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  • The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for all of eastern Massachusetts and coastal areas of Maine and New Hampshire ahead of a storm expected to intensify Saturday night and last into Sunday, bringing bone-chilling cold behind it. Wind gusts could howl at 70 mph and north-facing coastal areas could suffer moderate flooding and beach...

  • Oct 23- Hurricane Gonzalo caused between $200 million and $400 million in insured losses over the weekend on Bermuda, according to an estimate by AIR Worldwide, a Boston- based catastrophe modeling company. EQECAT, another modeling firm, estimated the insured losses at $300 million, according to a report on Monday by Insurance Journal, a trade publication.

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 18- Bermuda suffered extensive power outages on Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo pummeled the tiny island chain with rain and howling winds, but the tourist destination dodged catastrophic damage and death despite the direct hit. Only minor injuries were reported, Bermuda officials said. By mid Saturday, weather on the island had...

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 18- Power was out for nearly 30,000 customers in Bermuda, and many roads were impassable on Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo pummeled the island with rain and howling winds through the night, but there were no reports of serious injuries or deaths. The strongest storm to sweep the subtropical British territory in a decade whipped Bermuda...

  • HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct 18- Power was out for tens of thousands in Bermuda on Saturday morning after Hurricane Gonzalo pummeled the island with torrential rain and howling winds through the night, but there have been no reports of serious injuries. Damage from the storm was believed to be widespread in Bermuda, a tourist destination and affluent insurance...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 16- Tropical storm Polo could become a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Thursday the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. On Tuesday morning Polo was about 275 miles south of Mexico's famous beach resort of Acapulco and moving in a northwest direction at 12 miles per hour, the NHC said.

  • Edouard, a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, had top sustained winds of 115 miles per hour by 11 a.m. AST and was swirling 420 miles east of Bermuda, the Miami- based agency said.

  • Tropical Storm Odile aims at US after Mexican mayhem Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 5:49 AM ET

    Flash flood watches were issued for five states as Tropical Storm Odile took aim at the Southwest after slamming into Mexico's Baja peninsula.

  • A ferocious hurricane slammed an upscale Mexican resort early Monday with 125 mph winds and six months’ rain in just one hour.

  • SAXIS, Virginia, Sept 4- This town on Chesapeake Bay is losing three to five feet of shoreline a year and suffered damage during hurricane Sandy. New York City is planning a $20 billion mix of defense and adaptation measures- most notably, construction of "The Big U," a 10- mile fortress of berms and movable walls around lower Manhattan.

  • Where retreating from rising seas is the only option Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    SAXIS, Virginia, Sept 4- This town on Chesapeake Bay is losing three to five feet of shoreline a year and suffered damage during hurricane Sandy. New York City is planning a $20 billion mix of defense and adaptation measures- most notably, construction of "The Big U," a 10- mile fortress of berms and movable walls around lower Manhattan.

  • Hawaii storms one-two punch? More like a left hook Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 6:59 AM ET
    Hurricane Iselle

    The one-two hurricane punch that was supposed to hit Hawaii is looking more like a jab and a missed left hook.

  • Hurricane Iselle and Julio losing strength  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Two hurricanes headed for Hawaii will likely be downgraded, reports NBC's Mike Taibbi, with the latest details on the tropical storms.

  • Bracing for Hurricane Iselle  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Mark Cooper, Wal-Mart's emergency management senior director, discusses how the big box store is preparing for the impact of the hurricanes on Hawaii.

  • Hawaii braces for hurricanes  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    Hurricane Iselle, now downgraded to a tropical storm and Hurricane Julio delivering a one-two punch to Hawaii's Big Island, reports NBC's Mike Taibbi, with the latest details.

  • Hawaii hunkers down for Iselle & Julio  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    Hurricane Iselle could cause Hawaii to lose power for days, reports The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore, with the latest details on the 1, 2 punch heading for Hawaii.

  • Hawaiians prepping seriously for storm  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    The Weather Channel Jim Cantore reports from Hilo, Hawaii, where residents are bracing for two rare hurricanes.

  • One-two hurricane punch headed for Hawaii  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC.com's Landon Dowdy reports on the two hurricanes headed to Hawaii. Hurricane Iselle is expected to make landfall tonight and a second storm, Julio, this weekend.

  • Hurricane Iselle heads for Hawaii  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    Hurricane Iselle is picking up strength and barreling towards Hawaii, reports The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel, with the latest details on the storm.

  • Hawaii faces 'unprecedented' double-whammy of storms Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:02 AM ET
    Satellite map of two hurricanes barreling down on the Hawaii'n Islands on Aug. 5, 2014.

    Hurricane Iselle barreled towards Hawaii, with forecasters warning that the islands could face a one-two punch with Tropical Storm Julio trailing not far behind.