Puerto Rico's governor has requested the U.S. government waive a federal law and allow more fuel shipments to the island over concerns of a dwindling supply of diesel in the wake of Hurricane Fiona.
Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane Tuesday and left 1 million people without electricity. Now it's on a collision course with Florida over warm Gulf waters expected to strengthen it into a catastrophic Category 4 storm.
GPB News reporters are keeping an eye on Hurricane Ian as it moves up the coast of Florida.Check here for future updates relevant to Georgia.
The National Weather Service's Joel Cline wants residents to know when danger is coming. But he adds, "If people think of a hurricane as a dot and a city as a dot, I think they've missed the point."
Hurricane Ian is shifting schedules for high school football programs throughout the state. GPB Sports' anchor and senior correspondent Jon Nelson, who is also co-host of the Football Fridays In Georgia podcast, spoke with GPB's Peter Biello.
Ian had top winds of 125 mph and storm surge up to 14 feet as it moved over the western end of Cuba. It could head for Tampa and St. Petersburg next, the first direct hit on those cities in a century.
The further west that Ian travels, the more damaging it would be to Georgia agriculture.
Hurricane Ian is nearing Cuba on a track to strike Florida as a Category 4 as early as Wednesday. Ian is already getting stronger and is forecast to move quickly over Cuba's western tip on Monday. Then it will turn northward and slow down over warm Gulf of Mexico waters, conditions ripe for brewing the strongest hurricanes.
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Ian has strengthened into a hurricane as it moves closer to Cuba on a track expected to hit Florida in the coming days. Authorities in Cuba are planning evacuations.
The little atoll located southwest of Tonga's Late Island measured roughly 8.6 acres and stood at around 50 feet above sea level, Tonga's Geological Services said.
Authorities and residents in Florida were keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian in the Caribbean on Sunday, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane.
The weather system currently churning south of Jamaica is projected to intensify into a hurricane in the coming days. Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency in Florida.
Days after the storm, residents in coastal Salinas, Puerto Rico, aren't waiting for help from the authorities. They're using bulldozers and backhoes to clear debris and rubble left in Fiona's wake.
The launch of the uncrewed space vehicle was scheduled for Tuesday but is being pushed back because Tropical Storm Ian might hit Florida next week as a hurricane.
More than 500,000 customers in Nova Scotia and other Atlantic provinces lost power as the large post-tropical cyclone made landfall and damaged homes with strong winds and rain.