{FD} Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma.

{FD} As Norma nears Mexico, Maria becomes new threat to Caribbean

Hurricane season roared on as Jose threatened heavy surf along the U.S. East Coast, Tropical Storm Norma was set to brush Mexico's resort-studded Baja California Peninsula, and Tropical Storm Maria formed in the Atlantic and was expected to strengthen into a hurricane and slam some already-battered Caribbean islands.

{FD} The Latest: Norma becomes a hurricane over Pacific

The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Tropical Storm Norma has strengthened into a hurricane over the Pacific Ocean on a route that should take it to the Los Cabos resorts at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula by late Sunday or Monday.