Latest U.S. National Hurricane Center Stories

2006-08-23 17:29:04

MIAMI (Reuters) - Debby, the fourth tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, weakened a bit on Wednesday as it moved over slightly cooler waters and posed no threat to land, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

2006-08-22 07:25:00

If you thought the sight of the great American jazz city New Orleans flooded to the eaves -- its people trapped in attics or cowering on rooftops -- was the nightmare hurricane scenario, think again.

2006-08-21 17:12:34

MIAMI (Reuters) - The fourth tropical depression of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season formed on Monday in the far eastern Atlantic and was expected to become Tropical Storm Debby as it approached the southernmost Cape Verde islands. By 5 p.m.

2006-08-09 10:21:22

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is sending a plane to investigate whether a strong tropical wave near the Windward Islands has strengthened into a tropical depression or storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a report Wednesday. The U.S.

2006-08-04 07:15:58

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Chris was downgraded to a tropical depression as it lost steam en route to Cuba on Friday but forecasters said there was a chance it could regenerate. At 8 a.m.

2006-08-02 17:24:53

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Chris weakened on Wednesday but still threatened to become the first hurricane of 2006, aimed at U.S. oil facilities in the Gulf of Mexico where monster storms like Katrina wreaked havoc last year, or hurricane magnet Florida.

2006-08-01 19:48:21

MIAMI (Reuters) - The third tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season bore down on the Caribbean's northern Leeward Islands on Tuesday and could become a hurricane headed for the Gulf of Mexico later this week, U.S. forecasters said.

2006-08-01 05:57:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Chris has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, strengthening from a tropical depression, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a report Tuesday.

2006-07-20 10:44:23

MIAMI (Reuters) - Forecasters issued storm warnings for some of the vacation playgrounds of the northeastern United States on Thursday as Tropical Storm Beryl headed toward the coast of Massachusetts.

2006-07-20 04:07:55

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a storm warning for the vacation playgrounds of southeastern Massachusetts on Thursday, as Tropical Storm Beryl headed north after sparing North Carolina.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.