Latest Tropical Storm Fay Stories
In 2008, residents of Hispaniola experienced one of their worst hurricane seasons in recent memory.
Volunteer weather watchers in Florida who are part of a nationwide observation network did a great job monitoring Tropical Storm Fay, experts say. Melissa Griffin, the co-state coordinator for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network in Florida, said her branch was able to collect vital information regarding the 2008 storm that was then passed along to the National Weather Service, USA Today said Monday. By having a dense network of dedicated observers, Florida CoCoRaHS was...
The Associated Press RALEIGH Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Hanna appear to have helped some central and southern North Carolina counties struggling with water shortages and drought, according to a federal drought map released Thursday.
By DREW DIXON Beaches officials are applying to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of repairs and cleanup after Tropical Storm Fay.
By WENDI ZONGKER The water just kept rising. Tropical Storm Fay dumped almost 20 inches of rain in Hilliard. And the swollen St. Marys River crested in Macclenny Monday at just over 21 feet, according to Nassau County Emergency Management.
The flooding that followed Tropical Storm Fay in Florida has driven animals from their homes, forcing humans to cope with alligators, snakes and fire ants.
Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Fay delivered relief to North Carolina but not enough to end the state's drought, scientists said. Jerard Bales, director of the U.S. Geological Survey North Carolina Water Science Center, said the record-breaking drought is far from over.
The creek that runs across the eighth hole at Countryside Golf Club in Roanoke was dry Monday evening. The remnants of Tropical Storm Fay might have provided some water to it temporarily, but recent rain will not end the drought that lingers over Southwest Virginia.
At least 22 people died in severe flooding and landslides triggered when Hurricane Gustav hit Haiti and the Dominican Republic, officials said Wednesday.
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