Subtropical Storm Wanda Forms, Exhausting the List of Names

The storm, which was about 850 miles off Newfoundland, was not expected to pose any danger to land, the National Hurricane Center said on Sunday.

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Is Hurricane Season Still Going? You Bet.

There hasn’t been a named storm in the Atlantic Ocean since early October, but about a month remains in the hurricane season. “Don’t raid your hurricane supplies yet,” said one meteorologist.

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Subtropical Storm Teresa Forms North of Bermuda

A developing system forming off New England is expected to absorb Teresa, which is not expected to threaten land, forecasters said.

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Hurricane Forecasters Aren’t Tweeting About Your Personal Life, They Swear

Kate was a “poorly organized depression.” The government agency says it wasn’t personal.

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Tropical Storm Larry Forms in the Atlantic

August through October is the busiest part of the hurricane season. Larry is the fourth storm to form in the past week.

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Tropical Storm Kate Forms in the Atlantic

The storm is the 11th named storm of a busy hurricane season.

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Hurricanes Get Names. What About Heat Waves?

Short, distinctive names are assigned to storms to raise awareness about their dangers. Some experts argue for doing the same for heat waves, which can be even deadlier.

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Henri Forecast: More Rain in the Northeast

Meteorologists are warning of flash flooding as up to three more inches of rain are expected over parts of Long Island, New York and New England.

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Where Will Tropical Storm Henri Land? It’s Tough To Tell.

Models have disagreed about whether the tropical storm, which is expected to grow into a hurricane, will hit New England or further west, in New York and New Jersey.

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Tropical Storm Henri to Become a Hurricane as It Moves Toward New England

The storm, the eighth of the Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to turn on a path toward the Northeast Coast on its way to New England, where hurricanes are rare.

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Tropical Storm Grace Heads for Mainland Mexico After Landfall on Yucatán Peninsula

Grace was downgraded to a tropical storm after coming ashore as a hurricane. A hurricane warning was in effect for the eastern coast of mainland Mexico.

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Fred Drenches the Southeast, Unleashing Tornadoes

The storm caused flooding in coastal areas of the Florida Panhandle but weakened to a tropical depression as it moved northward through Georgia.

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Tropical Storm Claudette Forms in the Gulf of Mexico

The region, which was hit repeatedly in 2020, braced for heavy rains through the weekend.

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Tropical Storm Bill Forms Off the East Coast

The weather system, the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, was expected to be short-lived.

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Ana Becomes First Named Storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season

The formation of the subtropical storm makes it the seventh consecutive year that a named storm has developed in the Atlantic before the official start of the season.

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The Greek Alphabet Will No Longer Be Used to Name Hurricanes

Nine Greek letters were pressed into service in last year’s busy Atlantic hurricane season. Officials said they left people confused.

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The 2020 Hurricane Season in Rewind

There have been 30 named storms and 13 hurricanes this year, the most active Atlantic season on record.

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Hurricane Iota Path: Live Updates of Category 5 Storm

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Hurricane Iota Becomes a Category 5 Storm

The storm will be the second hurricane to strike the region in two weeks.

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Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America

The storm is expected to make landfall along the coast of Nicaragua and Honduras as a Category 4 hurricane by Monday night.

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Iota, Now a Hurricane, Is Season’s 30th Named Storm

A Category One storm, Iota was expected to strengthen into a major hurricane by Monday as it approached the coast of Central America, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Iota Becomes 30th Named Storm in a Record-Breaking Season

Tropical Storm Iota is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane this weekend as it approaches the coast of Central America, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Eta Makes Landfall in Florida, Again

The storm had already flooded streets and forced several universities to cancel classes on Thursday.

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Eta Targets Florida, Again

The storm, which had battered South Florida as well as parts of Cuba and Central America, briefly strengthened to a Category One Hurricane on Wednesday as it approached the Gulf Coast.

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Theta Forms as Season’s 29th Named Storm, Breaking a Record

The arrival of Theta broke the annual record for the number of storms strong enough to be given names. That benchmark was set in 2005, the year Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast.

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Tropical Storm Eta Causes Flooding in South Florida

Some areas saw more than 13 inches of rainfall, and there was a storm surge along the coast.

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Guatemala Mudslides Kill More Than 50

Another 23 people across Central America have died or are missing as a result of a vast storm system dumping heavy rainfall across the region.

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Tropical Storm Zeta Approaches Gulf Coast

Zeta is expected to become a hurricane before it makes landfall in the United States on Wednesday. It is the 27th named storm of an unusually active Atlantic hurricane season.

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Hurricane Epsilon Is a Category 2 Storm

The storm had swiftly intensified into a Category 3 for a few hours.

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Hurricane Epsilon Is 10th of the Season

A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bermuda.

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Hurricane Delta Heads Toward Louisiana

Schools have been closed and several parishes are under either mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders.

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Gulf States Brace for Hurricane Delta

The governors of Alabama and Mississippi have declared states of emergency, while some parishes in Louisiana are under mandatory evacuation orders.

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Hurricane Delta Barrels Toward Mexico

The category 3 storm is expected to hit the Yucatán Peninsula on Wednesday before heading to the northern Gulf Coast at the end of the week.

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Hurricane Delta Intensifies to Category 2

The storm is the ninth named hurricane of the Atlantic season. It may reach the Gulf Coast by the end of the week.

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Tropical Storm Beta Draws Warnings in Gulf Coast States

The storm is headed for the Texas and Louisiana coasts, another blow for states in the Gulf that have been hit by five other storms this hurricane season.

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Who Chooses Hurricane Names, and What Happens if They’re All Used?

Barely halfway through what one meteorologist called a “hyperactive” season, there is only one entry left on the 21-name list used for storms.

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As Hurricane Sally Looms, the Gulf Coast Braces Itself Yet Again

Forecasters expect the storm to make landfall on Tuesday with potentially lethal storm surge and powerful winds.

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Tropical Storm Laura Forms in the Atlantic

A second potential hurricane is also moving toward the Gulf of Mexico.

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Tropical Storm Josephine Forms in the Atlantic

The 10th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Josephine is not expected to hit the Caribbean islands or the mainland United States, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Isaias Live Updates: Fires, Flooding and Tornadoes as Storm Charges Over Land

Isaias, now a tropical storm, made landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, and is causing widespread power outages as it cuts a path north.

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Hurricane Douglas: Hawaii Braces for ‘Triple Threat’

The National Hurricane Center on Sunday warned that the storm could bring “damaging winds, flooding rainfall and dangerously high surf” to the state.

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Three Storms Churn Across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

By Friday afternoon, Tropical Storm Gonzalo had weakened while Tropical Storm Hanna had strengthened, a meteorologist said. Douglas, in the Pacific Ocean, remained a Category 3 hurricane.

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Tropical Storm Gonzalo Expected to Become 2020’s First Atlantic Hurricane

Gonzalo is the earliest named “G” storm since the satellite era began in 1966, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Tropical Storm Arthur Forms and Is Heading to North Carolina

A tropical storm warning was issued for the North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the National Hurricane Center said.

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