Hurricane Season News
5 Caribbean Islands (Generally) Not Hit by Hurricanes
Alarm, go to work, head home, go to sleep. Repeat. As the summer wears on, it hits you: You need a vacation. Of course, what better place to relax and recharge than the Caribbean? If you're just starting to plan now, you're likely looking at late summer, early fall for your beachy getaway. The
Tropical Storm Colin Makes Landfall in Florida, Leaves Minimal Damage
Tropical Storm Colin made landfall shortly before midnight near Florida’s Gulf Coast packing high winds and heavy rain across the state. Colin's maximum sustained winds reached upward of 50 mph with even higher wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service. 2:00 am | Tropical Storm #Colin
Gov. Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Tropical Storm Colin Approaches Florida
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Colin hitting the state, and residents are preparing for serious flooding throughout the Gulf Coast region. Colin, which is gaining in speed and strength as it travels in a northeasterly direction, has become the
East Coast Braces for Severe Storms, Heavy Rain
More than 60 million East Coasters from Georgia to New York are under the threat of severe weather Sunday. A severe thunderstorm watch was issued this afternoon spanning from northern Virginia to New York City, covering Washington D.C, Baltimore and Philadelphia, until 10 p.m. Severe thunderstorms
Off-Season Picks for Cheap Summer Getaways
A trip to the shore or amusement park may be the quintessential summer vacation, but those popular choices can be expensive, crowded, and a lot less fun in reality than one's imagination. For travelers open to counterintuitive thinking, there are amazing off-season vacation picks around the world.
Dangerous Weather Wreaks Havoc on the Holiday Weekend
On this unofficial first weekend of summer, we begin with dangerous weather wreaking havoc in so much of the country. Torrential rain in parts of Texas. This pick-up truck there, no match for the saturated road in magnolia, Texas, historic rain triggering damaging floods. This SUV washed away. This
Tropical Storm Bonnie forms off the Southeast Coast; Threatening Holiday Plans
Millions of beach goers along the Southeast coast continue to keep an eye on newly named Tropical Storm Bonnie taking aim on the Carolinas this weekend. Tropical depression Two strengthened to Tropical Storm Bonnie on Saturday afternoon. As of the 5 p.m. ET advisory from the National Hurricane
Record Rains Hit Hard in Texas Causing Flash Flooding
ABC News' Phillip Mena and Rob Marciano report the latest weather news from around the country.
Hurricane Outlook for 2016 Atlantic Season
U.S. meteorologists are predicting more tropical activity this year compared to recent years but expect the summer hurricane season to be near-normal levels. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said there is a 70 percent likelihood that there will be 10 to 16 named storms
Flash Floods Trap College Students in Kentucky Cave
The Clemson University students and tour guides were rescued six hours after the floods blocked the cave's exits.