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2005-10-17 10:50:49

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four of seven major weather models predict Tropical Storm Wilma, which could become a hurricane by Tuesday, will head for the Gulf Coast of Florida. Earlier Monday morning, most of the models forecast the storm would crash into the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico or Belize later this week. By late morning, most of the forecasts showed the storm would turn north toward western Cuba and Florida's Gulf Coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center still forecast the storm...

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2005-05-16 12:10:00

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) -- The Atlantic Seaboard and the Gulf Coast of the U.S. could be in for another bad hurricane season, one of the government's top forecasters reported Monday. Conrad C. Lautenbacher Jr., head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), predicted 12 to 15 tropical storms, seven to nine of them becoming hurricanes, and three to five of those major hurricanes, with winds of at least 111 mph. "We can't predict this far in advance how many will...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.