Hurricane Ian death toll expected to surpass 50 as rescuers search door-to-door for survivors

The tragic death toll from Hurricane Ian’s historic assault on Florida is expected to soon surpass 50, officials said late Saturday morning. Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno, who oversees flood-ravaged Fort Myers, said the number of confirmed deaths reached 35 in his jurisdiction alone. With assistance pouring in from around the state and country, Marceno said more than 600 stranded survivors were rescued from their homes so far. … Continue reading Hurricane Ian death toll expected to surpass 50 as rescuers search door-to-door for survivors

Satellite images show ‘apocalyptic’ Hurricane Ian approaching Florida

Daunting satellite images show bolts of lightning sparking around the massive, swirling eye of Hurricane Ian — as the “apocalyptic” storm approaches Florida Wednesday after already knocking out power in Cuba. The timelapse by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration came as more than 2.5 million people in the Sunshine State have been urged to evacuate before the eye is expected to hit there late Wednesday. Other … Continue reading Satellite images show ‘apocalyptic’ Hurricane Ian approaching Florida

Hurricane Danielle strengthens, Tropical Storm Earl churns in the Atlantic

A quiet August has turned into a busier September with two named disturbances traveling through the Atlantic Ocean. Danielle became the first Atlantic hurricane of the season on Friday after August finished with no named storms for the first time in decades.  Hurricane Danielle is harmlessly spinning over the Central Atlantic and is nearly a thousand miles from the nearest landmass.  After weakening to a tropical … Continue reading Hurricane Danielle strengthens, Tropical Storm Earl churns in the Atlantic

Henri closing in on New York area with hurricane-strength force

Tropical Storm Henri is barreling towards the New York area with hurricane-strength winds and potential storm surges that have already shut down local beaches and prompted severe weather warnings along Eastern Long Island. Henri is expected to hit the Hamptons as early as 7 a.m. Sunday, packing winds up to 75 mph and heavy rains through much of the region. Officials throughout the Northeast urged residents in … Continue reading Henri closing in on New York area with hurricane-strength force

Deadly Tropical Storm Elsa swirls toward Cuba, Florida

Tropical Storm Elsa weakened slightly Sunday as it headed toward Cuba — but it was set to still begin hammering parts of Florida, including the area near last month’s deadly condo collapse, within the next day or two. The storm system is expected to pass near Key West by late Monday or early Tuesday before hovering along Florida’s Gulf Coast for a day and then making landfall near … Continue reading Deadly Tropical Storm Elsa swirls toward Cuba, Florida

Three insane catastrophes threatening America this weekend

America’s being hit on all sides this weekend. While the country celebrates the Fourth of July, three major catastrophes are threatening the nation on all coasts. While two of the catastrophes are “natural disasters” one is manmade and all could have disastrous repercussions. As Toby Keith writes in his new song, “Happy Birthday America (Whatever’s Left of You)”. The East Coast Florida, which is still … Continue reading Three insane catastrophes threatening America this weekend