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2008-07-15 09:00:31

Tropical Storm Bertha showed signs of regaining hurricane status Tuesday after brushing Bermuda and moving northeast, U.S. forecasters said. At 5 a.m., Bertha, with sustained 70 mph winds and gusts up to 85 mph, was centered 190 miles north-northeast of Bermuda, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said. The storm was moving north-northeast at 9 mph and was expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane with sustained winds of more than 74 mph. Tropical storm force winds were...

2008-07-11 12:00:05

The Bermuda Weather Service posted a tropical storm watch Friday as Hurricane Bertha spun 310 miles south-southeast of the island. At 11 a.m., the storm was packing sustained winds of 85 mph with gusts up to 105, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said. The tropical storm watch means tropical storm conditions are possible within 36 hours. Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 30 miles, while tropical storm force winds less than 74 mph extended outward up to...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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