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Forecasters Predict 7th Straight Above-Normal Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season is poised to deliver another round of above-normal storms for the seventh consecutive year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Tuesday. NOAA forecasters estimate 14 to 21 named storms, six to 10 of …

Biden Warns of ‘Another Tough Hurricane Season’ This Year

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden warned Wednesday that the country will likely see “another tough hurricane season” this year, and he pledged that his administration was prepared to respond to the storms and help Americans recover …

NYC Faces Flash Flooding Risk as Torrential Downpours Approach

New York City commuters face a blustery, soaked-to-the-skin trek to work Tuesday as a powerful coastal storm unwinds across the Northeast. Rain began shortly after 9 p.m. Monday and will intensify early Tuesday, peaking in the daylight hours, said Scott …

Drone Boats Sent From Jacksonville to Face Storms’ Fury

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The key to making hurricane forecasts suddenly clearer and more accurate might have floated out to sea from Jacksonville last week on something looking like orange surfboards with wings. Maybe. It will take time for federal …

Australian East Coast Rain to Ease but Flooding Continues

SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall was forecast to ease across Australia’s east coast but floodwaters will linger for days across New South Wales state where 15,000 people were nervously waiting on Tuesday for potential orders to evacuate. Some 18,000 residents …

Tropical Storm Zeta Threatens Mexican Resorts, Louisiana

Tropical Storm Zeta gathered strength as it bore down on the Mexican cities of, where it was forecast to dump heavy rain before turning north to threaten the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Mississippi with another direct hit. Zeta …

Hurricane Delta Hits Mexican Coast With Dangerous Storm Surge

Hurricane Delta weakened to a Category 3 storm just before slamming into the coast of Mexico, but remains life-threatening. Delta came ashore along the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula near Puerto Morelos, the National Hurricane Center said at 6:49 a.m. in New …

Hurricane Sally Reaches Gulf Coast With Flash-Flood Threat

Hurricane Sally made landfall in U.S. Gulf Coast, where it could inflict as much as $5 billion in damage and losses across Mississippi, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle from “catastrophic” flooding in the region. Sally came on land near Gulf …

Tropical Storm Isaias Grazes Florida, Heads Up East Coast

MIAMI, Aug 2 — The Florida coast looked set to avoid major damage late on Sunday with Tropical Storm Isaias keeping offshore as it rumbles north, although it could strengthen to a hurricane by the time it reaches the Carolinas …

Florida Declares Emergency On Coast as Hurricane Isaias Barrels Toward State

MIAMI — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday declared a state of emergency for counties on the Atlantic coast with Hurricane Isaias expected to hit the state as early as this evening before moving up north into early next week. …