Erika drenched the popular tourist areas of Punta Cana, Samana and Puerto Plata, as well as the capital of Santo Domingo.
Despite greater uncertainty in the storm’s path and intensity, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Friday for the entire state.
The forecast path has Erika skirting the state’s Gulf Coast and then moving up Florida’s spine north of Tampa.
The storm, which forecasters said could reach Florida as a hurricane on Monday, knocked out power and water supplies on Dominica as it dumped 15 inches of rain.
Typhoon Goni lashed the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa with heavy rains and winds on Monday, as the death toll rose to 19 in the northern Philippines.
Wind and rain lashed Dominica and nearby islands Monday along the eastern edge of the Caribbean as Danny weakened to a tropical depression and headed east.
A rundown of the storms that took the most lives as the 10th anniversary of hurricane Katrina approaches.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says some additional strengthening is possible but Danny should weaken during the weekend.
Residents in northeast Indiana who suffered damage from severe storms and flooding in June and July of this year can now apply for low interest loans
July’s average temperature was 61.86 degrees Fahrenheit, beating the previous global mark set in 1998 and 2010 by about one-seventh of a degree. That’s a large margin for weather records.
Crews have recovered one body and are working to stabilize a landslide area to aid the search for two more men believed killed when an avalanche of logs and mud swept over a southeast Alaska construction site.
A forecast “Godzilla” El Niño could lead to an “Ant-Man” winter in Fort Wayne.
StormReady is a program started by the National Weather Service in the 90s. It is used to designate counties and communities that are ready for dangerous storms to strike.
The oldest meteor shower known to Earth — the Perseids — should be especially vivid Wednesday eveningt, peaking at around 3 a.m., local time.
Tuesday night is the Perseid meteor shower. It’s known for having fast and bright meteors that are easy to see, and occurs in August each year.
The heavy flooding of June and July is over, but many fields across the state are still trying to dry out.
Officials are slowly lowering three reservoirs that flow into the Wabash River in northern Indiana after they filled to near capacity during this summer’s heavy rains.
Cooler weather helped crews make inroads Monday against a massive Northern California wildfire that tore through two dozen homes, threatened thousands more and forced scores of people to flee the flames.
The incident happened at about 2:40 p.m. when high winds and hail ripped the tent from its moorings, said Craig Celia, a spokesman for Wood Dale, which is about 25 miles northwest of Chicago.
Twenty-three large fires, many sparked by lightning strikes, were burning across Northern California on Saturday, said state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Daniel Berlant.