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2009-08-18 10:10:00

Satellite imagery from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-12 shows clearly that both former Tropical Storms Claudette and Ana are now disorganized and are moving on. Ana's life has been a struggle since its beginnings as tropical depression Two. Late on August 17, it really started to fall apart. Today, August 18, the remnants of Ana are in the form of disorganized showers and thunderstorms that stretch from Haiti,...

2009-08-17 13:01:00

Red Cross reminds you to stay prepared WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With two storms swirling in the Atlantic Ocean, the American Red Cross issues a reminder for people who live in hurricane-prone areas to update their preparedness plans. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "Just this weekend Tropical Storm Claudette formed very quickly in the Gulf of Mexico, proof you don't always have a lot of time to get ready for a storm," said Joe...

2008-08-18 18:00:07

By Brain Skoloff KEY WEST, Fla. - Florida Keys officials closed schools, opened shelters and urged visitors to leave as Tropical Storm Fay threatened to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday, but residents and some tourists seemed in no hurry to evacuate. Traffic leaving Key West and the Lower Keys on Sunday afternoon was light but steady as the sky darkened with storm clouds and the National Weather Service issued watches and warnings. "We've seen worse than this in Omaha," said Diego...


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