Latest Tropical Storm Karen 2013 News

The Latest: Karen unraveling, new fury for Hurricane Lorenzo

Sep. 26, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 5 p.m. Tropical Storm Karen is showing signs of unraveling. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm currently has top sustained winds of 45 mph (75 kph) and is about 370 miles (595 kilometers) south-southeast of Bermuda. Forecasters...

Karen exits Caribbean after toppling bridge, cutting power

Sep. 25, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands reported a downed bridge, limited power outages, flooding and landslides as Tropical Storm Karen swirled away from the northeast Caribbean on Wednesday. Schools remained closed in Puerto Rico, although government offices...

The Latest: Trop Storm Karen weakens north of Puerto Rico

Sep. 25, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Forecasters do not expect Tropical Storm Karen to significantly strengthen as it continues moving away from Puerto Rico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Wednesday evening that Karen has gotten weaker with...

Slow-moving TS Karen drops heavy rain over Puerto Rico, USVI

Sep. 24, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Karen drenched the U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday as it bore down on an earthquake-shaken Puerto Rico still scarred by a hurricane two years ago. Heavy squalls were expected to hit some areas of the U.S. territories overnight as the storm moved slowly over the...

Puerto Rico to close schools as TD Karen threatens flooding

Sep. 23, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor announced Monday that she was canceling classes and closing public agencies as Tropical Depression Karen approaches the U.S. territory and threatens to cause heavy flooding in the island's eastern region. Gov. Wanda Vázquez activated the National...

The Latest: Tropical systems menace Puerto Rico and Bermuda

Sep. 23, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The latest on tropical weather (all times local): 8 p.m. Forecasters say Karen has been downgraded from a tropical storm to a depression as it churns toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says that regardless of Karen's status or storm intensity, the...

11th named storm of hurricane season develops in Atlantic

Sep. 22, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The 11th named storm of the hurricane season has developed in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Karen formed early Sunday near the Windward Islands. Maximum sustained winds were near 40 mph (65 kph). A tropical storm warning was in effect for Trinidad and Tobago,...