Is There Any Difference Between A Typhoon, Hurricane Or Cyclone? And What The Heck Is A Willy-Willy?
Why is the term “typhoon” used near the Asian islands and the term “hurricane” in our area of the world? Thanks so much Roberta! Been watching you for over a decade now!
Thursday’s powerful storm is generating big waves along the Bay Area coast, calling for a high surf advisory until 4 p.m. Friday.
The National Weather Service has recorded powerful wind gusts near I-80 just west of Truckee.
While the Bay Area braces for what is forecast to be the biggest storm in 6 years, if not 16 years, any hyperbole is nothing compared to what the UK is facing in a storm called the “Storm of the Century,” and a “Weather Bomb” packing 40-50 foot waves (that’s over 15 meters for Anglophiles), and 70-80 mile per hour winds.
Sustained winds at or near hurricane strength in the highest elevations with gusts exceeding 100 miles per hour across the Sierra summit are forecast for Thursday, with Bay Area winds easily gusting past 50 miles per hour in urban areas and 70-80 miles per hour in the local mountains and hills in what could be the storm of the decade.
A powerful storm system described by forecasters as the “storm of the decade” is expected to whip up large and dangerous surf along the Bay Area’s coastline Thursday through Saturday.
Typhoon Hagupit slammed into the central Philippines’ east coast on Saturday, knocking out power and toppling trees in a region where 650,000 people have fled to safety.
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Desperate locals and tourists were in survival mode in the resort area of Los Cabos on Wednesday, with electrical and water service still out three days after Hurricane Odile made landfall as a monster Category 3 storm.
Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday.