Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S. mainland.
By Jennifer Kay, Gary Fineout, Associated Press
The speed of the storm barreling toward the Florida Panhandle — Michael was moving north-northwest at 12 mph — was among the hazards worrying forecasters at the National Hurricane Center on Tuesday morning.
By Jay Reeves, Associated Press
Authorities posted on its Facebook page that responding deputies discovered that the child had been killed after a tree fell on a mobile home in Pensacola. The name and age were not released.
By Jennifer Kay, Associated Press
In North Carolina, a television news anchor and a photojournalist were killed instantly on Monday while covering the weather, when a tree became uprooted from rain-soaked ground and toppled onto their SUV, authorities said.
By Associated Press
A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Three massive hurricanes, severe storms and wildfires across the U.S. caused more than $306 billion in damage last year, making 2017 the most expensive year for climate disasters on record.
By Elizabeth Flock
Hurricane Irma devastated the U.S. Virgin Islands, leveling homes, knocking out power, and turning the landscape into a “battered wasteland” where some say media coverage was minimal and help was late to arrive. Now, the islands are under…
After-effects from Hurricane Alex again kept oil cleanup crews in port, as one estimate indicated the gusher is now the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeffrey Brown has an update on cleanup efforts.
As Hurricane Alex stalls oil capture efforts along the Gulf Coast, Jeffrey Brown talks with a hurricane forecaster and an oil spill response expert about the ongoing oil capture efforts and the difficulties that the hurricane season may bring.
High waves and gusting winds from Hurricane Alex hampered cleanup efforts in the Gulf, forcing oil-skimming ships back to shore. Jeffrey Brown reports on the difficulties storm season may pose for the Gulf Coast.
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