Florida tropical storm watches, warnings due to Hurricane Ian

Video above: The latest tropical forecast from WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists. Parts of Okeechobee County and the Treasure Coast are back in the cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Ian as of Tuesday morning. All of our area is under tropical storm warnings and watches as Hurricane Ian rapidly intensifies while moving toward the … Read more

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in western Cuba as a Category 3 storm, threatening a path of destruction as it churns toward Florida

CNN — Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Ian made landfall in western Cuba early Tuesday morning while on its trek toward Florida, where residents in some coastal areas are already evacuating. The hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 125 mph, made landfall just southwest of the town of La Coloma in the Pinar del Rio Province of … Read more

Canada struggles to restore power, clear roads after storm

TORONTO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada remained without power Sunday and officials tried to assess the scope of devastation from former Hurricane Fiona, which swept away houses, stripped off roofs and blocked roads across the country’s Atlantic provinces. After surging north from the Caribbean, Fiona came ashore before dawn Saturday … Read more

Ian projected to become hurricane Sunday, expected to reach Category 4 strength on track toward Florida – WJXT News4JAX

Ian projected to become hurricane Sunday, expected to reach Category 4 strength on track toward FloridaWJXT News4JAX Tropical Storm Ian update: Cone shifts west with rapid intensification expectedKHOU 11 State Of Emergency Declared For All Of Florida; FEMA Approves Emergency DeclarationNorthEscambia.com Tropical Storm Ian shifts slightly west, with uncertain trackFOX 13 Tampa Bay Florida officials … Read more

Canada begins long cleanup after Fiona sweeps homes out to sea

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PORT AUX BASQUES, Newfoundland, Sept 25 (Reuters) – It will take several months for Canada to restore critical infrastructure after the powerful storm Fiona left an “unprecedented” trail of destruction, officials said on Sunday, as crews fanned out in five provinces to restore power and clean … Read more

CIA doctor hit by Havana Syndrome says he was in ‘disbelief’ as he suffered what he was investigating

Watch the CNN Special Report: “Immaculate Concussion: The Truth About Havana Syndrome” at 8 pm ET Sunday on CNN. CNN — CIA physician Dr. Paul Andrews was one of the first people sent to Havana, Cuba, to investigate a spate of mysterious health incidents that were impacting embassy and agency personnel in 2017 when he … Read more

Floridians brace for the arrival of Tropical Storm Ian, which is forecast to rapidly intensify on Sunday

CNN — Tropical Storm Ian is forecast to rapidly intensify as it barrels through the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico before weakening by the time it reaches Florida later this week, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. Ian, which developed Friday in the central Caribbean Sea, is forecast to rapidly … Read more

Floridians brace for the arrival of Tropical Storm Ian, which may strengthen to become the state’s first major hurricane in 4 years

CNN — As Tropical Storm Ian barrels towards Florida – potentially strengthening to a Category 4 hurricane before slamming the state later this week – residents are preparing for what could be the Sunshine State’s first major hurricane in four years. Ian, which developed Friday in the central Caribbean Sea, is forecast to rapidly intensify … Read more

Cubans to decide on same-sex marriage in national referendum

Matanzas, Cuba CNN — The cake with figurines of two brides on top melted in the Caribbean heat and the wedding guests fretted aloud that one of Cuba’s frequent blackouts could strike at any moment but for Annery Rivera Velasco and Yennys Hernandez Molina, the day was one of the happiest of their lives. The … Read more

Photos: Fiona slams Canada’s Atlantic coast

Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press/AP Waves pound the shores of Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, as Fiona made landfall on Saturday, September 24. Hurricane Fiona, now referred to as a post-tropical cyclone, made landfall in Nova Scotia early Saturday, hitting the region with heavy rain, flooding and high winds. “This could be a landmark event for Canada … Read more