Four years after a hurricane in Louisiana forced Republicans to make changes to their convention 1,300 miles away in Minnesota, they’ll nominate their next presidential candidate in Florida, among the most hurricane- prone states in the country.
The tropical wave started off Africa’s west coast in early October. It took its time, perhaps two weeks, to make the 4,500-mile trek to the warm waters of the Caribbean. The turbulence it stirred didn’t catch the attention of weather watchers like Jeff Masters until Oct. 15.
Radiation wafting toward the U.S. from stricken nuclear reactors in Japan presents less of a danger than 1950s-era atomic weapons testing or the 1986 Chernobyl accident, weather experts and government officials said yesterday.
Hurricane Danielle, the strongest Atlantic storm this season, is heading toward Bermuda with waves high enough to dwarf a three-story building and winds capable of knocking down trees, the National Hurricane Center said.
Radiation wafting toward the U.S. from stricken nuclear reactors in Japan poses far less threat than 1950s-era atomic weapons testing or the 1986 Chernobyl accident, weather and public health experts said.