If you watch North Atlantic cyclones obsessively, you may have noticed that they often turn harder north and northeast than earlier tracks predict. But this is anecdotal: there’s no law of nature preventing them from veering west or south, they sometimes take an unpredictable turn and end up slamming into more densely populated regions. It’s unclear at this point what Matthew really wil
NEW YORK (AP) — The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season smashed rainfall totals across the Northeast and pushed some streams and creeks over their banks but sped up the Eastern Seaboard without causing major damage.
NEW YORK (AP) — Soaking rains spawned numerous flood watches and pushed some streams and creeks over their banks throughout the Northeast, yet the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season sped up the Eastern Seaboard witho...
Storm could turn out into the Atlantic and then come back to Florida for second landfall.
While during the past two decades the Eastern Seaboard has been void of many major hurricanes, historically it's been battered by tropical cyclones. And in an area that's densely populated, hurricanes present unique challenges.