While Maria still has the potential to wander close to the United States, the core of the hurricane is most likely to… More
Additional hurricanes, beyond that of Jose and Maria, are likely over the Atlantic and may threaten the United States… More
Maria became the second Category 5 hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Significant damage has been… More
While Maria still has the potential to wander close to the United States, the core of the hurricane is most likely to remain offshore through next week.
Despite the start of astronomical fall, ongoing heat from the central United States will spread toward the Atlantic coast into next week.
Rescue operations continue as first responders and volunteers continue the desperate search for survivors. Each passing hour leads to dwindling hope beneath the rubble. This is the worst earthquake to strike the country since 1985.
Additional hurricanes, beyond that of Jose and Maria, are likely over the Atlantic and may threaten the United States for the rest of the 2017 season.
Hurricane Maria is gaining strength again as it continues its destructive path in the Caribbean. The storm is carrying 125-mile per hour winds as it moves north, all just after causing widespread damage in the Dominican Republic.
After a magnitude-7.1 earthquake shook Mexico and caused buildings to collapse in Mexico City on Tuesday, the death toll stands at 295.
A budding tropical depression is expected to cause seas to build and raise the risk for flooding downpours in southern Mexico through the weekend.
Rescue workers from around the world have continued searching for potential survivors of this week's central Mexican earthquake. The number of deaths has risen to 273. A sense of urgency pervades the scene as over 700 rescue workers continued digging after two days with no sleep. They are working on the assumption that survivors would be able to last only about four days.
The Florida nursing home where nine residents died in sweltering heat after Hurricane Irma damaged the facility's air conditioning was permanently suspended Wednesday.
With the warm central United States in varying degrees of drought as the summer comes to a close, wet weather this weekend may compensate - or even overcompensate - for missed rainfall.
On Sept 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it has approved an emergency fuel waiver for diesel in Florida. This is part of the response effort to Hurricane Irma.