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Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength in Atlantic

Jul. 10, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Weather forecasters say Tropical Storm Chris has reached hurricane strength while moving away from the U.S. coast in the Atlantic. At 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday, the National Weather Service in Miami said the storm was about 205 miles (330 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina,...

Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength while moving away from U.S. coast in Atlantic

Jul. 10, 2018 5:02 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Chris reaches hurricane strength while moving away from U.S. coast in Atlantic.

Taiwan orders evacuations as season's 1st typhoon approaches

Jul. 10, 2018 6:01 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Tuesday closed schools and offices and ordered hundreds of residents in the island's north to evacuate to safety ahead of the arrival of this season's first typhoon. Some flights operating out of the main Taoyuan airport were also canceled, with mid-strength Typhoon Maria...

Power outages, flooding hits Puerto Rico, USVI amid storms

Jul. 9, 2018 6:34 PM EDT

HUMACAO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were hit by power outages and widespread flooding Monday as remnants of the Atlantic season's first hurricane provided an initial test of how far they have recovered from last year's devastating storms. More than 47,000 customers in Puerto...

The Latest: 20,000 lose power in Puerto Rico storm

Jul. 9, 2018 1:21 PM EDT

YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather systems in the Caribbean and Atlantic (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Officials in Puerto Rico say more than 20,000 customers have lost power due to the remnants of Hurricane Beryl, which is hitting the island with rains and gusty winds. Gov. Ricardo...

Tropical Storm Chris brings North Carolina swimming warnings

Jul. 9, 2018 7:39 AM EDT

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Chris has prompted warnings to swimmers and surfers in North Carolina. The National Weather Service does not have any tropical storm or hurricane warnings in effect in North Carolina. But forecasters said swimming could be dangerous from the Outer Banks to the...

Tropical Storm Chris brings South Carolina swimming warnings

Jul. 9, 2018 7:16 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Chris has prompted warnings to swimmers and surfers in South Carolina. The National Weather Service does not have any tropical storm or hurricane warnings in effect in South Carolina. But forecasters said swimming could be dangerous in Georgetown and Horry counties on...

Remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl dissipates after Dominica

Jul. 8, 2018 11:24 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl swept over Dominica on Sunday night then dissipated, easing the threat to other eastern Caribbean islands recovering from last year's deadly hurricanes. The storm crossed directly over Dominica more than nine months after Hurricane Maria hit...

The Latest: TS Beryl disintegrates as heads for Caribbean

Jul. 8, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The latest on tropical storms in the Atlantic (all times local): 5 p.m. Tropical Storm Beryl has disintegrated as it zips toward the eastern Caribbean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says, however that a tropical storm watch remains in effect for Dominica. The island has imposed a curfew...

Beryl weakens to tropical storm en route to Caribbean

Jul. 7, 2018 10:43 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Saturday but was still expected to dump heavy rain over the Lesser Antilles at the end of the weekend on its way to the eastern Caribbean, bringing a new threat to islands still rebuilding from last year's storms. A tropical storm warning was...