Tropical storms

Mindy Borkson, of Hollywood, Fla., walks through a bed of seaweed washed up along the beach, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park in Dania Beach. Fla.. She often collects shells and coral from the beach and said "I have never seen it like this," after the Memorial Day weekend storm. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 7:18 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The soggy remnants of Alberto moved toward the nation's interior Tuesday, leaving scattered flooding and downed trees in the wake of the year's first named tropical storm. More than 25,000 power outages were reported in Alabama, many caused by trees rooted in soggy soil...
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A surfer makes his way out into the water as a subtropical approaches on Monday, May 28, 2018, in Pensacola, Fla. The storm gained the early jump on the 2018 hurricane season as it headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. (AP Photo/Dan Anderson)
May 28, 2018 - 9:53 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Authorities so far haven't attributed any deaths or injuries directly to Subtropical Storm Alberto. But in North Carolina, a television news anchor and a photojournalist have died when a tree fell on their...
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Elijah Lenning, 7, fishes Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Pascagoula, Miss. Lenning and his family missed fishing on Saturday because of the weather advisories regarding the approach of Subtropical Storm Alberto. With the storm turning north-northwestward, Elijah finally got his chance to fish, but said he got no bites in the hours spent fishing the Pascagoula Bay. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 27, 2018 - 10:12 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, gained strength as it approached the northern Gulf Coast, emptying out beaches in Florida ahead of Memorial Day. The storm disrupted long holiday weekend plans from Pensacola in the...
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Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. The slow moving storm is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high wind and flash flooding this holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 27, 2018 - 9:50 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Subtropical Storm Alberto has gained strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say Alberto was centered about 195 miles (315 kilometers) west of Tampa, Florida, at 7:30 p.m. EDT. It is...
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May 26, 2018 - 6:41 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has declared a state of emergency for several counties ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto. The order effective at 6 a.m. Sunday covers 40 counties across the southern portion of the state. The...
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Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. The slow moving storm is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high wind and flash flooding this holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 26, 2018 - 6:34 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida, Alabama and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend. Cuba was being pounded by rain...
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May 25, 2018 - 8:52 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto — the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season — was roiling parts...
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In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, right, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Harvey Coordinator, Kevin Hannes, left, are surrounded by local media in Nome Texas, while discussing a home damaged in the storm that is being repaired using federal funds. Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tasked Bush's agency with overseeing housing recovery needs after Harvey _ but nearly six months later, victim frustration is growing amid frequent delays and bureaucratic hurdles. (AP Photo/Will Weissert)
February 22, 2018 - 12:51 pm
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — After Hurricane Harvey hammered Texas, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott pledged that the country's largest conservative state would lead its own recovery, streamlining federal aid to storm victims while avoiding the staggering inefficiencies of earlier Washington-controlled...
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In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend. (AP Photo/Fili Sagapolutele)
February 12, 2018 - 3:17 pm
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend. Lt. Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga says the storm caused widespread damage to homes and infrastructure. No injuries or deaths were reported. President...
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February 10, 2018 - 12:42 pm
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Some damage to buildings and wide-spread power outages were reported on American Samoa early Saturday, a day after tropical storm Gita passed near the U.S. territory in the South Pacific. The port and airport in Pago Pago were closed Friday because of the storm,...
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