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Hurricane Brings Strong Wind, Rain to Dominican Republic, Haiti

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 10:01 am (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 the island of Hispaniola on Tuesday, with maximum winds of […]

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Hurricane Irene Expected Become a Category 3 Storm

Posted August 23rd, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Irene could become a major hurricane later Tuesday or on Wednesday as the storm passes near the central Bahamas. Irene – currently off the northern coast of the Dominican Republic – has winds of 160 kilometer per hour, placing hurricane warnings on parts of the Dominican Republic, the Turks […]

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Hurricane Irene Strengthens, Takes Aim at the Bahamas

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. weather forecasters say Hurricane Irene, the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2011 season, has strengthened as it takes aim at the Bahamas and is expected to intensify. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its latest bulletin Monday that Irene had grown into a Category 2 storm on the five-point scale of hurricane […]

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Hurricane Irene Takes Aim at the Bahamas

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. weather forecasters say the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2011 season is taking aim at the Bahamas and it is expected to become a strong storm. The Bahamian government has issued warnings and watches for parts of the country as Hurricane Irene swirls near Hispaniola, the island comprising Haiti and the Dominican Republic. In […]

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Dominican Republic, Haiti on Alert as Hurricane Irene Approaches

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The Dominican Republic and Haiti are on alert as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2011 season approaches the Caribbean nations after battering the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. Forecasters say the center of Hurricane Irene is expected to pass Monday near the northern coastlines of the two countries that share the island of Hispaniola, […]

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Dominican Republic on Alert as Hurricane Irene Approaches

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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The Dominican Republic is on alert as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2011 season approaches the Caribbean nation after passing over the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. Forecasters say Hurricane Irene is expected to hit the northern coast of the Dominican Republic on Monday, with maximum winds of 120 kilometers an hour. A tropical […]

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Hurricane Irene: First of the 2011 Atlantic Season

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Irene has strengthened into a hurricane, the first of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. Irene, with winds of 120 kilometers per hour, is expected to strengthen further in the next two days. A hurricane warning is in effect for parts of Puerto Rico and the northern coast […]

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Tropical Storm Irene Nears Hurricane Strength

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Irene is just below hurricane strength as is moves across eastern Puerto Rico with winds of 110 kilometers per hour. While the Dominican Republic has downgraded a hurricane warning for its southern coast to a tropical storm warning, the northern coast remains under a hurricane warning. A […]

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Tropical Storm Irene Nears Hurricane Strength

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Irene is strengthening as it approaches Puerto Rico with winds of 110 kilometers per hour, nearing hurricane strength. Forecasters say hurricane conditions are expected in Puerto Rico within hours. The Dominican Republic is also under a hurricane warning with the high winds, severe rain and high tides […]

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