Tropical Storm Karen

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Tropical Storm Weakens as It Nears Gulf Coast

Karen's winds drop; no chance of hurricane

(Newser) - Tropical Storm Karen continued chugging toward the northern Gulf Coast, with forecasters predicting rain, potential flooding, and a decrease in speed later in the day. The National Hurricane Center reported early today that Karen's maximum sustained winds had dropped to 40 mph, making it a weak tropical storm. It... More »

Alabama Declares State of Emergency

Tropical Storm Karen slated to hit tomorrow night

(Newser) - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley declared a state of emergency today as his state prepares for a potentially fierce storm, reports. The governor warned that Tropical Storm Karen will bring high winds, heavy rains, and possibly tornadoes when it makes landfall tomorrow night. "Residents and businesses along Alabama’... More »

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