Hurricane Season

Average gas price in Omaha down 9 cents in the past week

The average gasoline price in Omaha has dropped 9 cents per gallon in the past week, thanks to a market flush with oil.<p>Omaha's average price Monday …

Oil & Gas Industry

9 Months After Maria, Questions Persist in Puerto Rico

The battle for Puerto Rico's future is underway in a crowded courthouse where teachers, parents and students are fighting to keep their schools open, …

Puerto Rico

Bethenny Frankel explains the difference between Guatemala and Puerto Rico

Bethenny Frankel recently returned home from a quick trip to Guatemala. Now, she’s giving fans an update on the dire situation.<p>Bethenny Frankel is …

Puerto Rico

How sound is your property insurer? A new study ranks major Florida firms

After the monster storm Hurricane Andrew struck Florida in 1992, 16 insurers went under as claims swamped some smaller companies, according to the …

Business

Carlotta weakens to tropical depression off Mexico’s coast

MEXICO CITY — Former hurricane and tropical storm Carlotta weakened into a tropical depression and edged along Mexico’s Pacific coast Monday, bringing heavy rains that posed a threat of flash flooding and mudslides on shore.<p>The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Carlotta had maximum sustained …

Weather

Hurricane Expo helps Corpus Christi residents prepare for hurricane season

As we enter hurricane season, Corpus Christi officials are making sure residents are prepared in the case that another hurricane comes to the Coastal …

Hurricanes

Tropical Storm Carlotta Forms Near Mexico's Acapulco

<b>MEXICO CITY —</b> Tropical Storm Carlotta has formed in the Pacific Ocean near Mexico’s Acapulco and is forecast to make landfall Saturday.<p>The U.S. …

Weather

It's looking more likely we'll have another El Niño this season, weather service says

The National Weather Service on Thursday issued an El Niño watch for next fall and winter, raising the prospects for cooler, wetter weather across most of the United States and a significantly milder late hurricane season.<p>The weather service's Climate Prediction Center estimated the chance for an …

News (U.S.)

Another Hurricane Season Opens, but Caribbean Reconstruction Has Only Begun

As the Caribbean prepares to face another hurricane season, its islands are still confronting the toll of last year’s disasters. Hurricanes Irma and …

Caribbean

Baxter CEO on what's driving his company's stock price to new highs

Baxter CEO Jose Almeida discusses future M&A, new product launches, and gearing up for hurricane season with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

Hurricanes

Early Look At Hurricane Season, Weather And Global Commodities

Fears are rising high for millions of people along the Gulf, Florida and east Coast this spring, as hurricane Harvey and Irma is still fresh in many …

Business

Hurricane Season Has Begun. Do You Need Flood Insurance?

The Atlantic hurricane season is here, and with it the threat of storm-related flooding. So homeowners may want to buy flood insurance, if they don’t already have coverage.<p>Hurricane season runs from June through November. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has forecast a “near- or …

Health Care

New Reports Confirm How Ill-Prepared Puerto Rico is For Hurricane Season

Two weeks into the 2018 hurricane season, the island of Puerto Rico is still in deep recovery mode from Hurricane Maria, which struck in September …

Race & Ethnicity

No storms expected to develop this weekend in Gulf, hurricane forecasters say | NOLA.com

No tropical storms or hurricanes are expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, <b>forecasters said</b> Friday (June 15).<p>Forecasters with the …

News (U.S.)

Kenny Chesney Reveals Songs for the Saints Track List, Collaborations

Kenny Chesney is welcoming special guests on his new album.<p>The country superstar’s <i>Songs for the Saints</i> will feature collaborations with Ziggy Marley, …

Music

U.S. Army Corps finds New Orleans area levees in good shape, despite recent rating

State and federal agencies gave an update on the states of the levees, all while the region is in the midst of hurricane season.<p>According to a recent …

U.S. Army

Puerto Rico's elderly brace for next storm season | Reuters.com

As Puerto Rico, already reeling from damage caused by Hurricane Maria last year, braces for another hurricane season, it's the elderly who are most vulnerable.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>As Puerto Rico, already reeling from damage caused by Hurricane Maria last year, braces for another …

Puerto Rico

It’s Hurricane Season. Here’s How to Deal with It

<i>Tropical weather systems, and hurricanes in particular, have their own idiosyncrasies. Understanding them can help us deal with them more</i> …

San Francisco

Puerto Ricans Hoping This Year's Hurricane Season Will Blow Some Infrastructure Back In Place

News In Photos<p>SEE MORE: Puerto RicoSEE MORE: Puerto Rico<p>Puerto Rico<br>• natural disasters<br>• News<br>• Vol 54 Issue 24<p>Go to permalink<p>Recommended Stories<p>Report: …

Humor

Houston To Consider Underground Tunnels To Help Prevent Flooding

Southeastern Texas is one of a handful of regions bracing for this year's hurricane season. Harris and Galveston counties had severe flooding after …

Hurricane Harvey

In Puerto Rico, a new hurricane season threatens the elderly

With another hurricane season starting, older Puerto Ricans have little to protect them from another storm on an impoverished island that remains far …

Caribbean

Hurricane Charley memories, lessons come roaring back in one image

A single photograph can bring back so much.Consider the photograph above of the park around the corner from my house. My wife, Diana, snapped it the …

Rainfall

Mindbender

It’s hurricane season, what wind speed is required to designate a storm as a hurricane? Send your answer to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com. The …

Sailing

Tesla Solar Interest Is Surging, and It Could Change Hurricane Season

EnergySage has seen a spike in interest.<p>Interest in solar panels including those from Tesla is surging as hurricane season approaches, a major price …

Innovation

With Two Category 4 Eastern Pacific Hurricanes In Four Days, Should We Be Worried About the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season?

<b>Story Highlights</b><p>Hurricanes Aletta and Bud both became Category 4 hurricanes in a four-day span.<p>We examined 10 other hurricane seasons since 1971 that …

Weather

FEMA Rushes To Hire Enough People Before The Next Hurricane Strikes

12:17 AM 06/14/2018<p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency is understaffed by 26 percent, according to recent documents that were obtained by Reuters …

Conservative View

Hurricane Bud now a Category 3 storm, forecast to weaken before hitting Mexico's Baja

The second named storm of the Pacific hurricane season weakened slightly to a Category 3 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday, as forecasters believe it will continue to lose strength before it impacts the popular resorts along the southern Baja California peninsula.<p>The National Hurricane …

Weather

Telemedicine use spikes during natural disasters

If Dr. Timothy Hendrix had any lingering doubts about telemedicine, they were erased during last year’s hurricane season.<p>As Central Florida began to …

Digital Health

Tropical wave headed for Gulf still has low chance to develop

The National Hurricane Center on Wednesday continued to watch a tropical disturbance that could track into the Gulf of Mexico this weekend.<p>The …

Weather

FEMA sees hiring pinch as storm season looms | Reuters.com

As hurricane season gets underway, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is having trouble hiring enough workers to do cleanup when the next big storm hits.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>As hurricane season gets underway, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is having trouble …

FEMA