Gulf of Mexico

Government, Safety

Hurricane Sally Slows, Gathering Deluge for the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Sally is moving toward the Gulf Coast. Vinny Pero, 2, walks with his mom Nikita Pero on the beach along the Gulf of Mexico in Biloxi, Miss., before Hurricane Sally's landfall. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

Hurricane Sally, a plodding storm with winds of 85 mph, crept toward the northern Gulf Coast early Sept. 15 as forecasters warned of potentially deadly storm surges and flash floods with up to 2 feet of rain and the possibility of tornadoes.

September 15, 2020
Business, Safety, Fuel

Tropical Storm Barry in Gulf of Mexico Barrels Toward Louisiana

Coast A house on stilts along the Gulf of Mexico coast in Louisiana. (Emily Kask/Bloomberg News)

Oil and natural gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico began evacuating workers and shutting in output as a storm gathers strength off the coast of Florida.

July 10, 2019