Hurricanes vs Cyclones & How They Form

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Hurricane Michael rammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday, October 10th, causing significant damage to property, public safety, and life. With winds reaching 155 mph, Michael was just 2 mph shy of a Category 5 hurricane upon landfall and is the strongest storm to impact the continental U.S. since 1992.  Hurricane Michael also had the third lowest recorded pressure of all … Read More

WATCH: Hurricane Michael Heads Towards Florida

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Hurricane Michael is a Category 3 storm packing winds over 100 mph. It’s going to slide north-northeast and make landfall in Florida Wednesday. The storm poses major threats with wind, storm surge and flooding rains all being threats. Full details on the storm below. For local Ohioans we won’t see any direct impacts from Michael. It will be another hot … Read More

Hurricane Florence To Cause Devastating Flooding In Carolinas

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Major Hurricane Florence will continue churning toward the Carolina coast with its eye set on major damage. The Category 3 storm will stall out and produce days worth of flooding rains for North and South Carolina. The effects of the storm will begin Thursday as outer bands cross over Wilmington, Morehead City and other towns near the coast. The main … Read More

Hurricane Maria To Impact Puerto Rico Wednesday

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Hurricane Maria is a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane that is churning its way toward the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico,  when it is forecast to make landfall on the island likely as a Category 5 hurricane. The latest Watches & Warnings: A Hurricane Warning is in effect for: Kitts, Nevis, and Montserrat S. Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Puerto … Read More

Damage Left Behind As Irma Weakens

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The storm has been blamed for more than 40 deaths, including six in Florida. Multiple deaths are to blame from falling trees in Georgia today. One case could have been a lot worse when a tree fell right in front of a car in Georgia. The captivating video below shows how things could have been even worse. The lady driving … Read More

Hurricane Irma Moves Into Florida

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Hurricane Irma is still a major storm even after weakening caused by interaction with Cuba. As it drifts back over the favorable ocean waters and moves into the Florida Straights there will likely be more strengthening. Nonetheless a major hurricane will impact much of Florida. Irma hurtled toward Florida with 125 mph winds Saturday on a projected track that could … Read More

Harvey Makes Landfall Again and Tropical Storm Irma Forms

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While the catastrophe associated with Tropical Storm Harvey continues to unfold across parts of Texas and Louisiana, a new potential (and long range) threat to land has appeared on the horizon. Irma, the ninth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season has developed in the far Eastern Atlantic. Forecasts call for gradual development for Irma and the cyclone is expected to become a hurricane … Read More

Harvey continues to flood out roadways and buildings

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By NOMAAN MERCHANT and JUAN LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) – A sodden Texas coastal community was becoming increasingly isolated Wednesday, as Harvey-fed rains flooded most major roadways leading out of the city and swamped a shelter for those displaced by the storm that ravaged the Houston area. Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy Marcus McLellan said he wasn’t sure where the … Read More

Catastrophic Flooding In Houston

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A potentially historical flood event is well underway in portions of Southeast Texas. More than a thousand rescues took place overnight after CATASTROPHIC FLOODING has been stranding citizens in Houston and surrounding areas as the water rises. Two people have died in the Houston area due to the torrential rain, according to the National Weather Service. Tropical Storm Harvey is … Read More