Tag: Gulf of Mexico

Zeta becomes a hurricane as it nears Yucatan, heading for Gulf Coast

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Zeta strengthened to a hurricane Monday afternoon as it continued on a track for Mexico’s Yucatan...

Hurricane Delta enters Gulf after lashing Mexico

By LUIS ANDRÉS HENAO Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta emerged into the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday and headed toward Louisiana, after making...

Hurricane Delta now Category 4, roars at Mexico’s Yucatan

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a Category 4 hurricane with 130 mph (215 kmh) winds Tuesday...

Tropical Storm Gamma moving into Gulf, may turn northward

The National Hurricane Center says a hurricane hunter plane has flown over an area near the Yucatan Peninsula. Tropical Storm Gamma should continue to move...

Tropical Storm Gamma weakens over Mexico coastline

By Paola Pérez and Lynnette Cantos Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. _ Tropical Storm Gamma dropped down from its original hurricane prediction as it moved closer...

Watching the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical development expected soon

Although there are still over two months left in the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, we are just about to run out of names for...

Tropical systems could develop in Gulf

Just as the Atlantic Hurricane Season reaches its peak, forecasters are watching a couple of tropical systems that could develop into something much more...

Repair to well off Texas coast taking longer than expected

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Repairs to a natural gas well off the Texas coast that started leaking last week will take longer than...

State disaster declared as storms headed for Gulf; Valley to be spared

The Rio Grande Valley has been in the crosshairs of many hurricanes and tropical storms in recent years, most recently Hurricane Hanna. With two...

Residents fueling vehicles ahead of Hurricane Hanna

RIO HONDO - Across South Texas this morning residents were at one of two places - the grocery store or the gas station. Hurricane Hanna...