If a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico turns into Tropical Storm Wilfred, it'll break the record for the earliest W storm on record.
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As of September 9, there have been 17 named storms in the Atlantic Basin.
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A westward-moving tropical wave located a couple hundred miles east of the Cabo Verde Islands could be the 14th-named storm of this Atlantic hurricane season.
Aside from winds, the storm surge of Laura could surpass any storm that has made landfall in Louisiana history—and that's a lot.
The winds are mighty at 150 mph, but the storm surge from Laura will be so great that it will approach nearly 40 miles inland, which could shut down Interstate-10.
Since 1924, there have been 35 documented hurricanes in the North Atlantic to have reached Category 5 sustained wind speeds. Hurricane Laura could become the sixth storm to actually make landfall in the U.S. as a Category 5.
It only takes two feet of fast-moving water to sweep away vehicles and storm surges of up to 20 feet are forecast for parts of Louisiana.
Hurricane Laura is set to hit Louisiana just days before the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans.
Both storms could make landfall as hurricanes on the same day, which coincidentally would be on the 3-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey slamming Texas.
Scientists predicted between three and six major hurricanes could develop in the Atlantic region during the 2020 hurricane season.
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Washington, always one step behind reality, couldn't hear what its own commander on the ground was saying: We don't need to federalize the National Guard.
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Historically, Cristobal is the earliest occurrence of a third-named storm to form in the Atlantic Basin.
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Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning Monday morning for portions of the North Carolina Coast and the Mid-Atlantic states.
Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said Thursday that the tropical system has about a 40 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical storm over the weekend.
Social distancing will force authorities along the south and east coast to rethink how they manage people who must evacuate their homes in the event of a disaster.
President Trump has so far declined to use his executive powers to increase domestic testing production for COVID-19, putting the brunt of the responsibility on states. Democrats want to change that.
As the White House drew fire for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, senior adviser Jared Kushner was setting the wheels in motion to create a ventilator and PPE exchange program. His former college roommate, Adam Boehler, "one of the best innovators in health care," was tapped to lead it.