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HAMILTON, Bermuda — The eye of Hurricane Gonzalo crossed over part of this tiny British territory Friday night, pounding Bermuda with fierce wind and heavy surf as a Category 2 storm that carried the threat of a dangerous storm surge.
MIAMI — Hurricane Gonzalo barreled toward Bermuda as a major Category 3 storm Wednesday, threatening the tiny archipelago where people rushed to repair homes and clear trees and power lines knocked down by a weekend tropical storm.
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua — Hurricane Gonzalo formed Monday in the Caribbean and was on course to move out over open ocean after buffeting Antigua and nearby islands with heavy rain and wind.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Hurricane Fay toppled utility poles and knocked out power to 27,000 customers in Bermuda before moving out over open ocean on Sunday, just as a new storm raced toward the eastern rim of the Caribbean, threatening to become a hurricane.
Subtropical Storm Fay formed in the Atlantic on Friday as forecasters issued a tropical storm watch for Bermuda.
NEW YORK — After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane's victims.
Tropical Storm Dolly formed Monday in the Gulf of Mexico and was expected to make landfall on the eastern Mexico coast by Wednesday morning.
The storm poses no threat to Florida.
Early projections by the National Hurricane Center indicate a weather system in the eastern Caribbean that could strengthen into a tropical storm today will turn northward and spare Florida a direct hit.
Forecasters are watching an area of low pressure that was moving over the Leeward Islands early Friday.
Forecasters Wednesday were monitoring an elongated area of low pressure that could develop into a tropical depression over the next several days.
Forecasters are monitoring a patch of rough weather in the Atlantic Ocean that has a good chance of becoming a tropical depression and could be heading toward Florida.
Two tropical waves developed this week in the eastern Atlantic but should not be cause for concern, forecasters said Tuesday.
We were in the cross-hairs. On Thursday evening, Aug. 12, 2004, Hurricane Charley was barreling northward into the Gulf of Mexico straight at Tampa Bay. This was expected to be the first hurricane to hit us head-on since 1921 — and at least a Category 3, at that.