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Ian looks to be missing the Yucatán as storm heads toward...

Tropical Storm Ian will become a hurricane today and bypass the Yucatán Peninsula on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said. Ian will reach...

Possible hurricane headed toward the Yucatán Peninsula next week

Hurricane watchers are concerned about a tropical wave that some computer models predict will hit the Yucatán Peninsula with force next week. Today, Tropical Wave...

Rough weather headed to the Gulf of Mexico; path uncertain

A disturbance in the Caribbean and another in the Atlantic have gotten the attention of hurricane forecasters. After an unusually long period of inactivity,...

2022 hurricane season is about to get real, starting at Yucatán...

Yucatan's hurricane season has been pretty quiet so far, bringing no more than afternoon thunderstorms. In fact, 2022 has seen the slowest start to...

Why the 2022 hurricane season has been deceptively quiet

They predicted a stormy hurricane season, but it's been so quiet so far (knock wood). You can thank the large outbreak of dust from the...

It’s the 1st day of hurricane season, and we’re already watching...

Look outside. Can't you tell it's begun? It's June 1, officially the first day of the Atlantic Hurricane season. Already, Hurricane Agatha in the Pacific...

Forecasters watch what Hurricane Agatha has planned for the Yucatán Peninsula

Hurricane Agatha, expected to make landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast today as a major Category 3 storm, is unlikely to enter the Yucatán Peninsula...

Another extreme Atlantic hurricane season predicted in 2022

Some weather forecasters believe the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will be very active for the third straight year. Jumping ahead of the official National Hurricane...

The names to watch for during the 2022 hurricane season

It has been more than three months since the last tropical system in the Atlantic: Remember Tropical Storm Wanda? But now we are just...

Tropical storm this weekend would be named Ida or Julian

As Mexico heads to the peak of hurricane season, a low-pressure system in the central Caribbean Sea is causing concern. The disturbance has a...

Grace gave Yucatán its biggest thrashing in 19 years

Tropical Storm Grace is being declared the most fierce storm the Yucatán Peninsula has seen in 19 years, when Isidoro famously struck. Fallen trees...

Grace tracks south of Mérida after battering Tulum

Updated 10:20 p.m.: Its center 85 miles southeast of Mérida, Tropical Storm Grace is over Peto and heading west to the Gulf of Mexico....

Storm watch: Floods, power cuts feared as Grace approaches Yucatán

Tropical storm Grace is currently nearing Jamaica and Cuba. Its trajectory will likely bring it into Mexico, where it could hit land late Wednesday or early Thursday.

Ready for another hurricane season in Yucatán? Your 2021 guide

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is off to a fast start, even faster than the 2020 season.

Yucatán’s first tropical storm of 2021 likely on its way this...

The probability of tropical storm or hurricane formation over the Gulf of Mexico has grown to 60% over the next five days.

Forecasters predict another horrifying hurricane season on the Atlantic

Meteorologists are predicting another hyperactive hurricane season, which would affect Yucatán. According to computer models, the greater Atlantic region may see as many as 17...

New storm drains helped prepare Merida for Zeta’s rainfall

Zeta brought yet more rain to Yucatan on Tuesday, but it was a fraction of the amount that came with some recent storms. Residents were...

For Zeta, Yucatan hunkers down, shuts down businesses

After strengthening into a Category 1 hurricane, Zeta is bringing heavy rains and possible storm surges to regions drenched by Delta just three weeks...

Zeta could be Yucatan’s next hurricane by late Monday

Tropical Storm Zeta formed early Sunday morning in the Caribbean Sea 430 miles / 692 km southeast of Merida with sustained winds at 45 mph...

Merida spared the worst of Hurricane Delta

Hurricane Delta only sideswiped Merida, bringing 12 hours — and about 12 inches — of rain, but not nearly the kind of devastation forecasters...

Delta lashes Tizimín as some coastal areas evacuate

Merida awoke to an almost eerie calm Wednesday while the resort areas on the other side of the Peninsula got a thrashing from Hurricane...

Storm update: Delta tracks west, closer to Merida and Progreso

Yucatan state was divided into yellow and orange alert zones as Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a Category 2 hurricane with 110 mph /...

Strengthening Hurricane Delta roars toward Yucatan

Still dealing with a soaking from a weakening Gamma, the Yucatan Peninsula now has Hurricane Delta to deal with. Delta was strengthening and on course...

Tropical Storm Gamma reaches Gulf, moving slowly toward Progreso

With near-hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Gamma made landfall noon Saturday on the Yucatan Peninsula near Tulum, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. Gamma packed maximum...