Humberto Expected to Turn Away From U.S. After Strike in Bahamas

by Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) --The Bahamas are enduring another day of heavy rain and gusting winds as Tropical Storm Humberto moves through the chain, parts of which were devastated when Hurricane Dorian killed scores of people and drove many more from their homes early this month. The new storm’s threat to the U.S. has diminished. Humberto formed Friday from a cluster … [Read more...]

Hurricane Dorian Inches Towards Florida After Pummeling Bahamas

By Dante Carrer MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Slow-moving hurricane Dorian pounded Grand Bahama Island on Tuesday and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast by day's end before drenching the U.S. East Coast for the next several days. Dorian, which over the weekend had been one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, killed at … [Read more...]

Hurricane Dorian Could Be Major Category 4 Hurricane at Landfall

By Zach Fagenson and Gabriella Borter MIAMI, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian is forecast to strengthen and become a highly dangerous Category 4 hurricane on Sunday, threatening the Atlantic coast of central and south Florida, the National Hurricane Center said on Thursday. Spurred on by warm Atlantic waters, Dorian is predicted to pack winds reaching 130 mph (209 kph) in … [Read more...]

Dorian Heads Toward Puerto Rico; New Forecast Track Shows Florida Threat

By Brian K. Sullivan and Will Wade (Bloomberg) --Tropical Storm Dorian is about to sideswipe Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. And if you live on Florida’s east coast, it may be time to start gathering supplies. Chances are increasing that the storm will approach Florida bringing 100-mile-per-hour winds, making it a Category 2 hurricane, according to the U.S. National … [Read more...]

Carr: Tropical Storm Barry – Where do we go from here?

By CW4 Michael Carr - Tropical Storm, and potentially Hurricane Barry was heading directly for us. Though still a thousand miles away, which might seem far away, that distance is small when considering the wind radius and forward motion. We needed to make decisions on what we would do, and once those decisions were made we would be unable to change our decisions. Hurricane … [Read more...]