roslyn remained a major hurricane with winds of 120mph, down only slightly from its peak of 130mph. The US...
'Hometown of Tomorrow'
Kept Power on During Ian
Oct 3, 2022 12:28 PM CDT
'Hometown of Tomorrow' Kept Power on During Ian
Florida's Babcock Ranch, US' 'first solar-powered town,' didn't lose electricity
- The stories out of Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian are harrowing and devastating , with a death toll that continues to climb . One town in the western part of the state, however, fared better than most, with Ian serving as a "true test for the community," per...
Went to Extremes to
Keep Paralyzed Spouse Alive
in case you missed it
Oct 2, 2022 4:30 PM CDT
Florida Woman Went to Extremes to Keep Paralyzed Spouse Alive
Inside one Punta Gorda couple's tale of survival
- As more and more media outlets manage to interview Florida residents who have weathered Hurricane Ian—in many cases emerging with their lives but little else intact— NBC News shares one couple's harrowing story. Christopher Smith suffers from prostate cancer, and had been due to receive radiation treatment on...
Mexico Prepares for Hurricane
Oct 2, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
Mexico Prepares for Hurricane
Orlene picks up strength en route
- Hurricane Orlene gained strength Sunday as it headed toward western Mexico, where the US National Hurricane Center warned the "extremely dangerous" storm could cause life-threatening flooding. The storm became a hurricane on Saturday and was posting maximum sustained winds up to 130mph on its way to the coast,
Who Wants to Give Birth in a
Hurricane? No One, but She Did
Sep 30, 2022 2:54 PM CDT
Who Wants to Give Birth in a Hurricane? No One, but She Did
Cape Coral resident Amanda Mahr's baby is named George, not Ian
- Amid the nightmarish news out of Florida in the wake of Ian, a bright spot comes via a 10-pound, 6-ounce package delivered in Cape Coral. The
New York Times
reports on the plight of 36-year-old Amanda Mahr, and her husband, Matthew, 37, as they hunkered down to ride out the...
As Ian Bore Down on Florida,
Political Barbs Continued
Sep 29, 2022 10:26 AM CDT
As Ian Bore Down on Florida, Political Barbs Continued
Storm didn't stop campaign ads from DeSantis, Demings, Rubio
- On the one hand, seeing political ads on TV as a major storm rages outside your window might be a welcome distraction. Or, maybe you won't be in the mood to watch election-season nastiness as your roof shingles are getting ripped off by the wind. Apparently, several Florida politicians...
Ian Leaves Trail of Devastation
Sep 29, 2022 6:39 AM CDT
Ian Leaves Trail of Devastation
Hurricane was 5th-strongest storm ever to hit US; 2M without power, people trapped in homes
- Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, damaging the roof of a hospital intensive care unit, and knocking out power to 2 million people before aiming for the Atlantic Coast. One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the United States barreled...
There Were Eerie Scenes
in Tampa as Ian Approached
Sep 28, 2022 7:45 PM CDT
There Were Eerie Scenes in Tampa as Ian Approached
'Blowout tide' exposed seabed
- As Hurricane Ian approached Florida before making landfall Wednesday, there were eerie scenes in Tampa and other areas where water receded, exposing the seabed. The phenomenon, in which strong winds blow water away from the coast, causing sea levels to drop, is known as a blowout tide or reverse storm...
Ian Makes Landfall as
Massive Category 4 Storm
Sep 28, 2022 4:01 PM CDT
Ian Makes Landfall as Massive Category 4 Storm
Tampa area was spared a direct hit
This story has been updated with new developments
. Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday in southwest Florida as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the US, swamping city streets with water and smashing trees along the coast. The massive Category 4 storm's center struck Wednesday afternoon near...
Now a Category 4,
Ian Barrels Toward Florida
Sep 28, 2022 6:35 AM CDT
Now a Category 4, Ian Barrels Toward Florida
Hurricane-force winds, rainfall of up to 18 inches, 'life-threatening' storm surges expected
- Hurricane Ian intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm as it approached Florida, and forecasters predicted it would retain top winds of 140mph until landfall Wednesday afternoon. Tropical storm-force winds and rain were already hitting the state's heavily populated Gulf Coast, with the Naples to Sarasota region at...
Hurricane Ian Knocks Out
Power to All of Cuba
Sep 28, 2022 12:02 AM CDT
Hurricane Ian Knocks Out Power to All of Cuba
Storm heading to Florida next
- Cuba remained in the dark early Wednesday after Hurricane Ian knocked out its power grid and devastated some of the country’s most important tobacco farms when it hit the island’s western tip as a major storm, the AP reports. Authorities were working overnight to gradually restore service to...
2.5M Ordered to Evacuate
as Ian Approaches Florida
Sep 27, 2022 8:32 PM CDT
2.5M Ordered to Evacuate as Ian Approaches Florida
NHC warns of 'catastrophic' winds, flooding from Hurricane Ian
- Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane Tuesday and left 1 million people without electricity, then churned on a collision course with Florida over warm Gulf waters amid expectations it would strengthen into a catastrophic Category 4 storm. The National Hurricane Center said Cuba suffered "significant...
Hurricane Ian's Approach
'Near Worst-Case' for Tampa
Sep 27, 2022 6:26 AM CDT
Hurricane Ian's Approach 'Near Worst-Case' for Tampa
'Just leave now,' Tampa mayor urges residents
- The Tampa area is bracing for a direct hit as Hurricane Ian intensifies . The storm grew into a Category 3 hurricane before making landfall in Cuba on Tuesday morning, the AP reports. After lashing Cuba, the storm is expected to strengthen in the Gulf of Mexico before bearing down on...
Fiona Could Be Strongest
Storm Ever to Hit Canada
Sep 23, 2022 8:53 AM CDT
Fiona Could Be Strongest Storm Ever to Hit Canada
'This storm is going to hit us, folks, and it's going to hit us in the face'
- Canada's Atlantic provinces are bracing for Hurricane Fiona, which some forecasters say could be the strongest storm ever to hit the region. Chris Fogarty at the Canadian Hurricane Center says the storm could be the country's equivalent of 2012's Superstorm Sandy, CNN reports. "We are seeing...
Fiona Is Now a
Category 4 Storm
Sep 21, 2022 12:04 PM CDT
Fiona Is Now a Category 4 Storm
Hurricane gains strength as it moves toward Bermuda
- Hurricane Fiona strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane Wednesday as it headed north toward Bermuda, days after causing "catastrophic" damage in Puerto Rico. The first major hurricane of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season has also caused devastating flooding and infrastructure damage in the Dominican Republic, CNN reports. At least...
5 Years After Maria, Puerto Rico
Faces Another Power Crisis
Sep 19, 2022 10:05 AM CDT
5 Years After Maria, Puerto Rico Faces Another Power Crisis
It's not clear when electricity will be restored after Hurricane Fiona, though government says not long
- The damage to Puerto Rico after it was slammed over the weekend by Hurricane Fiona is said to be "catastrophic," with landslides, severe flooding, and power getting knocked out for all of the island's residents. The storm is set to continue to dump rain on the US...
Damage in Puerto Rico,
Hurricane Fiona Isn't Done
Sep 19, 2022 12:21 AM CDT
After 'Catastrophic' Damage in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Fiona Isn't Done
'This is not over,' meteorologist warns
- Hurricane Fiona bore down on the Dominican Republic on Monday after knocking out the power grid and unleashing floods and landslides in Puerto Rico, where the governor said the damage was “catastrophic." No deaths have been reported, but authorities in the US territory said it was too early...
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