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Obama Inspects Irene Damage; Lee Threatens the South

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 5:36 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is urging politicians in Washington not to play politics with federal aid for victims of last week’s Hurricane Irene. Mr. Obama on Sunday got a first-hand look at the storm’s devastation as he traveled to New Jersey, touring the state’s third largest city, Paterson, which was inundated by Irene’s torrential rains. […]

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Tropical Storm Lee Lashes US Gulf Coast

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The latest severe storm to cause problems for the eastern United States is dumping torrential rains on the Gulf coast states of Louisiana and Mississippi. Tropical Storm Lee made landfall near the city of New Orleans on Sunday, flooding the streets and recalling the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina six years ago. The Louisiana city […]

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Tropical Storm Lee Lashes US Gulf Coast

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The latest severe storm causing problems for the eastern United States is dumping torrential rains on the Gulf coast states of Louisiana and Mississippi. Tropical Storm Lee made landfall near the city of New Orleans on Sunday, flooding streets and recalling the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina six years ago. The Louisiana city is under […]

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Tropical Storm Lee Lashes US Gulf Coast

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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The latest severe storm to cause problems for the eastern United States is dumping torrential rains on the Gulf coast states of Louisiana and Mississippi. Tropical Storm Lee made landfall near the city of New Orleans on Sunday, flooding the streets and recalling the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina six years ago. The Louisiana city […]

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Tropical Storm Lee Makes Landfall In Louisiana

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Lee made landfall in the southern state of Louisiana early Sunday. Strong winds and torrential rains from Lee already had been pounding Gulf coast communities for several hours, knocking out power to thousands in Louisiana and Mississippi. Forecasters say there is a threat of flooding and flash […]

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Tropical Storm Lee Drenches Louisiana

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 3:51 am (UTC-5)
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Strong winds and torrential rains from Tropical Storm Lee have knocked out power to thousands in the southern U.S. states of Louisiana and Mississippi Sunday. Many low-lying areas prone to flooding have already been evacuated. The National Hurricane Center says the slow-moving Lee could dump up to 50 centimeters of rain over southern parts of […]

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Tropical Storm Lee Weakens, Remains a Threat

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 9:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The Gulf coast of the southern U.S. state of Louisiana is facing drenching rains as Tropical Storm Lee lingers offshore. Lee’s winds weakened Saturday as it wound its way northward toward the Louisiana coast, after stalling for several hours earlier. It was expected to make landfall late Saturday. The National Hurricane Center says the slow-moving […]

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Tropical Storm Lee Soaks US Gulf Coast

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 3:11 pm (UTC-5)
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The Gulf coast of the southeastern U.S. state of Louisiana is facing drenching rains as Tropical Storm Lee nears the shoreline. The National Hurricane Center says the slow-moving Lee could dump up to 50 centimeters of rain over southern parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama through Sunday. The center of the storm is expected to […]

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Tropical Storm Lee to Hit Louisiana Saturday

Posted September 3rd, 2011 at 3:56 am (UTC-5)
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Rain bands from Tropical Storm Lee are hitting Louisiana’s gulf coast as the storm moves closer to the state. The National Hurricane Center says Lee could dump 50 centimeters of rain over southern parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama through Sunday. It says the center of the storm is expected to reach the Louisiana coast […]

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US Gulf Coast Bracing for Rain as Storm Approaches

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A tropical storm over the Gulf of Mexico is set to bring massive amounts of rain to the U.S. Gulf Coast. Forecasters upgraded the weather system from a tropical depression to a tropical storm, named Lee, on Friday. The system is the 12th named storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. Lee’s approach has already […]

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