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Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen organized and strengthened into Tropical Storm Ophelia on Friday as it moves toward North Carolina. A Hurricane watch has been issued for parts of eastern North Carolina due to the storm reaching near hurricane strength.
The latest analysis shows Lee has sustained wind speeds of around 120 mph, making the storm a Category 3, as it slowly churns in the southwestern Atlantic ocean.
Hurricane Lee weakened slightly to a Category 4 storm after reaching Category 5 strength Thursday night. Lee is expected to remain a powerful storm through early next week as its potential path for East Coast impacts remains uncertain.
Hurricane Hunter footage from the eye of Hurricane Lee shows the surreal scene of massive storm clouds towering around a calm eye amid darkness.
Hurricane Lee became the first Category 5 hurricane of the 2023 season and remains a powerful storm as it treks across the Atlantic Ocean. Will it hit Florida? Will it hit the eastern U.S.? Here are live updates on its path, track, and forecast.
Hurricane Lee is undergoing rapid intensification and reached Category 5 status on Thursday evening.
Hurricane Lee continues to gain strength as it churns west in the Atlantic Ocean, forecast to reach at least Category 4 strength by the weekend as it brushes past the northern Leeward Islands.
Between hurricanes, record rains and king tides; Americans have been driving through a lot of flooding and puddles. All that water takes toll on your car.
President Biden arrived in Florida Saturday, visiting parts of the state that were nearly destroyed after Hurricane Idalia ripped through earlier this week.
FOX Corporation has launched a donation drive for relief efforts by the American Red Cross following Hurricane Idalia, the company announced on Friday.
The hurricane, which made landfall Wednesday, battering beach towns and fishing communities including Horseshoe Beach, Florida.
The Biden administration initially asked for $12 billion in additional funding for FEMA's disaster relief fund, which helps with rescue and relief efforts.
Analysts said the fast-moving nature of the storm and its path over rural communities helped prevent a worst-case scenario. Some of the worst impacted counties were Dixie, Levy and Taylor.
Cleanup efforts are underway from Florida to the Carolinas after Hurricane Idalia made landfall and left a trail of destruction after blasting the region with destructive winds, a powerful storm surge, and flooding from torrential rain.
Authorities have attributed at least three deaths to Idalia -- two in Florida and one in Georgia. The storm is forecast to move away from North Carolina on Thursday while dumping heavy rain on coastal areas of the state.
Dramatic video shows the moment a vehicle, propelled by a strong gust of wind, flies into the air before crashing down onto another car.
The deadly Category 3 hurricane hit along the coast of the Florida Big Bend near Keaton Beach about 7:45 a.m. local time, posing an immediate threat to lives and properties with 125 mph winds and significant flooding.
Raging Hurricane Idalia officially made an unprecedented and historic landfall Wednesday along Florida's Gulf Coast, blasting destructive winds, heavy rainfall and catastrophic storm surge.
An electrically charged sky gave U.S. Air Force pilots a rare light show while evacuating planes in Florida ahead of Hurricane Idalia.