Tropical Storm Fred weakens to tropical depression; more of South Florida excluded from forecast path
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Fred weakened to a tropical depression as it neared Haiti on Wednesday evening, as much of South Florida moved just outside the cone of possible paths of the storm’s center. Fred’s top wind speed fell from 40 mph to 35 mph, no longer at tropical storm strength, according to the 8 p.m. EDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center. The storm is expected ...news.yahoo.com
Hurricane Elsa’s path shifts slightly west, putting most of coastal South Florida outside forecast’s potential track
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hurricane Elsa, which had strengthened Friday afternoon as it continued speeding through the Caribbean, saw its forecast track shift slightly westward in the 5 p.m. EDT advisory, placing most of coastal South Florida — including Surfside, where rescue efforts after the condo collapse are ongoing — outside the National Hurricane Center’s projected potential path. ...news.yahoo.com
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.
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 farther inland. Beta, which made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of Port O’Connor, is the first storm named for a Greek letter to make landfall in the continental United States. The storm was moving east-northeast at 5 mph (8 kilometers) and was expected to crawl inland along the coast over Texas through Wednesday. However, forecasters and officials reassured residents that Beta was not expected to be another Hurricane Harvey or Tropical Storm Imelda. Now a tropical storm, Paulette was expected to become a post-tropical remnant low in the next day or so.
Fierce storm surge feared as Laura bears down on Gulf Coast
A girl wades towards her flooded home the day after the passing of Tropical Storm Laura in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. Laura battered the Dominican Republic and Haiti on it's way to the U.S. Gulf Coast, where forecaster fear it could become a major hurricane. Now forecasters are turning their attention the Gulf Coast, where up to 11 feet (3.4 meters) of sea water storm surge could inundate the coastline from High Island in Texas to Morgan City, Louisiana, the hurricane center said. Hurricane Rita then struck southwest Louisiana that Sept. 24 as a Category 3 storm. We might have dodged a bullet with Marco, and obviously some people along the Gulf Coast are not going to be as blessed as us.___Martin reported from Marietta, Georgia.
Storm Marco closes in on Louisiana as Laura buffets Cuba
Street vendors wade a flooded street during the passing of Tropical Storm Laura in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Laura battered the Dominican Republic and Haiti and is heading for a possible hit on the Louisiana coast at or close to hurricane force as a hurricane, along with Tropical Storm Marco. Forecasters said it would likely remain just off the Louisiana coast through Tuesday. Despite Marco's weakening, a storm surge warning remained in place from Morgan City, Louisiana, to Ocean Springs, Mississippi. A storm surge of up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) was forecast for parts of coastal Louisiana and Mississippi.
Tropical Depression Cristobal crosses over Lake Superior; 10 foot waves possible in Upper Peninsula
Tropical Depression Cristobal made a rare landfall on the Great Lakes today, because 2020 is just filled with surprises. Tropical Depression Cristobal was forecasted to cross Lake Superior, the first known case of this ever happening, on Wednesday. The storm will bring stormy weather to the Upper Peninsula. Heres the latest from NWS: As the remnant Cristobal low pressure system lifts through the area today, rain this morning will come to an end. Along and east of the Garden Peninsula, waves closer to 10 feet will be possible.
Tropical Storm Bertha forms, hits South Carolina coast
MIAMI Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall on South Carolina's coast Wednesday morning shortly after it formed, becoming the second named storm before the official start of this year's Atlantic hurricane season. A tropical storm warning was issued for South Carolina's coast and the storm was expected to bring heavy rainfall, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm was centered about 40 miles (65 kilometers) northeast of Charleston, South Carolina, and was moving north near 15 mph (24 kph). Bertha was expected to move rapidly inland, spreading up to 4 inches (10 centimetres) of rain through eastern South Carolina into North Carolina and Virginia. Earlier this month, Tropical Storm Arthur brought rain to North Carolina before moving out to sea.