Hurricane

A military vehicle and a man navigate a flooded Highway 64 as wind pushes water over the road while Hurricane Arthur passes through Nags Head, N.C., Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Arthur hit Canada’s Maritime provinces Saturday with near-hurricane strength winds and torrential rains, knocking down trees and leaving more than 200,000 customers without power. Canadian Hurricane Centre spokesman Chris Fogarty said that […]

07/05/2014

This Tuesday, July 1, 2014, satellite image released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows the center of Tropical Storm Arthur off the east coast of Florida. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A hurricane watch was issued for part of North Carolina’s coast early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward, threatening Fourth of July plans along the East Coast. The hurricane watch […]

07/02/2014

This Aug. 30, 2005 file photo shows floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina covering a portion of New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Study: People fear male-named hurricanes more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria? People are slightly less likely to flee an oncoming storm with a feminine name than a masculine one, a new study finds. But […]

06/02/2014

This Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines, at 22:30 UTC (5:30 p.m. EST). Haiyan, the world's strongest typhoon of the year, slammed into the Philippines early Friday. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here’s the difference

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday and moved out to the South China Sea: HURRICANE? CYCLONE? TYPHOON? They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms […]

11/09/2013

This Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines, at 22:30 UTC (5:30 p.m. EST). Haiyan, the world's strongest typhoon of the year, slammed into the Philippines early Friday. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here’s the difference

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday and moved out to the South China Sea: HURRICANE? CYCLONE? TYPHOON? They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms […]

11/08/2013

Google creates interactive map to track Sandy

The Google Crisis Response team has assembled a Hurricane Sandy map with emergency preparedness information such as: Location tracking, including the hurricane’s current and forecasted paths, courtesy of the NOAA-National Hurricane Center Public alerts, including […]

10/29/2012