Watch live: Tracking Tropical Storm Beta
Watch a live tracker of Tropical Storm Beta as it makes landfall in Texas. Watch live here:Read more: Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall, brings flooding to TexasStorm surge and rainfall combined Tuesday to bring more flooding along the Texas coast after Tropical Storm Beta made landfall, threatening areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. The storm made landfall late Monday just north of Port O’Connor, Texas. Early Tuesday, Beta was 35 miles (56 kilometers) north northwest of the city with maximum winds of 40 mph (64 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm was moving toward the northwest near 3 mph (4 kilometers) and is expected to stall inland over Texas.
Watch live: Tracking Hurricane Sally
Watch a live tracker of Hurricane Sally as it makes landfall in Alabama and Florida. Watch here:AP: Hurricane Sally finally comes ashore near Gulf ShoresHurricane Sally has made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, bringing torrential rain over a coastal storm surge that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding from the Florida Panhandle to Mississippi and well inland in the days ahead. The slow-moving hurricane finally came ashore with top winds of 105 mph (165 kmh), the National Hurricane Center said. Read more here.
LIVE TRACKING: Hurricane Laura blasts Gulf Coast with wind, rain, wall of water
Watch live satellite tracking and forecasting of Hurricane Laura. Laura pounded the Gulf Coast for hours with ferocious wind, torrential rains and rising seawater as it roared ashore over southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday, threatening the lives of people who didn’t evacuate. Hours after landfall, Laura was still a Category 2 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph (175 kph). Louisiana took the brunt of the damage when the Category 4 system barreled over Lake Charles, an industrial and casino city of 80,000 people. The hurricane’s top wind speed of 150 mph (241 kph) put it among the most powerful systems on record in the U.S.Read more here.
Watch live: Tracking Hurricane Laura
Watch live satellite tracking and forecasting of Hurricane Laura. Laura rapidly gained strength Wednesday, raising fears that it could come ashore as a Category 4 hurricane with a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters said would be “unsurvivable” and capable of sinking entire communities. Satellite images show that Laura has become “a formidable hurricane” in recent hours, threatening to smash homes and sink entire communities. A Category 4 hurricane will do catastrophic damage: “Power outages will last weeks to possibly months. Most of the area will be uninhabitable for weeks or months,” the weather service says.
Tracking Michigan COVID-19 cases, deaths by age range
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Michigan COVID-19 tracking: Cases, deaths slowing; Hospitalizations decline; Testing doubles
Cases, deaths slowingGrowth in cases started to slow about three weeks ago, and has continued to plateau, while deaths are now starting to slow. Testing spikesMeanwhile, testing has more than doubled in recent weeks, and the positive rate continues to drop. The state is now 16th in testing rate, which is up from 24th just three weeks ago. Hospitalizations show steady declineTracking data in the last month, hospitalizations, specifically critical care patients, have showed a steady decline. As of May 15, only 5.68% of active COVID-19 cases were hospitalized in Michigan, down from nearly 18% on April 12.