Hurricane Humberto

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Season's 1st Hurricane Forms, Barely Misses Record

Hurricane Humberto is late—but not quite late enough for the history books

(Newser) - Had Hurricane Humberto—the first hurricane of the Atlantic season—hit just about three hours later, it would have set a new record for the latest first hurricane to form in the Atlantic Ocean. Alas, Humberto's dreams of meteorological infamy were dashed when its winds reached a sustained 75mph... More »

Humberto's Lightning Birth Stuns Experts

Forecasters unprepared for overnight sensation that slammed Texas

(Newser) - An unremarkable tropical depression headed for Texas stunned forecasters when it jumped speed overnight to become a hurricane faster than any other storm in more than a century. Hurricane Humberto slammed Beaumont and Port Arthur, still recovering from Rita, killing at least one person, knocking out power to 100,000... More »

Humberto Hits Texas Coast

Slow storm will bring more water to drenched region

(Newser) - Humberto, newly-christened as a Category 1 hurricane, made landfall in southeastern Texas early this morning, bringing 85mph winds and as much as a foot of rain to already sodden areas in Texas and Louisiana, CNN reports. Galveston was drenched, with streets flooded and power lines down. More »

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