This year was supposed to be mild after an extremely wet winter and spring but has ended up one of the worst in U.S. history in land burned.
At least eight people were killed and 23 injured in French Caribbean island territories
Officials warned people to seek protection from Irma’s “onslaught” in a statement that closed with: “May God protect us all.”
Irma’s maximum sustained winds increased to 175 mph early Tuesday
The disaster is unfolding on an epic scale, with the nation’s fourth-largest city mostly paralyzed by the storm
The incessant rain covered much of Houston in turbid, gray-green water and turned streets into rivers navigable only by boat.
Wholesale prices have risen ten cents since the refineries in the hurricane path have closed.
Harvey grew unexpectedly quickly Thursday from a tropical depression into a Category 1 hurricane.
NASA officials recommend viewing the eclipse through specially-made glasses to prevent eye damage.
Researchers called it a clear signal of human-caused climate change.
A survey crew on Friday was to investigate storm damage.
Two major wildfires in California have forced nearly 8,000 people out of their homes.
The earthquake was felt in Kenai Peninsula communities and as far as Anchorage.
There are thousands of people without power this morning
The fire has not burned any structures
Lawrence says the Red Cross opened two shelters…one in Mt. Pleasant and the other in Midland.
Weather forecasters are expecting a third day of rough weather for Gulf Coast states.
The state predicts overall power consumption this year will be down by roughly 4 percent
The tornado was actually much farther away than it appears in the photo and it was moving away from them.
The Coast Guard says water temperatures only are in the 40s and 50s.