The NHC also said that Elsa has strengthened, now packing maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. It is expected to become a hurricane.
A storm that has lashed the Caribbean and the Florida Keys with pounding rain and gusty winds and complicated the search for survivors in a deadly condominium collapse has strengthened into a hurricane.
The storm was centered about 140 miles (225 kilometers) east of Kingston, Jamaica, and was speeding west-northwest at 23 mph (37 kph).
Tropical cyclone Elsa was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on the morning of Friday, July 2, as it hit Barbados with sustained winds of 74 mph, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said
Hurricane Elsa's forecast continues to be uncertain beyond a few days. Some models bring it west into the Gulf of Mexico; others suggest it will take a more eastern path. Nearly all of Florida is in the forecast cone.
Hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and the City of Austin is offering tips and advice on how to prepare.
It's possible a depression or short-lived tropical storm could form before the disturbance moves onshore by Saturday.
Subtropical storm Ana formed in the Atlantic Ocean early Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
After 2020’s record-breaking hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, it would be nice to catch a weather break in 2021 — but hurricane activity is showing no signs of slowing down.
The new study found that humans — not nature — are likely the primary cause of changes in Atlantic hurricane patterns.
For the first time in history, astronomers have detected what they've deemed a "space hurricane" in Earth's upper atmosphere.
Hurricane Iota has roared ashore as a dangerous Category 4 storm along almost exactly the same stretch of Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast that was devastated by an equally powerful Hurricane Eta 13 days earlier.
Hurricane Iota is now a dangerous Category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered this month by powerful Hurricane Eta.
Hurricane Iota is rapidly gaining strength after becoming the 13th hurricane of the Atlantic season.
The record-breaking 2020 hurricane season continues, as Tropical Storm Iota has formed in the Caribbean.
Some parts of the Carolinas saw three to seven inches of rainfall by Thursday afternoon.
Eta has weakened to a tropical storm just hours after regaining hurricane strength as Florida braces for a second hit from the storm.
Tropical Storm Theta — which formed overnight and broke a record as the 29th named Atlantic storm of the season — is chugging east toward Europe on the cusp of hurricane status.
Florida is bracing for more impacts from Tropical Storm Eta, which has already brought heavy rains and flooded city streets in the state.
A strengthening Tropical Storm Eta cut across Cuba on Sunday, and forecasters say it's likely to be a hurricane before hitting the Florida Keys Sunday night or Monday.