Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Georgetown

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Georgetown, South Carolina, at 2:05 pm Friday as a category 1 storm. This is the second landfall for the storm. (Watch the latest video forecast above) Here, in the Upstate, we are seeing wind gusts between 30 mph to 50 mph. Rain will get heavy in our area throughout the … Read more

Hurricane Ian track to make landfall Friday

(On this page, you will find the latest on where Ian is, what we can expect in our area, the latest track, radar, “spaghetti” models, hurricane alerts, storm surge alerts, tropical storm advisories and the latest video from the storm’s destruction.) Hurricane Ian will make landfall in South Carolina on Friday. The latest track shows … Read more

Tropical Storm Ian “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane

Authorities and residents in Florida were keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbled through the Caribbean on Sunday, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane in the coming days on a forecast track toward the state. Govt. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for all of Florida … Read more

Tropical Storm Ian is “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane

Tropical Storm Ian is expected to “rapidly strengthen” this weekend and could hit Florida early next week as a major hurricane, according to forecasters. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Tropical Storm Ian was moving across the central Caribbean Sea. By late Saturday night, it … Read more

Tropical Storm Ian strengthens over Caribbean and could approach Florida as major hurricane

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Ian forms in the Caribbean Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Ian forms in the Caribbean 05:12 Tropical Storm Ian strengthened as it moved over the Caribbean Saturday and could approach Florida early next week as a major hurricane, according to forecasters. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of … Read more

Tropical Storm Ian moves through Caribbean as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declares state of emergency

A storm which is currently moving through the Caribbean could potentially arrive in Florida as a hurricane early next week, state authorities announced, as late Friday night Tropical Depression 9 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Ian. In response to the storm, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency. The US National Hurricane … Read more

As massive storm batters Alaska coastal towns, residents are evacuated, widespread flooding reported

A massive, potentially record-breaking storm brought major flooding and damage to coastal towns in Alaska on Saturday morning, and some residents were evacuated. Govt. Mike Dunleavy said he “verbally declared” a disaster for communities impacted by the storm. The governor said on Twitter there have been no reported injuries. “We will continue to monitor the … Read more

Alaska braces for “near worst case coastal flooding scenario” as massive storm may bring worst flooding in nearly 50 years

Alaska is bracing for dangerous weather as the remnants of Typhoon Merbok move toward the Bering Sea region. Forecasters predict that the storm, set to hit on Friday, could bring “potentially historical” flooding, with some coastal areas seeing water levels up to 11 feet higher than the normal high tide. “Latest models show coastal surge … Read more

Riverside County: Tropical Storm Kay helps slow spread of Fairview Fire near Hemet, raising containment to 40%

HEMET, Calif. (KABC) — Rain generated by remnants of Tropical Storm Kay helped fire crews slow the spread of the deadly Fairview Fire southeast of Hemet overnight, with ground crews reaching 40% containment and authorities reducing some evacuation orders to voluntary warnings. Saturday afternoon, officials said the fire had burned 28,307 acres, with containment rising … Read more