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Tropical Storm Alex is forecast to reach hurricane strength on Tuesday as it moves further into the Gulf waters near southern Texas, bringing high winds and large waves that will likely hinder efforts to contain the BP oil spill.
Hurricane warnings were posted Wednesday for several islands in the Eastern Caribbean Sea as Hurricane Omar strengthened, U.S. forecasters said. A hurricane warning was in effect for St. Martin, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barthelemy, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St.
Hurricane warnings were posted Wednesday for several islands in the Eastern Caribbean Sea as Hurricane Omar gathered strength, U.S. forecasters said. A hurricane warning was in effect for St. Martin, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barthelemy, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St.
By Kirsten Johnson Associated Press PUERTO SAN CARLOS, Mexico -- Hurricane Norbert swept across Mexico's southern Baja California peninsula on Saturday, tearing off roofs and forcing hundreds of people to flee flooded homes.
U.S. forecasters called Hurricane Ike "extremely dangerous" as it tracked toward the Southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean. At 11 p.m.
Tropical Storm Josephine lost some strength over the central Atlantic Ocean midday Thursday, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
Tropical Storm Josephine intensified overnight over the central Atlantic Ocean, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Thursday.
By Will Weissert HAVANA - Gustav swelled into a fearsome Category 4 hurricane with winds of 145 mph on Saturday as Cuba raced to evacuate more than 240,000 people and Americans to the north clogged highways fleeing New Orleans.
On Sunday, the U.S. Gulf Coast battled with Hurricane Gustav, but east of Florida, Tropical Storm Hanna churned in a complex climatic surrounding that made it impossible for researchers to forecast her next destination.
The center of Tropical Storm Bertha passed Bermuda Monday afternoon, moving to the north with 65 mph winds that were lashing rain, U.S. forecasters said. At 2 p.m., Bertha was moving north near 7 mph and was centered about 40 miles east-northeast of the island, the U.S.
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