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2005-08-24 11:36:18

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Katrina formed in the central Bahamas on Wednesday and headed toward Florida's southern Atlantic Coast with the potential to become a hurricane. Katrina was expected to hit the Miami area by Friday as a strong tropical storm or a weak hurricane, dumping up to 12 inches of rain on the southern tip of Florida as it moved slowly across the state into the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Some isolated areas could...

2005-08-24 08:45:44

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Katrina formed in the central Bahamas on Wednesday and aimed its 40-mph (64-kph) winds at Florida's southern Atlantic Coast. Katrina was expected to hit the Miami area by Friday morning as a strong tropical storm or a weak hurricane, then cut across the southern tip of Florida into the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Tropical storm watches were posted from the middle islands of the Florida Keys northward 250...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'