Hurricane Ike, currently a Category 2 storm, is expected to increase to a Category 3 over the next day or two as it crosses the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas. The National Hurricane Center reported this morning that the center of Ike was about 575 miles east of Brownsville, Texas, and about 270 miles south-southeast…more
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.
The National Hurricane Center this morning issued a tropical storm warning for Hanna that extends from Altamaha, Ga., north to Sandy Hook, N.J. At 8 a.m., the center of the storm was located about 115 miles east of Melbourne, Fla., and about 425 miles south of Wilmington, N.C. Hanna is moving northwest near 18 mph,…more
Hurricane Gustav didn’t pack the punch some had feared when it hit the Gulf Coast yesterday, sparing New Orleans and surrounding areas the level of damage sustained when Hurricane Katrina came ashore in August 2005. Gustav moved past the New Orleans area Monday, leaving the city’s levees and floodwalls with minimal damage, according to several…more
The center of Tropical Storm Gustav was moving west of Jamaica this morning, and the National Hurricane Center is warning “interests through the Gulf of Mexico” to monitor the storm’s progress. As of 8 a.m., Gustav was moving west-northwest near 8 mph and is forecast to turn toward the northwest by tomorrow and move near…more
The Gulf Coast is preparing for Tropical Storm Gustav, which is currently projected to make landfall Tuesday in Louisiana, according to the National Hurricane Center. However, the potential track area stretches from Texas to the Florida Panhandle. As of this morning, maximum sustained winds had increased to nearly 70 mph, with higher gusts. A storm…more
WeatherBug, a provider of live, local weather information for consumer and professional users, launched a beach and boating section on its desktop application and Weatherbug.com Web site. The new section is sponsored by Take Me Fishing, which encourages people to rediscover the joys of boating and fishing. WeatherBug’s beach and boating section includes detailed weather…more