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2005-09-28 07:14:33

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas -- While Hurricane Rita struck days ago and hundreds of miles away, the storm is still creating problems on the southern tip of Texas. Rita's path left South Texas hot and dry - conditions ideal for one of the worst red tides in memory - and swells from the storm have created fears that the toxic algae could spread. "The red tide likes hot weather, it likes a certain salinity, it likes low wind," said Sonia Gallegos, a scientist at the Naval Research Lab at Stennis...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'