Bahamas

Don Ames
September 15, 2019 - 8:34 am
A stronger Tropical Storm Humberto is north of the Bahamas and will turn eastward away from the Florida coast soon. It is forecast to become a hurricane by late Sunday or Monday as it moves out over the Atlantic toward Bermuda. Closer to the New Orleans area, an upper low south of our coastline...
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Don Ames
September 12, 2019 - 9:53 pm
Invest 95 near the Bahamas has been upgraded to Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine. This title designates a system that is not developed yet but will likely soon become a tropical depression or tropical storm and affect land. It is forecast to become Tropical Storm Humberto by Saturday and move over...
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Thomas Perumean
September 05, 2019 - 6:20 am
New Orleans film maker Jeffrey Poitier rode out Hurricane Dorian in his native home of the Bahamas. Poitier spoke with WWL-TV from his home on Cat Island. He says many members of his family on Grand Bahama are missing. "In Freeport alone we have 47 members of the Poitier family, only two we've been...
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WWL Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Hurricane Dorian shut down most major resorts in the Bahamas and forced authorities to evacuate much of the northern shore and low-lying islands Saturday as the fierce Category 4 storm prepared to unleash torrents of rain and howling winds but was projected to spin farther away from the coast of...
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WWL Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 11:18 am
Hurricane Dorian bore down on the Bahamas as a fierce Category 4 storm Saturday, with new projections showing it curving upward enough to potentially spare Florida a direct hit but still threatening parts of the Southeast U.S. with powerful winds and rising ocean water that causes what can be...
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WWL Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 8:49 am
Hurricane Dorian has gained fearsome new muscle as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, bearing down on the northwestern Bahamas early Saturday en route to the U.S. Southeast coast. Millions of people in Florida, along with the state's Walt Disney World and President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago...
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Don Ames
July 07, 2019 - 11:14 am
Accident investigators in the Bahamas say they've recovered the helicopter that crashed off the coast of a remote private island on July 4. The Bahamas Air Accident Investigation Department says on its website that a Florida-based contractor pulled the Agusta helicopter from the ocean Saturday...
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September 09, 2018 - 6:30 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland, forecasters said Saturday. Florence is expected to become a major hurricane by Monday, the National Hurricane Center said, adding...
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September 01, 2018 - 9:46 am
AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Rob Miller Tropical Depression 6 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Florence just west of the Cabo Verde Islands Saturday morning. Florence will continue to move in a general westward motion and should move away from the islands by Saturday afternoon. Florence...
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