Matthew was a dangerous and life-threatening Category 3 storm with sustained winds of 120 mph (190 kph) as it passed through the Bahamas, and it was expected to be very near Florida’s Atlantic coast by Thursday evening.
The hurricane center said it would likely issue a tropical storm watch or hurricane watch for the Florida Keys or the Florida peninsula and that it could create dangerous beach conditions along the East Coast later in the week.
Local experts say our area is on track for some beautiful fall colors by mid-October.
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From June to August, there were at least 10 different weather disasters that each caused more than $1 billion in losses, according to insurance industry tallies.
The depression’s maximum sustained winds early Thursday had decreased to near 35 mph (56 kph) with little change in strength forecast over the next two days.
The slow-moving storm could cause flash flooding and was expected to produce 3 to 6 inches of rain in some areas through Friday, according to the U.S. The National Hurricane Center.
Forecasters warn it could continue to impact areas from New York to southern New England with pounding waves, coastal flooding and beach erosion before it moves out to sea.
Forecasters expected Hermine to regain hurricane force on Sunday as it travels up the coast before weakening again to a tropical storm by Tuesday.
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Projected storm surges of up to 12 feet menaced a wide swath of the coast and an expected drenching of up to 10 inches of rain carried the danger of flooding.
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Forecasters say it will then power down to a tropical storm and push into Georgia, the Carolinas and up the East Coast with the potential for drenching rain and deadly flooding.
Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals.
The National Weather Service said Wednesday morning that the tropical depression was moving away from the state. Highest winds were still 35 mph.
Another 1,000 were damaged when a tornado slammed into a central Indiana city this week, state police said Friday, as another storm unrooted trees and stranded drivers in floodwaters in Indianapolis.
These are men and women who have attended a training hosted by the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service preliminary rated it as an EF-3, but the survey has not been completed yet.
In Adams County, preliminary findings show a tornado with wind speeds of 90 to 100 mph touched down, while in Allen County, a much more powerful tornado with winds as high as 160 mph left a path of destruction.
NewsChannel 15 sent a crew up in a helicopter to view the damage left by storms that spawned an outbreak of tornadoes on Wednesday.