Deadly Hurricane Ian, now approaching Category 5 strength, threatens ‘catastrophic’ storm surge as it nears Florida

Deadly Hurricane Ian, now approaching Category 5 strength, threatens ‘catastrophic’ storm surge as it nears Florida

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. You also can text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. CNN  —  Hurricane Ian – now an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm – has begun lashing Florida with ruinous winds and rain as it advances on the state’s west … Read more

Hurricane Ian barrels toward Florida as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Ian barrels toward Florida as Category 4 storm

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. You also can text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. CNN  —  Hurricane Ian – now a stronger and “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm – has begun lashing Florida with major flooding and ruinous winds as it advances on … Read more

Hurricane Ian will be a major Category 3 storm as it hits Cuba with Florida’s west coast in sight

Hurricane Ian will be a major Category 3 storm as it hits Cuba with Florida’s west coast in sight

The outer bands of Hurricane Ian are beginning to batter South Florida The outer bands of Hurricane Ian are beginning to batter South Florida 03:29 Ian intensified into a major hurricane, packing sustained winds of about 125 mph early Tuesday morning, just before hitting western Cuba. The powerful Category 3 storm was expected to continue … Read more

Rapidly strengthening Hurricane Ian begins lashing Cuba, threatening devastating damage ahead of its arrival in Florida

Rapidly strengthening Hurricane Ian begins lashing Cuba, threatening devastating damage ahead of its arrival in Florida

CNN  —  Rapidly intensifying Hurricane Ian became a Category 3 storm as it neared 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 115 mph, is “expected to make landfall over western Cuba soon,” the … Read more

Hurricane Ian is expected to intensify quickly before hitting Florida as a major storm

Hurricane Ian is expected to intensify quickly before hitting Florida as a major storm

The outer bands of Hurricane Ian are beginning to batter South Florida The outer bands of Hurricane Ian are beginning to batter South Florida 03:29 Hurricane Ian was expected to continue strengthening as it passed over the western tip of Cuba on Tuesday, on a track to the Gulf of Mexico with the west coast … Read more

Hurricane Ian expected to intensify rapidly and hit Florida as major storm this week

Hurricane Ian expected to intensify rapidly and hit Florida as major storm this week

Hurricane Ian moved near the Cayman Islands and closer to western Cuba early Monday on a track to hit Florida as a major hurricane this week. Ian was forecast to intensify rapidly and become a major hurricane as soon as late Monday before becoming an even stronger Category 4 hurricane over warm Gulf of Mexico … Read more

Ian incoming? South Florida in Forecast Cone for potential hurricane

Ian incoming?  South Florida in Forecast Cone for potential hurricane

After Hurricane Fiona tore through Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, leaving widespread destruction in its wake, another tropical storm system is brewing in the Caribbean – and could hit Florida next week. Tropical Storm Ian, which developed in the Caribbean on Friday, is expected to strengthen into a hurricane over the weekend and approach … Read more

Hurricane Fiona strengthens to a Category 4 storm, heading towards Bermuda after battering Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands

Hurricane Fiona strengthens to a Category 4 storm, heading towards Bermuda after battering Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands

Hurricane Fiona strengthened to a Category 4 storm on Wednesday after wreaking havoc Puerto Ricothen lash it Dominican Republic and Turks and Caicos Islands. It was forecast to push past Bermuda later this week. The US National Hurricane Center said Fiona had maximum sustained winds of 130 mph Wednesday morning and was centered about 675 … Read more

Hurricane Fiona batters the Turks and Caicos Islands as a “life-threatening” Category 3 storm

Hurricane Fiona batters the Turks and Caicos Islands as a “life-threatening” Category 3 storm

Hurricane Fiona blasted the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a Category 3 storm after devastating Puerto Rico, where most people remained without power or running water. Hurricane conditions hit Grand Turk, the tiny British territory’s capital island, on Tuesday morning after the government imposed a curfew and urged people to flee flood-prone areas. … Read more

Hurricane Fiona: The storm makes landfall in Puerto Rico, which has lost all power

Hurricane Fiona: The storm makes landfall in Puerto Rico, which has lost all power

CNN — Hurricane Fiona made landfall along the extreme southwest coast of Puerto Rico, near Punta Tocon, at 3:20 p.m. ET Sunday with winds of 85 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. The U.S. territory lost power earlier Sunday, according to PowerOutage.us, as Fiona approached the islands, which are already grappling with the threat … Read more