hurricane season

Beryl weakens to low pressure system as it moves toward Puerto Rico
July 09, 2018 - 12:03 am
By Eric Levenson (CNN) -- Tropical Storm Beryl, the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2018 season, was downgraded Sunday to a remnant low pressure system, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 p.m. Sunday, the remnants of Beryl were moving over the northeastern Caribbean Sea. It is expected to...
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July 06, 2018 - 11:50 am
By Danica Coto SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Beryl is expected to hit the eastern Caribbean as a hurricane instead of dissipating, threatening islands still trying to recover from last year's storms, forecasters said Friday. The hurricane gained strength Friday morning and was a Category 1 storm...
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A view of electrical poles torn down along roads in Playa Punta Santiago in Humacao, Puerto Rico, that were destroyed by Hurricane Maria, on December 3, 2017. (Photo by Pedro Portal/El Nuevo Herald/TNS/Sipa USA)
June 02, 2018 - 7:07 pm
By Jason Hanna and Leyla Santiago PURETO RICO (CNN) -- Puerto Ricans laid out hundreds of shoes Saturday in front of the US territory's Capitol in a makeshift memorial to those killed by Hurricane Maria -- wrapping up a week in which two reports brought fresh questions about how many people died...
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Vince Jones, director of emergency management in Atlantic County
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David Madden
June 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm
EGG HARBOR TWP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter hurricane season, authorities are getting their ducks in a row, so to speak, should rough weather hit. Atlantic City Electric is joining in that effort. The utility company met with emergency managers in Atlantic County, along with police, the Red...
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Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018.
(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 26, 2018 - 7:05 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida, Alabama and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend. Cuba was being pounded by rain...
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May 25, 2018 - 2:39 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto - the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season - was...
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2018 season may get an early start
May 24, 2018 - 8:31 pm
By Taylor Ward, CNN (CNN) -- The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be "near- or above-normal" -- though not to the degree seen last year, when 17 named storms formed and three major hurricanes struck US soil -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, said Thursday. Ten to...
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Aug 26, 2017; Corpus Christi, TX, USA; Mobile homes are destroyed at an RV park after Hurricane Harvey landed in the Coast Bend area.
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April 05, 2018 - 7:17 pm
(CNN) -- After a record drought that featured no major (Category 3-5) hurricane landfalls in the United States, 2017 roared to life, reminding everyone how powerful and destructive these monster storms can be. The drought lasted more than a decade and ended with not one, but three major hurricanes...
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