Hurricane Sally hits U.S. Gulf Coast with flooding, downgrades to tropical storm

Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses on Wednesday as it brought what the U.S. National Hurricane Center called “historic and catastrophic” flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast. Sally, which made landfall early on Wednesday near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm on the… Read More Hurricane Sally hits U.S. Gulf Coast with flooding, downgrades to tropical storm

Hurricane Sally closes in on U.S. Gulf Coast, threatens historic flooding

Hurricane Sally closed in on the U.S. Gulf Coast on Tuesday, threatening historic floods, the National Hurricane Center said, with more than 2 feet (61 cm) of rain expected in some areas. The second strong storm in less than a month to threaten the region, Sally’s winds decreased to 80 miles (140 km) per hour,… Read More Hurricane Sally closes in on U.S. Gulf Coast, threatens historic flooding

U.S. Gulf Coast states prepare for landfall of Hurricane Sally

Louisiana and Mississippi residents were under evacuation orders on Monday as Hurricane Sally churned across the Gulf of Mexico, strengthening to a hurricane ahead of expected landfall on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The second storm in less than a month to threaten the region, Sally was headed toward a slow-motion landfall on… Read More U.S. Gulf Coast states prepare for landfall of Hurricane Sally

Hurricane Dorian forecasted to strengthen to Category 4 as it heads towards Florida

Hurricane Dorian is forecast to strengthen and become a highly dangerous Category 4 hurricane on Sunday, threatening the Atlantic coast of central and south Florida where authorities canceled some commercial flights on Thursday and planned precautions at rocket launch sites along the Space Coast. Spurred on by warm late-summer waters, Dorian is predicted to pack… Read More Hurricane Dorian forecasted to strengthen to Category 4 as it heads towards Florida