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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘tropical storm’

Tropical Storm Bertha Might Miss US Eastern Coast

Everyone on the Eastern coast of the United States should keep their fingers crossed: Early projections of the path of Tropical Storm Bertha has it quite possibly missing the United States. It’s true that projections are merely educated guesses, but as hurricane season continues it’s not wrong to hope for as little damage as possible. Bertha is the second named …

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Tropical Storm Arthur Might Ruin Holiday Weekend

People across the US are no doubt gearing up for Fourth of July weekend, a time filled with barbecues, fireworks, and rivers of beer flowing freely. Unfortunately, it looks like Mother Nature may be looking to rain on quite a few parades. Literally. The first big storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is moving steadily closer to Florida. Tropical storm …

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Tropical Storm Amanda Should Weaken Quickly

The first tropical storm for the eastern Pacific 2014 hurricane season has been named. Tropical storm Amanda formed about 620 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico and the National Hurricane Center predicts the system will reach hurricane status in strength within the next few days (possibly by this afternoon). However, it is also estimated the storm will start moving north soon …

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Typhoon Haiyan: Death Toll May Reach 10,000

The estimated death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has reached staggering proportions. The super typhoon ravaged the Philippines on Friday, leaving devastation in its wake. Officials are projecting that the death toll may reach or even exceed 10,000. Leyte and Samar Island were the hardest hit areas. Tacloban is the capital of Leyte and occupies 3/4 of the island. Its city …

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Tropical Storm Karen Weakens En Route to Gulf

Good news for Gulf Coast residents. Tropical Storm Karen has weakened and according to The National Hurricane Center Karen’s maximum sustained winds have dropped to 40 mph, diminishing its potential impact to the region. The center reported on Saturday afternoon that the storm was stalled about 130 miles south-southwest of Morgan City, La . A tropical storm warning is still in effect …

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Mexico Storm: Tropical Storm and Hurricane Threaten

Mexico is currently having to deal with two different natural disasters at the same time. Tropical Storm Manuel edged onto Mexico’s Pacific coast earlier today, as Hurricane Ingrid continued to swirl offshore on the other side of the country. Heavy rains and landslides have caused at least 15 deaths and thousands more have been evacuated from the damaged areas. Although …

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Japan Typhoon Man-Yi Surfaces, Endangering Fukushima

Typhoon Man-Yi has hit southern Japan causing fears that the Fukushima nuclear plant may be impacted. Man-Yi is the 18th typhoon this season, bringing heavy rains and officials are warning citizens in different parts of the country of flooding and very strong winds. Central Japan Railway Co. temporarily suspended their bullet-train services near Tokyo as the vicious typhoon quickly approached …

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Tropical Storm Humberto May Become A Hurricane

The Atlantic’s first hurricane of the 2013 season may be forming right now. Currently classified as Tropical Storm Humberto, this powerful storm system may see winds reaching as high as 74 miles per hour as soon as Tuesday. According to the National Hurricane Center, the Atlantic hurricane season starts on the first day of June and ends the thirtieth of …

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Henriette & Gil: Hurricane, Tropical Storm Pass near Hawaii

Tropical Storm Henriette graduated to hurricane status this morning, and is actively heading westward through the central Pacific Ocean. Weather.com is currently tracking the development of the storm. At last update, the storm was heading west-northwest at approximately 10 mph, and is expected to weaken as it closes on the Hawaiian island chain. Strong winds of at least 65 mph …

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Tropical Storm Flossie Headed Towards Hawaii

Tropical Storm Flossie is moving toward Hawaii and it should continue on that path for the next week. Flossie was classified as a tropical storm not long after taking shape early on Thursday morning. It is expected that Flossie will gain strength through Friday, with winds reaching 50 miles-per-hour. However, it is believed that the storm will weaken as it …

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Tropical Storm Dorian Moves Toward Puerto Rico, Florida

The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) this week has named a tropical depression that formed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday morning. Tropical storm Dorian is now moving west-northwest in the direction of Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Cuba and Florida. An updated advisory on the storm this morning reported that Dorian hasn’t strengthened in the past few hours. The …

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Tropical Storm Cosme Gaining Strength

Tropical storm Cosme is reportedly gaining strength in the Pacific, where it is being declared a hurricane. The storm is expected to show its full force today and weaken a bit each day throughout the week. Heavy winds could reach up to 75 MPH today. Cosme is about 375 miles south of Mexico but is moving northwest, meaning dangerous swells …

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