Category - Florida and Caribbean

29
Aug

Florida: Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is an 85 mph Category 1 hurricane, but isn’t content to stay that way for long. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting Dorian to become a Category 3 or greater “major” hurricane by Friday morning as it heads toward a potential landfall in Florida or elsewhere along the East Coast by Monday, potentially […]

9
Oct

Florida Panhandle: Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael raced toward the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday, threatening to bring the ferocious rains and winds of a powerful tropical cyclone to the coast and hundreds of miles inland. The storm is expected to make landfall over the Panhandle on Wednesday as a major hurricane, with wind speeds of at least 111 miles per […]

18
Sep

Caribbean: Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria: ‘Significant’ strengthening likely as storm nears land Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago. “Significant strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Maria is expected to become a dangerous major hurricane before […]

7
Sep

Hurricane Irma

Outer bands of the unusually powerful Hurricane Irma battered parts of the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Thursday morning, threatening serious flooding a day after leaving severe destruction and at least 10 dead across a string of Caribbean islands to the east. Irma — currently a Category 5 storm with 175 mph sustained winds — […]

31
Jul

Florida: Tropical Storm Emily

A tropical storm forming near Tampa, Florida, is threatening heavy rain, strong winds and possible flash flooding. Tropical Storm Emily, as the National Hurricane Center has named it, is now about 45 miles west-southwest of Tampa. The storm is expected to track across the Florida peninsula over the next 24 hours, forecasters said. “We are […]

27
Aug

Update: Tropical Storm Erika

Erika will bring torrential rain, flash flooding, mudslides and gusty winds to many of the northern islands of the Caribbean, prior to taking a turn toward the Bahamas and Florida this weekend. Erika will pass through the Leeward and northern Windward islands on Thursday. During Friday, Erika then will travel through the British and United […]