Tag: hurricane

Hurricane Rina Takes Aim at Cancun

CANCUN, Mexico — Hurricane Rina plodded westward late Wednesday at near 6 mph (9 kph) on a path toward Mexico’s tourist beaches, its threat a real one to people on the Yucatan Peninsula but far diminished from what it had…

Bermuda on alert for Hurricane Bill;120 mph winds

MIAMI – Bermuda was under a hurricane watch Thursday as Hurricane Bill approached, slightly weakened but with winds still near 120 mph, while dangerous waves and riptides were likely along most of the eastern U.S. coast over the weekend. Bill…

Hurricane Bill forms in Atlantic; Hurricane Guillermo weakens to tropical storm in Pacific

Hurricane Bill forms; Guillermo weakens MIAMI — Hurricane Bill has formed in the Atlantic, the first hurricane of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. Meanwhile, Hurricane Guillermo has weakened to a tropical storm far out in the Pacific. Hurricane Bill’s maximum…

Hurricane Tracking Application for iPhone and iPod Touch

Hurricane [$3.99 – iTunes link] is a hurricane tracking app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Back when I lived in Florida, hurricanes were a yearly concern. Now that I am in Texas, they don’t play such a prominent role…