Wind storms

Xavier McKenzie puts a twenty pound bag of ice into his family's car in Panama City, Fla., as Hurricane Michael approaches on Tuesday, Oct.9, 2018. He and his family do not live in a storm surge area, and instead prepared for losing power for days. (Joshua Boucher/News Herald via AP)
October 09, 2018 - 4:38 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A fast and furious Hurricane Michael sped toward the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday with 120 mph winds and a potential storm surge of 13 feet, giving tens of thousands of people precious little time to get out or board up. Drawing energy from the warm waters of the Gulf of...
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Bobby Smith boards up the windows at Jani's Ceramics in Panama City, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Michael. (Patti Blake/News Herald via AP)
October 08, 2018 - 7:10 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Residents of Florida's Panhandle frantically filled sandbags, boarded up homes and secured boats Monday as they anxiously awaited Hurricane Michael, which forecasters warned could smash into the state's Gulf Coast as a dangerous major hurricane within days. Fueled by warm tropical...
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Marge Brown, 65, says goodbye to her father, George Brown, 90, before he is evacuated from a healthcare home in Morehead City, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. "I'd like to stay and see what happens. I'm 90 plus," said Brown, a WWII veteran who says he's survived a plane crash and severe burns from a laboratory fire where he once worked. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 12, 2018 - 3:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Duke Energy says damage from Hurricane Florence could cut off electricity to three-quarters of its 4 million customers in the Carolinas, and the outages could last for weeks. The country's No. 2 power company said...
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Kamdn Boose, 4, helps his family fill sandbags at Long Beach Harbor, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Long Beach, Miss., in advance of Tropical Storm Gordon, which is continuing to strengthen and is expected to become a hurricane late Tuesday when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast, including coastal Mississippi. (Amanda McCoy/The Sun Herald via AP)
September 04, 2018 - 7:07 pm
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Gordon (all times local): 7 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Gordon has begun hurling tropical storm-force winds onshore along the Alabama and western Florida Panhandle coastline. The Miami-based forecasting center said the core of Tropical...
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A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collomb said on Thursday. (Loic Spadafora via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 7:05 am
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Scandinavia warned of high winds on Friday amid storms that followed a long spell of hot, dry weather, while Germany's national railway worked to reopen routes closed the previous night due to storms. Across Norway, ferry companies canceled crossings on Friday...
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A stroller walks with a dog as winter storm Burglind blows over the Lake Constance, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Rorschach, Switzerland. The storm is expected to cause strong gusts of wind of up to 150 kilometers per hour in some mountain areas. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 9:27 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the storm battering Europe (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Swiss police say several people are stuck after high winds caused cable cars to stop running in the skiing resort of Pizol. St. Gallen police say in a statement that several rescue teams are trying to get the people...
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An uprooted tree crashed into the entrance of a subway station photographed in Berlin, Friday Oct. 6, 2017. Seven people died Thursday as high winds knocked over trees and caused widespread travel chaos in northern Germany. In Berlin, where winds reached up to 120 kph (75 mph), flights were temporarily grounded at the city's two airports and much of the public transportation system was shut down. (Maurizio Gambarini/dpa via AP)
October 06, 2017 - 4:06 am
BERLIN (AP) — Scores of train and subway lines in northern Germany are still out of service after high winds knocked trees and branches onto tracks. Crews were working Friday to clear debris after overnight wind storm that killed at least seven people. Berlin's main zoo scrambled to get its animals...
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Waves wash ashore hitting a house as winds and storm surge from Tropical Storm Maria lash North Carolinas Outer Banks as the storm moves by well off-shore on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Dare County officials said the high tide flooded some roads in the area and travel is hazardous. (AP Photo/Ben Finley)
September 27, 2017 - 8:41 am
WAVES, N.C. (AP) — Winds and storm surge from Tropical Storm Maria lashed North Carolina's Outer Banks on Wednesday as the storm moved by well off-shore. Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson said in an email that the high tide early Wednesday flooded roads in the area and travel...
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Quintana and Liz Perez look out at the flooding outside their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Immokalee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 11, 2017 - 7:33 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Authorities say a Florida man appears to have been electrocuted by a downed power line following Irma. Winter Park police spokesman Garvin McComie says officers responded Monday morning following reports of a man lying in the...
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Quintana and Liz Perez look out at the flooding outside their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Immokalee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 11, 2017 - 6:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 7 p.m. The Civil Protection agency in Haiti has confirmed the first death from the country's brush with Hurricane Irma as the storm passed through the Caribbean. A Civil Protection report issued Monday says the man died in the town of...
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