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2008-10-15 12:00:13

Hurricane warnings were posted Wednesday for several islands in the Eastern Caribbean Sea as Hurricane Omar strengthened, U.S. forecasters said. A hurricane warning was in effect for St. Martin, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barthelemy, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis and the islands of Vieques and Culebra. A hurricane watch remained in effect for Puerto Rico, and forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said that would likely be upgraded to...

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2008-10-15 09:15:00

Hurricane warnings were posted Wednesday for several islands in the Eastern Caribbean Sea as Hurricane Omar gathered strength, U.S. forecasters said. A hurricane warning was in effect for St. Martin, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barthelemy, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St. Kitts and Nevis and the islands of Vieques and Culebra. A hurricane watch remained in effect for Puerto Rico, and forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said that would likely be upgraded...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'