Hermine hit Florida's Panhandle Friday morning before moving toward Georgia and the Carolinas as a tropical storm. Thousands have been left without power and forecasters expect floods and dangerous riptides along parts of the East Coast through the weekend.
A tropical cyclone that formed near the tip of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula has strengthened into Tropical Storm Colin, forecasters say, prompting a tropical storm warning for parts of Florida where it is expected to make landfall. (more)
A tropical depression has formed off the U.S. East Coast and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm, forecasters say. A tropical storm warning has been issued for coastal areas of South Carolina. (more)
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) confirmed Monday that wreckage discovered on the ocean floor near the Bahamas over the weekend is in fact the sunken U.S. cargo ship El Faro. (more)
A search team near the Bahamas has located a wreckage believed to be that of the U.S.-flagged cargo ship El Faro, which sank near the islands earlier this month after being caught up in Hurricane Joaquin, killing all 33 crew members on board, officials say. (more)