Rare January Hurricane Moves Closer to Mid-Atlantic AzoresA rare January hurricane in the Atlantic closed in on the Azores on Friday, with authorities in the Portuguese islands warning of waves up to 18 meters (60 feet) high, wind gusts up to 160 kph (100 mph) and torrential rain.
Mexico Braces For Strongest Hurricane In Western HemisphereHurricane Patricia headed toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere that forecasters said could make a "potentially catastrophic landfall" later in the day.
Tropical Storm Henri Moving North In AtlanticThe storm's maximum sustained winds Thursday morning are near 40 mph (65 kph) with some strengthening forecast during the next day or so.
Hurricane Cristobal Gains Strength As It Heads Toward BermudaStorm is already churning up dangerous surf and currents on beaches from central Florida to North Carolina.
Cristobal Strengthens Into Hurricane Off Bahamas But Not A Threat To FloridaCristobal has strengthened into a hurricane in the Atlantic.
Topical Stom Cristobal Forms In CaribbeanThe storm system has already brought heavy rain, downed trees and power outages to Puerto Rico.
Tropical Storm Arthur Strengthens Off Florida With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm gradually gained strength off Florida's coast on Tuesday, though Arthur wasn't yet spooking too many travelers in the storm's potential path.
Study: Hurricanes With Female Names Deadlier Than Male Named StormsResearchers say people take the threat of a female-named storm less seriously.
The World's Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented ThemThere's nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink's storied "history". Unless you're the blowhard, and you're sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
Best Five Southern Writers' Houses To VisitWriter Michael Farris Smith, author of the novel Rivers, recommends visiting the houses of five Southern literary giants to see where they drew their inspiration for their craft.
Listen to The Current's June 1-2 show: U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, CW44′s Bayside on Hurricane Season, Snapper the Therapy Dog, Healthy Vision
Weekend of June 1-2: U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, CW44's Bayside on Hurricane Season, Snapper the Therapy Dog, Healthy Vision Awareness