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Hurricane Newton Slams Into Mexico’s Los Cabos Area

Hurricane Newton Slams Into Mexico’s Los Cabos Area

Hurricane Newton slammed into the twin resorts of Los Cabos on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula Tuesday morning.

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Hermine Makes Landfall as Hurricane, Brings Dangerous Flooding

Hermine Makes Landfall as Hurricane, Brings Dangerous Flooding

Hermine made landfall at 1:30 a.m. this morning, becoming the first hurricane to hit Florida in 11 years. In addition to the hurricane-force winds, forecasters said, the storm could bring “life-threatening inundation within the next 12 to 24 hours along the Gulf coast of Florida…”

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Twin Hurricanes Head Toward Hawaii as Tropical Storm Hermine Forms off Florida’s Gulf Coast

Twin Hurricanes Head Toward Hawaii as Tropical Storm Hermine Forms off Florida’s Gulf Coast

The island of Hawaii rarely takes a direct hit from a hurricane. This week, two Pacific storms are lining up to change that. Meanwhile, in the Atlantic, Tropical Depression 9 has strengthened to become Tropical Storm Hermine, with a hurricane watch in effect for parts of Florida.

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Three Tropical Systems Spin Near Japan At Once; Typhoon Mindulle Strikes Tokyo

Three Tropical Systems Spin Near Japan At Once; Typhoon Mindulle Strikes Tokyo

Satellite imagery this weekend showed an interesting sight near Japan as a trio of tropical systems spun near the country. One of those three systems, Mindulle, made landfall near Tokyo as a typhoon on Monday.

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Downgraded Earl lashes Belize

Downgraded Earl lashes Belize

Packing winds of up to eighty-miles-per-hour, Tropical Storm Earl hit the coast of Belize on Thursday morning, downing trees and cutting power and while forecasters say it is expected to weaken, heavy rains are likely through Friday.

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Tropical Storm Earl Forms in Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm Earl Forms in Caribbean Sea

The fifth tropical cyclone of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed today in the Caribbean Sea. NOAA’s GOES-East satellite provided a look at the storm as hurricane-hunter aircraft confirmed a closed circulation.

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Typhoon Nida Makes Landfall Near Hong Kong After Making a Direct Hit on Philippines

Typhoon Nida Makes Landfall Near Hong Kong After Making a Direct Hit on Philippines

Gale-force winds and heavy rains lashed Hong Kong after Typhoon Nida made landfall Tuesday near Dapeng Peninsula in China’s Guangdong Province.

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Powerful Category 5 Typhoon Nepartak Takes Aim at Taiwan, China

Powerful Category 5 Typhoon Nepartak Takes Aim at Taiwan, China

The typhoon, the first of the year, was expected to make landfall on Taiwan’s east coast in the city of Hualien early Friday and then cross the Taiwan Strait and hit China Saturday. Large waves were already lashing the shore Ilan port city in Taiwan Thursday.

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Nearly 7 million US homes at hurricane risk this season: Report

Nearly 7 million US homes at hurricane risk this season: Report

More than 6.8 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are at risk of damage from hurricane storm surges, with a total reconstruction cost value of more than $1.5 trillion, according to CoreLogic’s 2016 Storm Surge Report.

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