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The Latest: Nestor races toward Florida Panhandle

Oct. 18, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Nestor (all times local): 11 p.m. Rain from Tropical Storm Nestor is lashing Florida's Gulf Coast as the storm continues to race toward the Florida Panhandle. On Friday night, the National Hurricane Center said the storm was centered about 140 miles (225...

Tropical Storm Nestor forms, threatening US Gulf Coast

Oct. 18, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Nestor bore down on the northern Gulf Coast with high winds, surging seas and heavy rains Friday evening, threatening to hit an area of the Florida Panhandle devastated one year ago by Hurricane Michael. But unlike Michael, a powerful storm that left thousands of...

Tropical Storm Nestor has formed in the Gulf of Mexico; storm surge, high winds expected along US Gulf Coast

Oct. 18, 2019 1:48 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nestor has formed in the Gulf of Mexico; storm surge, high winds expected along US Gulf Coast.

Miami to face Georgia Tech, matchup of Coastal's bottom pair

Oct. 18, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Halfway through the season, Miami is in an interesting spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division race. The Hurricanes are next-to-last in the seven-team division — and a game out of first place. Miami (3-3, 1-2) probably saved its season last week with a win...

Red tide bloom makes its way to southwest Florida bays

Oct. 18, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Scientists say a red tide bloom is making its way into southwest Florida bays and killing sea turtles. The Fort Myers News-Press reports turtle conservationists have seen seven dead Kemp's ridley sea turtles and one dead loggerhead at Bonita Beach and Fort Myers Beach. Boats...

The Latest: Tropical storm expected to develop in Gulf

Oct. 17, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 10:55 p.m. A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it moves toward the northern U.S. Gulf Coast. On Thursday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm was about 445 miles...

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

Oct. 17, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will strike the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with high wind and heavy rains, forecasters said Thursday. Moving off the eastern coast of Mexico, the low pressure system was expected to develop into a tropical...

Crude oil reaches tourist beach in the 'Brazilian Caribbean'

Oct. 17, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Crude oil contaminating the northeastern coast of Brazil has reached the town of Maragogi, one of the region's main tourist beaches, its mayor said on Thursday. Images on local television showed dozens of people in Maragogi, known for its natural pools of crystalline water, shoveling...

Bust of Orville Wright found on North Carolina beach

Oct. 15, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service says a bust of Orville Wright that was stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial on the North Carolina coast has been found. A news release from the park service Tuesday says a visitor to the beach at Kill Devil Hills called authorities in...

The Latest: Tropical Depression forms in eastern Atlantic

Oct. 14, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 5 p.m. A tropical depression has formed southeast of the Cabo Verde islands, well offshore of the west coast of Africa. Tropical Depression Fifteen has top sustained winds of 35 mph (55 kph), forming Monday about 320 miles (515 kilometers)...