December 15, 2019

Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthens, heads toward Europe

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By Carlie Kollath Wellscwells From NOLA Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened overnight as it moved closer to Europe, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday morning (Oct. 11). It’s expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night or Thursday. As of 4 a.m., Ophelia was 785 miles southwest of the Azores and was moving southeast at 6 […]

The Editor Speaks: Monster Matthew defies the experts

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Hurricanes are unpredictable and although we have come a long way in tracking them and forecasting where they go they are untamed beasts and have a will of their own. Listening to the experts pronounce for days including on Friday that Matthew would not and could not intensify from a Category 2 Hurricane for the […]