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2008-07-22 09:00:00

A hurricane warning has been issued for parts of the Texas and Mexico coasts as Tropical Storm Dolly churns through the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday that the warning in Texas extends from Brownsville to Port O'Connor. The government of Mexico also issued a hurricane warning from Rio San Fernando northward to the U.S. border. Forecasters say it's likely Dolly will become a hurricane, but they don't expect it to become a major hurricane....

2005-09-24 01:22:16

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - High winds and heavy rains lashed Texas and Louisiana on Saturday as Hurricane Rita crashed in from the Gulf of Mexico with a storm surge that was expected to swamp coastal towns in both states. After sweeping through key offshore oil fields, the powerful storm took aim at the coast's refinery row where much of the nation's gasoline and petrochemicals are produced. A spectacular fire of unknown origin broke out in Galveston's historical...

2005-07-06 14:49:34

By Russell McCulley NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Cindy flooded streets, shut down oil production and knocked out power to thousands in Louisiana and Mississippi on Wednesday, before weakening into a depression, while Tropical Storm Dennis threatened Haiti and Jamaica. Dennis was expected to become a major hurricane, with winds in excess of 110 mph (177 kph), and the U.S. National Hurricane Center's long-range forecast put it on track toward oil and natural gas fields off the Gulf...

2005-07-06 03:00:00

NEW ORLEANS -- Tropical Storm Cindy battered Louisiana on Wednesday with heavy rains and high winds as it moved ashore from the Gulf of Mexico, while Tropical Storm Dennis gathered strength in the Caribbean Sea. The two storms were the latest of four to form in a young Atlantic hurricane season that experts fear will be an unusually active one. Cindy barged on to the central Louisiana coast with sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (112 kph), just short of the 74 mph (119 kph) needed to...

2005-07-06 04:39:20

By Russell McCulley NEW ORLEANS July 5 (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Cindybuffeted the Louisiana coast with heavy rains and high winds onTuesday, while Caribbean nations posted hurricane watches aheadof a strengthening Tropical Storm Dennis. It was the earliest date on record for four named tropicalstorms to have formed in the Atlantic basin, underscoring fearsthat the 2005 hurricane season could be an active one. Cindy's poorly-formed center was just 20 miles off of thecoastal town of Grand...

2005-07-06 01:16:12

By Russell McCulley NEW ORLEANS, La. (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Cindy took aimat the Louisiana coast with heavy rains and rising winds onTuesday, while hurricane watches were posted in the CaribbeanSea where Tropical Storm Dennis grew in strength. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said it was theearliest date on record for four named tropical storms to haveformed in the Atlantic basin, underscoring predictions that the2005 hurricane season could be unusually active. Southern...

2005-07-05 23:33:22

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Cindy strengthened as itedged toward Louisiana's vulnerable and low-lying coast onTuesday, while Tropical Storm Dennis threatened the Caribbeanisland of Hispaniola with heavy rain. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said it was theearliest date on record for four named tropical storms to haveformed in the Atlantic basin, underscoring predictions that the2005 hurricane season could be far more active than usual. Squalls and heavy rains from Cindy...

2005-07-05 18:05:00

MIAMI -- Two tropical storms formed in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean on Tuesday, one heading toward oil and gas fields off the Louisiana coast and the other threatening Caribbean islands with heavy rain. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said it was the earliest date on record for four named tropical storms to haveformed in the Atlantic basin, underscoring predictions that the 2005 hurricane season could be far more active than usual. The hurricane center said that by 11...

2005-07-05 15:16:37

MIAMI (Reuters) - The third tropical storm of the Atlantichurricane season rumbled north through the Gulf of Mexico onTuesday, heading toward the Louisiana coast with high winds andheavy rain. The storm strengthened into tropical storm status overnightand had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (64 kph), accordingto the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Tropical Storm Cindywas likely to dump up to 6 inches (15 cm) of rain on thecentral Gulf coast, with as much as 10 inches (25 cm)...


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