hurricane

Hurricane Eta causes flooding in Nicaragua

PUERTO CABEZAS, Nicaragua (NBC) – Hurricane Eta is inching toward Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast Tuesday with potentially devastating winds and heavy rains. The National Hurricane Center calls the storm “extremely dangerous.” As of 10:00 a.m. EST, Eta was about 30 miles off the …

Three dead after Zeta sweeps across the South

(NBC News)  The remnants of Hurricane Zeta pushing through the southeast Thursday, leaving a path of destruction behind. The storm made landfall in Louisiana Wednesday as a Category 2 hurricane. “It appears that the most catastrophic damage is in Grand Isle area,” …

Crisis in the Caribbean

(NBC News) – As Puerto Rico deals with a lack of power, food and drinking water in the wake of Hurricane Maria, residents are also in dire need of another commodity: Cold hard cash. And that means what little other resources are …

Generator blamed for deaths in Florida

Orange County, Fla. (WESH) – Investigators say a running generator is likely to blame for the death of three people in Orange County, Florida. Seven people were inside the home when a child called authorities at 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, officials said. The …

Irma leaves millions without power

(NBC News) – More than 6 million people are without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Now a tropical storm, Irma continues to churn over north Florida and Georgia. Irma first made landfall in the Florida Keys, then slowly cut a …

Floridians stocking up for Irma

(NBC News) – Hurricane Irma, a record-breaking and potentially catastrophic storm, is moving closer to the U.S. mainland. Irma’s first strike came overnight on the island of Barbuda, delivering sheets of rain and wind gusts of at least 155 miles an hour, …

Water in high demand ahead of Irma

Miami, Fla. (WTLV) – Empty shelves are becoming the norm for stores across Florida as people prepare for Hurricane Irma. Most stores are out of bottled water, but people are being reminded to check back as they await more shipments. Many people …