Tropical Storm Erick likely to grow into hurricane en route toward Hawaii

(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Erick in the eastern Pacific is likely to grow into a hurricane soon, possibly reaching Category 3 strength by Tuesday as it churns closer toward... Read more »

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane... Read more »

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery

HOUSTON (Reuters) – An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region’s oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from... Read more »

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of “extreme rain” and more flooding ahead of... Read more »

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche

(Reuters) – A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S.... Read more »

As polar vortex retreats, California readies for storm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As the U.S. Midwest and East Coast thawed out from days of bitter, deadly cold, Californians on Friday battened down the hatches ahead of a... Read more »

Thailand cancels flights to holiday island as storm threatens

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand canceled flights to a popular tourist island, battened down beachside resorts and evacuated offshore oil rigs as the first tropical storm in nearly 30 years... Read more »

Florida’s Republicans feel brunt of hurricane in upcoming election

PORT ST. JOE, Fla. (Reuters) – Two days after Katherine Shimonis returned to her home in the Florida Panhandle to find it destroyed by Hurricane Michael, she went to... Read more »

Over 118,000 homes without power in Florida, Georgia after Hurricane Michael

(Reuters) – More than 118,000 homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia were still without power on Friday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, power companies said. In total,... Read more »

More than a thousand remain missing a week after Hurricane Michael

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – More than a thousand people were still missing on Wednesday a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities across the Florida Panhandle, killing at... Read more »