KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — Arthur has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but its winds are still near-hurricane strength as they lash Canada's maritime provinces.
The first named storm of the season is forecast to move up the east coast.
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Sarasota, Fla. - With plenty of tropical moisture in place from a tropical wave, and temperatures soaring into the low 90s today, we saw a line of thunderstorms develop and roll through SW Florida this afternoon. One of the cells produced some strong winds and caused some damage to a car port in N. Sarasota.
BUCKS COUNTY, PA -- Mark Westphal thought the storm was over.
SARASOTA, Fla. - While the Suncoast won't take a direct hit from Tropical Storm Karen, conditions on the water raise some concern.
BRAITHWAITE, La. (AP) -- Pickups hauling boat trailers and flatbed trucks laden with crab traps exited vulnerable, low-lying areas of southeast Louisiana on Friday as Tropical Storm Karen headed toward the northern Gulf Coast, a late-arriving worry in what had been a slow hurricane season in the U.S.
ABC 7 Storm Team - An area of disturbed weather near the Eastern Caribbean has a good chance of becoming the next tropical cyclone of the Atlantic 2013 hurricane season.
SARASOTA - Heavy rain and gusty winds made their way throughout the Suncoast and across the state Thursday, courtesy of Tropical storm Andrea. The storms managed to leave a lasting impact on certain areas of the Suncoast.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- After bringing rains, heavy winds and even tornadoes to parts of Florida, Tropical Storm Andrea moved quickly across south Georgia and was speeding through the Carolinas on Friday morning, promising sloppy commutes and waterlogged vacation getaways through the beginning of the weekend.
OAXACA, Mexico (AP) -- Hurricane Barbara drenched a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico's southern Pacific coast with rain Wednesday after making the second-earliest landfall since reliable record-keeping began in 1966. It quickly lost strength over land but not before killing at least two people, including a man identified by local officials as a U.S. surfer.
Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on parts of the U.S. East Coast a month ago Thursday after tearing through the Caribbean. In the weeks since, the storm's scope has come into sharper focus.
(ARA) - When school lets out for summer, exchange those flip flops for gardening shoes. Add a pair of gloves, good sun-block and get out into the garden.