Delta downgraded to Tropical Storm; dumping rain, bringing high winds

Delta downgraded to Tropical Storm; dumping rain, bringing high winds

This morning, Delta has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, dumping rain and bringing high winds to parts of Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi. Show Transcript in Louisiana Delta arrived with driving rain in 100 mile per hour winds, battering weather weary cities still recovering from Laura in Lake Charles. Blue tarps covered roof still yet to be repaired. It affects you physically, mentally, psychologically, and then to turn around six weeks later and experience it…

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Hurricane Delta inflicts new damage on storm-weary Louisiana

Hurricane Delta inflicts new damage on storm-weary Louisiana

Delta is the tenth named storm to hit the continental United States this year, breaking a century-old record. LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Ripping tarps from already damaged roofs and scattering debris piled by roadsides, Hurricane Delta inflicted a new round of destruction on Louisiana as it struck communities still reeling after Hurricane Laura took a similar path just six weeks earlier. When Delta came ashore Friday as a Category 2 hurricane, almost all homes and…

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10PM UPDATE: Hurricane Delta winds at 75mph as storm continues to weaken, move inland

10PM UPDATE: Hurricane Delta winds at 75mph as storm continues to weaken, move inland

Delta officially made landfall around 6 p.m. Friday. BEAUMONT, Texas — The 12News StormTrackers are closely watching the progress of Hurricane Delta as it moves inland Friday evening. Hurricane Delta’s winds have slowed to 75 mph making it a barely category one storm about four hours after it officially made landfall in Creole, Louisiana according to the National Hurricane Center. Once wind speeds drop below 74 mph Delta will be a tropical storm. The storm…

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Tropical storm unleashes rain, strong winds in south Japan

Tropical storm unleashes rain, strong winds in south Japan

By YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press TOKYO — Tropical Storm Chan-hom brought powerful winds and rain to southern Japan on Saturday, with the weather bureau warning of landslides and flooding in most of the country. The storm, packing sustained winds of up to 107 kilometers (67 miles) per hour, was moving in waters south of Japan, near the main southwestern island of Shikoku. It had been downgraded from a typhoon earlier in the week. It was…

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7PM UPDATE: Hurricane Delta now cat 1 storm following landfall in Creole, Louisiana

7PM UPDATE: Hurricane Delta now cat 1 storm following landfall in Creole, Louisiana

Delta officially made landfall around 6 p.m. Friday. BEAUMONT, Texas — The 12News StormTrackers are closely watching the progress of Hurricane Delta as it moves inland Friday evening. Hurricane Delta’s winds have slowed to 90 mph making it a category one storm about an hour after it officially made landfall in Creole, Louisiana according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm is moving inland headed north-northeast at 14 mph according to the National Hurricane Center’s…

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Hurricane Delta now cat 1 storm following landfall in Creole, Louisiana

Hurricane Delta now cat 1 storm following landfall in Creole, Louisiana

Delta officially made landfall around 6 p.m. Friday. BEAUMONT, Texas — The 12News StormTrackers are closely watching the progress of Hurricane Delta as it moves inland Friday evening. Hurricane Delta’s winds have slowed to 90 mph making it a category one storm about an hour after it officially made landfall in Creole, Louisiana according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm is moving inland headed north-northeast at 14 mph according to the National Hurricane Center’s…

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Hurricane Delta makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana as Category 2 storm

Hurricane Delta makes landfall in southwestern Louisiana as Category 2 storm

Delta is the tenth named storm to hit the continental United States this year, breaking a century-old record. LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Hurricane Delta made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a Category 2 storm Friday, compounding misery along a path of destruction left by Hurricane Laura only six weeks earlier. The center of the hurricane blew ashore about 6 p.m. near the town of Creole with top winds of 100 mph (155 kph), pushing a…

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Still devastated from Hurricane Laura, coastal Louisiana hit again by Delta

Still devastated from Hurricane Laura, coastal Louisiana hit again by Delta

By Lena Tillett, WRAL anchor/reporter Lake Charles, La. — Coastal Louisiana braced for its second major hurricane in less than two months on Friday. Recently, Hurricane Laura devastated Lake Charles, bringing wind gusts up to 140 mph and deadly flooding. Now, Hurricane Delta has hit the same area, making landfall around 7 p.m. Friday with maximum sustained winds at 105 mph. One Lake Charles resident remembers the impact of Laura all too well. He rode…

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Hurricane Delta makes landfall in Creole, Louisiana

Hurricane Delta makes landfall in Creole, Louisiana

Eyewall of Hurricane Delta is moving onshore of the southwestern coast of Louisiana. BEAUMONT, Texas — The 12News StormTrackers are closely watching the progress of Hurricane Delta as it moves ashore Friday evening. The National Hurricane Center said in a tweet the storm is moving ashore on the southwestern coast of Louisiana.  Delta officially made landfall around 6 p.m. in Creole, Louisiana according to the NHC.  Delta’s max sustained winds are currently at 105 mph as…

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Red Cross preparing for Hurricane Delta during the pandemic

Red Cross preparing for Hurricane Delta during the pandemic

The American Red Cross is actively preparing for the landfall of Hurricane Delta while upping efforts to social distance CHARLOTTE, N.C. — So far this year the US has had 9 named storms make landfall and Hurricane Delta is set to be a record breaking 10th landfall to impact us this year. Delta is the 25th named storm so that would mean 40% of all storms have made landfall in U.S. The American Red Cross…

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Still devastated from Hurricane Laura, coastal Louisiana braces for Delta

Still devastated from Hurricane Laura, coastal Louisiana braces for Delta

By Lena Tillett, WRAL anchor/reporter Lake Charles, La. — Coastal Louisiana is bracing for its second major hurricane in less than two months. Recently, Hurricane Laura devastated Lake Charles, La., bringing wind gusts up to 140 mph and deadly flooding. Now, Hurricane Delta will hit the same area – with landfall only a few hours away. One Lake Charles resident remembers the impact of Laura all too well. He rode the storm out on the floor…

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Louisiana braces again to relive a nightmare with Hurricane Delta

Louisiana braces again to relive a nightmare with Hurricane Delta

The storm is approaching the part of Louisiana where Hurricane Laura caused more than 30 deaths in late August. ABBEVILLE, Ala — Residents in south Louisiana braced to relive a nightmare Friday as bands of rain from approaching Hurricane Delta began soaking the same area of the state that was badly battered by a deadly hurricane six weeks ago. The streets were largely vacant in the city of Lake Charles, where Hurricane Laura destroyed buildings…

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Red Cross desperate for volunteers to respond to Hurricane Delta

Red Cross desperate for volunteers to respond to Hurricane Delta

By Cullen Browder, WRAL anchor/reporter Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina has a lot of experience with hurricanes, so the Red Cross is sending local volunteers to help Gulf Coast states hit by Hurricane Delta. Volunteers have already been on the ground for weeks due to the prior storms this season. Right now, volunteer relief efforts are focused on life-saving shelter, food and resources for people who are impacted by Hurricane Delta. “Many of the residents…

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Bridge will be built to replace Johnston County road where 2 children were swept away in flash flood

Bridge will be built to replace Johnston County road where 2 children were swept away in flash flood

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WTVD) — A new bridge will be installed to replace a stretch of road where two children died in a flash flood this August. Alexa Castro, 5, and Abraham Martinez Jr., 4, were inside the car with their mother when heavy rain swept away part of the road and their car. Rescue crews were able to save the mother, but the children were not found until days later. Their bodies had been swept…

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Newlyweds beat Delta to the altar in hurricane-rushed wedding

Newlyweds beat Delta to the altar in hurricane-rushed wedding

ABBEVILLE, Louisiana — Twenty-four hours ahead of Hurricane Delta’s arrival, church bells rang out at 6 p.m. and a bride’s high heels clicked on the church’s front walk as she raced to get to her wedding. Taylor Choate and Ian Gaspard picked Oct. 10 as their wedding day months ago. In a year when COVID-19 had re-scheduled so many events, they thought they would luck out. Then Hurricane Delta zeroed in on the small town…

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Ahead of Hurricane Delta, 92% of Gulf of Mexico oil production paused

Ahead of Hurricane Delta, 92% of Gulf of Mexico oil production paused

Personnel from 272 of 643 manned production platforms and 70% of rigs have been evacuated ahead of Hurricane Delta, which is expected to make landfall Friday. WASHINGTON — As the southwest Louisiana coast prepares for Hurricane Delta to make landfall — the 25th named storm of an unprecedented Atlantic hurricane season — about 92% of the current oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been paused.  As of Thursday, personnel from 272 of the…

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Hurricane Delta hours out from record breaking landfall in Louisiana

Hurricane Delta hours out from record breaking landfall in Louisiana

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Louisiana coast is bracing for Hurricane Delta, which strengthened into a Category 3 storm Thursday night and bears a similar track to Hurricane Laura, which battered the southwestern part of the state in August. The wind from Delta will be accompanied by heavy rain and a life-threatening storm surge. A Storm Surge Warning is in effect from High Island, Texas, to Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Delta is located about 200 miles south…

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Hurricane Delta regains Cat. 3 strength, landfall expected in Louisiana

Hurricane Delta regains Cat. 3 strength, landfall expected in Louisiana

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — While the Gulf Coast braces for another potentially damaging hurricane, North Carolina will see mainly rain from the storm. On Thursday, Hurricane Delta strengthened into a major Category 3 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm was expected to make landfall in Louisiana by Friday night as a Category 3 hurricane before weakening and bringing rain to North Carolina this weekend. The storm first made landfall…

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Fair Bluff slowly rebuilding four years after Hurricane Matthew

Fair Bluff slowly rebuilding four years after Hurricane Matthew

FAIR BLUFF, NC (WWAY) — Thursday marks the four year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew, the storm that turned one southeastern North Carolina town into a ghost town. Fair Bluff, once a picturesque town featured in movies and on postcards, has fallen on hard times. – Advertisement – “Just looking at everything now, it’s hurtful. It’s hurtful,” Kim Bennett, a Fair Bluff native, said. “It looks like a movie set. It looks like a ghost town…

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Remnants of Hurricane Delta will bring rain to NC this weekend

Remnants of Hurricane Delta will bring rain to NC this weekend

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — While the Gulf Coast braces for another potentially damaging hurricane, North Carolina will see mainly rain from the storm. On Thursday, Hurricane Delta was in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm was expected to made landfall in Louisiana by Friday night as a Category 3 hurricane before weakening and bringing rain to North Carolina this weekend. The storm first made landfall around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday south of…

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North Carolina Red Cross volunteers heading to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Delta

North Carolina Red Cross volunteers heading to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Delta

RALEIGH (WTVD) — Local American Red Cross teams are preparing to go to the Gulf Coast as Louisiana braces for yet another hurricane. Hurricane Delta is expected to become the fourth named storm–a record–to make landfall in Louisiana this year. Much of the state is still in recovery mode as Delta looks to track a similar path as Category 4 Hurricane Laura, which hit August 27. Our hearts go out to them because it’s a…

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Hurricane Delta to bring heavy rain, intense wind, 'life-threatening' storm surge to Louisiana on Friday

Hurricane Delta to bring heavy rain, intense wind, 'life-threatening' storm surge to Louisiana on Friday

RALEIGH, N.C. — Hurricane-force wind from Delta will reach Louisiana by Friday afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center. That wind will be accompanied by heavy rain and life-threatening storm surge. Delta is located about 400 miles south of the Louisiana coast. It is currently a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 105 miles per hour, and it is moving northwest at 14 miles per hour. Thankfully, the storm is expected to keep moving…

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Hurricane Delta track shows strong storm hitting Louisiana on Friday

Hurricane Delta track shows strong storm hitting Louisiana on Friday

RALEIGH, N.C. — The outer rain bands of Hurricane Delta are starting to arrive in Louisiana, despite the bulk of the storm still being 24 hours away. Delta is located about 450 miles south of the Louisiana coast. It is currently a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 100 miles per hour, and it is moving northwest at 15 miles per hour. Yesterday the storm made landfall about 10 miles south of Cancun, Mexico…

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NC American Red Cross volunteers heading to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Delta

NC American Red Cross volunteers heading to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Delta

RALEIGH (WTVD) — Local American Red Cross teams are preparing to go to the Gulf Coast as Louisiana braces for another hurricane. A group of more than 20 volunteers from Raleigh, Fayetteville and the sandhills regions are getting ready to leave on Thursday morning with Hurricane Delta expected to make landfall sometime Friday. Delta is forecast to bring life-threatening storm surge and dangerous hurricane-force winds. Resources have been stretched thin with several Red Cross representatives…

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Charlotte couple rides out Hurricane Delta in Cancun

Charlotte couple rides out Hurricane Delta in Cancun

What was meant to be a quick and relaxing vacation quickly changed. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte couple on vacation in Cancun had to evacuate their resort Tuesday night as Hurricane Delta made landfall. The Espositos slept on the floor in a makeshift shelter, Wednesday going outside to downed trees and no power.  They still can’t get back to their hotel. As Hurricane Delta barreled towards the Yucatan Peninsula, the skies darkened, and waves picked…

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Why has the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season been so active?

Why has the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season been so active?

This year could certainly end as the most active season on record — with nearly two months left in the season, we’re already 25 storms in. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been one for the record books. And if you didn’t know, we’re only a few storms away from becoming the most active season on record. So what is responsible for the record-breaking season?  Well, a few things.  First, we’ve seen…

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Hurricane Delta weakens to Cat. 1; expected to regain strength as it moves toward Louisiana coast

Hurricane Delta weakens to Cat. 1; expected to regain strength as it moves toward Louisiana coast

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta has weakened to a Cat. 1 storm after raking across the coast of northeastern Mexico on Wednesday; the storm is expected to regain its strength to a Cat. 2 storm as it approaches the Louisiana coast. As of 5 p.m., Delta is 55 miles north-east of Progresso, Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. The storm is currently moving northwest at 17 mph. This morning., the National Hurricane…

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Hurricane Delta makes landfall in Mexico, toppling trees

Hurricane Delta makes landfall in Mexico, toppling trees

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta has made landfall south of Cancun along the northeastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, blowing down trees and knocking out power in some of the area’s resorts. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the center of Delta came ashore around 5:30 a.m. local time as a Category 2 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph. – Advertisement – About 2,000 people took refuge…

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Honeymooners forced to pay $5,000 for flight back to US ahead of Hurricane Delta

Honeymooners forced to pay $5,000 for flight back to US ahead of Hurricane Delta

HOUSTON, Texas — Dozens of travelers from Cancun, Mexico are now in Houston scrambling to get back to their homes ahead of Hurricane Delta that’s brewing in the Gulf. Travelers coming into Bush Intercontinental Airport described hectic scenes at Cancun airport before leaving. “It was like nothing I have ever seen before,” said traveler Jessica Biffle. RELATED: Slight westward shift in Delta track could bring more impacts to SE Texas Biffle and her husband were…

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Hurricane Delta makes landfall, will impact Gulf Coast later this week

Hurricane Delta makes landfall, will impact Gulf Coast later this week

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — Hurricane Delta made landfall along the northeastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula Wednesday as a strong Category 2 hurricane. The storm is expected to impact the Gulf Coast and bring rain to North Carolina later this week. The storm made landfall around 6:30 a.m. south of Cancun with top winds of 110 mph. Dangerous hurricane conditions are expected for the Yucatan Peninsula on Wednesday, where at least…

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Cat 2 Hurricane Delta makes landfall on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula with 110 mph winds en route to Louisiana

Cat 2 Hurricane Delta makes landfall on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula with 110 mph winds en route to Louisiana

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta made landfall Wednesday morning along the coast of northeastern Mexico near Puerto Morelos as a Category 2 storm. Around 7 a.m., the National Hurricane Center reported that Delta hit with sustained winds of around 110 mph; the system is moving northwest at 17 mph. Overnight, Delta weakened from a Category 4 storm but still stayed extremely powerful. Delta was a Category 4 storm as recently as Tuesday night. It…

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Hurricane Delta, now a major hurricane, threatens Gulf Coast

Hurricane Delta, now a major hurricane, threatens Gulf Coast

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — After intensifying from a Category 1 storm to a Category 4 storm in less than 24 hours, Hurricane Delta is expected to hit Cancún on Wednesday. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said the Cat. 3 storm could strengthen again and have devastating impacts on the Gulf Coast before it brings rain to North Carolina this weekend. Warm water temperatures and rapid intensification helped the storm strengthen very quickly…

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Cat 3 Hurricane Delta has 140 mph wind gusts as it nears Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula en route to Louisiana

Cat 3 Hurricane Delta has 140 mph wind gusts as it nears Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula en route to Louisiana

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta weakened a bit to a Category 3 storm overnight but remains a major hurricane with serious impacts likely. As of the 5 a.m. update, Delta has slightly weakened but still stays extremely powerful as it takes aim at Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, which will take a direct hit. Hurricane Delta is moving northwest at 17 mph with sustained winds sitting at 115 mph and gusts reaching as high at 140…

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Delta now a major Category 3 hurricane, bringing 140 mph wind gusts as it nears Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula and western Cuba

Delta now a major Category 3 hurricane, bringing 140 mph wind gusts as it nears Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula and western Cuba

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta has weakened a bit to a Category 3 storm overnight but remains a major hurricane with serious impacts likely. As of the 5 a.m. update, Delta has slightly weakened but still stays extremely powerful as it takes aim at Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, which will take a direct hit. Hurricane Delta is moving northwest at 17 mph with winds up to 115 mph and gusts reaching as high at 140…

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Hurricane Delta, now Cat. 4, threatens Gulf Coast

Hurricane Delta, now Cat. 4, threatens Gulf Coast

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — After intensifying from a Category 1 storm to a Category 4 storm in less than 24 hours, Hurricane Delta is expected to hit Cancún on Wednesday. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said the Cat. 4 storm could strengthen again and have devastating impacts on the Gulf Coast before it brings rain to North Carolina this weekend. Warm water temperatures and rapid intensification helped the storm strengthen very quickly…

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Category 3 Hurricane Delta roars toward Mexico's Cancun area

Category 3 Hurricane Delta roars toward Mexico's Cancun area

By LUIS ANDRÉS HENAO, Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico — Hurricane Delta, a slightly weakened but still dangerous Category 3 storm, barreled toward Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula with winds of 120 mph (195 kph) for an expected landfall south of the Cancun resort before dawn Wednesday. Quintana Roo Gov. Carlos Joaquín said the state government had prepared, but warned residents and tourists that “it is a strong, powerful hurricane,” though he considered it a good sign that…

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Vacationers in Mexico evacuate resorts, seek shelter ahead of Hurricane Delta's landfall

Vacationers in Mexico evacuate resorts, seek shelter ahead of Hurricane Delta's landfall

With Hurricane Delta nearing Mexico’s Yucatan as a Category 4 storm, we’re getting a closer look at the current situations in Cancun as residents and vacationers prepare for the storm’s landfall before it makes its way to the U.S. A video shared with ABC News shows a large crowd of people standing in the lobby of the Resort Moon Palace in Cancun. Those in the hotel await to be evacuated to a shelter on the…

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Hurricane Delta becomes dangerous Category 4 storm, expected to slam beach resorts from Tulum to Cozumel

Hurricane Delta becomes dangerous Category 4 storm, expected to slam beach resorts from Tulum to Cozumel

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta spent less than 30 minutes as a Category 3 storm Tuesday before reaching Category 4 strength. The storm is getting bigger fast and speeding up as it takes aim at Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It now has top winds of 145 mph. Forecasters expect Delta to slam into beach resorts from Tulum to Cozumel with an extremely dangerous storm surge of up to 13 feet and even higher waves. Once…

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'Sometimes it's us that need the help': California firefighter loses new home in wildfire

'Sometimes it's us that need the help': California firefighter loses new home in wildfire

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — While fighting the Glass Fire in Northern California, a Santa Rosa firefighter lost his own home, which he had purchased just days before and had not yet insured. Now the community is fighting to help him and three other families. “When we got up here, I could see the first structure over there was my brother’s house that had burned,” said Fire Captain Mike Musgrove. He explained what it was like…

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In less than 24 hours, Hurricane Delta strengthens from Cat. 1 to Cat. 4 storm

In less than 24 hours, Hurricane Delta strengthens from Cat. 1 to Cat. 4 storm

By WRAL Severe Weather Center Raleigh, N.C. — Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified from a Category 1 to a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday and could have devastating impacts on the Gulf Coast before it brings rain to North Carolina later this week. Warm water temperatures helped the storm strengthen very quickly, according to WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner. The center of the storm is expected to pass the Cayman Islands on Tuesday, strengthening into a Cat….

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Hurricane Delta rapidly becomes dangerous Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta is rapidly intensifying. The storm spent less than 30 minutes as a Category 3 storm Tuesday before reaching Category 4 strength. The National Hurricane Center said at 11:20 a.m. that an NOAA aircraft found that the storm actually had sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, as opposed to the 115 that was reported at 11 a.m. Yesterday’s forecast didn’t expect Delta to be a Category 4 storm until…

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Hurricane Delta reaches Category 3 with 115 mph winds as it tracks into the Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Delta reaches Category 3 with 115 mph winds as it tracks into the Gulf of Mexico

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta is strengthening quicker than expected, already reaching Category 2 with sustained winds of 110 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. Delta is continuing to gain strength and could reach Category 4–sustained wind speeds of 130-156 mph–as early as Tuesday night. NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft reported at 8 a.m. that Hurricane Delta “continues to rapidly strengthen.” Delta is located about 370 miles east-southeast of Cozumel, Mexico. It…

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Hurricane Delta now Category 2, roars at Mexico’s Yucatan

Hurricane Delta now Category 2, roars at Mexico’s Yucatan

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Satellite image of Hurricane Delta on Oct. 6, 2020. (Photo: WWAY) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Delta is getting bigger fast and speeding up as it takes aim at Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It’s now a Category 2 hurricane with top winds of 110 mph. Forecasters now expect Delta to slam into beach resorts from Tulum to Cozumel with an extremely dangerous storm surge of up to 9 feet and even higher…

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Hurricane Delta 'rapidly strengthens' to Category 2 with 110 mph wind as it tracks into the Gulf of Mexico

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Hurricane Delta is strengthening quicker than expected, already reaching Category 2 with sustained winds of 110 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. Delta is continuing to gain strength and could reach Category 4–sustained wind speeds of 130-156 mph–as early as Tuesday night. NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft reported at 8 a.m. that Hurricane Delta “continues to rapidly strengthen.” Delta is located about 370 miles east-southeast of Cozumel, Mexico. It…

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Delta becomes Category 2 hurricane as it moves toward Gulf of Mexico, forecast calls for late Friday landfall in U.S.

Delta becomes Category 2 hurricane as it moves toward Gulf of Mexico, forecast calls for late Friday landfall in U.S.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — A newly formed tropical system in the Caribbean Sea strengthened into Hurricane Delta on Monday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center. As of Tuesday morning, Hurricane Delta has maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico. As of the 5 a.m. update, Hurricane Delta is a Category 2 storm and moving 15 mph west-northwest. It’s around 420 miles east-southeast of Cozumel, Mexico….

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