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2006-08-30 10:54:50

By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto weakened over Florida on Wednesday, coming ashore as a rainstorm instead of a dreaded hurricane and bringing relief of Americans who remember the fury of Hurricane Katrina a year ago.

2006-08-30 08:10:23

By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto fizzled out over Florida on Wednesday, coming ashore as a rainstorm instead of a dreaded hurricane and bringing relief to Americans who still have memories of the fury of Hurricane Katrina a year ago.

2006-08-30 06:25:00

Tropical Storm Ernesto packed little punch after coming ashore in Florida as a rainstorm instead of a dreaded hurricane, but forecasters on Wednesday said it could still pose a threat to the U.S. mainland.

2006-08-30 06:14:25

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center on Wednesday placed a hurricane watch on North Carolina and reduced the alert for the Georgia coast to a tropical storm warning, as Tropical Storm Ernesto swept up the Atlantic Coast. The center said that at 5 a.m.

2006-08-29 19:46:33

By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - The threat Tropical Storm Ernesto posed to Florida diminished on Tuesday as it failed to gain strength over warm waters, but forecasters issued new hurricane alerts for the U.S. East Coast later in the week.

2006-08-29 17:02:27

By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - The threat Tropical Storm Ernesto posed to Florida diminished on Tuesday as it failed to gain strength over warm waters, but forecasters issued new hurricane alerts for the U.S. east coast later in the week.

2006-08-29 12:00:00

Tropical Storm Ernesto bore down on south Florida on Tuesday but forecasters said there was only a small chance it would regain hurricane strength before barreling into the state's most populous areas.

2006-08-29 05:15:40

By Tom Brown MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto began intensifying on Tuesday as it left Cuba and headed over open water toward south Florida where forecasters said there was a chance it could come ashore at hurricane strength.

2006-08-29 02:27:23

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto was moving toward south Florida on Tuesday -- the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina -- after soaking Cuba with heavy rain.

2006-08-28 09:01:25

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto pelted southeastern Cuba with heavy rain but diminished winds on Monday as it moved over the island on a path toward Florida's densely populated Miami-Fort Lauderdale area. The U.S.


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