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Tropical storm warning issued for US East Coast ahead of potential cyclone, forecasters say

Sep. 21, 2023 12:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical storm warning was issued Thursday from coastal North Carolina to Delaware ahead of a potential tropical cyclone that's headed toward the East Coast. The National Hurricane Center announced “Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen” on Thursday morning. The...

Rough surf batters Bermuda as Hurricane Nigel charges through open waters

Sep. 21, 2023 05:23 AM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Forecasters in Bermuda warned Wednesday of dangerous swells and rip currents as Hurricane Nigel spun through open waters in the northern Atlantic. The Category 1 hurricane was located about 495 miles (800 kilometers) southeast of Cape Race Newfoundland....

Climate change made storm that devastated Libya far more likely and intense, scientists say

Sep. 19, 2023 12:38 PM EDT

The devastating storm that dumped torrential rains along the Libyan coast this month was up to 50 times more likely to occur and 50% more intense because of human-caused climate change, according to an analysis released Tuesday. Before crossing the Mediterranean, the storm raged for...

Hurricane Nigel poses no immediate threat to land as it swirls through Atlantic

Sep. 18, 2023 11:01 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A rapidly intensifying storm in the Atlantic has developed into a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday Nigel is a fast-spaced storm that is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane. It poses no immediate threat to land. At 11 a.m. EDT,...

Atlantic storm Lee delivers high winds and rain before forecasters call off all warnings

Sep. 17, 2023 11:21 AM EDT

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Atlantic storm Lee — which made landfall at near-hurricane strength, bringing destructive winds and torrential rains to New England and Maritime Canada — kept weakening Sunday after officials withdrew warnings and predicted the storm would disappear early this week. ...

Thousands without power and 1 dead after Atlantic storm Lee pummels New England and Maritime Canada

Sep. 16, 2023 23:19 PM EDT

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Atlantic storm Lee pummeled a large swath of New England and Maritime Canada with destructive winds, rough surf and torrential rains that toppled trees, flooded roadways and cut power to tens of thousands on Saturday. One person was killed in Maine when a tree limb fell...

Center of post-tropical cyclone Lee makes landfall in Nova Scotia, Canada with winds of up to 70 miles per hour

Sep. 16, 2023 16:24 PM EDT
BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Center of post-tropical cyclone Lee makes landfall in Nova Scotia, Canada with winds of up to 70 miles per hour.

Hurricane Lee targets New England and eastern Canada with wind, roiling seas and rain

Sep. 15, 2023 22:18 PM EDT

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Fishermen removed lobster traps from the water and residents hauled hundreds of boats ashore — leaving some harbors looking like ghost towns — while utility workers from as far away as Tennessee began taking up positions Friday ahead of Hurricane Lee’s heavy winds,...

Climate change could bring more storms like Hurricane Lee to New England

Sep. 15, 2023 16:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — When it comes to hurricanes, New England can't compete with Florida or the Caribbean. But scientists said Friday that the arrival of storms like Hurricane Lee this weekend could become more common in the region as the planet warms, including in places such as the Gulf...

After days of heavy rain, flooding and tornadoes in New England, Hurricane Lee up next

Sep. 14, 2023 21:28 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Days of wild weather that produced torrential rain, flooding, sinkholes and tornadoes in New England could be a prelude to something more dangerous lurking offshore — Hurricane Lee. As the Category 1 system swirled southwest of Bermuda, Maine Gov. Janet...