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2005-09-22 16:00:05

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita in the Gulf of Mexico has weakened slightly, with winds down to about 145 mph, but it was still a still dangerous Category 4 storm, the U.S.

2005-09-22 13:17:32

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita weakened to a Category 4 storm with winds at 150 miles per hour but remained an extremely dangerous storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Thursday afternoon. It forecast the storm would hit near the Houston area, the heart of the U.S.

2005-09-22 12:47:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita weakened to a still dangerous Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, the U.S.

2005-09-22 10:15:15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita weakened slightly to 165 miles per hour but still remained a dangerous Category 5 storm, according to the U.S.

2005-09-21 15:40:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita strengthened into a powerful Category 5 storm on Wednesday and was expected to hit the Texas coast later this week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest update.

2005-09-20 08:41:10

MIAMI (Reuters) - Rita grew into a category one hurricane on Tuesday as it bore down on the vulnerable Florida Keys, three weeks after Hurricane Katrina killed hundreds on the U.S. Gulf Coast, the U.S.

2005-09-19 08:22:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center and all major weather models project that Tropical Storm Rita, which is currently battering the central Bahamas, will enter the Gulf of Mexico and threaten the U.S. oil and natural gas facilities later this week. At 8 a.m.

2005-09-09 07:28:23

NEW YORK (Reuters) - None of the major weather models project Tropical Storm Ophelia will enter the Gulf of Mexico and threaten the U.S. oil and natural gas rigs over the next several days.

2005-09-08 07:38:21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center expects Tropical Storm Ophelia will remain in the Atlantic Ocean through early next week, while a couple of weather models show the storm crossing Florida and entering the Gulf of Mexico.

2005-09-07 08:00:00

Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened as it moved northwestward parallel to Florida's east coast, bringing rain to the central and northern parts of the Sunshine State, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Wednesday.


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