Tropical Storms

Tourists seek paradise as Hawaii area struggles after storm
HONOLULU (AP) -- His generator whirring at top speed, Gene Lamkin used rain captured from Tropical Storm Iselle to wash his hair as he and thousands of others in a rural swath of the Big Island remained in the dark and unable to traverse roads blocked by toppled trees. It was a far cry from the way …
July 4th? Arthur moves celebrations to 3rd or 5th
NEW YORK (AP) -- As Americans prepared to celebrate the nation's 238th birthday, Hurricane Arthur forced several East Coast cities to switch the dates of their Fourth of July shows and officials in the drought-stricken West urged caution in setting off fireworks.
Tropical storm warning issued for North Carolina
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Along much of the East Coast, hotel owners, tourism officials and would-be vacationers kept a watchful eye on forecasts Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arthur churned off Florida, threatening Fourth of July plans for thousands of people.