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LISBON, Portugal | Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

LISBON, Portugal  — Hurricane Leslie churned across the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday toward Portugal and Spain, bringing heavy rain, high winds and dangerous surf to western parts of the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal’s weather service issued red warnings — its highest level— for high winds or dangerous coastal conditions for 13 of its 18 mainland districts, … Continue reading LISBON, Portugal | Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

SPANISH FORK, Utah | Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire

SPANISH FORK, Utah— A raging Utah wildfire driven by high winds in dry terrain has the potential to decimate hundreds of homes if firefighters cannot get a handle on it in the next couple of days, the governor said Friday. Gov. Gary Herbert, who spoke at the fairgrounds in Spanish Fork after getting a briefing … Continue reading SPANISH FORK, Utah | Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning to Gulf Coast

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast. Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as it moved west-northwest at 17 mph (28 kph). … Continue reading MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane watch to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday, forcing holiday beachgoers to drier ground. Weather forecasters said the storm could strengthen to near-hurricane force by the time it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast. Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as it moved … Continue reading Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane watch to Gulf Coast

SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan

SEOUL, South Korea— A weakening typhoon is brushing by metropolitan Seoul after battering southern South Korea with heavy rain and high winds, leaving one person missing and a slew of damaged buildings, cancelled flights and power outages. Japan’s weather agency downgraded a separate storm from typhoon strength on Friday after it crossed a swath of … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | 2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan