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2012-06-23 04:00:49

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly This morning, residents of the Southern Gulf are waking up to a tropical system that could be named Tropical Storm Debby today. The system is about 120 miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula. There is still a lot of concern for this system to start with a Northward track and then slowly drift to the west towards the LA coastline and then a strong shift west into Southern Texas for landfall later in the week. However, there is also another situation where...

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2011-09-01 05:28:19

  While parts of the East Coast and New England are still recovering from Hurricane Irene, a new storm is brewing in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Katia. The TRMM satellite looked "under the hood" of the storm and saw heavy rainfall rates and towering clouds providing a clue that she was going to strengthen and may become a hurricane later today. Katia began as an area of low pressure that had moved away from the coast of Africa south of the Cape Verde Islands in the central eastern...

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2010-03-31 06:12:14

Having been hit by two tropical cyclones so far this season, Queensland had been the center of tropical cyclone activity, but with the recent arrival of Tropical Cyclone Paul, it is now the Northern Territory's turn to experience heavy rains and gusty winds. Paul originated from a low pressure circulation embedded within the monsoon trough over the Arufura Sea between the northern coast of Australia and New Guinea. As the circulation drifted southward towards northern Australia it intensified...

2006-08-25 10:51:16

MIAMI (Reuters) - Swirling thunderstorms in the eastern Caribbean Sea could become Tropical Storm Ernesto on Friday and a hurricane next week, forecasters said, while Tropical Storm Debby weakened in the Atlantic far from land. The Atlantic hurricane season's fifth tropical depression was on a track that was expected to take it near Jamaica on Sunday, the Cayman Islands on Monday and either into Mexico's Yucatan peninsula or the Gulf of Mexico by Tuesday. Energy traders were watching...

2006-08-24 17:03:06

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - A spinning band of squalls in the southeastern Caribbean was on the verge of becoming a new tropical storm on Thursday, while Tropical Storm Debby steered over the open Atlantic well away from land, forecasters said. The Caribbean weather disturbance was already pelting the Windward Islands with gusty rain and could strengthen into Tropical Storm Ernesto by Friday, forecasters at the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. It was classified as...

2006-08-24 06:28:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A strong tropical wave approaching the Windward Islands could strengthen into a tropical depression or tropical storm Thursday, eclipsing Tropical Storm Debby, which was spinning in the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. NHC said in a tropical weather outlook the wave was well-organized and heavy squalls were beginning to spread over the islands. The Windward Islands include Martinique, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Saint Vincent, The Grenadines,...

2006-08-23 22:28:38

MIAMI (Reuters) - Debby, the fourth tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, became better organized on Wednesday night as it moved over the Atlantic Ocean far from land and could gain strength in the next 24 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Debby had maximum sustained winds near 45 mph (75 kph), and was about 730 miles west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands at 11 p.m. (0300 GMT), the Miami-based hurricane center said. It was moving west-northwest near...

2006-08-23 17:29:04

MIAMI (Reuters) - Debby, the fourth tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, weakened a bit on Wednesday as it moved over slightly cooler waters and posed no threat to land, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Debby had maximum sustained winds near 45 mph (75 kph), down from 50 mph (85 kph) six hours earlier, and was about 610 miles west-northwest of the Cape Verde Islands by 5 p.m. (2100 GMT), the Miami-based hurricane center said. It was moving west-northwest near...

2006-08-23 04:06:24

MIAMI (Reuters) - Debby, the fourth tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, strengthened slightly overnight, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday. In its latest advisory, the Miami-based hurricane center said Debby had maximum sustained winds near 45 mph (75 kph) and was about 385 miles west-northwest of the southernmost Cape Verde islands. It was moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 kph) and some more strengthening was forecast during the...

2006-08-22 16:19:13

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - The fourth tropical depression of the Atlantic hurricane season brushed the Cape Verde Islands on Tuesday and forecasters said it would intensify slowly as it moved over open water in the coming days and could eventually threaten Bermuda. The storm system, which was expected to become Tropical Storm Debby some time on Wednesday, sent squalls over the southernmost Cape Verde Islands but the government dropped storm warnings after the system moved by....


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