Wind lashes Dominican Republic as Hurricane Maria passes through
Wind and rain pummeled the Dominican Republic on Sept. 21, 2017 as Hurricane Maria passed over the island’s north coast, leaving more than 100,000 residents on the island country without power. The downgraded Category 3 storm was moving toward the
Hurricane categories are used by the National Hurricane Center to gauge a hurricane's strength and predict potential property damage with each storm. Here's how the NHC defines each hurricane category — and how much damage each strength can cause.
The swirling system seen in the lower-right in this satellite loop is now officially the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. The fast-moving depression intensified to become Tropical Storm Beryl Thursday afternoon.
This hurricane season users of the www.weather.gov/miami site will find localized maps and graphics that will take them 'beyond the cone,' and give more detailed information about what to expect in their specific location.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency Saturday morning as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads toward the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to drench the state through the holiday weekend.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami has released video that depicts the evolution of Hurricane Irma and the issuance of storm surge watches and warnings as the monster storm struck the U.S. in September 2017.