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Hurricane Watches in US, as Irene Batters Bahamas

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities along the densely populated east coast of the United States have begun evacuating visitors at popular beach resort areas in preparation of the arrival of the powerful Hurricane Irene. Forecasters issued a hurricane watch for parts of the North Carolina coast early Thursday, as the storm passed over the northwest Bahamas with winds as […]

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Hurricane Irene Could Become Category 4 by Thursday

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities along the densely populated east coast of the United States have begun mandatory evacuations at popular beach resort areas in preparation for the arrival of the powerful Hurricane Irene. Irene strengthened and increased in size on Wednesday as it battered the southeastern and central Bahamas with winds as high as 193 kilometers per hour. […]

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Hurricane Irene Hits Bahamas ‘Hard’

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in the Bahamas say they are hearing reports Hurricane Irene has caused some damage as the powerful storm makes its way across the island chain. But the officials said Wednesday so far there have been no reports of any injuries or deaths. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday Irene is […]

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Hurricane Irene Strengthens on Path Toward US Coast

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene has strengthened as it bears down on the Bahamas on a path toward the eastern United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday that Irene’s sustained winds are nearly 185 kilometers an hour, making it a Category Three storm on a five-point scale. The center says Irene could become […]

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Hurricane Irene Strengthens on Path toward US Coast

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene has strengthened to a major storm as it bears down on The Bahamas on a path toward the eastern coast of the United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday that Irene’s winds have increased to nearly 185 kilometers per hour, making it a Category Three storm on the […]

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Hurricane Irene Pounds the Southern Bahamas and Aims for U.S. Coast

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the Bahamas, crossing the Turks and Caicos Islands as it also takes aim at the eastern coast of the United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday that the storm was about 595 kilometers southeast of Nassau, Bahamas, moving to the west-northwest, with 175 kilometer-per-hour […]

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Hurricane Irene Crosses Turks and Caicos

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the Bahamas, crossing the Turks and Caicos Islands as it also takes aim at the eastern coast of the United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Wednesday that the storm was about 655 kilometers southeast of Nassau, Bahamas, moving to the west-northwest with 155 kilometer-per-hour […]

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Hurricane Irene Bears Down on Southeastern Bahamas

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Irene is bearing down on the southeastern Bahamas as it also takes aim at the eastern coast of the United States. The National Hurricane Center said in its latest bulletin Tuesday that the storm was about 145 kilometers east of Great Inagua Island, moving to the west-northwest with 150 kilometer-per-hour winds. Officials say that […]

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Intensifying Hurricane Approaches Turks & Caicos Islands

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Forecasters say Hurricane Irene is heading toward the British Caribbean territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands as it continues to strengthen and take aim at the eastern United States. Irene’s center was moving through open water between the British archipelago in the north and the Dominican Republic and Haiti to the south, with maximum […]

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Hurricane Brings Strong Wind, Rain to Dominican Republic, Haiti

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Forecasters say Hurricane Irene is bringing strong winds and rain to the northern coastlines of the Dominican Republic and Haiti as it continues to strengthen and take aim at the eastern United States. Irene’s center was passing just north of the two nations that share Hispaniola Island, with maximum winds of 160 kilometers an hour. […]

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