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  • This Wednesday, July 2, 2014, satellite image taken at 3:35 p.m. EDT and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Tropical Storm Arthur moving north off the east coast of Florida. The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season has strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday, July 3, 2014, and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting the governor to warn vacationers along the coast not to risk their safety by trying to salvage their picnics and barbecues. (AP Photo/NOAA)

    Arthur threatens July 4th plans along East Coast

    A strengthening Hurricane Arthur forced thousands of vacationers on the North Carolina coast to abandon their Independence Day plans while cities farther up the East Coast rescheduled fireworks displays threatened by rain from the storm.

  • 5 things to know about hurricane season

    Starting this hurricane season, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami will begin dropping small drones into storms in the hope they can learn more about how storms strengthen and better predict a storm's intensity. With the season's official start just days away, here are five other things to know about hurricanes:

  • This NOAA satellite image, taken Aug. 6, 2012 at 1:45 a.m. EDT, shows cloud cover ahead of a cold front that extends from the Lower Great Lakes to the Lower Mississippi Valley. (Associated Press/Weather Underground)

    Tropical storm heads for pass along Honduras coast

    Tropical Storm Ernesto strengthened Monday as it headed for a brush with the Caribbean coast of Honduras and Nicaragua on a track that might carry it to the Belize-Mexico border as a hurricane.

  • This NOAA satellite image taken on Sept. 9, 2011, at 01:45 a.m. EDT shows Hurricane Katia located about 360 miles northwest of Bermuda. (Associated Press/Weather Underground)

    Oil workers missing off stormy Mexico coast

    Mexico's state oil company said Friday it was searching for 10 workers from a Texas-based company who evacuated from a platform in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Tropical Storm Nate.

  • A NOAA satellite image taken on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at 12 a.m. EDT shows Tropical Storm Irene in the lower right corner. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)

    Tropical Storm Irene barreling toward Puerto Rico

    Tropical Storm Irene lashed the Caribbean's Leeward Islands early Sunday with heavy rains and winds that closed airports, flooded roads, downed trees and temporarily knocked out power to thousands.

  • High winds push water over the closed causeway leading to Bermuda's L.F. Wade International Airport as Hurricane Igor moves ashore on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Igor passes near Bermuda as Category 1 hurricane

    Hurricane Igor swept past Bermuda, lashing at the Atlantic island with high winds and furious waves as power failed in many areas, plunging people hunkered down at home into darkness.

  • Floodwaters from a nearby river surround a house after heavy rains from Hurricane Earl hammered Potters Village, on the outskirts of St. John's, Antigua, on Monday, Aug. 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Johnny Jno-Baptiste)

    Hurricane Earl pounds Turks and Caicos; U.S. braces

    Federal officials urged U.S. residents to prepare for possible evacuations, and islanders in the Turks and Caicos hunkered down in their homes Tuesday as powerful Hurricane Earl howled over open seas toward the East Coast of the United States.

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