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2006-07-21 09:13:43

By Richard C. Lewis NARRAGANSETT, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beryl, the second of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, whipped up chest-high waves as it blew over Nantucket island on Friday before weakening and heading out to sea. Beryl hit the southeastern Massachusetts island at about 3 a.m. (0700 GMT) with winds of up to 44 mph (71 kph), before encountering colder air over the Atlantic Ocean and dissipating into a milder storm, the National Weather Service said. Beryl...

2006-07-21 05:06:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beryl, the second cyclone of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, blew over Nantucket island early on Friday as it headed for Cape Cod, bringing heavy rain to the Massachusetts coast. Beryl's sustained winds were near 50 mph (85 kph) with higher gusts as it churned toward the coast, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. A tropical storm warning was lifted across south eastern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod, although the storm may...

2006-07-20 22:51:27

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beryl, the second cyclone of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, weakened on Thursday as it headed toward Cape Cod and other popular northeastern U.S. vacation playgrounds. Beryl's sustained winds dropped to 50 mph (80 kph) as it churned through the Atlantic on a path expected to take it near or over Nantucket Island and southeastern Cape Cod later on Thursday or early on Friday. The storm's most likely path, according to the U.S. National Hurricane...

2006-07-20 19:50:00

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beryl, the second cyclone of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, weakened on Thursday as it headed toward Cape Cod and other popular northeastern U.S. vacation playgrounds. Beryl's sustained winds dropped from 60 miles per hour (97 km per hour) to 50 mph (80 kph) as it churned through the Atlantic on a path expected to take it near or over Nantucket Island and southeastern Cape Cod later on Thursday or early on Friday. The storm's most likely path, according...

2006-07-20 10:44:23

MIAMI (Reuters) - Forecasters issued storm warnings for some of the vacation playgrounds of the northeastern United States on Thursday as Tropical Storm Beryl headed toward the coast of Massachusetts. Beryl, the second cyclone of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, was located 150 miles south-southeast of New York City and 220 miles southwest of Nantucket Island at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Rainfall from Beryl was already affecting Long Island...

2006-07-20 04:07:55

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a storm warning for the vacation playgrounds of southeastern Massachusetts on Thursday, as Tropical Storm Beryl headed north after sparing North Carolina. The storm, the second cyclone of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, strengthened as it moved over warmer waters in the Atlantic Ocean and its maximum sustained winds were near 60 miles per hour (97 km per hour), the center said in a bulletin. Beryl's center was about 210...

2006-07-20 02:25:23

MIAMI (Reuters) - Southeastern Massachusetts was under a storm watch on Thursday as Tropical Storm Beryl, the second cyclone of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, headed north after sparing North Carolina. The storm, which formed on Tuesday, strengthened as it moved over warmer waters in the Atlantic Ocean and its maximum sustained winds were at 60 miles per hour (97 km per hour), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a bulletin. Beryl's center was about 235 miles south of New...

2006-07-20 02:25:00

MIAMI -- Southeastern Massachusetts was under a storm watch on Thursday as Tropical Storm Beryl, the second cyclone of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, headed north after sparing North Carolina. The storm, which formed on Tuesday, strengthened as it moved over warmer waters in the Atlantic Ocean and its maximum sustained winds were at 60 miles per hour (97 km per hour), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a bulletin. Beryl's center was about 235 miles south of New York and about 320...


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