2014 Hurricane Season

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Bertha NHC

National Hurricane Center

Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Bertha barreled toward the northern end of the island of Martinique in the eastern Caribbean on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said.

The storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and was churning through the Atlantic at 24 mph...

2nd tropical storm of season grows

Tropical storm warnings are up in Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, the Bahamas and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha enters the Caribbean.


Lawyer: Storm shutters need escape latch

After several people have died in house fires because they were trapped in their homes, a central Florida lawyer is pushing the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to pass a rule requiring manufacturers to build window coverings so people can release them from the inside.

Storm Information

  • Name:Bertha
  • Lat/Long:14.9N, 61.2W
  • Max Winds:43KT
  • Speed:21KT
  • Pressure:1007MB