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  • Tropical Storm Arthur is early, but not by much

    Tropical Storm Arthur is early, but not by much
    Arthur isn't the earliest tropical storm ever to form in the Atlantic, but it did spring up about a week earlier than the 43-year average, according to the National Hurricane Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And if Arthur...
  • Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm

    Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm
    In the wake of Tropical Storm Arthur beachgoers should be cautious of debris, high waves and rip currents known to exhaust swimmers and pull them out to sea. "Because the storm is gone, doesn't mean the danger is gone," said Ric Harriman, member of...
  • Mississippi River threatening towns north of St. Louis area

    ST. LOUIS Steady downpours across the upper Midwest have swelled the Mississippi River above St. Louis, once again threatening Clarksville, Mo., and other river-hugging towns. Crests forecast by the National Weather Service would put the river 8 or 9...
  • Hampton Roads mayors keep wary eye Tropical Storm Arthur

    Mayors on the Peninsula and the Southside are watching the track of Tropical Storm Arthur closely as it cruises up the Atlantic coast from Florida. National Weather Service forecasters predict it will pass the region on Friday, but the greatest rains...
  • Storms leave power outages, flooding, flight delays in central U.S.

    Storms leave power outages, flooding, flight delays in central U.S.
    (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people were without power on Tuesday after a deadly storm that brought tornadoes, high winds, hail and heavy rain to the central United States. Illinois was particularly hard hit as flooding, downed trees and fires...
  • Arthur gains strength as it marches north toward Carolinas

    MIAMI Tropical Storm Arthur continued to gain strength and speed, churning up big waves and dangerous rip currents along Florida's central coast as it marched northward, on its way to threatening the Carolinas. The storm, heading away from Florida with...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur leaves Florida coast, headed for Carolinas

    Tropical Storm Arthur leaves Florida coast, headed for Carolinas
    Tropical Storm Arthur should become a hurricane by Wednesday night or Thursday, but it will be far away from Florida when it does. "It's moving northward fairly quickly headed up toward the Carolinas," said Matt Bragaw, meteorologist for the National...
  • Butts fire in Napa County at 3,200 acres; no threat to vineyards yet

    A 3,200-acre wildfire in Napa County is growing but poses no immediate threat to its renowned vineyards, officials said Wednesday. The Butts fire had died down between 3 a.m. and noon Wednesday, but as temperatures rose it began to grow in size, “...
  • Arthur prompts Ocean City to shift fireworks to Saturday

    Arthur prompts Ocean City to shift fireworks to Saturday
    Ocean City officials have postponed the town's Fourth of July fireworks show by a day, saying Tropical Storm Arthur could challenge set-up efforts Friday. The display is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. Saturday, instead of Friday. "Due to the passing storm...
  • One-two punch: Chicago area hit by a double derecho

    One-two punch: Chicago area hit by a double derecho
    The two-fisted storm that pummeled the Chicago area this week has been classified as a rare double derecho: Two waves of destructive winds that swept across a swath of the Midwest from central Iowa to Ohio. The first derecho formed around 2 p.m. Monday...
  • Organizers of Fourth of July festivities in Lake not daunted by prospect of wet weather

    Organizers of Fourth of July festivities in Lake not daunted by prospect of wet weather
    Lake County residents celebrating the Fourth of July will expect to see fireworks bursting brightly across the sky. But they may also see stormy skies. The chances are good for soggy weather — there's already a 40-percent chance of rain Friday....
  • Storm knocks out power, knocks down trees in Bolingbrook

    Storm knocks out power, knocks down trees in Bolingbrook
    Bolingbrook police said village workers were "extremely busy" responding to alarms and 911 calls in the wake of Monday night's storm. Numerous neighborhoods had experienced or are experiencing power outages, police Lt. Michael Rompa said this morning....