Latest Hurricane Bill Stories

Image 1 - Hurricane Kenneth Becomes Late-season Record-breaking Major Hurricane
2011-11-23 03:55:44

NASA satellites have been watching hurricane Kenneth in the eastern Pacific, and on Nov, 22, Kenneth became a late-season major hurricane. In fact, Kenneth sets a record for the latest season major hurricane in the eastern Pacific Ocean.

2011-06-01 13:54:09

Hurricane season starts today, June 1, in the Atlantic Ocean and the tropics are paying attention to the calendar.

2010-09-21 14:32:14

Hurricane Igor may be changing into an extra tropical storm and losing his warm core of energy, but he hasn't lost his punch as hurricane watches are up today in eastern Canada.

2010-09-04 12:00:00

A weakened Tropical Storm Earl brushed Nantucket and the outer regions of Cape Cod early Saturday and did little damage as it raced northeast toward Nova Scotia.

2009-08-24 21:08:20

Lifeguards at Necox Beach in New York's Hamptons said they helped illusionist David Blaine and two friends out of the rough waters during the weekend. A lifeguard who asked not to be identified told the New York Post Blaine and his friends ignored warnings Sunday to stay out of the water, which became dangerous as a result of Hurricane Bill. They were warned not to go in because of the hurricane surf conditions, the lifeguard told the newspaper, adding the trio walked farther east and jumped...

2009-08-20 12:35:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has advice and safety tips for anyone planning a trip to the beach along the U.S.

2009-08-19 11:54:13

A Florida businessman says he has established an online hurricane options market for property owners to hedge against skyrocketing insurance costs. Ken Horowitz, former owner of the Miami Fusion Major League Soccer team, says his new exchange is called Weather Risk Solutions, in which traders can buy and sell options contracts betting on a storm hitting any of dozens of areas along Florida's Atlantic and Gulf coasts, The Palm Beach Post reported Wednesday. The newspaper said traders could pay...

2009-08-18 08:50:00

Bill was the third tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, behind Ana and Tropical Depression One. Over the weekend Bill grew into the first hurricane in the Atlantic this season. Two NASA Satellites captured Bill's rainfall and cloud temperatures as he was powering up.

2009-08-17 13:01:00

Red Cross reminds you to stay prepared WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With two storms swirling in the Atlantic Ocean, the American Red Cross issues a reminder for people who live in hurricane-prone areas to update their preparedness plans.

2008-09-29 09:00:10

By DAVID SHARP By David Sharp The Associated Press MACHIAS, Maine Fishermen moved boats to shelter from a rare burst of tropical weather along Maine's rugged Down East coast Sunday as a weakening Hurricane Kyle spun past on its way to Canada, threatening a glancing blow equivalent to a classic nor'easter storm without the snow.

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