Latest Tropical Storm Edouard Stories

2008-08-04 15:00:28

By Jon Miltimore, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Aug. 4--PANAMA CITY BEACH -- Two tourists died Sunday after they were pulled from the Gulf of Mexico's turbulent waters, police said. James D. Powell, 60, was pulled from the gulf about 9:40 a.m. near the 13000 block of Oleander Drive. The Austin, Texas, man had been swimming about 75 yards offshore when his wife began screaming for help. He was pulled from the gulf by members of a Georgia family who were nearby, police said. Powell...

2008-08-04 09:00:04

The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS Tropical Storm Edouard formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, and forecasters expected it to bring high winds and several inches of rain to the coasts of western Louisiana and eastern Texas. Forecasters made Edouard, packing 50-mph sustained winds, the fifth tropical storm of the 2008 hurricane season. They expected the storm to strengthen and said it could reach near-hurricane strength by the time it made landfall in Texas sometime Tuesday morning....

2008-08-04 09:00:03

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane watch for the coast of western Louisiana and eastern Texas. The watch issued Sunday night means that hurricane conditions are possible from Tropical Storm Edouard within the next 24 hours from Intracoastal City to Port O'Connor, Texas. The fifth named storm of the 2008 hurricane season has sustained maximum winds of about 50 mph. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning....

2008-07-14 15:00:06

The center of Tropical Storm Bertha passed Bermuda Monday afternoon, moving to the north with 65 mph winds that were lashing rain, U.S. forecasters said. At 2 p.m., Bertha was moving north near 7 mph and was centered about 40 miles east-northeast of the island, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami reported. Although the center of Bertha is now edging away from Bermuda, strong winds in a rain band to the southwest of the center have yet to clear the island, the report said....

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