Friday , 29 August 2014

Tropical Weather News & Features

Tropical Storm Bertha Forms, Watches Up in Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Bertha

Tropical Storm Bertha has formed in the Atlantic as the 2014 hurricane season’s second named storm. As of 2 p.m. Friday, Bertha was located about 45 miles east of the island of Martinique and 115 miles north-northwest of Barbados, according to data from the National Hurricane Center. Puerto Rico was under a tropical storm watch, the hurricane center said, as ... Read More »

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An ocean breach in Mantoloking, N.J. following Hurricane Sandy.

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Flooding Reported, But Major Damage Avoided in N.C. As Arthur Passes

U.S. Coast Guard imagery in North Carolina's Outer Banks after Hurricane Arthur rolled through. (USCG Image)

More than 20,000 people were without power and floodwaters filled some streets in North Carolina’s Outer Banks after Hurricane Arthur rolled through early Friday morning, but the storm moved quickly and many say the coastal area dodged a bullet. No deaths or serious injuries have been reported from the storm, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday morning in a ... Read More »

Arthur Becomes First 2014 Atlantic Hurricane; 25 N.C. Counties Under State of Emergency

Hurricane Arthur (Reid Wiseman/Twitter)

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Arthur Expected to Become Hurricane Wednesday; Track Calls for Outer Banks Brush

Photo: CIMSS/University of Wisconsin)

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Outer Banks to Bear Brunt of Arthur, Forecasters Say

Screenshot: WVEC

Forecasters are calling for the Outer Banks of North Carolina to bear the brunt of Tropical Storm Arthur, which could reach hurricane status by the time is approaches the resort area just as the Fourth of July holiday weekend begins. The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday night that the storm would likely become a hurricane by Thursday, just in time ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Arthur Forms Off Florida, Expected to Become Hurricane

Tropical Storm Arthur (CIMSS/ University of Wisconsin)

Tropical Depression 1 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Arthur, the first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday morning in an 11 a.m. update on the storm. Eventually, the hurricane center’s forecast calls for Arthur to become a hurricane. “After remaining nearly stationary earlier this morning, Arthur appears to to be drifting ... Read More »