National Hurricane Center News

Hurricane Center Report Details $2.9 Billion Cost From Delta

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Delta, which made landfall about 11 miles (about 18 kilometers) from where the devastating Hurricane Laura hit a little more than a month earlier, cost $2.9 billion in the United States and was linked to …

Strongest Storm of Hurricane Season Batters Central America

Powerful Hurricane Iota is lashing Central America after barreling ashore late Monday with ferocious winds and rain, threatening to trigger landslides and cripple a region already reeling from a deadly storm two weeks ago. Iota, the most powerful Atlantic storm …

Eta Lashes Nicaragua With Rains, Deadly Mudslides

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Tropical Storm Eta spun through northern Nicaragua Wednesday after lashing the country’s Caribbean coast for much of the past day, its floodwaters isolating already remote communities and setting off deadly landslides that killed at least three people. …

Hurricane Eta Lumbers Toward Nicaragua, Bringing Deadly Rain

Hurricane Eta is battering Nicaragua with violent wind and devastating rain as it lumbers toward shore, threatening to trigger deadly floods and landslides. The storm, one of the Atlantic’s most powerful of the year, is packing winds of 145 miles …

Eta Ties 2005 for the Most Atlantic Storms in a Single Year

Tropical Storm Eta formed overnight in the Caribbean, becoming the Atlantic’s 28th storm of 2020 and tying a 2005 record for the most named systems in a single year in records going back to 1851. Forming southeast of Jamaica, Eta …

Zeta Leaves Trail of Wreckage, Blackouts Across U.S. South

Tropical Storm Zeta is spinning across the U.S. South after walloping New Orleans, blacking out 1.9 million homes and businesses and leaving a trail of wreckage from Louisiana to North Carolina. Zeta made landfall near Cocodrie, Louisiana, with winds of …

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 …

Delta Becomes Category 4 Hurricane, Threatens to Wreck Cancun

Hurricane Delta has strengthened to a building-wrecking Category 4 hurricane as it barrels toward Cancun, where it could cause $10 billion in losses before plowing across the Gulf of Mexico and coming ashore again between Louisiana and Florida. Delta is …

Beta Weakens to Tropical Depression, Stalls Over Texas Coast

HOUSTON — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland. Beta made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of …

Tropical Storm Beta Floods Houston, Dumps Rain on Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Beta is flooding Houston as it slows to a crawl along the Gulf Coast, forcing highways to shut and threatening to boost water levels even more before meandering toward Louisiana. Beta will likely stall for most of Tuesday, …