Latest Hurricane Jimena Stories

2009-09-01 16:55:00

It's unusual to see towering clouds that are created from smoke and fires, but that's what showed up in the latest satellite imagery from NASA, when also capturing powerful Hurricane Jimena and Tropical Depression Kevin in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

2009-08-31 13:05:00

Hurricane Warnings are up for the southern Baja California, as powerful Category Four Hurricane Jimena threatens. Jimena developed over the weekend, and the infrared instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured that explosive development.

2007-08-13 00:00:00

Hurricane Flossie packed 135 mph wind as it spun closer to Hawaii on Sunday, but forecasters predicted the Category 4 storm would weaken before passing by the islands later this week.

2006-08-31 17:42:48

LA PAZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane John lost strength on Thursday as it trekked up Mexico's Pacific coastline and was downgraded to a less powerful category 2 storm, the U.S.-based National Hurricane Center said.

2005-10-01 17:24:39

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Otis weakened slightly on Saturday as it ambled erratically toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on a path to expected Monday landfall in sparsely populated semi-desert.

2005-10-01 11:40:17

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Otis edged toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Saturday after winds strengthened overnight to 100 mph (160 km/p/h), leading authorities to evacuate some high-risk areas near its path.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.