The Tokyo Olympics, already delayed a year, opened last week amid a heatwave and is now preparing for the threat of Tropical Storm Nepartak.
A suspected tornado hurt 10 people at a Navy base in Georgia as Tropical Storm Elsa moved northeast. The storm killed at least one person in Florida.
Elsa will quickly move inland across northeast Florida and into southeast Georgia through Wednesday afternoon and evening, producing strong wind and heavy rainfall.
A storm that has lashed the Caribbean and the Florida Keys with pounding rain and gusty winds and complicated the search for survivors in a deadly condominium collapse has strengthened into a hurricane.
Gov. Brian Kemp issued a state of emergency Tuesday affecting 92 counties in middle, south and southeast Georgia in preparation for Elsa.
Tropical cyclone Elsa was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on the morning of Friday, July 2, as it hit Barbados with sustained winds of 74 mph, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said
Hurricane Elsa's forecast continues to be uncertain beyond a few days. Some models bring it west into the Gulf of Mexico; others suggest it will take a more eastern path. Nearly all of Florida is in the forecast cone.
While Tropical Storm Elsa officially formed Thursday morning, it’s still too soon to determine what – if any – impacts could happen next week for Florida. Elsa is the earliest fifth named storm on record for the Atlantic hurricane season.
Tropical Depression Five formed in the middle of the tropical Atlantic late Wednesday evening. It is expected to become Tropical Storm Elsa early Thursday morning.
The first hurricane of the eastern Pacific season stayed just off Mexico’s southwestern coast Sunday.
A one-two punch of rain as a tropical system is expected to bring several inches of rain to north Georgia throughout the weekend and a cold front expected to move through on Tuesday.
The tropical system could bring up to 12 inches of rain through the weekend to the central U.S. Gulf Coast.
The National Hurricane Center has issued tropical storm warnings for the central Gulf Coast ahead of the likely formation of Tropical Storm Claudette, which is expected to dump several inches of rain on Louisiana but stay west of Florida.
The Atlantic Hurricane Season has its second named storm. Tropical Storm Bill formed off the coast of North Carolina late Monday evening but is expected to be short-lived.
Amazon just opened a Disaster Relief Hub of supplies to be able to respond to disasters even quicker.
President Joe Biden visited FEMA headquarters to receive a briefing on the 2021 hurricane season and preparedness efforts. He also announced plans to increase funding to better prepare for extreme weather.
Subtropical storm Ana formed in the Atlantic Ocean early Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center announced their 2021 hurricane season outlook, which suggests the United States should brace for another active season. Meanwhile, forecasters were watching two disturbances in the Atlantic.
The 2021 hurricane season will be another busy one, according to forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but probably not quite as busy as last year’s record-shattering season.
After 2020’s record-breaking hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, it would be nice to catch a weather break in 2021 — but hurricane activity is showing no signs of slowing down.