Storms and Hurricanes

Severe storms, particularly along the East and Gulf coasts and Florida, can disrupt and damage marinas, marine industry factories and other facilities. Trade Only follows threatening weather and the damage it causes.

California, Oregon harbors clean up from tsunami

The Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor reopened for boat traffic at 5 p.m. Tuesday, less than two weeks after a tsunami struck the California harbor, causing more than $26 million in damage. “NOAA completed the survey and didn’t see any obstructions. That’s why we’re able to lift the safety zone,” Coast Guard spokeswoman Laura Williams…more

Tsunami costs cripple West Coast communities

Damage from Friday’s tsunami is in the tens of millions of dollars and is expected to climb, according to officials in California, Hawaii and Oregon. A California official on Monday estimated that statewide damage from last week’s surge exceeds $40 million. Mike Dayton, acting secretary of the state’s Emergency Management Agency, gave the estimate after…more

Tsunamis highlight the force of water

Water, usually thought of as soothing and caressing, is surprisingly heavy. A typical bathtub holds about 40 gallons of water. That’s 330 pounds. A cubic yard of it, filling what at first glance seems a modest volume of 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet, weighs nearly 1,700 pounds, as much as the Smart…more

Tsunami damage spreads far and wide

The tsunami that devastated Japan Friday showed effects as far as Hawaii and the U.S. West Coast with reports of wrecked boats and marinas throughout the region. Officials say a young man taking pictures of the surging waves at the mouth of the Klamath River died in California as a direct result of the tsunami. In…more

U.S. West Coast under tsunami warning

Tsunami waves began rolling into Hawaii early Friday, with readings of between 6 and 8 feet expected in some areas after an earthquake struck Japan. Communities along much of the U.S. West Coast were under tsunami warnings, too. The first impact in Hawaii was felt shortly after 3:07 a.m. local time (8:07 a.m. EST), according…more

NOAA: More hurricanes, fewer threats to U.S. in 2010

Today marks the official end of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season and it was one of the busiest on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In the Atlantic basin, 19 named storms formed – tied with 1887 and 1995 for the third-highest on record. Of those, 12 became hurricanes – tied with…more

UPDATE: Tropical depression veers away from Florida

The massive system blanketing South Florida was upgraded to Tropical Storm Nicole Wednesday morning, but that doesn’t mean the rain in the area is going to get heavier. Things could clear up quicker than expected as the broad but disorganized system’s center shifted Wednesday morning to the southeast, moving its track, and the worst winds…more

Hurricane Igor swells pose danger to East Coast

Boaters and swimmers along the East Coast of the United States should be wary of Hurricane Igor as swells from the powerful Category 4 storm will reach the coast later today and Friday and continue through the weekend. Igor, with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, is about 955 miles south-southeast of Bermuda, according to…more

Atlantic storms no immediate threat to U.S.

An active 2010 hurricane season continues, with powerful Hurricane Igor and Tropical Storm Julia swirling out in the Atlantic Ocean. Neither storm poses an immediate threat to the U.S. Igor is a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. There are currently no watches or warnings…more

Hurricane Earl downgraded, headed to Northeast

Hurricane Earl was downgraded to a Category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph, but as it makes his way up the East Coast, the storm is expected to hammer the Mid-Atlantic and New England coastlines this weekend with wind, rain and a strong storm surge and rip currents. Conditions were expected to…more

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