If a storm comes, you'll need to know how to get out of town or go to a shelter. Know your county's evacuation routes. Might there be a low-lying area between you and a major route? Study up in advance and have a backup plan. (Note: Some of the maps take a while to load, and it's recommended that you have an updated version of Adobe Flash to display them.)
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Before a storm threatens Tampa Bay, you'll want to be prepared. If a storm strikes, you'll want to get out of town, or to a shelter. And after the storm, you'll want to survive. Find out how inside the hurricane guide published in print editions of the Tampa Bay Times.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Don pelted the southeast Caribbean with heavy rain on Tuesday before dissipating, the National Hurricane Center said.
Tropical Storm Don formed east of the Windward Islands late Monday, but is expected to weaken again as it continues churning westward, National Hurricane Center forecasters said.
The tropical system that formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa early this week has strengthened into a tropical depression, but isn't expected to get much stronger.
An Atlantic weather system's development into a cyclone stalled Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center. But researchers still believe the area of low pressure, called Invest 94L, has a high probability of organizing in the next few days. The likelihood of cyclone activity within the next 48 hours is …
A tropical system churning way out in the Atlantic Ocean has a 70 percent chance of strengthening into Tropical Storm Don over the next five days, according to the National Weather Service.
MIAMI — Recent progress in forecasting the intensity of hurricanes — which has lagged behind storm track forecasting — could be undermined by proposed cuts in federal funding for tropical weather research, says the retiring chief of a team of U.S. hurricane specialists.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia Friday afternoon and evening, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend.
NEW ORLEANS — Tropical Depression Cindy crept northward across Louisiana toward Arkansas after churning ashore as a tropical storm early Thursday, weakening steadily but still spreading heavy rain …
NEW ORLEANS — A sheriff's captain says a 10-year-old from Missouri boy has died on the Alabama coast after being fatally struck by a log washed in by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy.
Tropical Storm Bret may have fizzled into a tropical wave, but all eyes shifted to Tropical Storm Cindy, which formed Tuesday and threatens the coasts of Louisiana and Texas with downpours that could cause flash flooding.
The 2017 hurricane season started Thursday with no Trump Administration appointees running the two federal agencies most involved in dealing with …