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2006-08-29 16:01:51

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center on Tuesday placed a hurricane watch on a portion of the U.S. East Coast from Georgia to North Carolina, even as Tropical Storm Ernesto failed to strengthen as it approached Florida. The Miami-based hurricane center said Ernesto could get back close to hurricane strength after emerging off Florida's northeast coast in a couple of days and curve back into the U.S. East Coast.


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.