Thanks to several thunderstorms that swept through the state on Thursday and more storms expected Friday night, several areas are under the the threat of possible flooding.
The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Ida currently is above Cuba, but is expected to make landfall as a hurricane in the Gulf Coast on Sunday.
"Ida is expected to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane when it approaches the northern Gulf coast on Sunday," the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory.
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005, and inflicted some $125 billion in total damages, according to NOAA.
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has warned that "dangerous impacts will be possible" from Ida when it hits the U.S. on Sunday morning.
NOAA warned that while full details of the storm's impact are still uncertain, people in affected areas should prepare a hurricane plan to ensure their safety.
Hurricane season has put fresh light on COVID vaccine guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Henri, which has been reduced to a tropical depression, is expected to continue weakening Monday, but not before bringing more rain to southern New England.
Category 1 Hurricane Henri unleashed torrential rain on the Northeast ahead of its expected landfall later today.
"Customers should be prepared for lengthy outages," warned a company official, adding, "Now's the time to prepare with your family."
According to the National Hurricane Center, Henri is now expected to make landfall at or near hurricane strength on Long Island or in southern New England on Sunday.
The last hurricane to hit New England was Storm Bob in 1991, which killed 17 people and caused billions of dollars worth of damages.
The storm is projected to be near hurricane strength when it makes its final landfall in mainland Mexico on Friday.
Storm Fred is the is the sixth named storm of the Atlantic season, and the first to be recorded since Elsa caused flooding across the U.S. in July.
Hurricane prognosticators have predicted a busier-than-normal season for storms in the second half of hurricane season, which happens as COVID cases hit record levels.
There have already been five named storms during the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season and the recent update said they are included in the mid-season outlook.
Rescue crews are worried that intense winds and rainfall might lead to another collapse at the building site in Florida.
Elsa brings heavy rainfall and 85 mph winds as it moves through the Caribbean Sea.
After traveling through the Carolinas on Monday morning, Tropical Storm Claudette is expected to head out to the Atlantic Ocean and travel to Nova Scotia on Tuesday.
Federal investment needs to support and trust bottom-up contributions from other entities if we are to protect ourselves from far worse hurricane seasons yet to come.
Three to five major hurricanes have been predicted by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasters to occur between June to November.
Wayne Stensby, CEO of Luma Energy, which took over the transmission and distribution operations of Puerto Rico's power authority on Tuesday, said the company has enough resources to withstand a Category 2 hurricane and can bring in more workers and equipment if a storm stronger hits.
Bermuda issued a tropical storm watch because the disturbance is expected to bring heavy rainfall regardless of whether it becomes a named storm.
NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is predicting that there will be 13 to 20 named storms, which have wind speeds of 39 mph or higher, in 2021. Among them, NOAA predicts that six to 10 could become hurricanes, with wind speeds of 74 mph or higher.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a press release last month warning about damage to flood barrier systems in Texas' Hidalgo County, which it attributed to the construction of former President Donald Trump's border wall.
The U.S. has refused to sign onto a United Nations agreement asking member nations to accept refugees from regions devastated by climate change.
My auntie, her husband and brother had sheltered from the hurricane with her daughter and son-in-law.
The storm hit Nicaragua as a category 4 hurricane on Monday and is expected to dissipate after moving through El Salvador today.
Life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds, flash flooding, and landslides are expected in parts of Central America.
Iota is expected to make landfall in nearly the exact same location where Hurricane Eta did about two weeks ago, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).