Latest from Joel Achenbach

The big threat is often water, not wind, but experts struggle to explain that.

  • Sep 19, 2018

Experts warn that rivers will crest and remain at high level for as many as 10 days before dropping, part of “catastrophic flooding” across the region following the hurricane.

  • Sep 17, 2018

With rivers still rising and roads inundated, officials warn evacuees it’s not safe to go home.

  • Sep 16, 2018

Officials warn that this is a slow-motion natural disaster that could last for weeks.

  • Sep 14, 2018

In morning tweets, the president falsely claimed that Democrats had inflated the number to make him look bad.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Shifting forecast of massive storm has residents of the Carolinas, Georgia wondering whether to evacuate, and to where.

  • Sep 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence is expected to stall and could soak an already oversaturated region.

  • Sep 11, 2018

26 people associated with U.S. Embassy in Cuba have reported mysterious symptoms.

  • Sep 6, 2018

Performance audit shows FEMA struggled with Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico because staffing was thin, underprepared and lacked necessary skills.

  • Sep 4, 2018

A study suggests scientists need to up their game on experimental design and statistical analysis.

  • Aug 27, 2018
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