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Isaias, again a tropical storm, spawns wild inland weather

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it piled boats against the docks and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people. At least one person was killed when one of its […]

Clewiston shows it’s taking Isaias seriously

Isaias may have been downgraded to a tropical storm Saturday evening, but that didn’t stop people in Clewiston from making sure they were prepared. Cruz Martinez never stays when storms come around. “I don’t ever stay, I usually leave.” But this time, she and her family decided to stick it out. “Well, because it’s supposed […]

Crew Dragon splashdown in Gulf on Sunday afternoon

The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit headed toward a retro-style splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday afternoon to close out a two-month test flight. It will mark the first splashdown in 45 years for NASA astronauts and the first return in the gulf. Unlike Florida’s Atlantic coast, already feeling […]

Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down

Hurricane Isaias ripped shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it carved its way through the Bahamas early Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials in Miami said they were closing beaches, marinas and parks. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez said Friday that 20 evacuation centers were on standby that could be set […]

DeSantis gives updates on state preparations for Isaias

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference regarding Hurricane Isaias at the Florida Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee Saturday morning. DeSantis started off the briefing by announcing that President Donald Trump had approved the state’s request for a pre-landfall emergency declaration. President @realDonaldTrump has approved my request for a pre-landfall emergency declaration for the counties […]