Latest Tropical depressions News

Willa dissipates, but evacuations continue, towns cut off

Oct. 24, 2018 10:24 PM EDT

MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — Emergency workers and federal troops struggled to reach beach towns left incommunicado by a blow from Hurricane Willa, and the storm continued to force evacuations Wednesday due to fear of flooding even as it dissipated over northern Mexico. Thousands of homes were still without...

The Latest: Willa weakens to tropical depression

Oct. 24, 2018 7:52 AM EDT

MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Willa (all times local): 5:45 a.m. Once-mighty Hurricane Willa has weakened into a tropical depression as it moves rapidly over west-central Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm had maximum sustained winds of 35 mph (55 kph) early...

Tropical Storm Sergio hits northwestern Mexico, dissipates

Oct. 12, 2018 5:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Sergio dissipated into a remnant low Friday after soaking the Baja California Peninsula, crossing the Gulf of California and then continuing to lose punch over mainland Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center said the remnants of the system were still expected to...

'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

Oct. 10, 2018 7:28 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Powerful Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its destructive march inland across the Southeast. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental...

Michael expected to gain hurricane strength nearing Florida

Oct. 7, 2018 11:17 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday warned that a tropical storm headed for the Florida Panhandle could become a Category 2 hurricane with winds up to 100 miles per hour by the time it makes landfall at midweek. Scott issued an order for a state of emergency for 26 counties in the...

The Latest: Michael crawls north, rising threat to Florida

Oct. 7, 2018 11:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Michael (all times local): 11 p.m. Forecasters say Tropical Storm Michael is becoming an increasingly serious threat to Florida's Panhandle though still far off. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the tropical storm was crawling north toward the Yucatan...

The Latest: Utah governor declares emergency from storm

Oct. 2, 2018 8:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on heavy rain in the U.S. Southwest from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has declared a state of emergency in advance of potential flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa. The National Weather Service on Tuesday...

Hurricane Center: TS Kirk likely to dissipate in Caribbean

Sep. 28, 2018 8:37 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Kirk is likely to dissipate after dropping heavy rain and causing flooding in the eastern Caribbean. At 8 a.m. EDT Friday, the center of Kirk was about 140 miles (225 kilometers) southwest of Lt. Lucia with maximum winds of 50 mph (80 kph). It...

Kirk, reformed as tropical storm, gains strength

Sep. 26, 2018 4:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk is gaining strength in the eastern Caribbean. The system was downgraded to a tropical depression earlier this week. But the National Hurricane Center says it has since reorganized, At 5 p.m. EDT, the center of Kirk was located about 260 miles (415...

The Latest: 2 public schools in NC uninhabitable after storm

Sep. 25, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on flooding caused by former Hurricane Florence (all times local): 4 p.m. A North Carolina school superintendent says two of the six schools in his system will have to be demolished because of water damage caused by Hurricane Florence. Jones County School Superintendent...