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Storms force planes to reroute from Cancun to Mérida

Heavy rains, which threaten to develop into a subtropical or tropical storm this weekend, on Thursday triggered an Army response in Quintana Roo.

Hurricane season may be less active than first thought

Weather experts from Colorado State University are predicting an average hurricane season due to cooler waters in the Atlantic Ocean.

Forecasters’ best guess: Active hurricane season ahead

Early 2018 hurricane predictions are troubling, but take them with a grain of salt.

Hurricane experts returning to Mérida to share knowledge

The International Hurricane Seminar returns to the Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport in March, well ahead of 2018's hurricane season.

50 years ago today, Hurricane Beulah lashes Yucatán

Today is an anniversary some of our older neighbors would probably rather forget. On Sept. 17, 1967, Hurricane Beulah reached the Peninsula, killing 11 people and destroying countless buildings.

Swirling in Gulf, Katia slowly headed toward landfall

Just west of the Yucatán Peninsula, Katia is a Category 1 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.

For Peninsula, fierce weather systems to the east and west

The eleventh tropical storm of the season, Katia, formed early today and is gaining strength to the west of the Yucatán Peninsula.

Harvey has 2nd chance to hit Mexico — in the wallet

Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas much worse than it did Mexico, but that doesn't mean the nation to the south won't be bruised.

Franklin weakens after heading further into mainland

After briefly reaching hurricane status, Franklin this morning weakened to a tropical storm as it moved farther inland over eastern Mexico.

CFE mobilizes to safeguard power system during storm

The power utility has deployed 1,223 workers, 172 cranes, 465 vehicles, four helicopters and seven off-road vehicles as Tropical Storm Franklin approaches.

Franklin hits the southern half of the Yucatán Peninsula

Tropical Storm Franklin made landfall at tiny Pulticub, Quintana Roo, just before 11 p.m. Monday, where it immediately weakened as it began its journey across the Yucatán Peninsula.

Tropical storm heading this way from Caribbean sea

Right on cue for August's ramp up of the hurricane season, a tropical storm could be heading the the Yucatán Peninsula next week.

Preparing for the height of hurricane season

We are fast approaching the peak of the hurricane season, the time of the year the Peninsula is most likely to be hit by a damaging storm. Preparedness is key.

Storms path remains uncertain, but hurricane unlikely

A storm expected to bring heavy rain and maybe even flooding to the Yucatán peninsula Sunday will likely enter the Gulf of Mexico on Monday or Tuesday, forecasters say.

Offshore cyclones possible by Saturday, weather forecasters warn

Unsettled weather will continue, and weather forecasters are keeping their eyes on a system forming over the Atlantic Basin.

Professor warns media as hurricane forecast is revised

With hurricane season upon us, and with forecasters delivering more startling news, one meteorologist has a message to the media: Do your job well.

Mexico: Wealthy nations need to help others cut disaster risk

With hurricane season looming on the horizon, President Enrique Peña Nieto addressed a U.N. conference, urging wealthy countries to help poorer ones limit their exposure to natural hazards.

Hurricane season looks to be a little more active

The Atlantic's 2017 hurricane season, which in April was forecast to be quiet, is now expected to be more active than normal.

Quiet hurricane season predicted, thanks to El Niño

The 12th International Seminar on Hurricanes concludes at the Hyatt today, where experts are calling for a below-normal season this year.

Midway through hurricane season, remembering Gilbert

Hurricane Gilbert, one of the most devastating tropical cyclones recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, made landfall in Yucatán 28 years ago today. It's one of the most memorable hurricanes on the peninsula.

Rain brings relief, but also warnings

Much-anticipated rain is back, and by tomorrow it may become more intense, bringing with it lightning and strong winds with gusts up to 55 mph.

‘Average’ hurricane season, unless…

El Niño won't be around to protect us this year, and NOAA has issued a “La Niña Watch” for its probable arrival in summer or early fall.
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