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NASSAU, Bahamas — The search for a U.S. cargo ship that was lost during Hurricane Joaquin off the southeastern Bahamas turned up more clues Sunday but no word yet on the fate of the vessel or its 33-member crew.
NASSAU, Bahamas — An intensive, dawn-to-dark search Saturday turned up a life ring but no other sign of a cargo ship from Jacksonville with 33 people on board that lost power and communications off the southeastern Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.
For days, the models that guide the National Hurricane Center's forecasts had been split over the future of Hurricane Joaquin.
ELEUTHERA, Bahamas — Hurricane Joaquin hammered islands in the central Bahamas with torrential rains that flooded homes and forecasters warned that the "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm could grow even stronger.
ELEUTHERA, Bahamas — Hurricane Joaquin hammered islands in the central Bahamas with torrential rains that flooded homes, and forecasters warned that the “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm could grow even stronger as it roared on a path that could take it near the U.S. East Coast.
MIAMI — Hurricane Joaquin grew into a Category 3 storm late Wednesday as it approached the central islands of the Bahamas on a projected track that would take it near the U.S. East Coast by the weekend.
The East Coast is about to get a lot of rain because of Tropical Storm Joaquin.
A storm system in the Atlantic Ocean may develop into a tropical storm in the next few days, but it is not considered an immediate threat to land.
MIAMI — Grace has degenerated into an open tropical wave, the National Hurricane Center reported late Wednesday morning in the last advisory they will issue on the storm.
MIAMI — Tropical Storm Grace weakened into a tropical depression Tuesday as it moved across the Atlantic.
WASHINGTON — A new but controversial study asks if an end is coming to the busy Atlantic hurricane seasons of recent decades.
Last week the nation focused its attention on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. But it wasn't the worst storm that could have possibly hit New Orleans.
TAMPA — The good news: Hurricane Fred is far from Florida and poses little concern.