Look Out Gulf Coast, Here Comes WilfredBrownsville, Texas, to Portland, Maine, have experienced tropical storm-force winds this hurricane season. And only small portions of Florida, Georgia and Maine's coastline have escaped winds of that intensity this year.
Blowing In The Wind: More Saharan DustAnother round of Saharan dust is forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico later this week. The haze will blanket the Caribbean and Southern states once again, bringing poor air quality as well as the potential for remarkable sunrises and sunsets.
Coming To Georgia: Spectacular Sunsets From Saharan Dust PlumeDust lofted into the air by a few dust storms across Africa has made the 5,000-mile journey across the Atlantic and into the Southeastern United States.
Here It Comes: Michael Gains Strength, On Course For Florida PanhandleMichael gained new strength over warm tropical waters amid fears it would swiftly intensify into a major hurricane before striking Florida's northeast Gulf Coast, where frantic coastal dwellers are boarding up homes and seeking evacuation routes away from the dangerous storm heading their way.