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MAZATLAN, Mexico | Hurricane Willa moves inland after hitting Mexico coast

MAZATLAN, Mexico— Hurricane Willa began losing power overnight after roaring over a stretch of beach towns, fishing villages and farms on the Pacific coast of Mexico’s Sinaloa state as a Category 3 storm. Damage assessments were scanty during the night because of darkness and poor communications, but federal officials said power had been knocked out … Continue reading MAZATLAN, Mexico | Hurricane Willa moves inland after hitting Mexico coast

MAZATLAN, Mexico | Category 3 Willa makes landfall on Mexico’s Sinaloa coast

MAZATLAN, Mexico  — Hurricane Willa swept onto Mexico’s Pacific mainland with 120 mph (195 kph) winds Tuesday night, threatening a major resort area along with fishing villages and farms after roaring over an offshore penal colony. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said dangerous Category 3 storm hit near the town of Isla del Bosque in … Continue reading MAZATLAN, Mexico | Category 3 Willa makes landfall on Mexico’s Sinaloa coast

LISBON, Portugal | Hurricane Leslie quickly heading toward Portugal, Spain

LISBON, Portugal — Hurricane Leslie was quickly heading toward Portugal and Spain on Saturday, with forecasters expecting it to bring heavy rains and dangerous winds and surf to parts of the Iberian Peninsula. The Category 1 storm was 500 kilometers (310 miles) southwest of Lisbon, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said. Leslie is … Continue reading LISBON, Portugal | Hurricane Leslie quickly heading toward Portugal, Spain

National Hurricane Center News: Hurricane Michael Update

MIAMIA, FL – The National Hurricane Center, located in Miami, Florida released the following at 4 am: Reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that Michael has continued to strengthen during the past several hours.  The maximum flight-level winds at 700 mb have been 136 kt, and the maximum surface wind estimates … Continue reading National Hurricane Center News: Hurricane Michael Update

TALLAHASSEE, Florida | The Latest: Major Hurricane Michael nearing Cat 4 strength

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): 11 p.m. Major Hurricane Michael is still gaining strength and forecast to become a potentially devastating Category 4 storm before making landfall along Florida’s northeast Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 11 p.m. EDT Tuesday that a hurricane hunter plane … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Florida | The Latest: Major Hurricane Michael nearing Cat 4 strength

National Hurricane Center News: Atlantic 5-Day Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

MIAMI, FL – The National Hurricane Center released the following forecast by Forecaster Cangialosi: For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Michael, located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea, and on Tropical Storm Leslie, located over the central Atlantic Ocean. 1 – A broad … Continue reading National Hurricane Center News: Atlantic 5-Day Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook