Its winds shrieking, Michael crashed ashore in the early afternoon near Mexico Beach, a tourist town about midway along the Panhandle, a lightly populated, 200-mile stretch of white-sand beach resorts, fishing towns and military bases.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the U.S. marked its Independence Day with celebrations across the country and temperatures that climbed well over 90 degrees in parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Also, trained divers in northern Thailand continued their efforts…
By PBS NewsHour
Record or near-record cold is gripping the Midwest and East. Even in the Deep South, temperatures have dipped into the 20s. The bitter cold poses a danger across the country, as officials work to get the homeless off the streets…
As much of the country braces during the cold snap, President Trump weighed in on Twitter, seeming to dismiss yet again the effects of climate change and conflate the the latest weather with the broader issues around climate. What are…
In our new wrap Monday, nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses across the Northeast lost power after a storm with wind gusts that topped 100 mph barreled through the region downing trees and power lines. Also, a federal court in…
Hurricane Irma is en route to Florida after battering islands across the Caribbean, and many areas across central and south Florida are already under mandatory evacuation. P.J. Tobia reports on how Floridians are preparing for the storm, then John Yang…
Hurricane Irma is punishing Puerto Rico with 185 mph winds as it takes aim at the U.S. mainland. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Ed Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center, Kathleen Fox of FEMA and Key West Mayor Craig Cates about…
By Nsikan Akpan
Some uncertainty still surrounds Hurricane Irma’s fate, but here’s what to expect -- plus an explainer on why this hurricane season is churning out so many extreme storms in the Atlantic Ocean.
In our news wrap Friday, Tropical Storm Lidia produced heavy rains and wind across Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, resulting in four deaths. The storm could bring rain to the Southwest while Hurricane Irma remains far out in the Atlantic. Also,…
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