Latest Tropical Storm Edouard Stories

2008-08-22 12:00:09

Tropical Storm Fay's winds decreased to 45 mph over North Florida midday Friday, but heavy downpours expanded storm warnings as far west as Mississippi.

2008-08-22 09:00:08

Tropical Storm Fay lingered over Florida for a fifth day Friday, flooding the drought-stricken state and causing several deaths, state officials said.

2008-08-20 12:00:02

A surprisingly resilient Tropical Storm Fay buffeted Central Florida Wednesday with 50 mph winds and severe downpours, forecasters said. The National Hurricane Center in Miami reported Fay's center at 11 a.m. Wednesday was 15 miles north of Cape Canaveral, Fla., moving north at 3 mph.

2008-08-20 09:00:08

By Matt Sedensky and Curt Anderson Associated Press NAPLES, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Fay rolled ashore in southwestern Florida on Tuesday without much fanfare but stubbornly hung around like an unwelcome house guest, maintaining its strength and threatening -- once again -- to become a hurricane.

2008-08-19 09:01:04

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Tropical Storm Fay appears to be set on a determined course for the west coast of Florida in a path of not just thousands of vacationers but also more than 340 industrial plant operations, including some of the country's largest concentration of fertilizer plants.

2008-08-19 09:10:00

Tropical Storm Fay came ashore in southwestern Florida Tuesday morning with 60 mph winds extending outwards 125 miles, forecasters in Miami said. After ripping through the Caribbean for four days, killing several, Fay came ashore with heavy rain around 5 a.m.

2008-08-06 06:00:00

By Brett Clanton and Tom Fowler, Houston Chronicle Aug. 6--For energy and chemical companies in the region, Tropical Storm Edouard turned out to be mostly a nonevent, causing only minor disruptions that were addressed quickly.

2008-08-06 06:00:24

By Mike Tolson, Houston Chronicle Aug. 6--Wind and rain, occasionally heavy but never severe, marked the arrival of Tropical Storm Edouard on Tuesday. By day's end there was little to remember him by other than soggy turf and a few aggravated souls left without power.

2008-08-05 18:00:35

By Brett Clanton and Tom Fowler Houston Chronicle, Houston Chronicle Aug. 5--Oil and gas companies and chemical makers said Tropical Storm Edouard had little or no impact on facilities, with most making plans to return to normal operations by Wednesday. Dow Chemical Co.

2008-08-05 15:00:56

By Brett Clanton and Tom Fowler Houston Chronicle, Houston Chronicle Aug. 5--Oil and gas companies and chemical makers in the region had no reports of damage from Tropical Storm Edouard this morning, and some began making plans to return to normal operations.

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