Weather forecasters say the current tropical storm season is likely to be more active than normal, with as many as six major hurricanes. But planning for these disasters is more complex this year. The coronavirus pandemic has made it harder…
By John Yang
Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go?…
By Seth Borenstein, Julie Pace, Associated Press
Florida firefighters are hoping to hold containment lines around a 2,000-acre fire in the state’s Panhandle that has been burning since Monday. Residents were allowed back to the most heavily devastated areas on Friday, but officials say they should be…
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
More than five weeks since Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, the complexities of the storm and the recovery are in some ways just beginning to reveal themselves. But scientists also say the long game for the Bahamas is very uncertain,…
By Miles O'Brien
By PBS NewsHour
Even as Hurricane Dorian’s track shifts north, Floridians hope for the best while preparing for the worst, reports NewsHour National Correspondent John Yang. He joins Hari Sreenivasan from Orlando to discuss how the state and its people are preparing for…
By Ramon Espinosa, Associated Press
"Devastating hurricane conditions” are expected in the Abacos Islands early Sunday and across Grand Bahama Island later in the day, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
By Gretchen Frazee
The 2019 hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean begins June 1 and runs through November.
By Russ Bynum, Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press
Days after the hurricane slammed into the Florida Panhandle, people are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from. How many are missing seems to be anyone's guess.
By Russ Bynum, Brendan Farrington, Associated Press
Search and rescue teams looked for bodies through a ruined landscape of smashed homes and piles of sand Friday, while more deaths were reported in Virginia, 600 miles from where Hurricane Michael made landfall.
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