Category 5 Hurricane

Videos Of Hurricane Maria In The Caribbean Are Devastating

After making landfall as a Category 5 storm, even the videos of Hurricane Maria don't show the worst impact it made as it battered the Caribbean …

Weather

The Caribbean Is Bracing For 'Potentially Catastrophic' Category 5 Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria was upgraded to a Category 5 storm on Monday as it made its way toward the northeastern corner of the Caribbean with sustained …

Weather

Hurricane Maria's winds hit 175 mph as it aims at Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving …

Caribbean

A Comparison of Hurricane Sizes Over the Years

Reigarw Comparisons created a fascinating comparison of hurricanes sizes over the years.<p>We compare the sizes and power of hurricanes, tornadoes, …

Hurricanes

Stunning Footage Shows Hurricane Irma Devastating The Caribbean Island Of St. Martin

Hurricane Irma’s currently prompting mandatory evacuations in the Florida Keys, and the Category 5 storm (with sustained wind speeds of 185 mph) is due to strike the mainland U.S. by the weekend. The above Fox News footage — followed by more incredible videos below — shows Irma (after first making …

Natural Disasters

Mandatory Evacuations Begin In Florida As Hurricane Irma Makes Category 5 Landfall In The Caribbean

After Hurricane Irma emerged as a threat in the Caribbean and reached record speeds — with sustained wind speeds of 185 mph, she’s the second strongest hurricane ever recorded — Florida is treating this Category 5 storm with the utmost seriousness. As this CBS News report indicates, the state has …

Weather

Power crews gather, ready to roll south to help clean up Hurricane Irma’s mess

Dan Harper’s first hurricane was Andrew.<p>“Very, very nasty,” Harper said of the 1992 monster that battered South Florida. “One of the worst.”<p>Others …

Weather

Sir Richard Branson is riding out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar

On Wednesday night, before Irma hit, Branson said he and his team experienced "howling wind and rain."<p>He posted pictures of people smiling and bedded …

Business (Australia)

Here's What You Need To Know About Hurricane Irma

The National Hurricane Center said the hurricane has weakened to a Category 4 but is still a "life-threatening situation."<p>FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. ― One of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes on record is barreling through the Caribbean and poses a serious threat to the southeastern United …

Weather

Post-Tropical Cyclone Irma brings rain, could dissipate Tuesday

Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Irma weakened to a post-tropical cyclone early Tuesday morning but heavy rainfall was expected to continue in the southeastern …

Weather

Eye of a monster: terrifying Hurricane Irma on a collision course with Florida

It has all of the textbook features of an extreme hurricane. It is almost perfectly symmetrical with a clear eye. Towering thunderstorms wrap around …

Weather

Here’s one way you can start to prepare for Hurricane Irma

North Carolina Emergency Management encouraged North Carolinians on Tuesday to download the Ready NC app to prepare for Hurricane Irma.<p>The app …

Weather

ADRs End Higher

International stocks trading in New York closed higher on the first trading day of the new year.<p>BP PLC (BP) was among the companies with ADRs that traded actively Tuesday.<p>The BNY Mellon index of American depositary receipts rose 1.6% to 155.68. The European index increased 1% to 143.76, the Asian …

Markets

Grain Highlights: Top Stories of the Day

TOP STORIES<p>Wheat Futures Pop on Plains Drought<p>A drought in the Great Plains sparked a rally in wheat prices Tuesday.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture said that the condition of the hard red winter wheat crop, primarily grown in southern Plains states like Kansas, dropped sharply as farmers in the …

Markets

Jake Bentley: Why USC’s offense struggled after halftime vs NC State

South Carolina’s offense opened against N.C. State with some fire.<p>But in the second half Saturday, points were hard to come by.<p>USC’s offense managed …

College Football

Irma: At Least 3 Dead in Caribbean Islands, Heads Toward Puerto Rico

Hurricane Irma

Protesters, chants and riot police: Not a typical Panthers game day

It was a Carolina Panthers game day like no other: Police in riot gear and uniformed National Guard members stood watch as protesters converged on …

Policing

Marco Rubio says his 2016 campaign was a 'really strong building' that got hit by a 'Category 5 hurricane'

All in all, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is pretty pleased with his performance in the 2016 Republican presidential race. Despite suspending his …

Politics

5 stormproof prefab homes you can order right now

Stylish and strong<p>Prefab houses, which tend to involve a faster and more efficient construction process, offer a promising alternative to traditional stick-built homes. When we highlighted some of the coolest and most affordable prefab dwellings available for purchase, quite a few readers inquired …

Douglas Elliman

Cubicco's sustainable flatpack homes are built to withstand a hurricane

Cubicco's line comprises a series of homes of varying size and shape, including an attractive little micro-shelter that can be used as a studio, …

Off-grid

Hurricane Center - Interactive Tropical Weather Tracking

Here's the latest forecast track and intensities on Beryl from the National hurricane center in Miami. Beryl has strengthened with top winds now at …

Weather